Lionel Messi has said Argentina knew they would defeat Nigeria in their last Group D match to book a spot in the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup. The South American nation won 2-1 to qualify for the next stage of the tournament
Argentina left it late as they booked their place in the round of 16 in Russia 2018 after a 2-1 victory against Nigeria. Maradona went bonkers in the stands, following Rojo's goal, and it was clear the goal meant the world to him.
Peru have been sent out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup despite on Tuesday, June 26, despite winning their last Group C game beating Australia 2-0. The win could not help them as France and Denmark have qualified for round of 16.
The World Cup just posted its first 0-0 in the match between Denmark and France. The results mean that both sides will be playing in the second round of the World Cup. France however go into the Round of 16 having topped Group C.
Romelu Lukaku has added to his glory for Belgium in the ongoing World Cup in Russia. He became the country's all-time top scorer at major tournaments as the Belgium cruised past a poor Tunisia in Moscow on Saturday.
France continued their impressive run at the Russia 2018 World Cup as Les Bleues recorded a slim 1-0 win over Peru. It was an entertaining fixture between sides that showed a lot of energy in the early exchanges of the match.