24 best and worst moments of the World Cup 2014

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FILE - In this June 28, 2014, file photo, Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Never before has the star-crossed nation made the quarterfinals. There is even waxing poetic about World Cup unity accelerating the pace of 18-month-old peace talks to end a half-century of conflict that has claimed some 220,000 lives. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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With the 2014 World Cup now in the bag and Germany crowned as champions, many of us may find ourselves suffering from a slightly empty feeling over the next few days. To help take the sting off the post-World Cup blues, here is a brief rundown of some of the best and worst moments we experienced during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. -Alex Baker, Yahoo Sports

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