Here's how the country reacted on Twitter as one of the most favourite teams, Brazil were sent home in a night of high drama.
France VS Belgium— Issa Sarr (@Noblesarr18) July 6, 2018
I can't wait! pic.twitter.com/KAtlXxdIlL
Belgium look a class act. Hazard, De Bruyne and Lukaku running riot, taking full advantage of Brazil’s lack of defensive discipline— Dean Furman (@de4no22) July 6, 2018
Aller les Bleus! https://t.co/hmsWvrjkin— Issa Sarr (@Noblesarr18) July 6, 2018
Am I the only one stressing about the World Cup coming towards an end..?.— Amanda toki Dlamini (@Amanda_Dlamini9) July 6, 2018
On a lighter note, France 🇫🇷 and 🇧🇷 Brazil for the win today.!
Enjoy the pulsating football on offer today.!
I’ve missed some good quality football and I’ve missed you guys
Who's going home after 90 minutes plus...?— Marks Maponyane (@MarksMaponyane) July 6, 2018
Finally a Golden Generation from the English Premier League make that big step in the #WorldCup, instead of being England from a decade ago, it's Belgium. #BEL. The difference is they have a better balance, players with superior control & an intelligent gameplan.— Ignat Football (@IgnatFootball) July 6, 2018
France 🇫🇷 did the job,Hope my boys do me proud..! Brazil 🇧🇷Samba Boys to take center stage.. pic.twitter.com/IWGiCJU84q— Amanda toki Dlamini (@Amanda_Dlamini9) July 6, 2018
Brazil 🇧🇷 waited 80 mins to play like a team !! To little to late , well done Belgium 🇧🇪— Ryan Moon (@ryan29moon) July 6, 2018