Top 10 pics from the World Cup

Oscar scores for Brazil in their 3-1 win over Croatia in the tournament's opening game.  

Oscar in action

Celebrations in front of his home crowd. 

Oscar celebrates

Romelu Lukaku scores for Belgium in their 2-1 extra-time win over the USA. The most thrilling of contests. 

Lukaku

Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois applaud the Belgian support in the stands. 

Hazard and Courtois

Thibaut Courtois makes a fantastic quarter-final save against Lionel Messi, one on one. 

Courtois save

Andre Schurrle scores his first goal of the World Cup. A fine finish against Algeria. 

Shurrle scores

Andre Schurrle enjoying adding his name to the score sheet. 

Schurrle celebrates

Andre Schurrle's second goal against Brazil was a cracker. 

Schurrle scores

Finally, Andre Schurrle lifts the World Cup trophy. He delivered the cross from which Mario Gotze spectacularly volleyed in the only goal of the game in the second period of extra-time against Argentina, meaning Germany are world champions for the first time since 1990.

Germany win

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