Best XI in World Cup Round of 16

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Best XI in World Cup Round of 16
Fabrizio Bensch/Associated Press

A total of 24 teams have left the 2014 World Cup, and there are just eight nations left in the fight to become champions of the world.

The host nation are still there in the battle, but they are joined by perhaps some lesser household names in Colombia and Costa Rica. But those two teams have lit up the World Cup with some great play and are definitely in the quarter-finals on merit.

Elsewhere, the likes of Argentina are still standing, after they scraped through against Switzerland with a late, late goal. It took extra time for Germany to progress against Algeria, while France continued to breeze their way through the tournament with another comfortable win.

But out of all eight last-16 ties at the World Cup, which 11 players stood out above the rest? Let's take a look.

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