David Vincent, Asociated Press
There has been no shortage of drama in this World Cup, which has been the highest-scoring one since 1958. The Associated Press' photographers have captured that drama in some fantastic images inside and outside the stadiums in Brazil and throughout the world.
As the knockout phase of the tournament begins, here's a look at the best photographs from the group stage.
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