"Now is not the time to talk about the future, either of the coach or the players", the Portugal skipper said after the game.
"I am convinced that Argentina football has very, very good players and very, very good young players so we will have to work on them to be one of the first teams in the world again", Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli said. Even today, he sees me from 50 meters away and shouts at me: "Diego" and I "Ron", " he said.
France and Uruguay's respective progression into the quarter-final of the World Cup has ensured that both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will leave the tournament having failed to break their duck in the knockout stages.
Season after season, Messi is still a gravity-defying magician with the right assistants, while Ronaldo must be lauded for the diligence he has shown sculpting everything - from his physique to his pace, power and precision with the ball.
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He is Belgium's record scorer with 40 goals in 71 appearances and will be central to their hopes as Roberto Martinez attempts to finally get the best out of a golden generation.
"If I had to choose, I would never have any doubt".
The attacking pair linked up perfectly for Uruguay's open, which saw Cavani send a sweeping cross-field ball to Suarez, before spring half the length of the pitch to turn the return ball home. "Pele is another category, but it's good to be among these people".
'But it's those who score more goals who win.
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When playing one bad match in a tournament is below par for a German team, Low's has failed to turn up in two. They followed that up by nearly drawing with Sweden , but for a wonder-strike by Toni Kroos at the death.
Cavani used that space well, curling home from the edge of the box for what proved the victor.
"It is a great finish, but when you are facing a situation like that as a goalkeeper, you need to be a little bit further out of the goal". "But as always, we will bank on the strength of our team as a collective".
"After that there was nothing in Portugal..."
So, another eventful day out at the World Cup for the two-time victor, though this time there were no stories of paramedic interventions and hospital visits, followed by a statement to confirm his good health.
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