Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has just one thing missing from his resume  — a World Cup trophy. His team will have to survive the Group of Death  — Croatia, Iceland, Nigeria  — in the opening round of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has just one thing missing from his resume — a World Cup trophy. His team will have to survive the Group of Death — Croatia, Iceland, Nigeria — in the opening round of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. AP
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has just one thing missing from his resume — a World Cup trophy. His team will have to survive the Group of Death — Croatia, Iceland, Nigeria — in the opening round of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. AP

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