Immediately after Argentina's 4-0 quarterfinal loss to Germany on Saturday, Maradona was understandably upset. And according to Argentina's Deportes y Noticias, he let a group of German 粉丝 know it. A translation of their report:
Argentina national team coach Diego Maradona had an altercation with German 粉丝 after the end of the match that marked the elimination of 说 team from the 2010 South Africa World Cup.
Apparently upset over post game celebrations 由 粉丝 located behind the Argentinean bench, Maradona approached and scolded them, until Dalma, one of his daughters, entered the field...
Dutch coach Bert 面包车, 范 Marwijk says he is confident the Oranje will prevail over five-time champions Brazil in Friday's FIFA World Cup™ quarter-final. The Netherlands go into this last-eight clash at the Nelson Mandela 湾 Stadium having won their first four matches in South Africa, but face their toughest test yet in the shape of Dunga's A Seleção.
Van Marwijk, who assumed control of the Netherlands team after UEFA EURO 2008, told a pre-match press conference: "Brazil are favourites for the World Cup, but we've proven we can also beat this type of opponent. I am fully confident of that.
Coach Dunga is confident he has assembled a mature and skilful Brazilian squad ready for their first big challenge at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ against the Netherlands.
Brazil cruised into the quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Chile at 足球 City on Monday and now face the Dutch in Port Elizabeth on Friday. The Netherlands, two-time beaten finalists in 1974 and 1978, stretched their longest-ever unbeaten streak to 23 games with a 2-1 Round-of-16 victory over Slovakia in Durban on Monday.
The Brazilians, aiming for a record sixth world title, have beaten the Dutch twice in their two previous...