World Cup 2014 countdown: Cristiano Ronaldo gives a wink after Wayne Rooney red card

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

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.

Cristiano Ronaldo gives a wink after Wayne Rooney red card

Great friends off the pitch they may be, but at the 2006 finals, Cristiano Ronaldo could not help but show his delight when Wayne Rooney was sent off.

England's talisman was rightly shown the red card in the quarter-final with Portugal after he stamped on Ricardo Carvalho.

As the Manchester United striker trudged off the pitch, his club team-mate gave a cheeky wink to the Portuguese bench.

 

 

 

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