Flops of the 2014 World Cup - in pictures

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Here are the Worst XI of the 2014 World Cup as selected by Reuters journalists.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 18: Iker Casillas of Spain looks dejected after his team's 2-0 defeat in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Chile at Maracana on June 18, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
Iker Casillas
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 18: Iker Casillas of Spain looks dejected after his team's 2-0 defeat in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Chile at Maracana on June 18, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 23: Dani Alves of Brazil looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Brazil at Estadio Nacional on June 23, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)
Dani Alves
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 23: Dani Alves of Brazil looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Brazil at Estadio Nacional on June 23, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)
SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JUNE 16: Pepe of Portugal is shown a red card and sent off by referee Milorad Mazic during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Germany and Portugal at Arena Fonte Nova on June 16, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Pepe
SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JUNE 16: Pepe of Portugal is shown a red card and sent off by referee Milorad Mazic during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Germany and Portugal at Arena Fonte Nova on June 16, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 18: Sergio Ramos of Spain looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Chile at Maracana on June 18, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
Sergio Ramos
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 18: Sergio Ramos of Spain looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Chile at Maracana on June 18, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
MANAUS, BRAZIL - JUNE 18: Benoit Assou-Ekotto of Cameroon controls the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Croatia at Arena Amazonia on June 18, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
Benoit Assou-Ekotto
MANAUS, BRAZIL - JUNE 18: Benoit Assou-Ekotto of Cameroon controls the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Croatia at Arena Amazonia on June 18, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 22: Eden Hazard of Belgium looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Belgium and Russia at Maracana Stadium on June 22, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Chris Brunskill Ltd/Getty Images)
Eden Hazard
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 22: Eden Hazard of Belgium looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Belgium and Russia at Maracana Stadium on June 22, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Chris Brunskill Ltd/Getty Images)
MANAUS, BRAZIL - JUNE 18: Alex Song of Cameroon is shown a red card by referee Pedro Proenca during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Croatia at Arena Amazonia on June 18, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
Alex Song
MANAUS, BRAZIL - JUNE 18: Alex Song of Cameroon is shown a red card by referee Pedro Proenca during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Croatia at Arena Amazonia on June 18, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
Fred of Brazil walks in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
Inside the World Cup tunnel
Fred of Brazil walks in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 26: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal takes a moment after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Portugal v Ghana at Estadio Nacional on June 26, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
Portugal
BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 26: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal takes a moment after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Portugal v Ghana at Estadio Nacional on June 26, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
NATAL, BRAZIL - JUNE 24: Mario Balotelli of Italy reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Italy and Uruguay at Estadio das Dunas on June 24, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Mario Balotelli
NATAL, BRAZIL - JUNE 24: Mario Balotelli of Italy reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Italy and Uruguay at Estadio das Dunas on June 24, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

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