Nine things we loved on day 14: Son, Coutinho, Pogba & more

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Tottenham and Manchester United men grabbed out attention on day 14 of the World Cup, while a former Liverpool star showed his class once more.

Wednesday brought with it the biggest surprise of the tournament so far as reigning champions Germany failed to make it past the group stages due to a 2-0 defeat to South Korea.

We’ve rounded up some of the best of the action on and off the pitch.

Son Heung-min

This might be one of the most perfect ‘one of the big boys have really f*cked it, here’ goals.

South Korea

Now watch it with the Korean commentary.


We’re really sorry, but this should be the top result when you google ‘schadenfreude’.


There was a lot of this between Mexico and South Korea fans.

Philippe Coutinho

Paulinho labelled Coutinho a “phenomenon” after the former Liverpool man provided a brilliant assist for his Barcelona team-mate.


We’ve only just seen this video of a street in Argentina when Marcos Rojo scored the late winner against Nigeria to put his side through to the knockout stages.

A street in Argentina when Marcos Rojo scored the match winning golazo against Nigeria from r/soccer

Argentina, again

Likewise, we’ve only just seen this live TV program about Argentina’s economy getiting nterrupted by celebrations of Rojo’s goal.

Paul Pogba

This is incredibly impressive.

The new ball

How have we only just found out there’s a different ball for the knockout stages? This could change everything.

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