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We are now well into this year's World Cup as we head into the final group games before the knockout phase of the competition commences.
There have been plenty of thrills and spills so far at the controversial tournament in the Middle East.
And below, Sportsmail's MATT BARLOW pens his latest World Cup diary from Doha in Qatar.
There have been plenty of thrills and spills so far at the controversial tournament in Qatar
Milan Borjan receives abuse after Canada's World Cup exit
Canada goalkeeper Milan Borjan should be applauded for his dignity under a hail of abuse as Canada were eliminated from the World Cup in defeat by Croatia. Borjan, 35, is of Serbian heritage, born in Croatia when it was within Yugoslavia and plays for Red Star Belgrade.
He was taunted relentlessly by rival supporters armed with banners referencing the ethnic cleansing atrocities