Dramatic dives of the World Cup

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Uruguay's Nicolas Lodeiro is tripped up by England's Wayne Rooney during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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Drawing penalties is one of the oldest tricks in the soccer book. The opening match of the World Cup was shadowed by controversy over a dive that resulted in a penalty shot. Check out the World Cup’s most theatrical falls. These guys really know how to sell a tumble.

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