Croatia's Modric (at left) scoring his nation's second goal against Argentina at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, on June 21. Croatia won this World Cup Group D match 3-0.
Spain's Nacho celebrating after scoring his team's third goal during the Group B match against Portugal at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 15. The match ended in a thrilling 3-3 draw.
A BREATHLESS and captivating World Cup in Russia is now at its half-way mark. All 48 group games are done and dusted, and the tournament enters the all-important knockout stage as we inch closer to crowning football's next world champion.