He scored 10 goals in 5 appearances for the country, which included a hat-trick against Argentina in the quarterfinals. "Though he is an inspiration for his team but that was not enough to make him go far in this world Cup", Siasia said on Super Sport.
Messi did ride to their rescue with a superb opening goal to help squeeze past Nigeria 2-1 to set up the meeting with France.
Although the Uruguayan striker limped off, he later said it was only a knock and he expects to be back to face France in the quarter-finals.
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Low himself said he would need some time to ponder his next move after 12 years in charge of the Germany squad. They had a disappointing draw with Iceland (1:1) and a thorough beating from Croatia (0:3).
Mbappe's first goal came seven minutes later when he snared a loose ball, taking one touch to race past his marker and lashing it home with his left foot through Armani's dive. Argentina continued to fight over the last 20 minutes but Aguero's header from Messi's cross in stoppage time was too little, too late.
For the second game running, it was a Paris Saint-Germain who was the matchwinner, Edinson Cavani bagging a devastating double either side of a Pepe equaliser to ensure both five-time Ballon d'Or winners were eliminated from the showpiece at the same stage. Portugal's run for the World Cup came to a screeching halt, thanks to Luis Suarez, 31, Edison Cavani, 31, and the rest of La Celeste.
"Today we committed a mistake that led to the equalizer but we have a very strong team in terms of mindset", Tabarez added, citing the value of his team's "intensity, focus and tactical intuition".
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"Even if you don't have a lot of possession you can inflict pain on your opponent".
"Now is not the time to talk about the future of players and coaches", said Ronaldo, who, like Messi, leaves the World Cup having never scored a goal in the knockout rounds.
"He's a shining light for us all and we have to do our very best to all try to be at his level". We tried to surround him with the right players to take advantage of that talent, it is a talent that no other team has.
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On Saturday, they will come up against an opponent they have faced on countless occasions in El Derbi Madrileno . That miss, however, has probably fired the 33-year-old to come up with a stronger display in this encounter.
"I think that we can win against anybody, we can always win and that's what we need to believe, just think about victory", Cheryshev said.