Tag Archives: Messi

World Cup Day 23: Shootout sends Argentina to Germany clash

It was powerhouse vs powerhouse as South American juggernauts Argentina came up against Europe’s historic Oranje. With Germany already waiting in the final, the Netherlands and Argentina would battle to decide who would have the impossible task of toppling the Germans. … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 19: Extra time sends Belgium and Argentina through

Messi bails Argentina out with minutes to go In the World Cup’s penultimate round of 16 game, Lionel Messi’s Argentina came up against a Switzerland side who boast a left-footed wizard of their own. The Swiss, led by none other … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 14: Shaqiri and Messi star as Switzerland and Argentina go through

Messi picking up steam as Argentina win Day 14 exploded into life when Lionel Messi’s Argentina took on Group F opponents Nigeria. For the Argentines, progress to the knockout rounds was already sealed, but a win or draw against Nigeria … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 10: Messi magic puts Argentina through

Underdogs Iran frustrate Argentina In the first game of the World Cup’s 10th day, overwhelming favourites Argentina met an Iran side that they were expected to dismantle. But, as so many other underdogs have done this World Cup, Iran set … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 4: France claim big victory, Messi scores for Argentina

The fourth day of the World Cup brought great action from Group E and a first glimpse of Argentina’s fabled front line. Dramatic goal seals Swiss comeback Switzerland have been touted as a potential dark horse for this tournament – … Continue reading

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World Cup guide: All 32 competitors unmasked

It’s that time again. After four long, tantalizing years we are about to get what we’ve been waiting for: the FIFA World Cup is upon us. Brazil is the venue, and glory awaits the team who can go all the … Continue reading

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World Cup Preview: Group F

The selling point of this fascinating group is quite simple: diversity. While some of the other groups have a collection of teams that have rivalries or are used to playing one another, the teams in Group F are as different as … Continue reading

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