Brazil 2014 has been an exquisite celebration of the beautiful game. But that doesn't mean that the darker side of football hasn't reared its ugly head.
Extremism among fans, protest and poverty among the locals and some quite literally unbelievable moments on the pitch have kept us all on our toes - here's our pick of the moments so far that had us picking our jaws up off the floor.
Ciro Immobile struck twice in the second half to secure a 2-0 victory at third tier Dynamo Dresden and a place in the German Cup quarter-finals. More »Eurosport - 48 minutes ago
Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood’s animated goal celebrations were too much for many on social media. More »Eurosport - 3 minutes 57 seconds ago
Olivier Giroud is not the perfect striker but his critics are overly harsh, write our friends from Squawka. More »Eurosport - 4 hours ago
Fernando Alonso will not race for McLaren in the Australian Grand Prix despite getting a medical all-clear following a crash in testing. More »Eurosport - 10 hours ago
Sections of Sunderland's travelling support chanted loudly in support of suspended winger Adam Johnson in the opening minutes of their side's clash with Hull on More »Eurosport - 2 hours 30 minutes ago