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Manchester United's Paul Pogba Consoles Lionel Messi After World Cup Exit

Manchester United's Paul Pogba Consoles Lionel Messi After World Cup Exit”

Pogba and Messi came head-to-head in Saturday's World Cup knockout game in Kazan, with the Manchester United man putting in a fine performance for France to knock out the five time Ballon d'Or victor. The result is that these modern-day icons, who have dominated the game's individual accolades for the last decade, will be watching the rest of of the tournament from home.

Ronaldo and Messi arrived in Russian Federation after Real Madrid won a third straight Champions League title and Barcelona won La Liga.

In one of the most freakish incidents, a couple ended their marriage because of a heated argument over which of the two - Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo - is a better footballer.

Uruguay vs. Portugal - Football Match Report
Uruguay is the only team that didn't concede a goal in the first round - in a group containing Russia, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. And up front they boast two of the greatest goal-scorers of their generation in Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani .

With both now into their 30's, this could well have been their last chance to win the World Cup - nearly certainly while still at the peak of their powers. "I don't think referees have been protecting him enough".

As they both head for home, we take a look at how their time in Russian Federation will be remembered.

Ronaldo singled out Neymar as a potential victor - noting that he himself won the Federation Internationale de Football Association award after an injury-hit season that peaked with Brazil's World Cup title.

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Edinson Cavani scored two superb goals as Uruguay beat Portugal to set up a World Cup quarter-final meeting with France.

There was no goal from Ronaldo this time.

Sampaoli says he was informing rather than consulting Messi in an exchange during the team's last World Cup match that some have interpreted as him ceding authority to the Barcelona man.

Audio shows children sobbing for 'mami' and 'papa' at detention center
The public is getting its first look at what the conditions are like inside an old warehouse in South Texas where the U.S. An estimated 2,000 children have been separated from their parents between mid-April and the end of May.

Brazil's Neymar lies on the ground during the round of 16 match between Brazil and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Monday, July 2, 2018.



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