World Cup 2014 countdown: Captain Marvel Bryan Robson at the double in 1982

Counting down the 100 greatest moments in the history of the World Cup

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The World Cup in Brazil is coming into view and everyone is hoping this summer's carnival can take its place among some of the great tournaments of the past.

That won't be easy though, as this series will testify. In the run-up to the tournament, we're counting down the 100 greatest World Cup moments.

Check out our latest instalment below, and for any you missed, see the gallery at the end of the article.

Captain Marvel Bryan Robson at the double in 1982

Bryan Robson scored the fastest goal in World Cup history during the 1982 tournament (until Hakan Sukur came along in 2002).

In England's opening match against France, Captain Marvel scored after just 27 seconds.

A Rory Delap style long-throw would be met at the far post by an unmarked Robson, who half-volleyed it into the net. It was the first of two for Robson as England went on to win the match 3-1.