THE WORLDPOST
06/27/2014 11:20 am ET Updated Jun 27, 2014

The Most Awkward Photos Of World Leaders Watching The World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup has so far produced some striking photos of festive fans from around the world, but none of them quite compare to the supremely awkward images of world leaders who have also flocked to Brazil in support of their teams.

The following uncomfortable imagery of rulers and royals is proof that although their hearts may be in the right place, their body language is not.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel appears to give a fiendish cheer as her nation's squad crushes Portugal. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

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King Philippe - Filip and Queen Mathilde of Belgium do their best impressions of mannequins as they witness their subjects' match against Russia on June 22, 2014. (MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

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What better place to watch the U.S. play Germany than Air Force One? (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon (back row) engages in a possible photobomb of the man in front of him, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (back right) is unamused. (DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden wonders how long these things generally last. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

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Prince Harry looks incredibly unenthused while watching the match between Cameroon and Brazil on June 23, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia actually appear pretty happy and into it while fully decked out in gear. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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Not so much with Mayor of Buenos Aires Mauricio Macri and his wife Juliana Awada. (Gustavo Ortiz/LatinContent/Getty Images)

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Chile's President Michelle Bachelet also looks pretty glum during a match between Chile and Australia. (JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)

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Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernandez on the other hand is all awkward smiles while watching his squad play Ecuador. That's the spirit, Mr. President. (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

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