Brazil, Netherlands Out of World Cup

Brazil, Netherlands Out of World Cup.  Brazil were knocked out of the World Cup on penalties as Croatia kept their nerve to edge through to the semi-finals and Argentina, who fended off the Netherlands (also on penalties) to reach the semifinals.

The men’s FIFA World Cup quarterfinals kicked off on Friday as teams moved one step closer to claiming the game’s most coveted trophy.

Up first, top-ranked Brazil crashed out of the tournament after a stunning loss to Croatia in a penalty shootout, before the second shootout of the day saw Argentina prevail over the Netherlands.

Two penalty shootouts sees Argentina, Croatia move on.