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Bebeto's baby, Houghton takes a tumble and the best ever World Cup goal celebrations

If you do get to join the elite group of players to have scored at a finals, you might as well make the most of it!

Tardelli loses it – Italy v West Germany 1982

Soccer - FIFA World Cup Final 1982 - Italy v West Germany - Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Source: Peter Robinson

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‘Wee’ Strachan struggles to scale advertising board – Scotland v West Germany 1986 (1.26 in)

Soccer - World Cup Mexico 1986 - Group E - Scotland v West Germany - La Corregidora Stadium Source: S&G and Barratts/EMPICS Sport

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Milla’s dance-off with the corner flag – Cameroon v Colombia 1990

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Milla dance

Finidi George does ‘The Dog’ – Nigeria v Greece 1994

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Manic Maradona – Argentina v Greece 1994

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Maradona Greece

Bebeto welcomes his new born into the world – Brazil v Holland 1994

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Houghton takes a tumble at the Giants Stadium – Ireland v Italy 1994

Republic of Ireland v Italy 2/12/2011 Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

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Rashidi Yekini nets one – Saudi Arabia v Bulgaria 1994

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Brian Laudrup loves a pose – Denmark v Brazil 1998

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The Senegal team dance around Diop’s jersey – France v Senegal 2002

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Julius Aghahowa flips out – Nigeria v Sweden 2002

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Robbie Keane’s bow and arrow – Ireland v Saudi Arabia 2002

Source: Benjamín Rodríguez/YouTube

Robbie bow arrow

Sisphiwe Tshabalala and the ‘Bafana Bafana Bop’ – South Africa v Mexico 2010

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South Africa goal

Iniesta pays tribute to the late Dani Jarque – Spain v Holland 2010

Spain win World Cup Source: AP/Press Association Images

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