Just Another Reason Why Brazil's David Luiz is the Best
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He scores goals, makes swashbuckling runs and has a great head of hair. But Brazil's David Luiz showed a softer side after the World Cup hosts defeated Colombia and advanced to the semifinals.
As the match ended, cameras spotting Luiz consoling Colombia's David Rodriguez, the tournament's breakout star. Both Luiz and Rodriguez scored in the quarterfinal game.
The two exchanged jerseys as they walked off the field, while Luiz implored the crowd to applaud Rodriguez's play.
Tim Howard: America's Soccer Hero
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All hail America's new soccer hero, Tim Howard.
The United States lost to Belgium Tuesday, despite a stellar showing from Howard.
The Belgians peppered the U.S. goal with shots throughout the match. The scoreline could have been worse had Howard not been the team's savior in the net -- recording a spectacular 16 saves, the most-ever for a U.S. goalie at the World Cup.
"I do let them watch movies, I just don’t let them watch TV," she said. "With movies I feel like there’s a beginning, a middle and an end. It’s linear. There’s a clear story. I think that it’s different than just putting a kid in front of the television, because it’s just nonstop. They’re just being bombarded with all of this sort of live media and it’s very overwhelming and it’s too stimulating I think for anyone."