And the Oscar goes to: the Striker from Brazil!

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FIFA have revealed that more than half of the players treated on the pitch during this summer's World Cup were not actually injured.

The world body's chief medical officer, Professor Jiri Dvorak, presented his findings to the FIFA referees committee today and they showed a cheating culture at the highest level of the game.

According to Professor Dvorak, there were too many players feigning injury in Germany, with tactical reasons presented as the most likely cause of their action. ...full from ESPN

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Finally - Brazilians are notorious for their diving. I was seriously considering printing up a Brazilian team soccer jersey with the wording "Brazilian Diving Team" emblazoned on it.

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