Lionel Messi helps Argentina clinch FIFA World Cup spot

Updated: 11 September 2013 14:54 IST

Captain Lionel Messi scored twice against Paraguay, with Sergio Aguero, Angel Di Maria and Maxi Rodriguez also getting on the scoresheet for the two-time world champions.

Lionel Messi helps Argentina clinch FIFA World Cup spot

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Argentina qualified for the 2014 World Cup here on Tuesday after thrashing Paraguay 5-2.

Captain Lionel Messi scored twice, with Sergio Aguero, Angel Di Maria and Maxi Rodriguez also getting on the scoresheet for the two-time world champions.

The win saw Argentina secure their place from the South American qualifying tournament with two matches remaining. (Also read: US defeat Mexico)

Topics : Argentina Football Lionel Andres Messi
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