When the national anthems are played before every World Cup match, an emotional charge goes through players and fans alike that fills the stadium with a palpable atmosphere that can be felt by viewers all over the world.
Served Fresh by Subway — Brooks Peck For complete World Cup 2014 coverage visit Yahoo Sports and follow @YahooSoccer Ivory Coast's Serey Die is overcome with emotion as they play the national anthem before the group C World Cup soccer match between Colombia and Ivory Coast at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Ivory Coast's Serge Aurier, Geoffroy Serey Die and Didier Zokora react as they sing their national anthem before the 2014 World Cup Group C soccer match betweem Colombia and Ivory Coast at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia June 19, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP) Brazil's Marcelo (L) and David Luiz sing the national anthem before the 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza June 17, 2014. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo (BRAZIL - Tags: TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP) Ghana's Sulley Muntari listens to his country's national anthem before their international soccer friendly against South Korea at Sun Life stadium ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Miami, June 9, 2014. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay