The amazing World Cup moments fans never get to see

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The TV cameras follow every move on the pitch, but they draw the line at the entrance to the tunnel.

The same isn't true of photographers – and here's a pick of some of their best candid images from behind the scenes at Brazil 2014

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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
(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)
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(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)
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)
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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)
Karim Benzema of France walks through the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between Ecuador and France at Maracana on June 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
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Karim Benzema of France walks through the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between Ecuador and France at Maracana on June 25, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
Daniel Opare (L) and Jonathan Mensah (R) of Ghana are seen in the tunnel after 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)
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Daniel Opare (L) and Jonathan Mensah (R) of Ghana are seen in the tunnel after 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)
Thibaut Courtois (1st L) of Belgium and his teammates are seen 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)
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Thibaut Courtois (1st L) of Belgium and his teammates are seen 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)
Vincent Enyeama of Nigeria looks on in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014 in Cuiaba, Brazil. (Photo by Jeff Mitchell - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
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Vincent Enyeama of Nigeria looks on in the tunnel prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014 in Cuiaba, Brazil. (Photo by Jeff Mitchell - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
Mehrdad Pooladi and players of Iran walk in the tunnel at the half time the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iran at Arena Fonte Nova on June 25, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
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Mehrdad Pooladi and players of Iran walk in the tunnel at the half time the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iran at Arena Fonte Nova on June 25, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
Referees and players line up 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)
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Referees and players line up 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)
Giorgio Chiellini (L), Gianluigi Buffon and players of Italy walk in the tunnel to the pitch after the half time 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 Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
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Giorgio Chiellini (L), Gianluigi Buffon and players of Italy walk in the tunnel to the pitch after the half time 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 Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)
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)
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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)

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