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Christ The Redeemer Statue Pictures Win The World Cup

14/07/2014 17:44 BST | Updated 15/07/2014 08:59 BST

Forget Götze, Messi or Rooney Neymar, the real star of the World Cup was this chap...

That's right, the 40m high interpretation of the biblical fella who was handy with a loaf and a fish and not averse to the odd bit of forgiveness, won our hearts.

Whether it was wearing the strips of the teams, silhouetting himself against a super-moon or even stretching to the heavens to touch a bolt of lightning, he never put a foot wrong.

Here's his finest moments...