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FOOTIE TWEETS: World Cup qualifiers special

The final spots for the FIFA World Cup were up for grabs this week with several teams playing for their chance to book a ticket to Rio in 2014.

No doubt, the most highly anticipated clash was the encounter between Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal and Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden.

The two superstars did not disappoint as they accounted for all of the six goals over both matches. However there could only be one winner…

With four goals in the two legs including an all-important hat-trick in Sweden on Tuesday, Cristiano Ronaldo is truly on fire.

With Ronaldo currently on 29 goals for season for both Real Madrid and Portugal, Fulham loanee Darren Bent poses an interesting question.

However, according to Sky Sports, Zlatan believes there is no point watching either of them compete at the World Cup without himself there.

Colombia hitman Radamel Falcao had the chance to meet Manchester United great Ruud Van Nistelrooy as Los Cafeteros travelled to Amsterdam to face the Netherlands.

The game ended in a goalless draw but Dutch midfelder Kevin Strootman was quick to remind us of the Oranje's current unbeaten streak which is flying under the radar.

The match was an unfavorable one for Dutch midfielder Rafael Van Der Vaart who took to Twitter to update fans on the injury he picked up during the match.

Diego Forlan celebrates Uruguay's qualification as they became the final team to book their ticket to Brazil 2014.

Bayern Munich striker Mario Mandzukic gave us a glimpse of Croatia's post-World Cup qualification celebrations following the side's 2-0 defeat of Iceland.

Tim McGlone
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