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Hyundai’s #BecauseFutbol Campaign Tops World Cup Twitter Charts

Hyundai’s #BecauseFutbol Campaign Tops World Cup Twitter Charts

Even folks who detest soccer but have any kind of relevant social media account probably know more about the 2014 FIFA World Cup than they do fifth grade math. (Does anybody remember how to multiply fractions without an iPhone?) Twitter, specifically, has seen an explosion of World Cup conversation, raking in more than 300 million […]

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World Cup of Cars: Belgium vs. USA

World Cup of Cars: Belgium vs. USA

The day has come. Americans across the nation will ditch work an hour early and watch their country’s soccer stars take on Belgium in the hopes of advancing to the World Cup quarter finals. Expect American flags, bald eagle memes, and much bragging if the US defeats Belgium and actually makes it through. This is […]

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World Cup of Cars: Argentina vs. Switzerland

World Cup of Cars: Argentina vs. Switzerland

In today’s Argentina vs. Switzerland World Cup match, we’ll see the two countries go head-to-head and leave it all on the field. But the countries are also putting the pedal to the metal in our World Cup of Cars series, where we take a popular car from each country and allow them to face off. […]

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World Cup of Cars: Germany vs. Algeria

World Cup of Cars: Germany vs. Algeria

We’re well into the third day of the Round of 16, and it’s time for Germany and Algeria to meet at Estadio Beira-Rio in the town of Porto Algere. The winner of this match will go onto the quarter finals to face the winner of the earlier France-Nigeria game. The Germans might have superstars like […]

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World Cup of Cars: Costa Rica vs. Greece

World Cup of Cars: Costa Rica vs. Greece

Today we get to watch the exciting Costa Rica vs. Greece World Cup match as we really start close in on the end of this thing. And while we’re all incredibly excited to see who emerges victorious, we’re even more excited to pit the two countries against one another in our own big sporting event—the […]

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World Cup of Cars: Netherlands vs. Mexico

World Cup of Cars: Netherlands vs. Mexico

In the second match of the day, and the fourth match in the Round of 16, the Netherlands will take on Mexico at Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil. The Netherlands has so far has an impressive World Cup, beating reigning champions Spain 5-1 in their very first match, and then going on to defeat Australia […]

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World Cup of Cars: Colombia vs. Uruguay

World Cup of Cars: Colombia vs. Uruguay

Colombia and Uruguay have both made it through the first round of matches in this year’s World Cup. The two South American countries will soon face off in the hopes of making it from the Round of 16 onto the quarter finals. Both teams have had plenty of time to chew over their last matches… […]

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World Cup of Cars: Chile vs. Brazil

World Cup of Cars: Chile vs. Brazil

The Round of 16 gets underway today with Chile vs. Brazil. For our second round of our World Cup of Cars, we’re pitting the most appealing vehicles of those that appeared in the preliminary stages against one another in a kind of mortal combat that doesn’t end with a spine being ripped out and a […]

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World Cup of Cars: South Korea vs. Belgium

World Cup of Cars: South Korea vs. Belgium

Today, Group H’s highest ranking team, Belgium, take on the lowest-ranking, South Korea. No matter the outcome of today’s game, Belgium will be heading through to the next round. South Korea, however, is facing elimination unless it can somehow, magically, beat the Red Devils on the pitch later on this afternoon. That’s pretty unlikely, so […]

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World Cup of Cars: Portugal vs. Ghana

World Cup of Cars: Portugal vs. Ghana

All eyes…well, at least any eyes able to sneak away from work for a long Thursday lunch…will be on the final Group G matchups in preliminary play, which includes Portugal vs. Ghana. If you’re reading this in America, here’s what you need to know: Ghana will knock the USMNT with a multi-goal win over Portugal, […]

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World Cup of Cars: Algeria vs. Russia

World Cup of Cars: Algeria vs. Russia

Today marks the final day of preliminary World Cup matches. One of the two very final matches to be played today is the Algeria vs. Russia match. While it’s anyone’s guess what will go down on the field, we’d like to take a look at how the two countries stack up against one another on […]

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World Cup of Cars: USA vs. Germany

World Cup of Cars: USA vs. Germany

Today, the top two teams from Group G face off to see who will go on to the Round of 16. If the result is a draw, both teams will head onto the knockout stages. If the USA loses, the team will still advance provided Ghana doesn’t make up a two-goal deficit. Either way, it’ll […]

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World Cup of Cars: Ecuador vs. France

World Cup of Cars: Ecuador vs. France

Whenever we hear the word “Ecuador,” we get this song in our heads. It’s unfortunate. Today, however, our minds turn to the wonderful world of football, and the World Cup. As we enter the final days of group stages, we see Ecuador take on France at Rio de Janeiro’s Estadio do Maracana. As the leader […]

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World Cup of Cars: Nigeria vs. Argentina

World Cup of Cars: Nigeria vs. Argentina

In today’s final round of Group F matches, we’ll see Nigeria take on Argentina. The two teams are the top ranked in their group—Argentina has six points, while Nigeria has four. It’s likely that these two teams will move onto the next round, so it should be an exciting match. The only thing standing in […]

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World Cup of Cars: Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Iran

World Cup of Cars: Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Iran

Before you catch the Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Iran World Cup match later today, check out the (almost as exciting) World Cup of Cars match between the two competing countries here at The News Wheel. Playing for Bosnia and Herzegovina is the Dacia Duster, a highly capable SUV that is also marketed as the Renault […]

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World Cup of Cars: Greece vs. Cote d’Ivoire

World Cup of Cars: Greece vs. Cote d’Ivoire

Tonight in World Cup action, Greece takes on Cote d’Ivoire with both teams desperately needing to win. Cote d’Ivoire is through to the next round with a victory, and Greece will need a win and a Japan loss to make the Round of 16. While this will certainly be the match to watch tonight, our […]

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World Cup of Cars: Japan vs. Colombia

World Cup of Cars: Japan vs. Colombia

Later today the world will turn its attention to the Japan vs. Colombia World Cup match, but while we wait, we’ll go ahead and let them duke it out in our World Cup of Cars series. Which country will come out on top? It’s anyone’s guess. Playing for Japan is the Subaru Impreza, built in […]

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World Cup of Cars: Costa Rica vs. England

World Cup of Cars: Costa Rica vs. England

Today at noon, Group D leaders Costa Rica take on bottom-ranked England in the final group series match for both teams—and the final 2014 World Cup match for England. No matter the outcome of today’s match, Costa Rica will go on, while the England team will be boarding a plane home. Costa Rica’s two wins […]

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