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THE MATCH WAS WORTH SEEING TOO

A curious picture in L’Equipe shows English midfielder Darren Anderton bending over toward the field during England’s game against Argentina Tuesday, apparently to pull out a blade of grass. Or maybe to plant his tee before getting his putter ready, L’Equipe suggested.

Nope, It was to recover a contact lens that had popped out. And he found it, so not everything was lost for England Tuesday.

IT WAS FATHER’S DAY

One for my baby and one for the road?

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Argentine striker Gabriel Batistuta became a father for the third time Monday night, his third son. He said he hoped to score the winning goal against England for his new son, Joaquin, but scoring a goal on a penalty kick--and winning the game--will have to suffice.


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