The greatest World Cup moments

The buzz of a World Cup remains football’s purest stomach-fluttering thrill. This year’s tournament has been packed full of surprises. As it draws to a close, many are calling it the best ever. From its origins in the 1930s through to the current era, the World Cup has given football some of its most memorable and controversial moments. Here are 12 of them.

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The greatest World Cup moments

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