Saturday, in the tournament's 50th match and the first Round of 16 contest, France bested Lionel Messi and Argentina, 4-3, in Kazan. Argentina had a 2-1 lead in the second half.

But it all went downhill after Benjamin Pavard knotted the game with a brilliant finish.

It then took only 11 minutes for France to go up 4-2.

With the loss, Argentina was eliminated.