#WC2018: Putin put no pressure on Russian Federation to beat Spain

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He was unable to inspire Spain to victory however as they were beaten 4-3 on penalties by the World Cup hosts.

"Sometimes, the end does not happen the way you dreamed it would, and is instead marked by the circumstances".

Putin did not attend the match in Moscow and it is not known if he will attend Russia's quarter-final.

"As we perfectly well showed to the world, we welcome any fans from any country", Sorokin said.

"It's very hard", Ramos said after the game.

"Some players will come, others will go, but we're always proud to represent this national team". We will be back at big tournaments again.

Erdogan's victory will have far-reaching implications for Turkey and the Middle East
It, however, said voters had a genuine choice during what was a "vibrant" campaign in "a highly polarized political environment". Ince also complained that it was an unfair election but accepted Erdogan's victory during a news conference Monday.

Russian Federation will face the victor of Sunday's later last-16 match between Croatia and Denmark.

Spain, who parted ways with coach Julen Lopetegui just days before the tournament, joined England and Italy as the only teams to lose three shootouts at the World Cup, after they were also dumped out in the quarterfinals in 2002 to hosts South Korea and in 1986 to Belgium.

There is no denying that De Gea is one of the greatest goalkeepers in the world and his consistent feats of brilliance between the sticks of Manchester United over the years have placed him as the very best in the eyes of several supporters. He also noted that thanks to Chechresov the team has made the impossible making it to the playoffs.

With Spain on the attack, Aspas tripped over the feet of a Russian defender.

"We could not do more - we gave everything. VAR is there to help, and the referee did not whistle it".

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