Didier Deschamps believes NGolo Kante played a huge part in ending Lionel Messi's World Cup dream and now he has Belgium in his sights.
Defensive duo Domagoj Vida and Dejan Lovren will try to keep England captain Harry Kane quiet, says Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic.
Lucas Hernandez has fired a warning shot at Eden Hazard as France prepare to face Belgium in the World Cup semi-finals.
They may have exited at the last-16 stage, but Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo still represent the standard to aspire to for Harry Kane.
Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Thor Halldorsson, who saved a penalty from Lionel Messi at the World Cup, has joined Azerbaijani club Qarabag.
Harry Kane matched Tommy Lawton's 79-year-old record of netting in six consecutive England games with his penalty against Colombia.
Neymar did what Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi could not, in advancing to the last eight of Russia 2018 as Brazil defeated Mexico.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were both eliminated from the World Cup on Saturday, presenting Eden Hazard with a chance to impress.
Diego Maradona was frustrated by Marcos Rojo conceding a penalty to France's Kylian Mbappe, who reminded him of a former Argentina star.
"Without Lionel Messi, we are just another team," said Diego Maradona after Argentina were eliminated from the World Cup by France.