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Brazil, the overwhelming favorite to win the World Cup, has been knocked out, and now the tournament is wide open

Brazil, the overwhelming favorite to win the World Cup, has been knocked out, and now the tournament is wide open

Elsewhere in the other game, the Golden Generation of Belgium continued to prove their mettle at the highest stage as they ousted a domineering Brazil team out of the FIFA World Cup underway in Russian Federation.

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Francis often meets with visiting national soccer teams, has a collection of gifted jerseys and frequently promotes the value of sports particularly for young people. "Now, it is me watching his videos from time to time, and I have a lot of respect for him and what he is doing".

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Some fans even went as far as to say that Neymar's action on the pitch had ruined Brazil's solid reputation and lost them respect others branded him a "disgrace".

Hazard was particularly impressive as Belgium beat Brazil on Friday night, whereas Mbappe caught the eye by nearly singlehandedly destroying Argentina in the last 16 stage.

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The victory boosted France's morale, and they followed it up with a workman-like 2-0 win over Uruguay that was impressive because of how well they managed to control the game against tricky opponents. Unless one of them has an unprecedented finish to the tournament, it's hard to see how they would overcome Ronaldo's lead just by being one of several great players on a World Cup winning team.

"He has brought us that important element of experience", the coach said on Friday.

In earning their rightful place in the semi-finals, Belgium have shown what rewards await those teams that are prepared to put nine or 10 men behind the ball when the opposition are in possession and initiate swift and deadly breaks in transition.

"If we win, he will also be happy because ultimately he is a Frenchman", said France defender Lucas Hernandez on Saturday. "We just hope he doesn't beat us in this semi-final". He's helped me from when I arrived in England, we have a very special and close relationship.

"Maybe it's this sort of match that we needed for the future", said Hazard, the captain.

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