Andres Iniesta confirms retirement from Spain squad after World Cup exit

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Barcelona and Atletico Madrid follow just behind with 18 and 13, respectively, and the first Spaniard to ever find the net at a World Cup was none other than Athletic Club's Alejandro Irarragorri in 1934, the nation's debut appearance.

"It's very hard", Ramos said.

Rewarded with a sponsor's trophy, Akinfeev acknowledged the part played by an 78,000 crowd in Moscow: "I'm not the man of the match, the man of the match is our team - and our fans".

Cesc Fabregas was left "speechless" as Spain exited the 2018 World Cup to hosts Russian Federation on Sunday afternoon.

It was the fifth time in a row a World Cup host nation has won a penalty shootout, Federation Internationale de Football Association said.

Russian Federation will face either Croatia or Denmark, who were meeting later on Sunday, in Sochi on July 7.

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England know their opponents in the last-16 after Colombia topped Group H. The South Americans reached the quarter-finals last time out and are clearly stronger than Japan, who came second in the group. He also noted that thanks to Chechresov the team has made the impossible making it to the playoffs.

But the way the draw has worked out, England have been presented with an wonderful chance to potentially reach their first World Cup final since 1966. It was not to be.

And it appeared to bounce off his calf and into the net as he fell into the Spain defender.

"We could not do more - we gave everything".

"Penalties are a lottery - and we lost today, but I am very proud of these players as captain". "I'm sure all of Spain are proud of us". "VAR is there to help, and the referee did not whistle it".

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