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Napoli given over €900,000 for World Cup players

Napoli had one of the highest representations of players at the World Cup, and they're making a little bit of extra money for it.

Argentina 0, Germany 1: Heartbreak In Argentina

A wonderful World Cup final ended in heartbreak for Argentina after Germany scored in extra time, making misses by Gonzalo Higuain and Lionel Messi all the more painful.

Higuain and Messi a Step Away From Brilliance

The World Cup Final is upon us, and if things break Argentina's way, new legends are about to be born.

Naples, Maradona and Messi

Even if Lionel Messi lifts the World Cup with Argentina on Sunday evening, there remains one place he will not be crowned king.

Do we really need to tell you who to cheer for?

Of course there's a connection between Napoli and Argentina. But just in case you needed that explained...

Henrique Watches In Horror As Germany Blast Brazil

Napoli defender Henrique Buss was probably covering his eyes on Brazil's bench as Germany dismantled the Selecao to the tune of a 7-1 thrashing.

Zuniga Apologetic For Neymar Back Injury

The fallout from Camilo Zuniga knocking Neymar out of the World Cup, and likely part of the upcoming club season as well, has already ratcheted up to death threats and obscene racism despite his repeated apologies.

Napoli Striker Scores Winner To Advance Argentina

An early goal from Gonzalo Higuain was all that Argentina needed to see off Belgium and book their ticket to the World Cup semi-finals.

World Cup, day 23: VAMOS COLOMBIA

Napoli fans should turn blindly partisan for Colombia's match against hosts Brazil, but first up it's France's date with Germany.

Dzemaili "Didn't See The Ball"

Poor Blerim had a chance to equalize for Switzerland at the end of extra time, but hit the post instead as his side fell to Argentina.

World Cup, Day 20: let's just call this NAPOLI DAY

What's better than a normal day of World Cup action? A day in which six Napoli players are likely to see the pitch.

World Cup, day 19: Fennec Foxes go for glory

Napoli fans should be cheering a German upset - or at least, crossing their fingers that Faouzi Ghoulam gets into the starting lineup once more.

World Cup, day 15: let it Drizzle

Match schedule for June 26, as well as a quick rundown of which scenarios permit which teams to advance to the knockout round.

World Cup 2014: June 25th, Napoli-style

Cesare Prandelli Resigns

After Italy fell out of the World Cup in the Group stage for the second time in a row, Cesare Prandelli fell on his sword and tendered his resignation to the FIGC.

World Cup, day 13: FORZA AZZURRI

Italy need a draw to get through to the knockout stages, but let's be cheering on a win, alright?

World Cup Matchups: Uruguay

It's do or die time for Italy. Can they beat Uruguay and move on to the knockout rounds?

World Cup, Napoli-Style: Forza Chile!

It's the first day of the third round of the group stages and we're pretty sure that makes it Day 12 of the World Cup. But it's all a little hazy.

World Cup: Chaos. Wonderful, Wonderful Chaos

Let's See Some Pipita Goals, Please

Dzemaili Scores, But Behrami & Switzerland Implode

A lovely free kick goal from Blerim Dzemaili wasn't nearly enough for Switzerland against France, as an error-laden performance lead to a 1-5 defeat against the group leaders.

Inept Tactics Mean Even Insigne Can't Save Italy

Poor planning by Cesare Prandelli and even worse execution by Italy's players turned in to a sub-par performance and Costa Rica's second straight upset win of the World Cup.

Italy AND Switzerland? What a Neapolitan delight!

It's Italy! It's Lorenzo! It's Valon and Gokhan combining in Switzerland's midfield! It's...World Cup, day 9!

World Cup Matchups: Costa Rica

Italy's next task is to take on one of the biggest surprises of the World Cup so far, Los Ticos of Costa Rica. Let's take a look at who they are and what Italy can expect for this one.

World Cup, June 19: Can Napoli add more goals?

Hey remember when Pablo Armero scored Colombia's first goal? Yeah, that was weird and slightly disconcerting. Los cafeteros play Ivory Coast to start us off, followed by Uruguay vs. England. The day concludes with Japan vs. Greece.

Eduardo Vargas Helps Chile Sink Spain

Chile upset a reeling Spain side to knock the defending champions out of the World Cup in the group stage, and assure their own spot in the knockout rounds.

World Cup, June 18: put some spice into your day

Spain vs. Chile has to be the highlight, but it'll be interesting to see how many goals Netherlands can put past Australia. And will Croatia get themselves into contention for the knockout rounds?

Mertens Fires Belgium Past Ghoulam And Algeria

Despite being inexplicably left out of Marc Wilmots' starting lineup for Belgium, Dries Mertens played a huge role as a substitute, scoring the winning goal for his country against Algeria.

World Cup, June 17: Mertens vs. Ghoulam...and more

Dries Mertens and Belgium take on Faouzi Ghoulam of Algeria before Mexico face Brazil...and then everyone sleeps through Russia vs. South Korea.

World Cup 2014 Day 5: USA? USA? US-meh

World Cup Day 4: Matches! Talk! Bad jokes!

World Cup Day 3 Recap: Italy Outfox England

This was a day of fantastic and surprising football for anyone who was watching. Except maybe Uruguay fans, in which case this may have been the worst day of your life.