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The 13 Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow During The World Cup

Warning: Football players don't quite get modesty.

Starting off with the obvious, you should definitely be following Italy's Mario Balotelli.

Topless selfies are the order of the day for the Italian striker.

And brilliant dog pictures.

Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba is also a must follow.

Alert: Obligatory footballer in pants picture.

Everyone loves fancy dress.

England's Daniel Sturridge loves his hats.

And cheesecake.

He also appears to enjoy wrestling great The Undertaker's fashion sense.

Brazil's David Luiz seems like great fun.

Bizarre facial expressions feature heavily on his account.

Remember: With great hair comes great responsibility.

Spain's Juan Mata is quite the photographer.

Hopefully he'll be taking similarly impressive shots in Brazil.


Brazilian superstar Neymar has over five million followers on Instagram.

Posing with members of One Direction always helps.

And obviously taking his shirt off.

Talking of which... no one has mastered the art of continually uploading pictures of themselves in pants quite like Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo.

The world's best player never seems truly happy unless he's got almost all of his clothes off.

It's amazing he finds the time to play football.

Belgium's Eden Hazard enjoys a good selfie.

Animals feature quite heavily in his profile. Real ones...

And fake.

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani likes the arty pics.

And the ones showing off his massive watch and Ferrari.

Cavani is expected to start against England on 19 June.

Germany's Lucas Podolski is always good value.

Some of these kids looked thrilled to have met him recently.

Even dinosaurs love him.

Spain's Fernando Torres is quite the romantic.

That's him on the right by the way.

He just loves cake.

Argentina's Lionel Messi is as great as you thought he would be on Instagram.

Totally charming.

The man with the golden boots.

Spain's Gerard Piqué has almost a million followers, perhaps in part due to the fact his girlfriend is one of the most popular singers in the world.

Shakira regularly appears in his pictures.

A man of many talents.