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Lionel Messi Leads Argentina Into World Cup Final Vs. Germany (Photos)

Argentina survived 120 scoreless minutes and penalty kicks to beat the Netherlands and advance to Sunday’s 2014 FIFA World Cup final against Germany. Argentina has been heavily reliant on all-world captain Lionel Messi, but its star hasn’t scored a goal since the group stage. Still, Argentina has kept winning, proving in the process that it’s much more than Messi. As we eagerly...
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Messi Dominated Opponents at 5 Years Old (Video)

It seems Lionel Messi may have been destined to be a soccer great. A video has surfaced of 5-year old Messi destroying his peers in the game. Amazingly enough Messi was also wearing the number 10 even way back then. Messi is now set to face a formidable German team on Saturday in the World Cup championship match. This will be the first time Messi is able to compete in a coveted championship...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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World Cup 2014: 5 things to look forward to in the final

On Sunday, July 13, the 2014 World Cup will come to a close when Argentina and Germany face off in the final.  Arguably one of the best ever World Cups, it will be a test of Germany’s team-strength against Lionel Messi’s individual brilliance.  Both teams will be confident of obtaining victory for their countries, and there are five key factors that will help decide how this...
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Lionel Messi Was Forced To Take A Doping Test Immediately Following Argentina’s Victory Yesterday

.embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 120%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } Poor Lionel Messi. Yesterday, Argentina booked its ticket to the World Cup final and how did Messi get to celebrate? By being ushered into a room to take...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Lionel Messi drug tested while Argentina celebrated victory

After Argentina’s 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands to advance to the World Cup final on Sunday against Germany, Lionel Messi  wasn’t able to celebrate the win with his teammates. Messi was stuck taking a mandatory drug test. Messi posted this on his Instagram profile: “Me toco el doping y no puedo estar viviendo este momento en el vestuario. Me siento orgulloso de ser...
Via Sports-Glory
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Lionel Messi Given Tim Howard Treatment, Drug Tested After World Cup Win

Lionel Messi would have rather been celebrating Argentina’s win over the Netherlands on Wednesday with his teammates in the locker room. But after Argentina won in penalty kicks to advance to the World Cup final, Messi was summoned to a mandatory doping test. United States goalie Tim Howard, as you might recall, experienced the same treatment from FIFA after his 16-save game...
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Photo: Lionel Messi stuck in doping test room during Argentina celebration

Argentina's dramatic win over the Netherlands on Wednesday earned the country a spot in the World Cup finals to oppose Germany.After the match, the Argentina squad was bursting with joy and happiness in celebration of the monumental victory. But not Lionel Messi because the star was stuck taking a mandatory doping test instead.Seen here is a picture Messi posted of himself on...
Via Bush League Chronicle
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Photo: RG3 sports Argentina jersey, congratulates Lionel Messi

On Wednesday night, Argentina played the Netherlands for a chance to play in the World Cup final on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.  Argentina won the game on 4-2 penalties after a the game ended with no goals scored after extra time. Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was cheering for Argentina during the game.and posted a picture of him wearing the jersey of...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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Netherlands-Argentina 0-0 game spoils semifinal spectacle

The 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal between the Netherlands and Argentina bored most of the soccer world to sleep on Wednesday, but who is to blame? Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal? Argentina head coach Alejandro Sabella? Argentina superstar Lionel Messi? Tuesday’s Brazil-Germany game for setting an impossibly high bar as far as shock value is concerned? None deserve all of...
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Argentina’s Top Five Players Not Named Messi

Argentina have been labelled as a one-man team well before the start of the World Cup but how true is this? Messi’s critics have long said that his impressive performances for Barcelona are only possible due to the brilliance of the surrounding cast, namely Iniesta, Xavi and co. However, why does this not apply to the South Amercians? Is Lionel Messi really the be-all and end-all...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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