10/06/2014 13:25 BST | Updated 11/06/2014 18:59 BST

A History Of The World Cup In 35 Funny Pictures


Well, we say 'history' - but we mean 'a history since 1966'. Because that's the only year that matters, right?

From footballers' antics to some of the most colourful fans, enjoy the lighter side of a game that's famously not a matter of life and death - it's more serious than that.

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(All images: PA)