Spain and Paraguay were the last teams to reach the quarter-finals of the finals. Here are a smattering of images from a day of some drama.
Up in the air: Iberian neighbours are well up for this one.
Ready for battle: Spain and Portugal listen to the anthems.
A Portuguese fan tries to encourage his team.
Ronaldo is the object of these fans's affections.
A Paraguay fan gives a bit of support to the cause.
A Spanish fan can see the quarter-finals.
Paraguay fans watch the action in Asuncion.
A Japanese fan flies the flag.
This Japanese fan suffers the pain of World Cup loss.
Paraguay fans paint the town red, white and blue.