So the carnival of football is finally over, and a brilliant German team have triumphed.
All that is left to do now is to look back at all the thrills, spills and memorable moments from an unforgettable tournament in Brazil. And what better way to do that than via 8-bit renderings of all of them?
Matheus Toscano runs the 8bit Football website, and has captured the best moments from the tournament in Sensible Soccer-esque detail.
Relive Fred's (alleged) dive, Pepe's headbutt, Cahill and Rodriguez's superstrikes, Suarez's indiscretion and Germany's 7 (seven) goals in glorious 8-bit below, and visit the 8bit Football website for more football moments.
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(Images: Matheus Toscano/8bit Football)
Christ The Redeemer during the final
Fred takes a tumble against Croatia
Pepe gets a red card against Germany
Benzema's strike sees goal-line technology used to give a goal for the first time at a World Cup
Reigning champions Spain crash out in the group stage
Fellaini scores against Algeria
Messi scores a beauty against Iran
Cahill scores one of the goals of the tournament against Holland
Suarez takes a bite out of Chiellini
Rodriguez scores a beautiful chip against Japan
Huntelaar celebrates his winner against Mexico
Neymar is injured by Colombia's Zuniga
Tim Krul comes on to be a penalty shoot-out hero for Holland
Germany's goalscorers in that astonishing semi-final against Brazil
The final lineups
Goetze scores the goal that wins the World Cup for Germany