Mbappe now at Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar level says Balague

Lionel Messi says Argentina 'suffered a lot' during the win over Nigeria

"It's a shame if we don't (see Messi and Ronaldo at the next World Cup)".

Cavani fired Uruguay into a 1-0 lead after seven minutes after he linked up brilliantly with Luis Suarez's before heading past Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio.

Ronaldo will be 37 by the time of the next World Cup in Qatar, but he would not be drawn on whether he planned to extend his worldwide career.

Messi set up a pair of goals but again failed to score in a knockout match at the biggest event in soccer.

"I think he revealed himself to the entire world", he said.

A man of the match performance and a sublime goal against Nigeria carried Argentina into the last 16 - after which he admitted he "could not remember such suffering before", so great had the pressure been going into that must-win game.

In his article he reminded that the football 2000s, before it began to Shine the stars Messi and Ronaldo, was rigid, defensive.

Having improved steadily since his professional debut in 2015, Mbappe has already scored three goals in three starts at the World Cup.

"Godin and Gimenez play together at Atletico, they know each other perfectly, they barely make mistakes". However, we have learnt over the years to take any Don Balon claims with a pinch of salt. "It's about what happens at 5:00 pm tomorrow". "He has to do more", the coach said after the Australia game.

France had no trouble advancing out of its group. "The only thing is that they can be a little bit slow, so we will need to find space at their back". Before Russia eliminated Spain on penalties, Bakero discussed his father's memories of playing in the World Cup and shared his thoughts on the tournament thus far.

Denmark are unbeaten for 18 games, a national record, their last defeat coming against Montenegro in October 2016 and have kept six clean sheets in their past seven games thanks to 'keeper Casper Schmeichel. In all, Mbappe joins Pele and four other teenagers with multiple goals in one World Cup - Michael Owen (for England in 1998), José Altafini (for Brazil in 1958) Edmund Conen (for Germany in 1934) and Manuel Rosas (for Mexico in 1930).



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