Found January 11, 2012 on Fox Soccer:
PLAYERS: Lionel Messi
Argentina will face Brazil in a friendly on July 9 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Argentina also says it will play Saudi Arabia in Riyadh on Nov. 14. Argentina is scheduled to play Switzerland in Bern on Feb. 29. The South Americans have announced a match with Germany on Aug. 15, but a venue has not been confirmed. AFA made no comment about the makeup of the squads, although high-profile venues usually ask for the presence of the top team, including Lionel Messi, FIFA's three-time player of the year.

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FIFA Puskas Award 2011 – TOP 10 Goals of The Year + 5 For Fun

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