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France won the World title in 1998 after beating Brazil 3-0 while Uruguay beat Argentina 4-2 in the first World Cup in 1930 and beat Brazil 2-1 in the 1950 World Cup.

Heading into the World Cup, many did not know what to expect with Sweden given that they are missing out on probably the best player to ever come out of the country, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

"Sweden today are a very hard team to break down".

It's clear that something important has happened and that the natural order of the world has changed, maybe we should start preparing for the end of the world... or maybe Gareth Southgate has been able to change the mindset of this young England side.

Brazilians, who watched Jordan Henderson go down clutching his forehead after being hit under the chin and Harry Maguire diving in the box, want the same rigid criteria to be used as when judging Neymar.

One team boasts star quality in England while the Swedes are complete with players who are ready to win despite being underdogs.

Nevertheless, Pickford shone in the last 16 win against Colombia, making a wonderful save in the dying stages of normal time to deny Mateus Uribe's long range effort and then stunningly palming away Carlos Barra's penalty in the shootout.

And on Tuesday, Sweden proved that once again that dogged defending and huge collective effort can be very effective, even in the knockout stages of the World Cup.

Despite his superb form for Barcelona last season, Lionel Messi only scored one goal at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation which was against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

With Brazil superstar Neymar having been heavily criticised for his behaviour at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation so far, Ronaldo Nazario has now addressed the matter.

While Uruguay have exceptional forwards of their own in Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, they also boast a man mountain at the back in Diego Godin.

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