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Argentina vs Colombia; team news and predicted lineups

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The World's fourth best side Colombia will be standing in the way of Copa America favorites Argentina who are third in the FIFA rankings when both sides clash at the Estadio Sausalito in Viña del Mar, Chile on Thursday.

La Albiceleste were not very impressive in the group phase but they still managed seven points from the nine available.

Can Argentina be the Spain of World Cup 2010?

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The scorelines 2-1, 1-0, 3-2, 1-0, 1-0, 0-0 — these are hardly the results of world beaters especially when the opposition includes Iran (ranked 43rdin the FIFA ranking), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nigeria and Switzerland. However, "world beaters" is exactly what Argentina will be if they get past a Germany team whose morale is sky-high after their annihilation of hosts Brazil.

Why Sabella is the key to Argentina’s success

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Why Sabella is the key to Argentina's success - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It has been 24 years since Argentina last experienced a World Cup semi-final. Lionel Messi, the greatest player of his generation, and possibly, when all is said and done, the greatest player in the history of the sport, has never looked better in the white and light blue stripes of La Albiceleste.

Argentina’s Top Five Players Not Named Messi

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Argentina have been labelled as a one-man team well before the start of the World Cup but how true is this? Messi's critics have long said that his impressive performances for Barcelona are only possible due to the brilliance of the surrounding cast, namely Iniesta, Xavi and co. However, why does this not apply to the South Amercians?

Vamos Argentina! Watch This TV Commercial to See What La Albiceleste Means to Fans [VIDEO]

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Argentina battle against Bosnia and Herzegovina today in Group F in a big test, to be played at Estádio Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. With Argentina looking to go all the way in the tournament, positivity surrounding La Albiceleste (Argentina's nickname meaning ‘the white and sky-blue') is at a peak.

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Roger Federer shows his soccer skills with Tommy Haas during Brazilian tournament

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Roger Federer is currently in South America topping up his bank balance with the "Gillette Federer Tour" — the same event that brought you Caroline Wozniacki's Serene Williams tribute.

Prior to his match with Tommy Haas in Sao Paolo, the seventeen-time Grand Slam champ entered the arena sporting a full Brazil strip and dribbling an oversized tennis ball onto the court.