Messi helps give Argentina ‘peace of mind’ with victory over Mexico
28 November 2022 | 12:44 pm
Argentina have eased the pressure from their shock opening World Cup defeat at the hands of Saudi Arabia by beating Mexico on Saturday and can now approach their final group game against Poland with peace of mind, captain Lionel Messi said.
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Uruguayan soccer star Luis Suarez was unveiled as a Nacional club player on Sunday, a return to his footballing roots. Former Liverpool and Barcelona forward Suarez rejoined the Montevideo-based team on a free transfer, returning to the club where he started his professional career in 2005.
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Following the findings of a truth commission, 43 students who disappeared in Mexico in September 2014, have been declared dead. The commission was also scathing of the government and military's handling of the case.
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In his twenty-one years of mining coal in Mexico’s northern state of Coahuila, Juan Briones knows each time he descends the narrow shaft, he’s risking death to make a living.
World Cup fever was running high in Mexico on Sunday (October 16), with Mexicans turning out to catch a glimpse of the World Cup 2022 trophy, which will be awarded to the winning team in Qatar.
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