Baseball has the World Series, football has the Super Bowl, and soccer (or football everywhere except the US) has the World Cup. Every four years, nations from all over the world send their teams to the biggest tournament the sport has to offer. Over the years, the monthlong tournament has featured classic FIFA World Cup moments that are exciting, tense, and at times, devastating.
The 21 men's and eight women's tournaments have provided plenty of iconic moments in World Cup history. Here, we've compiled some of the most famous World Cup moments ever, including the time a legendary forward had to play goalkeeper, one of the biggest upsets in the history of the game, career-defining performances, and more. Vote up the most epic moments.
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1958: Pelé Leads Brazil To Their First World Cup Title
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1986: Diego Maradona Scores The 'Goal Of The Century'Video: YouTube
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2014: Germany Thrashes Brazil 7-1Video: YouTube
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1950: USA Beats England In Miracle On Green