Tearful Japan fans crushed by team's last-gasp loss to Belgium

04 July, 2018, 01:02 | Author: Greg Lawrence
  • Ronaldo returns to Sochi for Saturday's last-16 showdown against Uruguay

If only the rest of the world could take a note from Japan's World Cup contingent, than maybe the world would be a brighter, friendlier, and cleaner place.

Brazil have grown into the tournament after two unconvincing opening games, while Mexico suffered a 3-0 defeat in their third group game after two impressive wins.

Japan fans look dejected after the match against Belgium at Rostov Arena in Russia July 2, 2018.

A Japan fan tidies up the stadium after the loss to Belgium.

"I feel angry not to go, we could have been there, but I want Belgium to be world champion for my friend Lukaku", Sanchez told Fox Sports.

After their stunning comeback against Japan, Belgium will now face Brazil in the World Cup quarterfinals on June 6 in Kazan.

Four years ago, Hazard's then manager at Chelsea Jose Mourinho said: "Ronaldo and Messi are Ronaldo and Messi".

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The issue has also been complicated by a federal judge who ordered that divided families be reunited with 30 days. Protests have already begun to grow in size and frequency. "That looks different in different places", she said.

At the 2014 World Cup, Belgium reached the quarter-finals, losing to eventual runners-up Argentina, but Hazard was a pale shadow of his brilliant club self.

"Neymar is probably the best player I've ever played with or against". In celebration of our City Centurions' remarkable, record-smashing season, we are running a 100-themed summer feature.

Brazil, meanwhile, advanced past the group stage of the World Cup for the 13th consecutive time.

'They have many qualities, ' he said.

After missing the 1-0 win over England due to injury, it is expected Lukaku will return to the starting XI for the match against Japan in the round-of-16. "We brought players from the bench who made the difference, so today we are just happy to have won and have gone through".

Good on you, lads.

"We know what to do and not what to do", Hazard continued.

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