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'Lionel Messi Goal Turning Point but Argentina Tepid in FIFA World Cup Opener'

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  • Jun 16, 2014;
Lionel Messi's goal galvanized a scrappy Argentinian side in their FIFA World Cup opener against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Rio's Maracana Stadium on Sunday night, feels NDTV experts. Argentina were rather impressive and made tactical blunders but winning three points was all that mattered. In what was far from a sublime show, captain Messi managed to win hearts by scoring his first FIFA World Cup goal since 2006. Argentina won 2-1 but NDTV's experts feel the team will run the distance in the championship.