World Cup 2014 – Round of 16

Sixteen teams… only one will be champions!

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Nyom vs Neymar

Allan Nyom, from Cameroon, pushes Neymar to the ground. No card was given!

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Test your world cup penalty shootout knowledge

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The World Cup 2014 is finally here and fans and players of the World Cup look forward to the football-orientated summer. Often in the World Cup a match will end with equal score at the end of the assigned 90 minutes of gameplay. This often means that in order to determine the winner, the match ends in an intense penalty shootout.

The prospect of their being penalty shootout drama in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil seems likely as the tournament is steeped in iconic spot kick moments.

The Ladbrokes “Big Penalty Quiz” tests fans knowledge on the best penalty shootouts of all time. For fans of the World Cup, it may be quite easy for them to get the answer right and roar to glory, or to miss the target and fall short of victory.

The “Big Penalty Quiz” is the perfect medium for football fanatics who want to test their World Cup knowledge. To play the ‘Big Penalty Quiz’, players need to click on one of the three options which include SAVED, MISSED and SCORED. The quiz itself is produced in 8 bit style which means that players can enjoy the classic video game styling which is once-again becoming extremely popular. Testing your football knowledge has never been more entertaining that with this Ladbrokes quiz and football fanatics are sure to enjoy the quiz as it will get them into the spirit of the 2014 World Cup. There are five questions loaded at a time in the game and there is a total of 15 questions. Points are earned with every correct answer so make sure your dig around in that mind of yours and kick start your footy wisdom.

It appears that each World Cup tournament in the past contained some form of penalty shootout drama and this year is thought to be no different. Sometimes penalty shootouts, particularly those that take place in the World Cup final, send surges of heart-break to fans of the losing team, just ask Roberto Baggio!.

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Controversial penalty on Fred

Probably the most controversial moment of the World Cup opening match between Brazil and Croatia. Brazilian striker Fred falls and the referee says it is a penalty. Do you agree?

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Brazil – World Cup 2014

Our tribute to the Brazil team for the World Cup 2014:

Brazil World Cup 2014

Júlio César, Daniel Alves, David Luiz, Thiago Silva, Marcelo, Luiz Gustavo, Paulinho, Oscar, Hulk, Neymar, Fred.

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Pelé vs Uruguay

A remarkable scene from World Cup 1970. Pelé receives a through pass and dribbles the goalkeeper without even touching the ball. Too bad it did not ended up as a goal!

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World Cup 2002

First, second, third and fourth place of Wold Cup 2002:

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Ronaldo (Brazil), Oliver Kahn (Germany), Hasan Şaş (Turkey), Ahn Jung-Hwan (South Korea)

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World Cup 1998

First, second, third and fourth place of Wold Cup 1998:

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Zinedine Zidane (France), Cláudio Taffarel (Brazil) Davor Šuker (Croatia), Dennis Bergkamp (Netherlands)

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World Cup 1994

First, second, third and fourth place of Wold Cup 1994:

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Romário (Brazil), Roberto Baggio (Italy), Henrik Larsson (Sweden), Hristo Stoichkov (Bulgaria).

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Felipe Melo stomp on Robben

Another violent moment of the World Cup 2010 in South Africa. After a challenge, Felipe Melo stomps on the Dutch Winger Arjen Robben.

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