Messiah saves Argentina again in WC Qualifiers

Messiah saves Argentina again in WC Qualifiers against Uruguay

 September 3, 2016   Abhishek Das

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Lionel Messi scored on his return from international retirement as Argentina beat Uruguay 1-0 to go top of the South American World Cup qualifying group. The Barcelona forward decided to stop playing for his country in June, but reversed the decision two months later. “Lio: Thanks for so much, sorry for so little” read a banner hanging from the […]

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Suarez Plays His First Match after the Ban for Biting Chiellini in World Cup

 October 12, 2014   R K Gupta

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Uruguay and Barcelona star Luis Suarez made his first appearance in a football match since his infamous international ban in the Brazil World Cup game against Italy. Uruguay visited Saudi Arabia and played an international friendly with the hosts at the King Abdullah stadium in Jeddah on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. It was his first […]

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Luis Suarez: A gifted footballer but with an inherent temperament problem?

 June 26, 2014   John Welsh

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The current World Cup tournament has provided the spectators with several fascinating football matches and attacking play within pleasant stadium environments, but the sight of Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez allegedly biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder during the later stages of a match thrust the darker side of football into the spotlight. Suarez […]

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Uruguay, Costa Rica, Colombia and Greece Are Through to Round of 16, Luckless Italy Exits

 June 25, 2014   R K Gupta

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Day 13 at FIFA World Cup saw lady luck smiling on Uruguay and Greece while Colombia and Costa Rica consolidated their status as early entrants to the knock-out phase. The worst fate beckoned on Italy, who just needed a draw from their match against Uruguay but ended up losing narrowly. Greece was another lucky team […]

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Roy’s boys were toys of their own making in leading Suarez to score against them

 June 20, 2014   R K Gupta

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In the 85th minute of play yesterday night, Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera sent a huge optimistic kick too far down the halfway mark. England’s captain Steven Gerrard had the Uruguayan forward Cavani close to him and the two of them rose together to head the highball. Lurking behind them was the goal-hungry Suarez, Gerrard’s Liverpool […]

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