Argentinean managers Gerardo Martino and Jose Pekerman have been the two most prominent names to come up as replacements for the departed Alejandro Sabella as coach of the Argentina national team. But is either man suited for the job?
The World Cup is over and will not return for another four years. In the intervening summers, fans of international soccer will have to lavish their attention on confederation tournaments such as the CONCACAF's Gold Cup or UEFA's Euro in 2016. Next summer also sees the return of the CONMEBOL's Copa America. A lot of South American countries will turn to tournament as a consolation for their big loss in Brazil this summer. Here are the top contenders to win in Chile.
The month-long tournament that is the 2014 FIFA World Cup is finally over. As soccer fans across the world try to adjust to life without the "the beautiful game" in their life after Sunday's finale at Estádio Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, Latin Post.com takes a look back at the fan experience throughout the World Cup that saw Latinos and people of different backgrounds come together as one to watch the biggest soccer tournament in the world.
Germany has defeated Argentina 1-0 with an extra time goal from Mario Goetze in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final Sunday in Brazil. Now, Latin Post.com breaks down the game and why the Germans became Europe's first nation to capture the trophy in South America, as well as why Lionel Messi's coronation as the best player of all time has been put on hold.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup Final will be played between Argentina and Germany on Sunday in Brazil. Soccer supremacy is on the line as these two soccer nations will be playing each other for the third time in the Final. Latin Post breaks down the game and predicts a winner.
Every major tournament is defined by a series of major moments that will likely live on for years to come. Here is a look at the defining moments of the 2014 FIFA World Cup prior to the big final on Sunday.
Lionel Messi has Argentina in the World Cup Finals against Germany, but the young striker has made quite a name for himself by scoring some famous international goals in his career. Latin Post recalls the top five goals he's made.
Lionel Messi will look to lead Argentina into history by bringing a third World Cup championship home from Brazil Sunday in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final. Latin Post.com breaks down why Messi and Argentina will win on Sunday and what they need to do to achieve victory.
Germany's national soccer team coach Joachim Loew kicks a ball as assistant coach Hansi Flick (C) and goalkeeper coach Andreas Koepke look on during a training session in the village of Santo Andre north of Porto Seguro July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Jul 10 2014
Germany will compete in its record seventh World Cup final, hoping to come away with their fourth title. The team won in 1954 before taking home the prize in 1974 and 1990, all on European soil, and are looking to become the first European side to win the Cup in South America.
Argentina and Germany will be playing one another in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final. The two national teams are very familiar with each other when it comes to World Cup play. This will be the third time they face off in the finals.
Argentina will meet Germany for the third time in a World Cup final when the two sides renew their rivalry Sunday. Argentina earned its berth by defeating the Dutch 4-2 in penalty shots after a 0-0 draw in regular and extra time. Here are the reasons Argentina is through and the Dutch have choked once again.