Here is our selection of the ten best goals from the World Cup.

1 Robin Van Persie, Holland v Spain

Flying header from a pin-point cross from the left by Daley Blind.

Lionel Messi Argentina v Bosnia-Herzegovina

After exchanging passes with Gonzalo Higuain, he dribbled past the Bosnian defence and coolly slotted home.

3 Tim Cahill Australia v Holland

Stunning left-foot volley that went in off the underside of the crossbar.

4 Eduardo Vargas Chile v Spain

A well worked passing move neatly finished off by the Chilean.

5 Jermaine Jones, USA v Portugal

Received the ball outside the penalty area from a corner and drilled a low shot into the corner.

6 Luis Suarez, Uruguay v England

Collected a chipped pass from Edinson Cavani and headed past Joe Hart for his first goal.

7 Xherdan Shaqiri, Switzerland v Honduras

Cut in off the right flank and took on a couple of defenders before unleashing a left-foot shot into the top corner for the first goal of a hat-trick.

8 James Rodriguez, Colombia v Uruguay

Glanced over his shoulder to check the position of Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera before  controlling a headed pass on his chest, turning through 180 degrees and hitting a first-time volley into the roof of the net.

9 Angel Di Maria, Argentina v Switzerland

Side-foot shot into the corner after a dynamic run by Lionel Messi.

10 Mario Gotze, Germany v Argentina

A brilliant chest and volley to win the World Cup.