3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To ConcussionsTo many-a-fan's dismay, some players were noticeably 'out of it' and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
World Cup Picks: Brazil vs. Chile, Colombia vs. UruguayThe Brazilians finally came to life against hapless Cameroon in the final group stage match. The Seleção got multiple goals from Neymar in the opening half and then opened up the match with second half goals from Fred and Fernando Luiz Roza.
World Cup Picks: Italy vs. Uruguay, England vs. Costa Rica, Colombia vs. Japan, Ivory Coast vs. GreeceItaly seemed lost in their defeat at the hands of Costa Rica. They couldn't maintain possession of the ball, they couldn't figure out how to get Andrea Pirlo involved, and most importantly they couldn't stay onside.
World Cup Picks: Colombia vs. Ivory Coast, Uruguay vs. England, and Japan vs. GreeceNo Falcao, no problem. Colombia were exquisite in their opener against Greece. An early goal set the tone and they continued the dominance through the entire 90 minutes.