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How the world reacted to Argentina winning the World Cup

Argentina on Sunday became 2022 World Cup champions for the third time after beating France on penalties in the final in Qatar. Gonzalo Montiel scored the winning spot-kick to give the South Americans a 4-2 victory in the shoot-out, after a frenetic game ended 3-3 after extra time. Lionel Messi scored twice and Angel di Maria netted for the Argentines,… Read More
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Lionel Messi finds peace of mind with Argentina

– – Paris Saint-Germain superstar took to the media to admit that lifting the Copa America was the “most difficult” victory in his trophy-stricken career, and the Argentina attacker was able to find his “peace of mind” at the international level. After facing several heartaches at the 2014 World Cup and two Copa tournaments in 2015 and 2016, the Paris… Read More
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Football legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60

– – Football legend Diego Maradona, one of the greatest players of all time, has died at the age of 60. The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager suffered a heart attack at his Buenos Aires home. He had successful surgery on a brain blood clot earlier in November and was to be treated for alcohol dependency. Maradona was captain… Read More
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Lionel Messi wins his sixth Ballon d’Or trophy

Lionel Messi of Barcelona has won been named the winner of the 2019 Ballon d’Or trophy. That is his sixth Ballon d’Or trophy, the most won by any player in history. Lionel Messi’s previous wins came in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015. Messi was involved in 63 goals in 2019 for his Spanish club Barcelona and Argentina. He scored… Read More
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Messi banned 3 months from international football

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been banned from international football for three months after claiming the Copa America was “corrupt”. Barcelona forward Messi, 32, was sent off in Argentina’s 2-1 third-place play-off win over Chile and later said the “cup was fixed for Brazil”. He has also been fined $50,000 (£41,121) by Conmebol, the South American Football Confederation. Messi has seven… Read More