Neymar Has Missed Out On The Chance To Proclaim He's World's Best


Brazil stars arrived back home in sombre mood on Sunday as they touched down in Rio de Janeiro following their 2-1 quarter-final loss to Belgium.

Belgium have enjoyed a fantastic World Cup so far and Kevin De Bruyne has made clear that the team are ambitious and only thinking about winning the tournament in Russian Federation.

The Brazilian FA (CBF) wants to maintain Tite as head coach of the Brazilian national team until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar even though Brazil crashed out of the World Cup at the quarter-final stage following a 2-1 defeat against Belgium.

Cape Town - For only the fifth time in 21 Soccer World Cup editions - and the first time since 2006 - all four semi-finalists at Russian Federation 2018 hail from Europe.

A place in the World Cup final is at stake when European heavyweights France and Belgium meet for the 74th time in all competitions at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg.

After a brace in Atletico Madrid's Europa League final win over Marseille, firing France to their second World Cup would cap a glittering year for the newly contracted 27-year-old.

Brazil, Italy, Germany, Argentina, Uruguay, France, England and Spain have been the countries who have won the World Cup so far. Even though Lukaku did not have the desired impact for Chelsea, he credits Drogba for helping to shape him as a player.

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Of course there's no official word from the Brazil's camp as yet - so no way of knowing if the video is legitimate.

World Cup games can be defined by the quality of the play, the drama or what is at stake.

"I know the fans here are enjoying it", Kane said.

Here, we take a look at the contenders. This isn't just the Scotsman in me talking here, but these two teams are better than England and Croatia - although anything can happen in a final. Martinez hopes to succeed where they failed by employing a two-year process to ensure "this is a team, this is not a group of individuals".

An own goal from Manchester City's Fernandinho gave the Red Devils the lead in the 13th minute before his fellow club teammate, Kevin De Bruyne fired a thunderous shot to the left corner of Alisson's goal post to keep them two goals up in the first half.