Americas

  • Algeria's Islam Slimani scores past Russia's goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev at the Baixada arena in Curitiba, June 26, 2014.
  • Russia's Alexander Kokorin heads the ball into the net as Algeria's Rais Mbolhi (goalkeeper), Essaid Belkalem (4) and Rafik Halliche (5) watch at the Baixada arena in Curitiba, June 26, 2014.
  • Algeria's Abdelmoumene Djabou celebrates with his teammates after tying Russia at the Baixada arena in Curitiba, June 26, 2014.
  • South Korea's Hong Jeong-ho (20) fights for the ball with Belgium's Kevin Mirallas at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo, June 26, 2014.
  • Belgium's Jan Vertonghen scores against South Korea at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo, June 26, 2014.
  • A soccer fan covers her face with a banner of a South Korean national flag while watching a live television broadcast after their team was defeated by Belgium in their 2014 World Cup Group H soccer match, in Seoul, June 27, 2014.
  • Ghana's goalkeeper Fatau Dauda denies Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo with this tremendous save at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia, June 26, 2014.
  • A Portugal fan reflects the general mood of the crowd at a public screening in Lisbon, June 26, 2014.
  • Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his first goal in World Cup competition against Ghana at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia, June 26, 2014.
  • German fans watch as their team play against the U.S. at the Fanmeile public viewing arena in Berlin, June 26, 2014.
  • Goalkeeper Tim Howard of the U.S. makes a save as Germany's Thomas Mueller looks on at the Pernambuco arena in Recife, June 26, 2014.
  • Germany's Thomas Mueller (unseen) scores past goalkeeper Tim Howard of the U.S.for the only goal of the game at the Pernambuco arena in Recife, June 26, 2014.
  • U.S. soccer fans celebrate making it to the Knockoff Round at a viewing party in Rio, Brazil, June 26, 2014. (Brian Allen/VOA)

World Cup Highlights – Thursday, June 26

Published June 27, 2014


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