Argentina's football team posed behind a banner declaring "Las Malvinas Son Argentinas (The Malvinas are Argentine)" to the 52,000 crowd before their kick off with Slovenia last night.
Fifa take a hard-line approach when dealing with players political views during its large competitions, issuing a fine and a two game ban for South Korea player Jongwoo Park in 2012, after he displayed a political banner during the Olympics.
The Falklands banner is apparently put on show before many Argentina games, but the proximity to the World Cup has brought new attention.
Brush up on your football knowledge ahead of the World Cup with some of the key stats about the 32 teams vying for glory in Brazil.
As Rio prepares to host the World Cup, the army have moved into the urban slum favela regions, attempting to make them safer.
Panini football stickers are in high demand on the streets of Sao Paulo ahead of the World Cup Finals.