Argentina's Lionel Messi leaves the pitch after his team was eliminated during the round of 16 match between France and Argentina, at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
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France roared back against Argentina to reach the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday as wonderkid Kylian Mbappe sent Lionel Messi home empty-handed following a seven-goal thriller.Antoine Griezmann gave France the lead from the penalty spot but the South Americans leveled after a sweet hit from Angel Di Maria and edged ahead shortly after half-time through Gabriel Mercado.That set the scene for 19-year-old Mbappe, who netted two goals in four second-half minutes to become the first teenager to score at least twice in a World Cup match since Pele in 1958 .Portugal's problem against a Uruguay team with the meanest defense of the tournament could be their over-reliance on the 33-year-old five-time world player of the year.
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