The Asian side needed to beat Germany by more than two goals to stand a chance of qualifying from Group F as runners up and hope Mexico beat Sweden but their already slim hopes ended when the Scandinavians raced into a 3-0 lead in the second half.
All eyes were on Lionel Messi's Argentina as they came close to a shock early exit.
Son Heung-Min and his South Korean team-mates were pelted with eggs and Union Jack cushions after arriving home from the World Cup. Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin will be a familiar foe from La Liga derbies, but the Uruguay captain is one of the toughest centre-backs around.
Denis Cheryshev has been one of Russia's stars at this tournament with three goals but has spent his entire club career in Spain.
After the crushing defeat Germany head coach Joachim Low said the holders did not deserve a place in the knockout stages. Visit SportsLine now to see which teams you should be all over in your World Cup brackets, and which upsets are the key to victory, all from the model that's returned an incredible 1800 percent profit on bookmakers' closing odds.
Uruguay, though, are the only team not to have conceded a goal.
"I didn't look at that group and think automatically they'd go through".
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Drogba told BBC that he worked with Lukaku at Chelsea on that technique as he went through on goal. The Group G runner-up plays the victor of Group H.
A rich seam of talent all appearing to peak at the same time makes Belgium genuine contenders, although the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard were knocked out of the European Championships by Wales two years ago.
Top stat: With nine goals scored in their three group games, Belgium are the top scorers in the competition.
The Germans were potential quarter-final opponents for England who could now face Brazil or Sweden, if they navigate their last 16 game.
Shin, heavily criticised back home for the 1-0 defeat to Sweden and the 2-1 loss to Mexico in their previous outings in Russian Federation, said the win over Germany was all due to his meticulous preparation.
Russia had pledged to host a safe and secure World Cup in 11 cities which would be inclusive and diverse, but racist incidents at matches between Russian Premier League clubs and at an global friendly earlier this year fuelled concerns that players and fans could be subjected to abuse.
Kane has the more hard task of facing Colombia, so Lukaku is likely to have caught his Golden Boot rival by the time the quarter-finals come around, should they both progress. The Scandinavians used their physicality and brute strength - and some clinical finishing - to take down both Mexico and South Korea, while almost taking a point off Germany.
Group H: Colombia (6), Japan (4), Senegal (4), Poland (3). "If I score a goal I'd be very happy, but I'd be happier if we stay in the tournament".