Lionel Messi World Cup Dream Is Alive and Well After Defeating the Netherlands in the Quarterfinals

The FIFA World Cup was a hit with fans everywhere. Even after extra time, the match between Argentina and the Netherlands ended in a stalemate. Argentina stunned the opponent in the penalty shootout.

Argentina defeated the Netherlands in the decisive match, 4-3 in the shootout. The action was significant for Messi fans because he has already stated that this will be his final FIFA World Cup.

The first quarter-final encounter of the FIFA World Cup 2022 has the entire world on edge. In the penalty shootout, Croatia upset Brazil. After extra time, the score was 1-1, but the Croatian team won the penalty shootout.

In extra time, Neymar gave Brazil the lead. Soon after, Bruno Petkovic came up with the equalizer, and the game went to penalties, which Croatia won 4-2.

Heartbroken Neymar was pictured in tears after his team was eliminated from the semi-finals. Neymar made his 124th international appearance and scored his eighth goal in FIFA World Cup history.

So far, Croatia and Argentina have advanced to the FIFA World Cup 2022 semi-finals. The match between the past two FIFA World Cup finalists will take place on December 13.

Cristiano Ronaldo did not play in the last game against Switzerland. After their thrashing of Switzerland in the last game, Portugal appears to be the stronger team against the underdogs.

Portugal coach Fernando Santos has hinted that Cristiano Ronaldo may not play against Morocco. He also stated that the Portugal captain is an essential member of the team and that there is no issue.

Portugal will be hoping to replicate their success from the previous game and join Argentina and Croatia in the semi-final pool. Morocco, on the other hand, has already impressed the world and has nothing to lose.

All of the action from last night’s game between Croatia and Brazil is captured in the video below:

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