Spanish Papers Wonder If Miracle from Pope Saved Argentina's World Cup Bid

Spanish Papers Wonder If Miracle from Pope Saved Argentina's World Cup Bid
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The Argentine Pope Francis has been credited with saving Argentina's World Cup campaign after they edged past Switzerland by the skin of their teeth in the last 16.

After Angel di Maria struck in the 118th minute, Blerim Dzemaili saw a last-minute header of his own thunder back off the post at the death.

AS in Spain dedicate the cover to it, headlining it "Francisco cleared it," before suggesting the ball hitting the post was miraculous:

Marca, meanwhile, tweeted a Photoshop of Pope Francis guarding the post for Dzemaili's effort.

Argentina progress to play Belgium in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

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