Proved our worth by working hard: Russian Federation coach

Russian fans were dejected at the result but happy at the team's overall performance

Russian fans were dejected at the result but happy at the team's overall performance

The Russian team was eliminated from the World Cup on Saturday after losing a quarter-final thriller against Croatia, who claimed their second penalty shootout win in a row.

In addition, the exhibition showcases Qatar's plans for the next edition of the tournament in 2022, while celebrating the country's football history, including the comprehensive FIFA World Cup™ tickets collection of Qatari collector Mohammed Abdulatif.

The long-suffering Russians entered the biggest event in sport as its lowest-ranked nation but ended up coming up just short of reaching their first World Cup semi-final in 52 years.

"I believe that people did not only start trusting us but they are in love with us".

Speaking before yesterday's game, Mrs May said: "I have always said that we take this every game at a time, as I think Gareth Southgate has said for his team".

"We hope we have turned this situation for the better".

By the time they get back to Moscow again, France will have racked up 1,300 miles (about 2,100 kilometers) and Belgium will have gone 1,700 miles (about 2,700 kilometers) in about five days.

Croatia earned their shot at England after beating hosts Russian Federation 4-3 on penalties after the match was tied 2-2 after extra-time as Denis Cheryshev and Mario Fernandes traded goals with Andrej Kramaric and Domagoj Vida.

"We've talked, touched briefly, certainly, on the team which won".

The coach of the 1998 side, Jaroslav Ciro Blazevic, said for a long time he did not want any other team to match his players' achievements.

England, the 1966 World Cup champion, last reached the semifinals in 1990. "We have succeeded I believe, but it is time to take a step forward".

After taking her oath in 2015, Grabar-Kitarovic said she will work on making Croatia - which has a 20 per cent unemployment rate and a six-year recession - 'a rich state'.

"England are one of the favourites to win the World Cup and you need to respect that, but we have nothing to lose".

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.