Germany will be expected to reach the quarter-finals as they face Algeria, but there will be some key battles along the way.
Keylor Navas claims that his time at Levante with Theofanis Gekas informed which way he went but did a Greek TV advert from Euro 2012 also offer clues?
With Jozy Altidore reportedly close to returning from injury for the USA's last 16 tie with Belgium, Jose Mourinho is not convinced the Sunderland striker should start.
Napoli are reportedly attempting to close out a deal with Tottenham for midfielder Moussa Dembele, but the World Cup may prove a problem.
Leeds United's rebel and top-scorer is not expected to train with the squad in Italy.
Arsenal player and Costa Rica star Joel Campbell has posted a photo revealing the celebrations in his homeland after more World Cup success.
Thanks to the World Cup, America's obsession with soccer is growing to a fever pitch.
Leeds United goalkeeper Paddy Kenny has a lot of work to do to get in shape for next season.
Jacques Villeneuve is not known for being conservative with his public comments.
Chelsea attacker Victor Moses is likely to be available for Nigeria for their World Cup last-16 clash against France in Brasilia.