German players pose with the World Cup Trophy after defeating Argentina 1-0 in extra time.
France's Mamadou Sakho tackles Thomas Müller of Germany during their quarterfinal match. Germany moved on to the semis with a 1-0 victory.
Lionel Messi provided the pass and Ángel di María converted the shot to take Argentina past Switzerland and into the quarterfinals.
Algeria's number 10 Sofiane Feghouli during the round of sixteen match with Germany. Germany won 2-1, with all goals scored in extra time, after Algeria held the European side to a scoreless draw in regulation.
Costa Rica players react to their penalty kick win over Greece in the round of sixteen. Costa Rica will face the Netherlands in the quarter finals.
Brazil react to their 3-2 penalty kick win over Chile after regular and extra time ended in a 1-1 draw. In the day's other match, Colombia beat Uruguay 2-0.
Two number 18 from South Korea and Belgium vie for the ball and a spot in the final sixteen. Belgium advanced out of the group with Algeria while South Korea failed to move on.
Japan's Okubo lies among a sea of Colombia players in Colombia's 4-1 win of their final group stage match. Colombia and Greece advance out of Group C.
Italy's Mario Balotelli during Italy's loss to Costa Rica during the teams' second Group D match in Recife. Costa Rica won the match 1-0, securing advancement to the knockout round for Costa Rica, while eliminating England.
England's Glenn Johnson drips with sweat during their match with Uruguay. Uruguay won by a score of 2-1.
A player rises for a header at a slightly less hyped tourney in Cuiabá, Brazil.
Chile's keeper Claudio Bravo rises above the melee, under pressure, eyes on the ball, in last night's 3-1 win over Group B opponent Australia.
A shaft of light falls across the crowd at Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil, scene of host nation Brazil's victory over Croatia in the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.