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Messi calls missed penalty kick against Iceland ‘painful’

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Lionel Messi regretted Saturday firmly of his missed penalty kick against Iceland in the first group competition at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS. Argentina continued to co, therefore, surprising in a disappointing 1-1 draw stitches.

“That missed penalty was painful”, the wound, the star of FC Barcelona after the end in the catacombs of the Spartakstadion in Moscow no bones about it.

Messi was in the 64th minute was the perfect opportunity for Argentina to a 2-1 lead over the shooting, but he shot the ball in from eleven metres to limp into which goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson salvation could bring.

It was also one of the rare opportunities for the Argentines, that large parts of the match, a slip-resistant impression.

“But we need not to worry. The tournament has just started and we knew that it was not easy would be” refused Messi himself into the pit to talk.

“We still were, however, superior to Iceland and have tried everything to at the longest end to pull, but there was simply not.”


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