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Messi on brink as Argentina look to salvage World Cup
By Barnaby CHESTERMAN
Doha, Nov 25, 2022 (AFP) - It was not supposed to be this way. Before the World Cup started, hopes were high in Argentina that Lionel Messi was set for a glorious swansong.
The diminutive superstar with magic in his boots insisted he was in fine shape physically ahead of what he suggested would be his final tilt at World Cup success.
After winning La Liga 10 times, the Ballon d ...