Five of the best World Cup volleys

World Cup 2014: Five of the best World Cup volleys

We're looking forward to the start of the Brazil World Cup by checking out some cracking "Top 5" moments of the past.

Over the next week Newsround and BBC Sport will bring you some of the most incredible moments you may not have seen from World Cup history.

Today, it's time to use your timing - with the top five volleys...

The Top 5 Volleys

  • Brazil v Costa Rica 2002 - Brazil attack with some great passing to set up Edmilson who acrobatically volleys home. Costa Rica failed to progress, while Brazil went on to win the World Cup 2-0 against Germany.
  • England v Sweden 2006 - England's Joe Cole picks up a loose deflected pass on to his chest and smashed it on the volley in off the post. Both teams progressed in the group, Sweden getting knocked out against Germany in the last 16 and England sent home on penalties in the quarter-finals against Portugal.
  • Uruguay v Denmark 2002 - Uruguay take a corner which Recoba controls brilliantly off a deflection, setting up Dario Rodriguez to volley it into the back of the net. Uruguay didn't make it through the group stages, Denmark won the group and lost to England 3-0 in the last 16.
  • Mexico v Bulgaria 1986 - Mexico's Manuel Negrete plays a great mid-air one-two pass with his team-mate and bicycle kicked it into the bottom corner. Mexico won the last 16 match 2-0 but lost in the quarter-finals against Germany 4-1 on penalties.
  • Argentina v Mexico 2006 - In extra time, Argentina's Maxi Rodriguez receives a long cross ball onto his chest and volleys it into the top corner with his left foot. Argentina won 2-1 and knocked out Mexico. Argentina faced Germany in the quarter-finals who lost 4-2 on penalties.

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