BRAZIL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BRAZIL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Brazil expands labor rights for domestic workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321900-79/domestic-workers-brazil-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321900-79/domestic-workers-brazil-law.html.csp">Brazil expands labor rights for domestic workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNY BARCHFIELD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:11:01.672-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio De Janeiro • Nivea dos Santos got her first job as a live-in maid at age 12, dusting, vacuuming, ironing and polishing the silver of a wealthy Rio de Janeiro family from dawn until she’d fall, exhausted, into bed. More than two decades later, Brazil has passed legislation aimed at preventing such abuses. The landmark domestic workers law, passed as a constitutional amendment last year and strengthened this month, aims to extend some of Brazil’s generous labor protections to the more than 6 m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583219002014-08-21T11:11:01.672-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T11:11:01.672-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321900@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:11:01 MDT Derrick Rose hears cheers as US beats Brazil 95-78 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58306035-77/rose-brazil-mvp-chicago.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58306035-77/rose-brazil-mvp-chicago.html.csp">Derrick Rose hears cheers as US beats Brazil 95-78</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW SELIGMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T16:45:52.927-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The roars for Derrick Rose started with the pregame introductions and did not fade until the final buzzer. The Chicago Bulls superstar was back on his court, back in his element. Rose showed some of his old explosiveness, fellow Chicago product Anthony Davis scored 20 points, and the U.S. beat Brazil 95-78 on Saturday night in a tuneup for the World Cup of Basketball. With deafening cheers rocking the arena, Rose looked like an MVP at times even if he only had seven points. He also see...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060352014-08-19T16:45:52.927-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T16:45:52.927-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306035@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:45:52 MDT Sports briefs: Klose, Drogba announce retirement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286208-77/battery-klose-cornet-drogba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286208-77/battery-klose-cornet-drogba.html.csp">Sports briefs: Klose, Drogba announce retirement</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:10:16.634-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Soccer • Miroslav Klose, the top scorer in World Cup history, has retired from Germany’s national squad a month after the team won the title for the fourth time. The 36-year-old scored two goals in Brazil, making him the highest-scoring player in the tournament’s history with 16, one ahead of Brazil’s Ronaldo. With a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest-scoring player for Germany. He is also the second most capped Germany player with 137 games. “The title in Brazil fulfilled a ch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58286208@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:10:16 MDT Soccer: Miroslav Klose retires from German national team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284029-77/klose-germany-cup-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284029-77/klose-germany-cup-team.html.csp">Soccer: Miroslav Klose retires from German national team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NESHA STARCEVIC</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:31.421-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frankfurt, Germany • Miroslav Klose, the top scorer in World Cup history, has retired from Germany’s national squad a month after the team won the title for the fourth time. The 36-year-old Klose scored twice in Brazil, making him the highest-scoring player in the tournament’s history with 16 goals, one ahead of Ronaldo. It was Klose’s fourth World Cup tournament. With a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest-scoring player for Germany. He is also the second most capped Germany play...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582840292014-08-12T17:49:31.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:49:31.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Springdale, Ark. meat processor said Monday it still plans to expand its international operations, especially in Asia, but the businesses it will sell didn’t have the scale to gain leading positions in their markets. Tyson made the announcement the same day it reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582328492014-07-28T10:27:02.148-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T10:27:02.148-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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An acquaintance sprang for the government-subsidized meal when he came up short. Pontoni, one of about 160,000 Argentines who flooded into Brazil for the World Cup, hardly fits the image of deep-pocketed foreigners who dropped around $3 billion in Brazil during the monthlong tournament. The 23-year-old actor is broke, and he has no immediate plans to return ho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582242542014-07-25T12:29:01.568-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T12:29:01.568-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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He gave them three seconds, and “only a few reacted in that time frame positively,” Longhi said. Since that meeting, Longhi has been promoted to chief executive, and nine months into his tenure he’s closed one plant permanently, two more are temporarily idled and he’s planning to overhaul another. It’s all part of his plan to tran...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215209@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:43:02 MDT BYU’s Sander leads Team USA to World League volleyball title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58207931-88/sander-team-volleyball-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58207931-88/sander-team-volleyball-league.html.csp">BYU’s Sander leads Team USA to World League volleyball title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.738-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Not quite three months after leading BYU to league and conference tournament titles, Taylor Sander helped the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team win a World League title on Sunday in Florence, Italy. Sander was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and Best Outside Spiker, for which he received a $40,000 bonus. The U.S. Team defeated top-ranked Brazil 3-1 in the championship match. Another former BYU player — Russell Holmes — was also a member of the team and ex-Cougar Mike Wall was was a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207931@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT Soccer notes: Man U adds Chicharito for U.S. tour http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202693-77/cup-games-united-besler.