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June 29, 2018 - 9:53 am
By SAMUEL PETREQUIN , AP Sports Writer KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Like any other team preparing to play Argentina, France faces the Lionel Messi question: How to stop the five-time world player of the year? Unlike many of its rivals at the World Cup, though, France has an answer: a center-half pairing of...
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June 06, 2018 - 9:54 am
By ARON HELLER , Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — The sports-crazed nation of Israel was in uproar Wednesday over Argentina's abrupt cancellation of a World Cup warmup match following pro-Palestinian protests, with some of the country's leaders accusing Lionel Messi and his teammates of caving to...
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