Flashback: Top 20 FIFA World Cup 2014 special and emotional moments

Jun 03, 2018, 14:50 IST
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    Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (front C) and team-mates celebrate with the World Cup trophy after they won the 2014 FIFA World Cup final football match

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    Germany's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (R) and Germany's forward Lukas Podolski (C) take a 'selfie' after their victory in extra-time in the World Cup final

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    Germany's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (L) embraces Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi during extra-time in the final football match between Germany and Argentina

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    Germany's forward Mario Goetze (C) celebrates with his teammates after scoring the only goal during the final against Argentina

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    Germany's forward Miroslav Klose celebrates his epic record-breaking goal during the semis match against Brazil. He went ahead of Ronaldo to become the all-time World Cup leading goalscorer

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    A general view shows the final score of the semi-final football match between Brazil and Germany at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte

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    Brazil's Thiago Silva (R) comforts defender David Luiz after the semi-final football match between Brazil and Germany

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    A combination of pictures taken shows Brazilian supporters reactions after Brazil were knocked out of the World Cup following their 1-7 loss to Germany

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    Netherlands' goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen reacts after failling to stop a ball during a penalty shoot out following extra-time in during the semi-final football match against Argentina

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    Argentina's players run to celebrate their victory against Netherlands after a penalty shoot in the semis

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    Netherlands' forward Arjen Robben (C) vies with Costa Rica's defender Junior Diaz (L) and Costa Rica's defender Michael Umana

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    Brazil's forward Neymar reacts on the ground after being injured following a foul by Colombia's defender Juan Camilo Zuniga (unseen) during the quarter-final football match

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    Uruguay's forward Luis Suarez (L) reacts past Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini during a Group D football match between Italy and Uruguay

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    Netherlands' forward Robin van Persie scores during a Group B football match between Spain and the Netherlands at the Fonte Nova Arena

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    Mexico's star goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa dives for the ball during a Group A football match between Brazil and Mexico

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    Spain's forward David Villa scores his final World Cup goal during a Group B match against Australia. Villa would retire making this his last World Cup and Spain's highest goalscorer

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    Portugal's defender Pepe (R) fouls Germany's forward Thomas Mueller before being sent off during the Group G football match between Germany and Portugal

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    Portugal's forward and captain Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Group G football match between Germany and Portugal

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    England's goalkeeper Joe Hart lies in the net after Italy's forward Mario Balotelli (not pictured) scored during a Group D football match between England and Italy

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    This combination of 32 photos shows the statue of the Christ the Redeemer lit with colours from national flags of all 32 nations participating in the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

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About The Gallery

With the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup in Russia all set to begin on June 14, we go back in time to last season to show you here twenty of the most unforgettable moments of World Cup 2014, that will be etched in our memory forever. (All Pics/ AFP)

 

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