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From swashbuckling goals to inglorious exits, on-field shenanigans to sideline lunacy, the World Cup in Brazil has been one of the most remarkable of recent times.It would be hard to pinpoint one pivotal moment as goal-after-goal flew past the imploding Brazilians.Five goals went in during a 19-minute spell of the first half in Brazil's record World Cup defeat and their first loss at home in 64 competitive matches since 1975 .Veteran Germany striker Miroslav Klose's close-range strike against Brazil in the semifinal after 23 minutes made him the tournament's all-time leading scorer with 16 goals. The 36-year-old had moved level with former Brazil striker Ronaldo on 15 when he scored in Germany's 2-2 draw against Ghana in the group stage. The best German striker of his generation, Klose has played in four World Cups and now scored 71 goals in 136 appearances for his country. While much of the world had focused on Brazil's Neymar, Argentina's Lionel Messi and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo as potential standout performers, it was Colombia's attacking midfielder James Rodriguez who arguably overshadowed them all with consistently brilliant performances – and six goals – in his nation's dream run to a first quarterfinal.
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