Jonas Brock was born and raised in Munich, Germany. He is a loyal Bayern Munich supporter who has played the game of soccer since he was a young kid. Realizing that he will probably not become the next Lionel Messi he has found a love for writing and covering the beautiful game. He is currently a senior at Sonoma State University and will receive his BA in Psychology in December. 

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VIDEO: Colombia Beats Ivory Coast 2-1

Despite a late goal from Gervinho, goals from Colombia's two young stars James Rodríguez and Juan Quintero, see Colombia through to the next round. After a somewhat lackluster and boring first half, both teams came out firing combining for three goals in the second 45 minutes.

POLL: Can Colombia Win Without Falcao?

It will be interesting to see how the pace of Colombia matches up against the physical strength of the Ivory Coast. It will be a tight game played primarily in the midfield, that will see Colombia come out on top 2-1.

Colombia's Carlos Bacca Out Against Ivory Coast

Carlos Bacca has been ruled out for up to 10 days after suffering a leg injury during practice. Despite what was once a very deep attacking roster, injuries have begun to weaken the attacking prowess of "Los Cafeteros."

PREVIEW: Colombia Vs. Ivory Coast

Colombia and the Ivory Coast are set to do battle as the top two teams of Group C will face each other for the first time in their respective histories. Despite the injury of Carlos Bacca, look for the Colombians to come out attacking the suspect back line of "Les Elephants."

VIDEO: Underwhelming Dutch Squeak By Australia 3-2

It was a strong showing from the "Socceroos" but the quality of the Dutch was too much to handle in the end. After demolishing the Spanish, it was a very subpar showing from the Dutch. The Australians gave them a run for their money, only to be beaten by a Memphis Depay goal in the 67th minute.

POLL: Do The Socceroos Stand A Chance?

The Dutch will have their way with the "Socceroos" as they look to continue their dominance after routing Spain. The Australians will need to have the game of their lives in order to see a result out of this one.

How Strong Are The Dutch?

The Dutch were absolutely sublime in their opening game. The question now is whether they will continue to amaze the world and make their way through to the cup final? After what they showed the world, it may be tough to bet against them?

POLL: Can Algeria Upset Belgium?

Algeria offers a staunch test to the "golden generation" of Belgium. It will surely be a game dominated by the Belgians, the question remains as to whether or not they will be able to capitalize on their chances.
World Cup Highlights

VIDEO PREVIEW: Brazil Vs. Mexico

Brazil will face Mexico in a face off between the two teams atop Group A. El Tri beat Brazil in their last match, but Brazil is undefeated against Mexico on the World Cup Stage.

VIDEO: Pepe Sees Red

Pepe's stupidity has him seeing red. The Real Madrid defender could be facing a 3-match ban from FIFA and will definitely miss Portugal's next match against the USA.

VIDEO: Mueller Hat Trick Stifles Portugal 4-0

Germany looked absolutely dominant in their opening game behind a hat trick from Bayern Munich midfielder Thomas Mueller. Pepe was shown red as 10-man Portugal were no match for the Germans.

Klose Is 2 Goals Away From History

Germany's Miroslav Klose is one the best striker's the game has ever seen. With 14 World Cup Goals, he is just 2 away from Brazil's Ronaldo for the all-time World Cup record.