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World Cup: The best photos from June 24

Updated 3:47 PM ET, Thu June 26, 2014
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A dejected Wilfried Bony, left, and Die Serey of the Ivory Coast react after being defeated by Greece 2-1 during a World Cup match on Tuesday, June 24, in Fortaleza, Brazil. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Greece's Georgios Samaras, right, celebrates scoring a penalty. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images
Goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon of Colombia acknowledges fans after his team defeated Japan 4-1 during a match in Cuiaba, Brazil. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Colombia's Jackson Martinez celebrates after scoring his second goal against Japan. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal past goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima of Japan. Christopher Lee/Getty Images
Wilfried Bony of the Ivory Coast celebrates scoring his team's first goal with Yaya Toure, left, and Gervinho. Jamie McDonald/Getty Images
Shinji Okazaki of Japan reacts during the game against Colombia. Dennis Grombkowski/FIFA/Getty Images
Ivory Coast's goalkeeper Boubacar Barry makes a save against Greece. CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images
Boubacar Barry of the Ivory Coast makes a save while Dimitris Salpingidis of Greece tries to take a shot. Alex Livesey/FIFA/Getty Images
Greece's players celebrates scoring against the Ivory Coast. CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images
Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba heads the ball. GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images
Greece's Georgios Samaras controls the ball. ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images
Salomon Kalou of the Ivory Coast challenges Vasilis Torosidis of Greece. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Japan's Yoshito Okubo, bottom, and Colombia's Carlos Valdes vie for the ball. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
Referee Pedro Proenca sprays a free kick line during the match between Japan and Colombia. JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images
Japan's goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima fails to stop Colombia from scoring. JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images
Greece's Andreas Samaris, left, fights for the ball with Ivory Coast's Ismael Cheick Tiote. CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images
Ivory Coast's Serge Aurier, left, challenges Greece's Lazaros Christodoulopoulos. GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images
Didier Drogba of the Ivory Coast reacts during the game. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Dimitris Salpingidis of Greece, left, and Die Serey of the Ivory Coast compete for the ball. Alex Livesey/FIFA/Getty Images
Orestis Karnezis of Greece takes a goal kick against the Ivory Coast. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast is challenged by Giannis Maniatis, left, and Giorgos Karagounis of Greece. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Colombia's Carlos Valdes, left, vies for the ball with Japan's Shinji Okazaki during a World Cup match in Cuiaba, Brazil. JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images
Jackson Martinez of Colombia controls the ball. Warren Little/Getty Images
Pablo Armero of Colombia holds up a shirt with the number 100 during the match against Japan. Warren Little/Getty Images
Colombia's Juan Guillermo Cuadrado celebrates after scoring a penalty. LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images
Greece fans cheer during the game against the Ivory Coast. Jamie McDonald/Getty Images
An Ivory Coast fan enjoys the atmosphere prior to kickoff. Michael Steele/Getty Images
Colombia fans blow kisses during the game against Japan. Christopher Lee/Getty Images
Colombia and Japan fans pose together for a selfie. Adam Pretty/Getty Images
Diego Godin of Uruguay, left, celebrates scoring his team's first goal during a match against Italy in Natal, Brazil. Uruguay won 1-0. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Uruguay defender Diego Godin, third left, scores. EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images
Giorgio Chiellini of Italy pulls down his shirt after a clash with Luis Suarez (not pictured), contending that the Uruguay player bit him. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Italy's Marco Parolo, left, and Uruguay's Maximiliano Pereira vie for the ball. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
Adam Lallana of England is challenged by Oscar Duarte of Costa Rica during a match at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte. The game ended in a 0-0 draw. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
Bryan Ruiz of Costa Rica competes for the ball with Ross Barkley, left, and Adam Lallana of England. Jeff Gross/Getty Images
England forward Wayne Rooney, right, reacts after a challenge from Costa Rica defender Junior Diaz. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera grabs the ball away from Italy's Marco Parolo. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
Frank Lampard of England controls the ball during the match against Costa Rica. Jeff Gross/Getty Images
England forward Daniel Sturridge, left, challenges Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Italy midfielder Marco Parolo, left, and Uruguay midfielder Alvaro Gonzalez vie during a match at the Dunas Arena in Natal. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
Italy midfielder Claudio Marchisio, center, reacts as he is shown a red card by referee Marco Antonio Rodriguez Moreno. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images
Giorgio Chiellini of Italy and Edinson Cavani of Uruguay tussle. Claudio Villa/Getty Images
Italy forward Ciro Immobile, left, vies with Uruguay defender Diego Godin. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images
Uruguay's Edinson Cavani, left, is fouled by Italy's Leonardo Bonucci in the penalty area. JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images
Midfielder Marco Verratti of Italy heads the ball. JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images
England goalkeeper Ben Foster leaps to catch the ball during the match between Costa Rica and England. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
Mario Balotelli of Italy competes for the ball against Cristian Rodriguez, left, and Egidio Arevalo Rios, right, of Uruguay. Shaun Botterill/FIFA/Getty Images
Italy defender Andrea Barzagli, left, and Uruguay forward Luis Suarez vie for the ball. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
Diego Godin of Uruguay and Ciro Immobile of Italy compete for the ball. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
Luis Suarez of Uruguay reacts during a fall. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Andrea Barzagli of Italy challenges Luis Suarez of Uruguay. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Marco Verratti of Italy tackles Cristian Rodriguez of Uruguay. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
England defender Luke Shaw jumps over a Costa Rica player while going after the ball. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
England midfielder Adam Lallana, right, vies for the ball against Costa Rica forward Bryan Ruiz. RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
A Uruguay fan holds a cutout of Cristian Rodriguez ahead of the match against Italy. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
Italy fans hold up cardboard cutouts of forward Mario Balotelli, left, and midfielder Andrea Pirlo. EMMANUEL DUNAND/Getty Images
England supporters cheer for their team before the match against Costa Rica. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
A Costa Rica fan enjoys the atmosphere prior to the match against England. See the best World Cup photos from June 23. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images