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Arjen Robben's crying son becomes star of Argentina-Netherlands semifinal

Brooks Peck
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Luka Robben is the saddest Robben.

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Missing out on a World Cup final because of a penalty shootout is difficult to take and Arjen Robben's five-year-old son Luka simply wasn't having it after Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-2 on penalties. Once it was over, Robben went over to his wife Bernadien and son Luka, who endured the scoreless match from their front row seats. Luka was bawling as a TV camera caught his mother and father trying to comfort him and as a result, he quickly became the star of the match.

The television broadcast couldn't pick up the audio of what young Luka was shouting, but it was probably something along the lines of "Why does he keep diving?!" or  "I don't want to go to the third-place match!"

As sad as this moment was, Luka has also experienced a lot of joyous ones in his father's career, as well. Robben previously brought his son onto the pitch after the Netherlands beat quarterfinal opponent Costa Rica in a shootout and Luka, along with his siblings, has also taken part in a number of Bayern Munich's title celebrations in recent years.

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The Netherlands will now play Brazil in the third-place match and if Luka is still feeling down about the Argentina loss, he'll be around plenty of people feeling exactly the same way.

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