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Kevin De Bruyne – Belgium
The Manchester Metropolis man additional confirmed how he is among the greatest midfielders on this planet in Russia as his pin level passing allowed Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard to be their standard harmful selves. Moreover he has proven he’s able to placing the ball within the internet together with his strike in opposition to Brazil.
Kieran Trippier – England
Sure Harry Kane received the Golden Boot however everybody was type of anticipating him to play nicely. Not loads was anticipated of Trippier who emerged as chic left again with a potent set-piece supply. Most likely England’s greatest participant all through the match.
Philippe Coutinho – Brazil
All the main target earlier than and throughout the match was on Neymar, however Coutinho was Brazil’s greatest participant. He was inventive, elusive obtained on the scoresheet on greater than as soon as event. His strike in opposition to Switzerland was one of many objectives of the match.
Yerry Mina – Colombia
With James Rodriguez injured and Radamel Falcao struggling, Yerry Mina regardless of being a centre-back picked up the scoring slack as he scored 3 times from headers to get his aspect to the Spherical of 16.
Diego Godin – Uruguay
The rock within the Uruguayan defence, Godin lead his crew to the quarter-finals however misplaced to the eventual champions France. Proper now, he’s in all probability the very best defender on this planet.
Denis Cheryshev – Russia
Not loads was anticipated of Russia going into the match, however they proved everybody flawed in 2018 as they obtained all the best way to the quarter-finals. Their greatest participant was Denis Cheryshev who scored 4 occasions together with an absolute stunner in opposition to Croatia.
Cristiano Ronaldo – Portugal
Portugal might have been knocked out of the World Cup by Uruguay within the Spherical of 16, however Ronaldo gave us one of many best moments of the match in his very first recreation in opposition to Spain. With the clock working out and his aspect Three-2 down, Ronaldo obtained fouled by Gerard Pique on the sting of the field. He then proceeded to attain and assist his aspect salvage a attract one of many video games of the match. He additionally scored the winner in opposition to Morocco too.
Andreas Granqvist – Sweden
Granqvist was the chief of the Swedish crew and helped information them to high their group and onto the quarter-finals the place they might lose to England. Of their first recreation he scored the decisive penalty to beat South Korea after which scored one other in a Three-Zero romping of Mexico. His defensive work was additionally wonderful because the Swedes stored three clean-sheets in 5 video games.
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