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Argentina edges Netherlands on penalty kicks to advance to World Cup final
Argentina edges Netherlands on penalty kicks to advance to World Cup final

For all his individual brilliance, one of the knocks against Lionel Messi has always been that he's only as good as the players around him. Surround him with an all-star team like he has at Barcelona and he wins six La Liga titles, three Champions League crowns, is named the world player of the year four times and becomes the best-paid soccer star on the planet. Send him home to play for Argentina and ... well, not so much. But on Wednesday he might have finally found what he was missing in Sergio Romero, a down-on-his-luck goalkeeper who played the game of his life to lift Argentina into the World Cup final. After 120 scoreless minutes against the Netherlands, Romero stopped...

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