The Most Incredible Photos From The 2014 World Cup

06/14/2014 08:52 pm ET | Updated Jul 02, 2014

The colors. The passion. The pageantry. The goals.

There's nothing like the FIFA World Cup, and these are the dramatic images that prove no other sporting event has this kind of impact. Some of the world's best news photographers have descended upon Brazil alongside the world's best soccer players, and their work has captured just how big, how magical -- and how controversial -- this year's tournament has become already.

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