Argentina will make a decision over the future of Jorge Sampaoli at the end of July after the coach takes charge of the Under-20 side.
We take a look at the other hosts to have exceeded expectations as Russia prepare for their World Cup quarter-final against Croatia.
Following his criticism of the referee in Colombia's last-16 World Cup defeat to England, Diego Maradona has apologised to FIFA.
With Jorge Sampaoli's future in doubt due to World Cup disappointment, 1978 hero Mario Kempes says he wants to take charge of Argentina.
Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Thor Halldorsson, who saved a penalty from Lionel Messi at the World Cup, has joined Azerbaijani club Qarabag.
John Obi Mikel played in Nigeria's 2-1 defeat to Argentina at the World Cup just hours after being told his father's life was in danger.
Former Argentina head coach Diego Maradona said he would return to the national team for free and also backed Brazil to win the World Cup.
Sergio Aguero has omitted the Argentina management staff from a thank you message posted on Instagram on Monday
Florian Thauvin was purring over Kylian Mbappe's performance against Argentina, which saw the teenager score twice and create a penalty.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were both eliminated from the World Cup on Saturday, presenting Eden Hazard with a chance to impress.