World Cup 2018: The Most Memorable Photos in Russia

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The 2018 World Cup delivered a plethora of defining moments — unbelievable upsets, gravity-defying saves, last-gasp heroics, heart-stopping penalty shootouts. You name it, this tournament had it. Of the hundreds of thousands photos taken in Russia, here are our picks for 30 to remember for years to come.

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LA VICTOIRE!
France lift the World Cup trophy for the second time in history after a 4-2 victory over Croatia.

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SEALED WITH A KISS
Kylian Mbappe plants one on the World Cup trophy.

 

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KROOS’ HEROICS
Germany made an early exit, but not before Toni Kroos came through with a jaw-dropping game-winner in the final seconds against Sweden

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EXTRA SPECIAL
Mario Mandzukic’s extra-time goal sealed Croatia’s 2-1 semifinal victory over England.

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Mandzukic got tackled by teammates after the goal — and photographer Yuri Cortez couldn’t have been closer.

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FINISH HIM!
Vincent Kompany goes in hard against Japan in the round of 16.

 

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SUAREZ SCORES
A fired-up Luis Suarez gives Uruguay a 1-0 lead in a win over Saudi Arabia.

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PICKFORD’S SAVE
England keeper Jordan Pickford became a household name with this dramatic penalty save in England’s round of 16 victory over Colombia.

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…SAD MESSI
The joy was short lived, as Argentina was bounced by France in the round of 16.

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SLIDING INTO STARDOM
Kylian Mbappe takes another step to global superstar with a goal against Argentina in the round of 16.

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THIGH MASTER
Cristiano Ronaldo flexes his celebration muscles after scoring against Morocco.

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VICTORY DANCE
A win over Poland called for an impromptu dance party by Senegal

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ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?
An emotional Romelu Lukaku celebrates Belgium’s quarterfinal win over Brazil.

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