Defending Olympic champion Brazil had overwhelmed Saudi Arabia 3-1 earlier within the day to progress as Group D winner and can tackle Egypt within the final eight.
A bunch of Brazil gamers confirmed up on the Saitama stadium to look at the encounter between their rivals Argentina and Spain and had been delighted with the result.
Aston Villa‘s Douglas Luiz uploaded a video on Instagram tales during which he and his teammates Richarlison, Reinier and Matheus Cunha are all seen smiling and waving goodbye whereas watching the sport unfold with the caption: “Goodbye little brothers.”
Luiz and Richarlison had been a part of Brazil’s squad that misplaced 1-0 in opposition to Argentina within the Copa America ultimate on July 10 on the Maracana stadium.
The win in Rio gave Argentina their first main title in 28 years and noticed captain Lionel Messi clinch his first main crown with the nationwide group after 4 failed makes an attempt.
Argentina gained gold on the Olympics in 2008 with Messi in that squad however haven’t reached the rostrum since.