ARGENTINA fans broke down in tears as they watched France Kyl off their World Cup dream.
Kylian Mbappe was the hero in a seven-goal thriller which saw Les Bleus reach the quarter-finals.
The striker scored twice after Antoine Griezmann and Benjamin Pavard, with Angel Di Maria, Gabriel Mercado and Sergio Aguero netting for the South Americans.
France’s joy meant heartbreak for Argentina, whose supporters feel their star-studded side have desperately underachieved.
Pictures show teary-eyed fans slumped over their seats at the Kazan Arena.
Lionel Messi was unable to inspire his nation to World Cup glory for the fourth time of asking.
And boss Jorge Sampaoli is sure to be sweating over his future having got through the group stage by the skin of his teeth ahead of Nigeria.
The Argies, who have twice won the World Cup, finished runners-up in 2014 and made the quarter-finals the previous two.
Supporters have had to endure agony in the Copa America too, with Argentina losing in four of the last five finals.
Messi famously retired after the last defeat in 2016 but reversed the decision two months later and helped his country qualify for Russia 2018.