World Cup 2014: The 100 greatest moments in the tournament's history - part 1
From the great and good to the shameful and bizarre - a look back at the highlights of the World Cup
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is nearly upon us.
Since its inception in 1930, the tournament has shown it has a knack of producing moments that live long in the memory.
Whether it's a great goal, shameful deception, epic contests or moments of pure pain or glory - a World Cup guarantees drama.
So to get us in the mood for this summer's carnival, we've compiled our 100 greatest moments from across the past tournaments.
Check out the first 50 moments in the gallery below...
And for the other 50 moments in our collection, CLICK HERE.
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