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Argentina 1-0 Brazil: Messi Magic Gives The Albiceleste Last-Minute Victory

A last-minute wonder goal by Lionel Messi stole a tight encounter for Argentina over South American rivals Brazil, when a surprisingly low-key game appeared destined for a draw. The Barcelona talisman scored with a typically mazy run and driven shot, to give Sergio Batista a great scalp in his first match since being confirmed as Diego Maradona's successor.

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The Hunter4403d ago

Is this the Resurrection from messi in the Argentina squad? Is this a confermation that Maradona is not a good coach? :)

zico4403d ago

Hehe. Funny. But I`m looking forward to follow Argentina and Batista the next matches. I think he will make it real good. Maybe World champions in Brazil WC 2014? That had been great:-)...and spesial....

Leio4402d ago

They met Brazils B-team its too early to make any conclusion :/

karim4402d ago

Yes Maradonna isn't a good coach but Messi still hasn't peaked for Argentina

moha104403d ago

Yes, looking forward to se what Batista can do with this team. Maradona got, in my opinion, too little out of all the player profiles he had available.

kulka4402d ago

Mardona did not choose any good defenders for the world cup that was the main reason for their terrible performance