Portugal will face-off against Switzerland today in the FIFA World Cup round of 16 game at Lusail stadium at 8:00pm ,with the winner set to advance to the quarterfinal of the competition....CONTINUE READING
But before then, a highly spirited Morocco team will take on Spain for a chance to play in the quarterfinal at 4;00pm, as the former are now the only African team left in the World Cup after Senegal’s elimination at the hands of England a few days ago.
Kylian Mbappe,Cody Gakpo,Lionel Messi,Bruno Fernandes and Bukayo Saka are some of the top footballers who have had an impressive start to the tournament,with a few games left before the competition is all wrapped up.
With Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi possibly playing their last FIFA World Cup tournament,football fans and pundits will undoubtedly love to see either of the two win the highly prestigious trophy, even as other contenders like France and Brazil are also showing signs of being major contenders for the World Cup trophy.
After Portugal and Argentina both finished top of their respective groups,they could face-off in the World Cup final scheduled to hold several days from now,if both sides hold down to win all their games and follow this designated pathway that I will list below.
Here is the pathway that could see both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo meet in the final of the World Cup if all things go as planned;
Quarterfinal; Argentina to win Netherlands and Portugal to win either of Spain or Morocco
Semifinal; Argentina to win either of Brazil or Croatia and Portugal to win either of France or England
Final; Argentina Vs Portugal
While the possibility of this prediction going through is quite low,it is also important to know that nothing is impossible in football,and we may yet get to see Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo meet in a FIFA World Cup final game.