1. Javier Mascherano's All-Round Display Proves Decisive for Argentina

    The buildup to this semi-final concentrated heavily on Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben – and it felt like both coaches' team talks were no different...

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  2. Sabella: Advantage Germany in After 'War'

    The Argentina manager, Alejandro Sabella, has admitted Germany's freshness will hand them a considerable advantage in Sunday's World Cup final after the South Americans overcame Holland to reach the showpiece for the first time in 24 years...

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  3. Argentina Celebrate Win over Holland on the Streets of Buenos Aires

    Thousands of Argentinians gathered at the Obelisk in Buenos Aires to celebrate their country's World Cup semi-final penalty shootout victory over Holland...

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  4. Sergio Romero Has Repaid Alejandro Sabella's Faith at This World Cup

    For a time, Sergio Romero was accustomed to not being wanted. Shipped off for a loan spell in Monaco by club side Sampdoria , the goalkeeper played only a handful of matches ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 month ago 6,741 reads 4 comments

  5. Argentina's Lionel Messi Stifled but He Can Still Light Up the Final

    This was a difficult and at times rather painful night in São Paulo: for those watching this turgid, tactically constipated semi-final between Holland and Argentina, for the ...

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  6. Argentina Need More from Muted Messi to Avenge 1990 Final Agony

    In Buenos Aires, just reaching the final feels like a brilliant achievement for millions of elated football fans. An entire city ground to a halt throughout Wednesday, and from 5 p...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 16,520 reads 159 comments

  7. Argentina Coach Alejandro Sabella Savours Semi-Final Success

    Alejandro Sabella paid tribute to his Argentina side following their World Cup semi-final victory over Netherlands...

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  8. Romero: I Was Confident

    Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero says he was confident he could help his country win the penalty shootout and reach the World Cup final...

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  9. Three Thoughts: Argentina Goes on to Finals

    Argentina's penalty shootout win over Netherlands in one sentence: After last night's funfair attraction of a game, this was more like a ghost train, with both sides scared to make any kind of mistake...

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  10. Lionel Messi's Joy as He Realises He'll Lead Argentina into a World Cup Final

    Lionel Messi 's Argentina held their nerve to beat the Netherlands on penalties and go through to the 2014 World Cup final. And the joy on Messi 's face was there for all to see...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 1 month ago 22,188 reads 62 comments

  11. Lionel Messi Must Find Help in Argentina Attack to Get Past Netherlands

    The biggest question of Lionel Messi 's place among the greatest football legends was his play in World Cups, and so far he's answered that by taking Argentina on a deep run in Brazil...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 1 month ago 1,583 reads 3 comments

  12. Sabella: 'Argentina Already Won'

    Alejandro Sabella insists Argentina “have already won” regardless of their World Cup semi-final result with Holland...

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  13. Argentina's Lionel Messi to Pass Diego Maradona on Nation's All-Time Caps List

    As Argentina prepares for Wednesday's World Cup semifinal vs. the Netherlands, superstar Lionel Messi is poised to earn his 92nd international cap...

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  14. Argentina vs. Netherlands Betting Odds, World Cup Prediction, Match Preview

    From big favorites in their quarterfinal to big underdogs in their semifinal, the Netherlands look to return to the World Cup final when they clash with Argentina on Wednesday...

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  15. 5 Reasons Why Argentina Can Win the 2014 World Cup

    For the first time in 24 years, Argentina find themselves among the best four teams in the world. A clash against the Netherlands in Sao Paulo is their reward, after taking down the ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 17,568 reads 80 comments

  16. Hatching a Plan for Argentina to Stop Netherlands Superstar Arjen Robben

    The Argentine national team have so far made fairly steady progress through the World Cup, but there have been some bumps along the way...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 19,810 reads 151 comments

  17. Lionel Messi's Perfect Through Ball Pass Was Also Filmed from Above

    Lionel Messi 's pass to pick out Angel di Maria during Argentina's World Cup quarter-final clash with Belgium drew plenty of praise, but one angle you may not have seen of the through ball has come to light...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 1 month ago 78,566 reads 27 comments

  18. A Fit Sergio Aguero Should Start for Argentina vs. Netherlands

    Striker Sergio Aguero has been declared fit and ready to play by Argentina's team doctor, and he should therefore be slotted straight back into the starting lineup for the World Cup semi-final match against the Netherlands...

    Dan Colasimone Written by Dan Colasimone about 1 month ago 22,050 reads 44 comments

  19. Argentina vs. Belgium: Key Takeaways for Both Sides After Quarterfinal Clash

    Argentina has moved on to the 2014 World Cup semifinals, and Belgium is heading home after Saturday's epic quarterfinal affair, but those aren't the only takeaways from the 1-0 Argentine victory...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 1 month ago 2,250 reads 1 comments

  20. Watch: 1978 World Cup Final in Full

    The 1978 World Cup was a memorable one. The teams played in a vibrant style, the Argentinean fans were wonderful and the pitches were littered with that iconic ticker tape.....

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  21. Angel Di Maria Injury Raises Tactical Questions for Argentina

    Argentina are back. After no less than 24 years out of the World Cup semi-finals, the Albiceleste took down Belgium 1-0 in Brasilia to book their place amongst the top four...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 12,677 reads 6 comments

  22. Higuain: I Never Got Desperate About Scoring

    Argentina brought to an end nearly two-and-a-half decades of frustration on Saturday when they downed Belgium 1-0 to check into their first FIFA World Cup™ semi-final since Italy 1990...

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  23. Messi Gives Us Water in Desert

    Argentina captain Lionel Messi gives the World Cup semi-finalists "water in the desert" when they are struggling, says coach Alejandro Sabella...

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  24. Lionel Messi's Mind-Blowing Skill, Close Control and Through Ball for Argentina

    You already know how good Lionel Messi is, but there's no harm him reminding you every once in a while...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 1 month ago 303,876 reads 36 comments

  25. Argentina Coach Alejandro Sabella and His Almost Fall Gets the Meme Treatment

    Alejandro Sabella, the Argentina coach, quickly gained Internet fame after he became so engrossed in a chance for his side during their World Cup quarter-final against Belgium that he almost fell over...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 1 month ago 65,706 reads 30 comments