Super subs of the World Cup

Early on, the World Cup has seen a glut of goals from players coming off the bench. The fabled super sub, seen in tournaments past, has emerged again like a savior, sending his country into raptures.
- Eddie Malone, Yahoo Sports

Marouane Fellaini - Belgium

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 17: Marouane Fellaini of Belgium celebrates his goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Belgium and Algeria at Estadio Mineirao on June 17, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Dries Mertens - Belgium

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 17: Dries Mertens of Belgium scores a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Belgium and Algeria at Estadio Mineirao on June 17, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Didier Drogba

JUNE 14: Didier Drogba of the Ivory Coast holds off a challenge by Masato Morishige of Japan during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between the Ivory Coast and Japan at Arena Pernambuco on June 14, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Admir Mehmedi - Switzerland

JUNE 15: Admir Mehmedi of Switzerland celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between Switzerland and Ecuador at Estadio Nacional on June 15, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Fernando Gago - Argentina

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 15: Fernando Gago of Argentina in action during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Maracana stadium on June 15, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Seferovic

Haris Seferovic of Switzerland (R) and Ricardo Rodriguez celebrate after Switzerland's secund goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between Switzerland and Ecuador at Estadio Nacional on June 15, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Aleksandr Kerzhakov

CUIABA, BRAZIL - JUNE 17: Aleksandr Kerzhakov of Russia celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Russia and South Korea at Arena Pantanal on June 17, 2014 in Cuiaba, Brazil. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Vedad Ibisevic

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 15: Vedad Ibisevic of Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Maracana on June 15, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Marco Urena

FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - JUNE 14: Marco Urena of Costa Rica celebrates after his teams third goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and Costa Rica at Castelao on June 14, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

John Brooks

NATAL, BRAZIL - JUNE 16: John Brooks of the United States (R) celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Fabian Johnson during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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