With the action taking a pause for a while, it is the perfect time to take stock and remember some of our fallen heroes.
Take hosts Qatar, for instance. They came into their first ever World Cup with high hopes of holding their own, only to crash out without recording a single point. Their chances of making it back to the global stage any time soon seem slender at best, too.
This got us thinking about the other teams who have been one and done in World Cup history. Think you can name them all? We've given you their nicknames to help out.