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202693-77/cup-games-united-besler.html.csp">Soccer notes: Man U adds Chicharito for U.S. tour</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:33:07.894-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manchester United has added Javier Hernandez to its roster for the team’s preseason tour of the U.S. Relegated to a reserve role for much of last season, Chicharito will join the Red Devils before their exhibition against the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, the team’s first match under new manager Louis van Gaal. Hernandez played for Mexico in the World Cup, appearing in all four of El Tri’s games and scoring against Croatia. The 26-year-old forward has 59 goals in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582026932014-07-19T23:33:07.894-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T23:33:07.894-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Financial professionals are now more bullish on India relative to the largest emerging markets than at any point in the past five years after Narendra Modi scored the biggest election victory in three decades, giving him a mandate to revive economic growth as prime minister. Twenty-three percent of respondents in the Bloomberg Global Poll said India offers one of the best investment opportunities among eight of the biggest markets world...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199424@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:53:02 MDT Brazil’s retail sales rose in May ahead of World Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190409-79/percent-sales-brazil-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190409-79/percent-sales-brazil-rose.html.csp">Brazil’s retail sales rose in May ahead of World Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Biller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T10:49:02.264-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio de Janeiro — Brazil’s retail sales in May unexpectedly rose as consumers shopped for domestic goods in preparation for the World Cup soccer tournament. Sales rose 0.5 percent after a 0.4 percent decline the previous month, the national statistics agency said Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro. That was above forecasts from 34 economists surveyed by Bloomberg, whose median estimate was for sales to decline 0.1 percent. May’s sales marked the first growth since January as shoppers cope with accelerat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190409@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:49:02 MDT BRICS nations agree to create development bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188071-79/bank-brics-nations-development.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188071-79/bank-brics-nations-development.html.csp">BRICS nations agree to create development bank</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SILVIO IZQUIERDO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:52:01.86-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fortaleza, Brazil • The leaders of five emerging market powers said at a summit Tuesday that they gave final agreement to creating their own development bank worth $100 billion that will have its headquarters in China. The first president of the New Development Bank will be from India and the position will rotate every five years among Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — the so-called BRICS nations, a joint statement from the leaders said. BRICS leaders conferred in a closed session ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581880712014-07-15T17:52:01.86-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:52:01.86-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188071@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:52:01 MDT Brazil’s upside-down Cup: Bad on the field, good off http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58184157-77/cup-brazil-scolari-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58184157-77/cup-brazil-scolari-team.html.csp">Brazil’s upside-down Cup: Bad on the field, good off</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADLEY BROOKS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:57:24.831-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio de Janeiro • For Brazil, it was the upside-down World Cup. Brazilians lost at what they were certain they would win — soccer — and won where so many expected failure — organization. For years, the country’s government has endured grueling criticism from FIFA over severely delayed stadiums. Leaders rode out a wave of protests last year over billions spent on the tournament despite poor public services. Foreign tabloids warned fans of man-eating snakes and violence, while domestic newspapers g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581841572014-07-14T22:57:24.831-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T22:57:24.831-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184157@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:57:24 MDT From Brazil to Russia: A look at the 2018 World Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58182499-77/russia-2018-cup-stadiums.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58182499-77/russia-2018-cup-stadiums.html.csp">From Brazil to Russia: A look at the 2018 World Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES ELLINGWORTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:06:05.176-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Brazil just barely managed to get everything ready in time for the World Cup. Russia insists it won’t have any such problems in 2018, although the country faces other issues ahead of football’s next showcase tournament — including the threat of racism and violence. Just like in Brazil, the sheer size of Russia is set to cause logistical challenges for organizers and fans alike for the 2018 World Cup, with thousands of kilometers (miles) separating some of the host cities. But the succes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581824992014-07-15T17:06:05.176-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:06:05.176-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182499@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:06:05 MDT Scolari out as Brazil coach after WCup failure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58183987-77/scolari-brazil-team-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58183987-77/scolari-brazil-team-cup.html.csp">Scolari