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FIFA World Cup: Round of 16 provides real picture of global football, but Morocco fight on
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FIFA World Cup: Round of 16 provides real picture of global football, but Morocco fight on

FIFA World Cup: While Morocco beat Spain, all other non-European teams bar Brazil and Argentina faltered in the Round of 16.

FIFA World Cup: Who is Goncalo Ramos, replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo who scored first hat-trick in Qatar?
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FIFA World Cup: Who is Goncalo Ramos, replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo who scored first hat-trick in Qatar?

Replacing Ronaldo in the Staring XI, Goncalo Ramos scored a hat-trick as Portugal beat Switzerland 6-1 to reach the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals.

FIFA World Cup: Portugal too much to handle, acknowledges Switzerland manager Murat Yakin
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FIFA World Cup: Portugal too much to handle, acknowledges Switzerland manager Murat Yakin

Asked about his future, Switzerland coach Murat Yakin said it was not time for over-reactions after they exited the FIFA World Cup.

FIFA World Cup: Portugal hero Goncalo Ramos 'never dreamt' of scoring a hat-trick
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FIFA World Cup: Portugal hero Goncalo Ramos 'never dreamt' of scoring a hat-trick

Ramos was only making his fourth appearance for the national side, having played ten minutes across two games in the group stage.

FIFA World Cup: Morocco coach Walid Regragui admits plan was to let Spain have the ball
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FIFA World Cup: Morocco coach Walid Regragui admits plan was to let Spain have the ball

Regragui said the team worked for four days on their gameplan to reduce the impact of midfield trio Sergio Busquets, Pedri and Gavi.

Watch: FIFA World Cup win makes Morocco the 'pride' of Arab fans
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Watch: FIFA World Cup win makes Morocco the 'pride' of Arab fans

Saudis, Qataris and Egyptians joined Moroccans in the celebrations, waving their countries' flags in the traditional market as police gathered around the edge.

FIFA World Cup: Ronaldo was dropped for 'strategic' reasons, says coach Santos after Portugal reach quarters
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FIFA World Cup: Ronaldo was dropped for 'strategic' reasons, says coach Santos after Portugal reach quarters

Fernando Santos had expressed his unhappiness with Ronaldo's reaction to being substituted in the final group stage game against South Korea.

FIFA World Cup: 'A little bit of luck', says Morocco goalkeeper Yassine Bounou on his penalty heroics against Spain
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FIFA World Cup: 'A little bit of luck', says Morocco goalkeeper Yassine Bounou on his penalty heroics against Spain

Yassine Bounou saved two of Spain's penalties in the 3-0 shootout triumph as his side reached the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in their history.

FIFA World Cup: 'Can't say, because I don't know', says Luis Enrique on his future as Spain head coach
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FIFA World Cup: 'Can't say, because I don't know', says Luis Enrique on his future as Spain head coach

Spain manager Luis Enrique saw his side beaten 3-0 on penalties after a 0-0 draw with Morocco over 120 minutes.

FIFA World Cup: Goncalo Ramos bags hat-trick as Portugal crush Switzerland 6-1 to reach quarterfinals
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FIFA World Cup: Goncalo Ramos bags hat-trick as Portugal crush Switzerland 6-1 to reach quarterfinals

The 21-year-old Goncalo Ramos, who started instead of Cristiano Ronaldo, became the youngest player to strike three times in a World Cup knockout match since Pele in 1958.

FIFA World Cup: Results, Groups, Tables
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FIFA World Cup: Results, Groups, Tables

FIFA World Cup 2022: Check the latest results, fixtures, groups, tables of the football World Cup.

FIFA World Cup: Spain's exit to Morocco on penalties 'cruel', says Sergio Busquets
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FIFA World Cup: Spain's exit to Morocco on penalties 'cruel', says Sergio Busquets

Busquets, 34, would not be immediately drawn on whether he would continue playing international football.

Brazilian legend Pele's health 'improving progressively': Hospital
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Brazilian legend Pele's health 'improving progressively': Hospital

Pele was hospitalised last Tuesday in Sao Paulo for what doctors called a "reevaluation" of his chemotherapy treatments

Samuel Eto'o sorry for fan 'altercation' but slams Algeria 'provocation'
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Samuel Eto'o sorry for fan 'altercation' but slams Algeria 'provocation'

A video widely shown on social media showed the four-time African player of the year breaking free from people seeking to restrain him and kneeing a blogger in the face

FIFA World Cup: Morocco dump Spain out on penalties to reach quarters for first time
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FIFA World Cup: Morocco dump Spain out on penalties to reach quarters for first time

Pablo Sarabia, Carlos Soler, and Sergio Busquets missed their penalties for Spain, with Sarabia hitting the post and Morocco goalkeeper Yassine Bounou stopping the other two.

Portugal vs Switzerland Highlights, FIFA World Cup 2022: Portugal reach quarters with 6-1 win over Switzerland
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Portugal vs Switzerland Highlights, FIFA World Cup 2022: Portugal reach quarters with 6-1 win over Switzerland

Portugal vs Switzerland Highlights, FIFA World Cup 2022: Goncalo Ramos scored a memorabe hat-trick to help Portugal beat Switzerland 6-1, and reach the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Morocco beat Spain on penalties to qualify for last-8
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Morocco beat Spain on penalties to qualify for last-8

FIFA World Cup 2022 Live: Morocco beat Spain 4-1 on penalties, after a stalemate in 120 minutes, to qualify for quarterfinals.

FIFA World Cup: Belief is Croatia's biggest weapon vs Brazil in quarterfinals
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FIFA World Cup: Belief is Croatia's biggest weapon vs Brazil in quarterfinals

Croatia is one of the least populous countries who qualified for this World Cup, larger in that regard than only host Qatar.

FIFA World Cup: Germany sacks team director Oliver Bierhoff following dismal campaign
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FIFA World Cup: Germany sacks team director Oliver Bierhoff following dismal campaign

Four-time World Cup champion, Germany, finished third in Group E behind Japan and Spain with just four points in three games thus failing to make it to the knockout stage.

FIFA World Cup: Asian teams 'getting closer' despite knockout blows in Qatar
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FIFA World Cup: Asian teams 'getting closer' despite knockout blows in Qatar

Australia, Japan and South Korea -- three of the six Asian Football Confederation teams at the World Cup -- reached the first knockout stage.