Nigeria Thank God Nigeria is in and here are other big guys that have gotten their world cup tickets! France: Giroud scores for France France clinched qualification for the World Cup thanks to goals from Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud in a hard-fought 2-1 win over Belarus on Tuesday. NetherLands out. Robben quit International matches! Robben Photo: Sky Sports Arjen Robben announced his retirement from the Netherlands after his two goals against Sweden were not enough for the Dutch to qualify for the World Cup. The former Chelsea and Real Madrid winger, 33, steered his side to a 2-0 win against Sweden on Tuesday in what proved to be his final international appearance as they missed out on a play-off place. The Netherlands needed to win by seven goals to have the chance to reach next year’s World Cup in Russia. “I wanted to show one more time all the things that I can do,” Robben said after the game. Argentina Messi Lionel Messi scored a superb hat-trick as Argentina came from behind to win away in Ecuador and qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Brazil had already qualified and Luis Suarez scored twice as Uruguay beat Bolivia 4-2 to qualify, with Colombia also advancing with a 1-1 draw in Peru. Peru finished fifth in South American qualifying and will now meet New Zealand in a two-legged play-off. Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez and Chile are out after losing 3-0 in Brazil. BBC reports that Argentina began the day in sixth position and in danger of not qualifying for a World Cup for the first time since 1970. Portugal! Ronaldo Photo: BBC/EPA European champions Portugal beat Switzerland in Lisbon to finish top of European Qualifying Group B and reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia. A draw or a loss would have left Portugal in the play-offs but an own goal from Johan Djourou and a goal from Andre Silva took Portugal through. France beat Belarus 2-1 to win Group A, and yes, Nigeria is in already!