The Fifa world cup is in full swing and has reached quarter finals offering nerve-wrecking moments. A winning moment on the field gives way for euphoria to the players and fans, but a loss in the match breaks millions of hearts across continents.
Soon after the match, fans flood Twitter with tweets expressing their ecstasy and frustration.
The emotional quotient of the world cup remains too high for both players and fans, and crying has almost become synonymous with football during the ongoing world cup tournament.
As the superpower football teams are moving to the semi finals, IBTimes UK put together the pictures of footballers crying on the field at the end of their match.
South Korea's Son Heung-min cries after the 2014 World Cup Group H football match between Belgium and South Korea at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo.
Chile's Gonzalo Jara (L) comforts his teammate Gary Medel after losing their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game against Brazil at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte.
Costa Rica's Waylon Francis (facing camera) and teammate Jose Miguel Cubero embrace after their team won a penalty shootout in their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game against Greece.
Switzerland's Michael Lang (R) comforts Fabian Schaer after extra time in the 2014 World Cup round of 16 game between Argentina and Switzerland.
Ivory Coast's Geoffroy Serey Die cries during his national anthem before the 2014 World Cup Group C soccer match against Colombia.
Switzerland players react after extra time in the 2014 World Cup round of 16 game between Argentina and Switzerland.
Meanwhile, an innovative page in the social media website, Tumbler, is garnering a lot of attention for putting together hilarious pictures and GIFs of players crying on field.
Sad Footballers page is a cheeky blog document created by the American daily The Guardian and features the emotional moments of the Brazil world cup.
— GuardianUS (@GuardianUS) June 20, 2014