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Ten incredible photos from the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group stage matches

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Ten incredible photos from the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group stage matches

                              

The group stage matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup has come to an end now, and there have been quite a few beautiful moments captured on camera.

In this article, we try to bring you the ten best photos from the World Cup 2014

#1
Mark Bresciano walking down the pitch with a young boy on crutches

 

Mark Bresciano walking down the pitch with a young boy on crutches

Even though Mark Bresciano’s other photo of him bending down to help tie the shoe laces of a boy on crutches during Australia’s Group B tie against Chile went viral all over the internet for his gesture, this photo catches the eye. 
#2
Mathieu Valbuena gets a piggy back ride from Olivier Giroud


Mathieu Valbuena gets a piggy back ride from Olivier Giroud

Not the tallest player around, France’s midfielder Mathieu Valbuena celebrated his goal against Switzerland by getting a ride on the back from Olivier Giroud. 

#3
Japanese fans setting an example


Japanese fans setting an example

Despite Japan’s loss to Colombia, Japanese fans made sure to clean up all the trash left behind in the stadium after the match.

#4
Mexicos Miguel Herrera isn’t shy of expressing his emotion


Mexico

Mexico head coach Miguel Herrera has gained attention for his energetic and passionate goal celebrations, and is perhaps the most passionate manager in this edition of the World Cup. 

#5
A sad Iker makes everyone sad


A sad Iker makes everyone sad

Arjen Robben of Netherlands celebrating with a grinning smile as Iker Casillas of Spain looks dejected their Group B encounter.

#6
The celebration every fan had been waiting for


The celebration every fan had been waiting for

Miroslav Klose doing his trademark flip celebration after scoring his teams second goal during their Group G tie against Ghana has to be one of the tournament’s most iconic photos. 

#7
At the end of the day, football is just a game


At the end of the day, football is just a game

Colombia players embracing Yuto Nagatomo of Japan after the Group C match between Japan and Colombia. 

#8
Luis Suarez consoling Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard after England’s defeat

Luis Suarez consoling Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard after England’s defeat

In spite of all the events that followed post this incident for Luis Suarez, this photo 

#9
Dutch manager Louis van Gaal celebrates the first goal with Robin Van Persie against Spain


Dutch manager Louis van Gaal celebrates the first goal with Robin Van Persie against Spain

Pretty sure you have never seen a high-five as grand as this one. 

#10
Bruno Martins Indi with the death stare


Bruno Martins Indi with the death stare

Netherlands’ Indi giving Spanish striker Diego Costa a creepy stare is perhaps the most over-used photo from the 2014 FIFA World Cup, yet how ironic is it that I couldn’t even find a standar quality photo of this incident. 



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