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Daily Links is back! Just three weeks to go until the World Cup!

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Suárez to undergo operation

In what must be considered as a bait of a good news for England, Luis Suárez has injured his knee during training yesterday and will now undergo a knee surgery according to Uruguayan media. Stay tune as this story develops.

Test even in Sao Paulo postponed

With the World Cup less than three weeks away, the final test event in Sao Paulo has been moved from May 29th to the following Sunday after concerns from local authorities. Which gives the organizing committee approximately less than two weeks until the World Cup opener between Brazil vs Croatia.

Balotelli suffers racial abuse

During Italy's training camp, striker Mario Balotelli receives racial abuse from a group of men outside Italy's headquarter in Coverciano, Florence.

Mexico ban beef from menu

Mexico's coach, Miguel Herrera has instructed his players to stay away from consuming beef due to doping concerns. It is believed that clenbuterol, a muscle-building drug could be present in beef.

Sexual intercourse also banned

Furthermore, Miguel Herrera also outlawed sexual intercourse for his squad, believing they should concentrate to do great things at the World Cup.

Jedinak to lead Socceroos

Crystal Palace skipper, Mile Jedinak has been named as Australia's captain replacing long-time captain Lucas Neill. The 29-year old will be assisted by Tim Cahill and Mark Bresciano as vice-captains.

FIFA will not change kick-off times

Despite protest from Brazil's players union regarding kick-off times due to the intense heat and humidity, FIFA insist that they will not change kick-off times having spent two-years monitoring tournament start-times in Brazil and prioritizing players' health.