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World Cup: Mexico

Javier Saviola of Argentina fights for the ball with Rafael Marquez, left, and Mario Mendez of Mexico (Getty Images)
Jared Borgetti of Mexico (L) vies with Gabriel Heinze of Argentina for the ball. (Oliver Weiken / EPA)
Ramon Morales of Mexico takes a free kick on the goal during the 2nd round match between Argentina and Mexico at the FIFA World Cup stadium in Leipzig, Germany. Argentina’s wall consists of (L-R) Javier Mascherano, Juan Riquelme, Hernan Crespo and Esteban Cambiasso. (Oliver Weiken / EPA)
Argentinin goalkeeper Roberto Abbondazieri can’t save the shot of Rafael Marquez (not pictured) of Mexico. (Jan Woitas / EPA)
Lionel Messi of Argentina is tackled by Carlos Salcido of Mexico during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 Round of 16 match between Argentina and Mexico. (Shaun Botterill / Getty Images)
Mexico’s Zinha reacts after missing an opportunity to score. (Claudio Cruz / AP)
Mexico’s Gerardo Torrado, left, keeps close to Argentina’s Lionel Messi in the Argentina vs Mexico showdown. (Jasper Juinen / AP)
Maxi Rodriguez of Argentina scores in extra time during the match between Argentina and Mexico. (David Cannon / Getty Images)
Argentina’s Maxi Rodriguez celebrates in front of the Mexico bench after scoring the second goal of the game during the first extra time period. (Jasper Juinen,/ AP)
Mexico goalie Oswaldo Sanchez (1) kneels on the pitch after Argentina’s Maxi Rodriguez (18) scored a goal in the first half of extra time. (ROBERTO PFEIL, Associated Press)
Mexico players from left; Ramon Morales (11), Gonzalo Pineda (14) , Carlos Salcido (3), Andres Guardado (18), and Mario Mendez (16) leave the field after the 2-1 extra time loss in the Argentina vs Mexico World Cup match. (Ado Franca / AP)
Mexican President Vicente Fox, right, celebrates a World Cup goal by Mexico alongside First Lady Marta Sahagun in the presidential residence. (Marco Ugarte / AP)
Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari from Portugal celebrates with teammates after the group D match between Portugal and Mexico. (Felix Heyder / EPA)
Mexican player Omar Bravo (R) fights for the ball with Andre from Angola (Kay Nietfeld / EPA)
Mexican midfielder Pavel Pardo (L) runs for the ball next to Angolan midfielder Miloy in Hanover, Germany. (Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images)
Mexican player Guillermo Franco (L) talks to Ze Kalanga from Angola after he’s been injured during the group D preliminary match between Mexico and Angola (Kay Nietfeld / EPA)
Angolan goalkeeper Joao Ricardo catches the ball in front of Angolan defender Kali during the 2006 World Cup Group D football match Mexico vs. Angola in Hanover, Germany. The match ended in a 0-0 draw. (John MacDougall AFP/Getty Images)
Angolan midfielder Mendonca (L) fight for the ball with Mexican defender Mario Mendez during the end of the 2006 World Cup Group D football match between Mexico vs. Angola. (Gabriel Bouys AFP/Getty Images)
Mexico goalie Oswaldo Sanchez lies on the pitch after Portugal’s Simao Sabrosa, not in picture, scored during the World Cup. (Paulo Duarte / AP)
Iran’s Vahid Hashemian, center, and Mexico’s Rafael Marquez, right, vie for the ball. (Kevork Djansezian / AP)
Mexico’s Omar Bravo, right, scores his second goal of the game. (Ivan Sekretarev / AP)
Mexico’s Zinha celebrates his goal, Mexico’s third, in the second half. (Kevork Djansezian / AP)