Hector Moreno has been ruled out for up to six months after suffering a broken tibia during Mexico's World Cup defeat to the Netherlands.
Is soccer becoming too sensitive? A quick investigation seems to hint that there is little space for humour in the beautiful game.
Xherdan Shaqiri, dubbed 'the Messi of the Alps', hopes to conquer new peaks when Switzerland faces Argentina in Tuesday's last 16 clash.
Dutch striker Arjen Robben has apologised for diving in a bid to get a penalty in their 2-1 SWC win over Mexico.
A recap of how the action unfolded in the SWC Last 16 match between the Netherlands and Mexico.
Manchester United's Javier Hernandez is aiming to oust his new club boss Louis van Gaal when Mexico meet Netherlands in the SWC.
A flurry of goals late in the second half saw Mexico wrap up their Group A efforts with victory over Croatia and secure a last 16 place.
A recap of scoring and commentary from the SWC match between Croatia and Mexico.
The SWC fate of Mexico and Croatia will be decided tonight in what promises to be a closely fought Group A encounter.
Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa has said he was "flattered" to be compared to former England great Gordon Bank.
It is a growing trend that cannot be stopped! Twitter is taking over the Soccer World Cup and you can't afford to miss out.
Guillermo Ochoa is effectively a free agent and Brad Friedel reckons he will get some numerous offers from clubs after the SWC.
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said that the SWC hosts had reason to be satisfied with their performance against Mexico.
Luiz Scolari declared himself 'satisfied' with Brazil's showing against Mexico, despite failing to score in their goalless draw.
Hosts Brazil have played to a frustrating goalless draw with Mexico in their World Cup Group A match in Fortaleza.