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a soccer tournament held every four years between national soccer teams to determine a world champion

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The highest scoring game in World Cup history was in 1954, when Austria defeated Switzerland 7-5.
Deutsche bank's analysts predicted that England could win the World Cup in Brazil.
In the 2002 FIFA World Cup held in South Korea and Japan, Brazil won the title.
The Israeli club were understood to be willing to accept around pounds 2million for him before the World Cup.
15) Name the Everton defender who represented Scotland at the 1958 World Cup Finals.
15 Cross-country Skiing World Cup, Oslo (Eurosport2)
Maybe Americans felt they were oversold on the United States' chances after the encouraging World Cup of 2002 and successes at regional competitions.
This year will see the biggest and most exciting Grand Final in the history of the FIFA Interactive World Cup, as the 68 winners and finalists from the off line qualifiers and 44 winners and runners up from the Xbox Live tournament will meet the 16 finalists from the two previous FIWC tournaments.
Soccer is a perennial World Cup competitor with a growing budget, $45 million in assets, the world's finest women's program (with expectations for a new pro league, as early as 2008) and it is prepared to spend $100 million on player development, targeting the African-American and, especially, Hispanic communities.
To progress furthest in World Cup: 2-5 England, 7-4 Portugal' others: 6 Scolari manager and England win Euro 2008, 16 Scolari manager and England win 2010 World Cup, 33 Eriksson to be next Portugal manager, 50 Portugal knock England out of 2006 World Cup on penalties.
NASDAQ:ERTS), the world's leading interactive entertainment software company, today announced the third annual FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC), marking a hat-trick for the global soccer gaming competition.
12pm Cross Country Skiing World Cup, Estonia (Eurosport)
BERLIN - It's the most fitting possible finish to a most dysfunctional World Cup, Zinedine Zidane's selection as Golden Ball winner, as MVP.
com on MSN drew more unique users and delivered more page views than any other of the non-FIFA English-language Web sites in the United States, including those promoted in the live English-language World Cup telecasts.
11am Alpine Skiing World Cup, men's super combined, Val d'Isere (Eurosport)