Brazil 2014 has been an exquisite celebration of the beautiful game. But that doesn't mean that the darker side of football hasn't reared its ugly head.
Extremism among fans, protest and poverty among the locals and some quite literally unbelievable moments on the pitch have kept us all on our toes - here's our pick of the moments so far that had us picking our jaws up off the floor.
Barcelona legend Xavi believes Louis van Gaal is an “underrated” manager who will bring trophies to Manchester United in the near future. More »Eurosport - 15 hours ago
Emergency meeting will discuss delaying the vote to appoint Sepp Blatter's successor in February 2016 following the suspensions of Blatter and Michel Platini More »Reuters - 12 hours ago
New Zealand 47 Tonga 9: World champions run in seven tries to record a fourth pool win as Ma'a Nonu celebrates his 100th Test in style More »Reuters - 6 hours ago
Andy Farrell and Graham Rowntree have been banned from the changing rooms for the duration of the game More »TheJournal.ie - 10 hours ago