out as Brazil coach after WCup failure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TALES AZZONI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:06:31.779-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sao Paolo • Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned as Brazil’s head coach after the team’s failure to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday. Scolari had promised to win the tournament at home, but Brazil was eliminated in the semifinals after a disastrous 7-1 loss to Germany in the national team’s worst defeat in its 100-year history. Brazil also fell 3-0 to the Netherlands in the third-place match. Scolari’s contract ended after the World Cup and he handed over the comma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581839872014-07-15T17:06:31.779-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:06:31.779-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183987@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:06:31 MDT World Cup in Brazil was all about possibility, not probability http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsworldcup/58183920-233/cup-brazil-germany-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsworldcup/58183920-233/cup-brazil-germany-soccer.html.csp">World Cup in Brazil was all about possibility, not probability</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:05:00.622-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Now I can get back to work. Now we can all get back to work. It’s over. Those hypothetical, unrealistic scenario-filled moments caused in our brains throughout the last four years can be put down. At least momentarily. We need a break. There’s a reason why the World Cup occurs every four years. It’s draining and addicting; you hold out the hope that something spectacular or disastrous could happen whilst glued. Or both. &lt;b&gt;Mario Gotze&lt;/b&gt; provided a pinch of former...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183920@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:05:00 MDT The day is here! Brazil celebrates World Cup final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58179384-77/brazil-argentina-cup-fans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58179384-77/brazil-argentina-cup-fans.html.csp">The day is here! Brazil celebrates World Cup final</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GERALD IMRAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:06:05.225-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio de Janeiro • It’s here! Tens of thousands of fans were flocking to the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina on Sunday as millions of Brazilians and people across South America celebrated the last game in their monthlong football festival. Workers and supporters were already arriving at the Maracana Stadium by 9 a.m. local time, with queues trailing around the stadium seven hours head of kickoff. Security forces were on site in the early hours preparing for Brazil’s big day with more...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581793842014-07-15T17:06:05.225-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:06:05.225-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179384@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:06:05 MDT Terrific World Cup ends with marquee final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58179475-77/cup-brazil-rio-argentina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58179475-77/cup-brazil-rio-argentina.html.csp">Terrific World Cup ends with marquee final</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN LEICESTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:06:05.259-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio de Janeiro • The World Cup is ending with a marquee match-up of Argentina against Germany, and host Brazil rushing to be ready for an even bigger logistical challenge: the 2016 Olympics. The winning captain, either Argentina forward Lionel Messi or Germany defender Philipp Lahm, will in a few hours hold aloft the most recognized trophy in sports in front of 74,000 spectators at the Maracana Stadium, the world-famous football venue nestled among Rio de Janeiro’s hills, high-rises and favelas....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581794752014-07-15T17:06:05.259-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:06:05.259-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179475@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:06:05 MDT The World Cup’s big winner? Merchandise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179348-79/cup-soccer-game-nike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179348-79/cup-soccer-game-nike.html.csp">The World Cup’s big winner? Merchandise</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE M. PETERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T09:44:01.904-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portland, Ore. • Wondering how to drive it like Dempsey, move it like Messi or rip it like Ronaldo? There’s an app for that. As Argentina and Germany prepare for Sunday’s World Cup final, companies that produce soccer-related merchandise are already winning. The once-every-four-years consumer frenzy, dubbed by some as the “World Cup Effect,” drives the sale of everything from the traditional jerseys and cleats to unusual items such as team-endorsed windshield wiper fluid to Versace T-shirts and,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581793482014-07-13T09:44:01.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T09:44:01.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179348@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:44:01 MDT World Cup: Germany wants history with title South America http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58178214-77/germany-argentina-cup-brazil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58178214-77/germany-argentina-cup-brazil.html.csp">World Cup: Germany wants history with title South America</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nesha Starcevic</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:48:42.322-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio de Janeiro • No European team has ever won a World Cup played in the Americas. Just one more source of motivation for Germany ahead of Sunday’s final against Argentina. “We know we can write history,” Germany coach Joachim Loew said. “South Americans have always dominated on their continent and this is an extra incentive for us.” The geographical disadvantage is one of the few things going against Germany at the moment. The team has all the momentum after its 7-1 win over Brazil in the semif...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581782142014-07-12T23:48:42.322-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T23:48:42.322-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58178214@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:48:42 MDT