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Mario Goetze of Germany scores his team's first goal past Sergio Romero of Argentina in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (credit: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Goetze’s Late Goal Gives Germany 1st World Cup Title In 24 Years

With two quick and sublimely deft touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany’s 24-year wait for another World Cup title.

07/13/2014

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Lionel Messi Carted Off Field With Injured Left Knee

Lionel Messi, grimacing in pain, was taken off the field on a cart with a knee injury as Barcelona was held to a 0-0 tie by Benfica in a Champions League match on Wednesday night.

12/05/2012

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi

Messi Becomes First Player To Score 5 Goals In Champions League Match

Lionel Messi became the first player to score five goals in a Champions League game as Barcelona thrashed Bayer Leverkusen 7-1 Wednesday for the defending champions to ease into the quarterfinals.

03/07/2012

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Uruguay Upsets Argentina In PKs At Copa America

Uruguay advanced to the semifinals of the Copa America with a penalty shootout victory over hosts Argentina on Saturday, with Carlos Tevez having his spotkick saved.

07/16/2011

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Agudelo’s Goal Gives US 1-1 Tie Against Argentina

Juan Agudelo scored in the 59th minute, and the United States rallied for a surprising 1-1 tie against Argentina and Lionel Messi in a high-profile exhibition game on Saturday night.

03/26/2011

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Messi Leads Barca Into Champions League Quarters

Lionel Messi scored twice and Barcelona took advantage of Robin Van Persie’s ejection to beat Arsenal 3-1 Tuesday night and reach the Champions League quarterfinals on 4-3 aggregate.

03/08/2011

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Messi, Argentina Likely To Play US At Meadowlands

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the March 26 exhibition game between Argentina and the United States will likely be held at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

01/07/2011

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