VIDEO: The best goals from World Cup 2014

Robin van Persie of Netherlands. Credit: Getty Images
Robin van Persie of Netherlands. Credit: Getty Images

The World Cup has come to an end and Germany has won their fourth World Cup crown by defeating Argentina 1-0 in extra time.

For about two months there have been 163 total goals scored during the World Cup and just about all of them were thrilling. Check out our roundup of some of the best goals scored during the 2014 World Cup.

Robin Van Persie against Spain

In one of the most unbelievable goals in the World Cup, Netherlands Robin Van Persie scores with one of the best headers the game has ever seen.

Lionel Messi’s goal against Iran

Argentina’s Lionel Messi scores a goal in the 91st minute of the group F game against Iran.

Jermaine Jones against Portugal

During the group G match, USA’s Jermaine Jones sends the ball in the far corner of the net to tie the game.

David Luiz against Colombia

Brazil’s David Luiz wins the quarterfinal round against Colombia with an amazing goal from a free kick.

James Rodriguez against Japan

James Rodriguez jukes  Japanese defender Yoshida and sends the ball past goalie Kawashima with a video game-like move.

Xavier Shaqiri against Honduras

Switzerland’s Xavier Shaqiri scored a hat trick in this match against Honduras. Watch him send this left-footed shot over several defenders in this stunning goal.

Tim Cahill against Netherlands

Tim Cahill of Brazil blasts a goal past Netherlands goalie Jasper Cillessen. Amazing.

Gervinho against Colombia

Gervinho (Gervais Yao Kouassi) puts on serious moves as he moves through defenders to score a fantastic goal against Colombia.

Arjen Robben against Spain

Robben of Netherlands caught Spain’s Iker Casillas off guard as he got past him and other defenders and making them all look silly.


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