Messi takes Argentina to knock out round

Argentina who was so far lackluster in its performance so far in the world’s biggest sporting event has managed to scrap through to the 2nd round where the matches will be played in Knock out manner. Before Tuesday’s do or die match against Nigeria, Argentina lost one match and drawn in another one. Messi did not score in both the matches and was criticized heavily by the experts.  But, on the time of crisis he rose to the occasion and score their first goal on the 14th minute and teams went to break without further change in the scoreline.

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Nigeria came back and fought well and scored through the penalty in the 51st minute. Argentina made several attempts to score but Nigerian’s withstood the pressure and prevented further goals. But Rozo scored all important winning goal in 86th minute to pave way for the South American giants to go to second round. Will this win inspire Messi and team to go all the way and win the coveted cup which is only cup missing from his cupboard?

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