Some World Cups write a beautiful romance, but more often they offer up troubled stories
It has been noted: maybe the US needs more military bases in Spain and Brazil
Les Fennecs may have lost, but they reminded us of the joy of the game
And what is FIFA going to do about it?
A slightly premature second round preview
An American citizen, born in Belgium, with an affinity for Algeria, sorts out his allegiances
Let's take a minute to remember the perennial villains of the game.