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Messi surpasses legendary Maradona

Lionel Messi eclipsed Diego Maradona's goal tally for Argentina with a hat-trick in his side's 4-0 friendly win in Guatemala.

The Barcelona star took his total for the country to 35 from 82 caps, one more than the iconic World Cup winner.

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New Saints manager 'brings down' Michael Owen

Mauricio Pochettino (left) gives away a penalty against England in the 2002 World Cup. Credit: PA

Remember this? New Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino (above, left) gives away a penalty against England in the 2002 World Cup. He was adjudged to have caught Michael Owen in the box, but the former England striker has since admitted he could have stayed on his feet.

Mr. Beckham stepped up to convert the spotkick and give the Three Lions the win.

Southampton sack Adkins

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