World Cup 2014: The most controversial and shocking moments of the World Cup so far

A look back at the moments that got people talking

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The World Cup isn't yet out of the group stages but already there have been countless memorable moments.

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But aside from the moments of beauty, like Robin van Persie's flying header and Tim Cahill's stunning volley, there have also been some incidents those involved would rather forget.

Red cards, play acting and bizarre refereeing decisions have all combined in Brazil to ensure some hot talking points.

So here, we take a look at the most controversial, shocking and downright stupid moments of the tournament so far.


What has been your favourite moment of the tournament so far? Let us know in the comments below.