There's little doubting that 2013 was a big year for all involved in world football, but particularly the players whose names we read every single day.
A lot of the time, the headlines surrounding them are good.
Yet sometimes, the opposite is true.
In 2013, players made their way into the headlines for a multitude of reasons, but a handful of them were for some bad mistakes. Those mistakes differed from judgment calls to simple errors on the field, but the mistakes were certainly evident for all to see nonetheless.
Here are the 20 worst mistakes made by footballers in 2013.