A number of things could have propelled any of the 16 remaining teams into the knockout stages. A great performance by a star player, a bit of help from another team, or a crucial mistake from an opposing defender.
No matter how they got here, one thing every team will need in the round of 16 is a stable goalkeeper on top form.
A keeper that is confident, performing well and organizing his defense effectively can go a long way in the knockout stages. Whether it's saving penalty kicks or calming everyone's nerves in a tight match. It's no fluke that behind every champion we see a successful keeper at the helm.
Here are how the remaining 16 stack up.