Before the World Cup, the talk was of protests and scandals. But on the eve of the quarter-finals, many wonder if this could shape up as the greatest tournament ever. Giants have been extended to extra time, and minnows are being hailed as heroes - just look at Algeria, whose national team got the homecoming it deserved. Is this the best World Cup ever?
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