The 2018 World Cup group stages have drawn to a close, and with the knockout phase just around the corner, it’s worth looking back on the brilliance we’ve seen so far.
Champions Germany were knocked out, finishing bottom of their group after an historic defeat to South Korea, while the likes of Argentina and Spain struggled through to the last 16.
There were some incredible goals from the likes of Ricardo Quaresma, Cristiano Ronaldo and Denis Cheryshev, creating some memorable moments in Russia already.
England captured the nation’s hearts with two well-executed victories over Tunisia and Panama, sparking celebrations in Russia and around the home island.
Jesse Lingard hit the pick of the goals for Gareth Southgate’s men, while captain Harry Kane tops the goalscoring charts with five goals from just two appearances.
Ahead of the start of the last 16, the BBC have put together a brilliant montage of the best bits from the opening round of fixtures, and it’s bound to get you excited for the knockout stages to get underway.
Leighton Baines speaks to The Mind Map.
Not a good day to be an ATV Irdning fan.
Can we do it all again?
Try getting this Southgate chant out of your head.
The World Cup wasn’t *just* about great football.
Gerard Houllier did a lot of good at Liverpool.
World Cup winners tattoo on your forehead? Bold.
Maurizio Sarri has moved quickly at Chelsea.
We never saw this as a great save.
Xherdan Shaqiri always tries elasticos. He’s fun.