VIDEO: Top 5 goals of the World Cup so far - Cahill, Robben and more

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Tim Cahill, Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie have scored some of the goals of the World Cup so far.

5. Arjen Robben v Australia

We're only [less than] half-way through the group stages of this year's instalment of the greatest show on Earth - but the World Cup in Brazil has already brought us goals that will live long in the memory.

The Netherlands' Arjen Robben, for instance, has provided us with three of the best. His most recent was another fine individual effort against Australia, where he picked the ball up in his own half and the rest was history.

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4. Arjen Robben v Spain

That isn't Robben's final appearance in our top five, however, for the fastest man in football at the moment produced an even more memorable moment in the Netherlands' opening game - a 5-1 win over World Champions Spain.

Again, 30-year-old Robben demonstrated his lightning pace as he absolutely obliterated Sergio Ramos in a footrace, despite the Spaniard having several yards on his rival. Another goal that can be watched over and over.

3. Haris Seferovic v Ecuador

Perhaps a surprise choice to many, Haris Seferovic's last-minute winner for Switzerland against Ecuador has been by far the best team goal at the World Cup so far.

Considering the fact that Ecuador themselves could have won the game moments earlier, the nature of the Swiss' dramatic counterattack demonstrates exactly what has been so thrilling about this summer's tournament in Brazil.

Everything from Valon Behrami's slide tackle inside the penalty area to his run - which saw him tackled to the ground only for the midfielder to determinedly get straight back up - to the final cross and finish was truly spectacular.

2. Robin van Persie v Spain

Above Switzerland's goal by popular demand, Robin van Persie's flying header against Spain showed everything that's good about the Manchester United forward in one swift move.

To draw away from his markers was good, to spot Iker Casillas off his line was great, to find the back of the net with a header from so far out was simply sensational. And when you put the three together, you have one of the best goals you will see at the World Cup.

That's also without mentioning the unbelievable pass from Daley Blind. Stunning vision.

1. Tim Cahill v Netherlands

Undeniably this World Cup's best goal - and one of the greatest goals in World Cup history, for that matter. Just moments after Arjen Robben had put the Dutch in the lead against Australia (the goal at no.5), Tim Cahill hit straight back from kick-off.

A few passes were exchanged, before another superb cross was played into the former Millwall and Everton man. From there, though, veteran Cahill still had it all to do. The ball was in the air, he was several yards out and a volley at goal with his weaker foot would usually be dubbed 'speculative at best.'

But Cahill was undeterred - and what he proceeded to do next will stay with Australians for the rest of their history. What a hit, son.

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