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Lionel Messi ensured Argentina didn't implode, and the World Cup is so much better for it

Lionel Messi may no longer be what he was, but he showed that he can do everything to drag Argentina to glory -- the good, the tough and the ugly.

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Burley: Netherlands' free kick is the best set piece I've ever seen

Craig Burley can't believe the Netherlands pulled off such an audacious free kick in the quarter final of a World Cup.

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Transfer Talk: Arsenal keen on Serbia star Dusan Vlahovic amid Juventus turmoil

Juventus could let Dusan Vlahovic leave with Arsenal in the lead to sign the Serbia striker. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Why it's time for Joao Felix to leave Atletico Madrid

Alex Kirkland feels it may be best for all parties if Joao Felix is to leave Atletico Madrid.

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Your guide to penalty shootouts: best takers left at World Cup, keeper stats, more

As the 2022 World Cup enters the quarterfinals, the chances of a game being decided from the spot increase exponentially. Ryan O'Hanlon breaks down the numbers on how to win a penalty shootout.

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What's it like to take a penalty at the World Cup? 'No joy, just pure relief'

After two hours of play, with the hopes of a nation weighing on you, it can come down to one kick from 12 yards.

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Everything to know about Goncalo Ramos, the man who replaced Ronaldo and Nunez

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo was dropped for 21-year-old Goncalo Ramos against Switzerland, who then scored a hat trick. He's a future star.

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Bounou the calm presence behind Morocco's World Cup success

Yassine Bounou's gentle voice and big grin highlights exactly why there is so much confidence flowing through the Morocco squad at this World Cup.

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Mbappe from 2018 to 2022: The France star is almost the finished article

Four years ago Kylian Mbappe won the World Cup with France, cementing himself as one of the best young players on the planet. Now? He's even better.

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How Bellingham has become England's most important player

England midfielder Jude Bellingham is only 19, but his all-round contribution at this World Cup has been sensational.

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