In Pictures: Faces of the World Cup

World Cup fans from around the world came to Brazil to show their colours and team passion.


Infographic: Route to the World Cup final

Al Jazeera looks at the history between Germany and Argentina as they face off in the 2014 World Cup final.


In Pictures: Brazil-Argentina rivalry

As Argentinian football fans arrive in Brazil to support their team, the long-standing rivalry with the host team grows.

The Listening Post

An alternative angle on the World Cup

News outlets get a red card from demonstrators unhappy with the way the protests were covered.


In Pictures: Copacabana in ecstasy

Brazil survived their nail-biting round of 16 match against Chile after a penalty shoot-out. Fans at Rio de Janeiro's Co


In Pictures: Algiers World Cup fever

Algerians are holding their breath as their country meets Russia on Thursday night for a chance at history.


In Pictures: The 'Unrecognised World Cup'

Just before the World Cup, 12 teams from unrecognised or long-extinct states competed in a tournament of their own.

Poverty & Development

In Pictures: Brazil poverty vs super stadia

Some 4,800 homeless people set up a protest camp near a $350-million stadium in Sao Paulo to demand housing.


Brazuca: Story of the football

Brazuca's been co-produced in Pakistan but story of the football goes deeper & wider than the production line.


In Pictures: Kick-off at Brazil 2014

The football World Cup kicks off in Brazil amid protests off the field and the hosts in action on the field.


In Pictures: Pre-World Cup friendlies

As the start of the football World Cup approaches, Al Jazeera takes a look at action from the final warm-up matches.


Rio's Red Card - Brazil

Should one sporting event mean losing your home? In one small but valuable corner of Rio the answer is a very loud: No.