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FIFA World Cup: 19 Most Memorable Moments in History

Football | Reuters | June 14, 2018, 9:00 am
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 Queen Elizabeth II presents the World Cup trophy to England captain Bobby Moore at Wembley Stadium, 1966. (Image: Reuters)

Queen Elizabeth II presents the World Cup trophy to England captain Bobby Moore at Wembley Stadium, 1966. (Image: Reuters)

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 Argentina's Diego Maradona celebrates as referee Romualdo Arppi Filho blows the final whistle during their World Cup Final against West Germany, 1986. (Image: Reuters)

Argentina's Diego Maradona celebrates as referee Romualdo Arppi Filho blows the final whistle during their World Cup Final against West Germany, 1986. (Image: Reuters)

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 England captain Bobby Moore swaps shirts with Pele of Brazil after their Group C match, 1970. (Image: Reuters)

England captain Bobby Moore swaps shirts with Pele of Brazil after their Group C match, 1970. (Image: Reuters)

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 Italy's Paolo Rossi scores against West Germany in the final, 1982. (Image: Reuters)

Italy's Paolo Rossi scores against West Germany in the final, 1982. (Image: Reuters)

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 Italy's captain Dino Zoff lifts the trophy after defeating West Germany in the final, 1982. The 40-year-old goalkeeper is the oldest ever World Cup winner. (Image: Reuters)

Italy's captain Dino Zoff lifts the trophy after defeating West Germany in the final, 1982. The 40-year-old goalkeeper is the oldest ever World Cup winner. (Image: Reuters)

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 Team USA celebrates their victory over Colombia in Group A, in Los Angeles, 1994. (Image: Reuters)

Team USA celebrates their victory over Colombia in Group A, in Los Angeles, 1994. (Image: Reuters)

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 Argentina's Diego Maradona flies dramatically through the air after a Greek challenge during the group stage, 1994. (Image: Reuters)

Argentina's Diego Maradona flies dramatically through the air after a Greek challenge during the group stage, 1994. (Image: Reuters)

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 Brazil's Pele celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Italy in the final, 1970. The finals were the first to be broadcast live around the world in color. (Image: Reuters)

Brazil's Pele celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Italy in the final, 1970. The finals were the first to be broadcast live around the world in color. (Image: Reuters)

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 An aerial view of the first World Cup final in Uruguay, 1930. (Image: Reuters)

An aerial view of the first World Cup final in Uruguay, 1930. (Image: Reuters)

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 Italy's Giorgio Chiellini shows his shoulder, claiming he was bitten by Uruguay's Luis Suarez, during their Group D match, 2014. (Image: Reuters)

Italy's Giorgio Chiellini shows his shoulder, claiming he was bitten by Uruguay's Luis Suarez, during their Group D match, 2014. (Image: Reuters)

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 England's Geoff Hurst completes a hat trick as he scores England's fourth goal against West Germany in the final, 1966. (Image: Reuters)

England's Geoff Hurst completes a hat trick as he scores England's fourth goal against West Germany in the final, 1966. (Image: Reuters)

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 Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari gestures to Bernard during their semi-final after Germany scored seven goals in a row, 2014. The 7-1 loss was the largest margin of defeat in the history of World Cup semi-finals. (Image: Reuters)

Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari gestures to Bernard during their semi-final after Germany scored seven goals in a row, 2014. The 7-1 loss was the largest margin of defeat in the history of World Cup semi-finals. (Image: Reuters)

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 Team USA players celebrate as Colombia's Andres Escobar scores an own goal at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles, 1994. Escobar was murdered upon returning home, possibly in retaliation for the goal. (Image: Reuters)

Team USA players celebrate as Colombia's Andres Escobar scores an own goal at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles, 1994. Escobar was murdered upon returning home, possibly in retaliation for the goal. (Image: Reuters)

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 England's Bryan Robson reacts after missing an open goal during their Group D match against Czechoslovakia, 1982. (Image: Reuters)

England's Bryan Robson reacts after missing an open goal during their Group D match against Czechoslovakia, 1982. (Image: Reuters)

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 Argentina's Nery Pumpido and Daniel Passarella celebrate after victory over England in the quarter final, 1986. (Image: Reuters)

Argentina's Nery Pumpido and Daniel Passarella celebrate after victory over England in the quarter final, 1986. (Image: Reuters)

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 West Germany scores the winning penalty against Argentina in the final, 1990. It was the last World Cup to feature two German teams, as the country was reunified later in the year. (Image: Reuters)

West Germany scores the winning penalty against Argentina in the final, 1990. It was the last World Cup to feature two German teams, as the country was reunified later in the year. (Image: Reuters)

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 Germany celebrates after winning the final against Argentina, 2014. (Image: Reuters)

Germany celebrates after winning the final against Argentina, 2014. (Image: Reuters)

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 Brazil's Luiz Antonio Muller scores their first goal against Scotland during Group C action, 1990. (Image: Reuters)

Brazil's Luiz Antonio Muller scores their first goal against Scotland during Group C action, 1990. (Image: Reuters)

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 Darren Walsh Brazil captain Dunga leads his victorious team-mates on their lap of honour after winning the 1994 World Cup. (Image: Reuters)

Darren Walsh Brazil captain Dunga leads his victorious team-mates on their lap of honour after winning the 1994 World Cup. (Image: Reuters)