FIFA WC 2022: BRA Suffer Elimination; ENG and FRA to Face off Today

Argentina made it to the semifinals of FIFA World Cup 2022 defeating Netherlands 4-3 on penalties following a thrilling 2-2 extra-time draw on Monday night. The Messi side will now face Croatia which stun defending champions Brazil in the match earlier.

Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez was the hero of the match after the South Americans let a two-goal lead slip in the final minutes.

Meanwhile, Brazilian super player, Neymar on Friday hinted that he might quit international football after suffering a defeat against Croatia. Emotional Neymar said- I m not closing doors for the national team but I also not guaranteeing 100 percent that I will return. He equaled Pele’s record tally of 77 goals for Brazil with a brilliant strike at the QFs held at the Luhsail Stadium on Friday.

In 2018, Brazil suffered a similar elimination at the hands of Belgium and was humiliated by Seleco in 2013 in the Semis against Germany when Neymar was at rest due to an injury.

Up next, European heavyweights, England and France will square off in the fourth quarter-final of the FIFA World Cup today at the Al Bayt Stadium. Both teams showed sheer dominance in their Round of 16 matches. While The Three Lions crushed Senegal 3-0, the French brigade also put up a strong performance, beating Poland 3-1.

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