World Cup 2018: Spain trolled on Twitter after embarrassing exit

first_imgSpain were knocked out in the round of 16 by a 4-2 (1-1) penalty shootout shock defeat to hosts Russia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.With the win Russia qualified for the round of 16 as Koke and Lago Aspas missed their attempts for Spain while the Russians converted their first four spot kicks.Russia’s Sergei Ignashevich’s own goal in the 12th minute opened Spain’s account before Artem Dzyuba struck in the 41st minute to equalise.Russia captain Igor Akinfeev saved Iago Aspas’ spot kick with his foot to trigger wild celebrations all over Russia.MATCH – HIGHLIGHTS | REPORT”In the second half, we were trying to defend. We were hoping for penalties and that’s what happened, thank God,” Akinfeev said. “We are having a fantastic World Cup.”This is how Twitter reacted:Ranking is just a number when #Russia took on #Spain it was a battle of equals the #Russains lived the dreams of 114 million hearts, what a win Huge, we can celebrate Goalkeepers Day #Worldcup2018Russia #Football Menezes (@menezeshenry) July 1, 2018Crazy to think that one of these 9 will be in the World Cup final:Russia????Croatia????Denmark????Switzerland????Sweden????England??????????????Colombia????Just as crazy that:Germany????Argentina????Portugal????Spain????have already gone home…What a WILD #WorldCupTom Hutchinson (@THutchinson29) July 1, 2018Out of #WorldCupGermany ?Spain ?Argentina ?Portugal ? Jokes (@Footy_JokesOG) July 1, 2018VAR officials for that penalty decision on Ramos/Pique”Didn’t look like a penalty to me””I didn’t see a penalty””No penalty””I see nothing wrong”#ESPRUS #SPARUS #WorldCup Of The Kop (@_RoarOfTheKop_) July 1, 2018Russia’s goalkeeper knocks out Spain from penalties by his foot #ESPRUS #RUS #WorldCup (@__chadders__) July 1, 2018FIFA.., I Don’t Feel So Good..!#ESPRUS #WorldCup #SPNRUS #ESP Babu (@Akhil7Cena) July 1, 2018#RUS does it. UN. REAL. #WorldCup Galaxy (@LAGalaxy) July 1, 2018Portugal out – Ronaldo outArgentina Out – Messi outSpain out – Rest of LaLiga outI’m thinking – what would India do for the rest of the world cup!?#WorldCupSiddharth Mishra (@Mirror_ur_self) July 1, 2018An era. Goodbye and thank you Andrés Iniesta?? #SPARUS #WorldCup Ndlela (@mbali_ndlela) July 1, 2018last_img

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