BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Copa America, 2011: Argentina’s Javier Mascherano hands the captain’s armband to Lionel Messi after being sent off late in regulation time in the quarterfinal against Uruguay. Argentina loses the ensuing penalty shootout as the host nation is eliminated from the tournament.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Cup’s best dribblers — Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben — face off when Argentina and Netherlands meet in the semifinals.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Belgium may have reached the quarterfinals of its first World Cup for a dozen years, but coach Marc Wilmots and his players will return home from Brazil with a sense of unfulfilled promise.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — One step away from a potential World Cup final, Argentina is hoping for Angel Di Maria to recover from a thigh injury in time for Wednesday’s semifinal clash against Netherlands.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Argentines didn’t need a late winner from Lionel Messi this time, settling in to protect a 1-0 margin against Belgium that earned them a first trip to the World Cup semifinals in 24 years.