25 Biggest Surprises of the 2014 World Cup

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25 Biggest Surprises of the 2014 World Cup
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The 2014 FIFA World Cup was chock full of surprises, both good and bad.

There were teams that exceeded the wildest expectations, and others that crumpled under the weight of the occasion.

Several players enjoyed a breakout tournament while others barely made an impact.

Individual results, too, caught the eye—whether because of an upset or the sheer enormity of the scoreline.

Following are 25 of the biggest surprises from the past month.

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