Defining Moments of The FIFA World Cup 2014 Illustrated

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Now that the 2014 World Cup is over, which moments do you remember best? we will all remember the incident of Suarez biting Giorgio Chiellini, as well as the upsets, the triumph and the heartbreaks. The World Cup had it all.

Social media helped connect fans all around the world and the World Cup became the biggest talking point, and now that its all over graphic designer Dipanjan Biswas has illustrated some of the very best moments for you to look back on and reminisce.

defining moments of world cup 2014 illustrated

The Show Begins

The 2014 Fifa World Cup officially got under way with the final act saw a performance of official World Cup song "We Are One" by Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull and Claudia Leitte.

defining moments of world cup 2014 illustrated

The Flying Dutchman

Netherlands produced a sensational performance to annihilate reigning champions Spain. Robin van Persie equalised with an astonishing 15-yard header that looped over a despairing Casillas.

defining moments of world cup 2014 illustrated

Hat-trick Hero

Thomas Muller scored the first hat-trick of the 2014 World Cup as Germany produced a ruthless attacking display to destroy 10-man Portugal and open their World Cup campaign in style.

defining moments of world cup 2014 illustrated

The Great Wall of Mexico

Mexico held Brazil to a goalless draw with an outstanding performance by goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, who made six saves in this game. Ochoa's save from Neymar's header was compared to Gordon Banks' famous save from Pele at the 1970 World Cup.

defining moments of world cup 2014 illustrated

Adiós Espana

Spain's dominance of global football was brought to a crushing end as they were knocked out of the World Cup by an impressive Chile.

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The Big Bite

Uruguay's Luis Suarez has been accused of biting a player for the third time in his career after an incident with Giorgio Chiellini.

defining moments of world cup 2014 illustrated

Wonder Strike

Colombia’s James Rodriguez confirmed his status as the World Cup's newest star with a stunning 25-yard left-foot volley, which has been treated as one of the best goal of the tournament.

defining moments of world cup 2014 illustrated

Heart Break

Brazil forward Neymar has been ruled out of the World Cup with a broken bone in his back sustained in the 2-1 quarter-final win over Colombia.

defining moments of world cup 2014 illustrated

Humiliation

Brazil's World Cup dreams ended in humiliating and brutal fashion as Germany inflicted their heaviest defeat in the first semi-final in Belo Horizonte.

defining moments of world cup 2014 illustrated

Super Mario

Germany were crowned world champions for the fourth time as Mario Gotze's extra-time winner beat Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final.

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