Candid moments inside the World Cup tunnel

Go behind-the-scenes inside the tunnel and see how the World Cup players prepare before matches and return to the dressing room afterwards to celebrate or commiserrate.
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Inside the World Cup tunnel

Lionel Messi of Argentina and Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands greet in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Netherlands and Argentina at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Lionel Messi of Argentina leads his teammates out to the pitch in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Netherlands and Argentina at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Arjen Robben of the Netherlands is seen in the tunnel as players line up prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil 3rd Place Playoff match between Brazil and Netherlands at Estadio Nacional on July 12, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Philipp Lahm of Germany walks in the tunnel for warming up 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)

Neymar of Brazil

Neymar of Brazil is kissed by a player escort in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between Brazil and Colombia at Estadio Castelao on July 4, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Former Spanish international Carles Puyol (R) and model Gisele Bundchen (L) walk in the tunnel to present the World Cup in a Louis Vuitton travel case prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Clint Dempsey (L) and Tim Howard (C) of the United States look on in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between USA and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Clint Dempsey of the United States shows his dejection in the tunnel on the way to the dressing room after the 1-2 defeat in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and USA at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Neymar of Brazil speaks to Alexandre Song of Cameroon in the tunnel after 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 Jeff Mitchell - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Dani Alves and injured Neymar of Brazil walk out from the tunnel for warming up prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil 3rd Place Playoff match between Brazil and Netherlands at Estadio Nacional on July 12, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

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Inside the World Cup tunnel

John Brooks (C) and Julian Green of the United States (R) walk through the tunnel during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and USA at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Philipp Lahm and Thomas Mueller of Germany talk in the tunnel on the way to the pitch prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Lionel Messi (C) of Argentina walks in the tunnel after the 3-2 win in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Nigeria and Argentina at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 25, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Luis Suarez of Uruguay walks in the tunnel to the dressing room after the 2-1 win in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Mesut Oezil of Germany shakes hands with Nabil Ghilas of Algeria in the tunnel after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Germany and Algeria at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 30, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Hewitt - 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)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard of England walk in the tunnel to the dressing room after 2-1 defeat by Uruguay in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Netherlands players walk in the tunnel for warming up prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil 3rd Place Playoff match between Brazil and Netherlands at Estadio Nacional on July 12, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Dirk Kuyt of the Netherlands speaks with a player escourt in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Netherlands and Chile at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 23, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Omar Gonzalez of the United States celebrates qualifying for the knock out stage despite the 0-1 defeat in the tunnel after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between USA and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Willian (L), David Luiz (C) and Marcelo (R) of Brazil hug in the tunnel before warming up 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

Neymar (L), Dani Alves (R) of Brazil greet Alexis Sanchez (C) of Chile in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirao on June 28, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Mario Yepes of Colombia speaks to a player escort in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Colombia and Uruguay at Maracana on June 28, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Iker Casillas of Spain and Claudio Bravo of Chile talk in the tunnel after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Chile at Estadio Maracana on June 18, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Raul Meireles of Portugal speaks with player escourts in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between USA and Portugal at Arena Amazonia on June 22, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Head coaches Joachim Loew (L) of Germany and Jurgen Klinsmann (R) of the United States shake hands in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between USA and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Jermaine Jones of the United States walks in the tunnel at the half time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between USA and Portugal at Arena Amazonia on June 22, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. (Photo by Stuart Franklin - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Lionel Messi of Argentina and Vincent Enyeama of Nigeria shake hands in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Nigeria and Argentina at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 25, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Diego Godin of Uruguay walks in the tunnel after the 1-0 win in 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 Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Tim Howard of the United States looks on in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between USA and Portugal at Arena Amazonia on June 22, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil. (Photo by Stuart Franklin - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Miroslav Klose of Germany high fives with player escorts in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between USA and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Neymar of Brazil walks in the tunnel after the win in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirao on June 28, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Koo Ja-Cheol of South Korea leads his teammates on to the pitch in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Korea Republic and Belgium at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 26, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Jeff Mitchell - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Marcelo (C) of Brazil speaks to his teammates Willian (R) and Bernard (L) in the tunnel at the half time 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 Jeff Mitchell - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States walks in the tunnel after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between USA and Germany at Arena Pernambuco on June 26, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Mario Balotelli of Italy looks on in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Italy and Costa Rica at Arena Pernambuco on June 20, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

(L to R) Eder, Cristiano Ronaldo and William Carvalho of Portugal walk in the tunnel after the half time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Portugal and Ghana at Estadio Nacional on June 26, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Stuart Franklin - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Luis Suarez (L) of Uruguay celebrates the 1-0 win with his teammate Walter Gargano in the tunnel after 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 Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Inside the World Cup tunnel

Players walk in the tunnel to the pitch prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Belgium and Russia at Maracana on June 22, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)