2014 World Cup (12 June - 13 July): Photos

The 2014 FIFA World Cup was held from 12 June to 13 July 2014 in Brazil. It consisted of 64 matches played across 12 cities. Thirty-two teams participated.

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French Minister for Women's Rights, Cities, Sports and Youth Najat Vallaud-Belkacem (C-R) and Prince Albert II of Monaco (C-L) pose before the quarter-final football match between France and Germany at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA
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A combination of pictures taken in Brazil on July 8, 2014 shows Brazilian supporters reacting during the semi-final match between Brazil and Germany. AFP PHOTO
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Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger reacts as he comes off the pitch after getting injured during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
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Argentine fans react in dejection as they watch the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 final between Argentina and Germany on a giant screen at San Martin square in Buenos Aires, on July 13, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Carl de Souza
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German players celebrate with their trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won the match 1-0. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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A fireworks display is seen over the Maracana stadium after the soccer World Cup final match between Argentina and Germany, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina. (AP Photo/Adriana Lorete-Agencia o Globo)
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German players are surrounded by photographers during a victory lap after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won the match 1-0. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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Footballers from Germany and France pose with a poster (reading "Say no to Racism) before the quarter-final football match between France and Germany at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON
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Supporters of the Brazilian national football team react during the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal Brazil vs Germany at the FIFA Fan Fest public viewing event in Sao Paulo, Brazil on July 08, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Miguel SCHINCARIOL
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Brazilian fan reacts during the semi-final football match between Brazil and Germany at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 8, 2014. AFP PHOTO / VANDERLEI ALMEIDA
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (5R) poses before the 2014 FIFA World Cup final football match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 13, 2014. AFP PHOTO / RIA NOVOSTI POOL / ALEKSEY NIKOLSKYI
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(From L) Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, FIFA President Joseph Blatter and Russia's President Vladimir Putin pose during handing over of the 2018 FIFA World Cup to Russia on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro. AFP PHOTO / RIA NOVOSTI POOL / ALEKSEY NIKOLSKYI
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Fireworks lit up the sky after the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA World Cup at The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 13, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN
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Netherlands' supporters wait for the start of the quarter-final football match between Netherlands and Costa Rica at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI
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Costa Rican fans in San Jose await the start of the Holland vs Costa Rica match of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup. AFP PHOTO/Ezequiel BECERRA
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Colombia's fans cheer during the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / POOL / FABRIZIO BENSCH
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A general view shows Colombia's and Brazil's players posing before the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN
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France fans watch on July 4, 2014 the 2014 FIFA World Cup quarter final football match between France and Germany on a giant screen in Kehl, Germany, on the French-German border. AFP PHOTO / FREDERICK FLORIN
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France's fans gather en masse to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup quarter final football match between France and Germany on a giant screen at the Hotel de Ville (City Hall) in Paris on July 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA
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French supporters cheer before a quarter-final football match between France and Germany at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA
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France's goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris (2R) commiserates with France's midfielder Paul Pogba after losing a quarter-final football match between France and Germany at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA
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German players celebrate with the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won the match 1-0. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)