Spain have much to ponder after their shocking effort in South America
Spain have much to ponder after their shocking effort in South America.

Iker Casillas leads group of five spectacular World Cup flops (1)

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A truly awe-inspiring cast of moments have made the 2014 World Cup goal-laden, emotive and arguably the most exciting in modern times and the tournament is only 10 days old.

Fanatical fans have watched Holland scold Spain with a swashbuckling second-half display against Spain, with the defending World Cup champions out within the week after also being brushed aside by Chile, a team who play with a fierce pressing style that deserves tremendous praise.

For every moment of magic provided by the likes of Robin van Persie and Tim Cahill though there has been mistakes which superstars will struggle to forget even after a holiday and return to club action, after all its quite often moments during international tournaments which define a legend's long-term legacy.

With than in mind GMS has selected five players who have no hiding place when brutal assessments are put together on how they fared on world football's biggest stage, stars who know their efforts ultimately just weren't good enough.

Can you guess the five players who should have the most to regret about they way they managed the expectation of delivering when it mattered most this summer? Find out by clicking ahead!

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Iker Casillas
Real Madrid
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Edin Dzeko
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