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Photos: World Cup Quarter/Semifinals Review

Last week's quarter finals up to the two recent semifinal matches have been an action-packed, drama-filled theater. We’ve witnessed shocking upsets (Netherlands vs. Brazil), immense grief and disappointment (Uruguay vs. Ghana), utter defeat (Argentina vs. Germany), and the thrill of victory (Paraguay vs. Spain). In all these matches, teams ramped up their game like sprinters down the final stretch, providing spectators with some of the best World Cup action to date. This gallery looks back at those key moments of the quarter- and semifinals etched forever into the memories of both winners and losers.

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