Here Are the Best World Cup Moments Told Through GIFs


Game Face

PHOTO: Mexico's head coach Miguel Herrera celebrates after Mexico's Andres Guardado scored his side's second goal during the group A World Cup soccer match between Croatia and Mexico at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, June 23, 2014.

No one celebrates a goal better than Mexico coach Miguel Herrera. He got to do this three times in his team's 3-1 win versus Croatia to reach the knockout round.

Bite Felt Around the World

PHOTO: Luis Suarez, left, appears to bite yet another opponent during Uruguay-Italy match, June 24, 2014.

Uruguay's Luis Suarez was at it again. This time, he appeared to bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini that Uruguay won 1-0 to reach the knockout stage.

Making it to the 'Knock'-Out Round

PHOTO: Two USA team members collide during the second half of the 2014 FIFA World Cup match between USA vs. Germany, June 26, 2014, in Brazil.

The Americans could not get out of their own way against Germany. No matter. The Americans lost 1-0 but still advanced to the round of 16 after Portugal defeated Ghana.

Net Loss

PHOTO: 2014 FIFA World Cup match between Argentina and Switzerland.

Switzerland held out for as long as it could, but Argentina scored deep into extra time thanks to Angel Di Maria to win 1-0 and advance to the quarterfinals.

American Dream Ends

PHOTO: The head coach for the US team, Jurgen Klinsmann, reacts during the match against Belgium on July 1, 2014.

The United States put in a great effort at the World Cup, but was eliminated in the round of 16 in a 2-1 overtime loss to Belgium despite Tim Howard's heroics. Of course, the Americans could have won the game at the end with Chris Wondolowski, but it was not meant to be. Klinsmann's reaction says it all.

Germany's 'Seventh Heaven'

PHOTO: Young fan reacts to German goal.

The Germans steamrolled past Brazil 7-1 in the semifinals and broke the heart of 200 million people in the process. As Germany piled on the goals -- ahead 5-0 at halftime -- Brazil fans were seen sobbing in the stands in Belo Horizonte. As this little boy can testify to, defeat truly never tasted so badly.

Germany's World Cup Winning Volley

PHOTO: 2014 FIFA World Cup - Germany vs. Argentina: Goal

Mario Goetze scored the World Cup-winning goal against Argentina in the 113th minute of the final. It gave Germany its fourth World Cup title.

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