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Messi wary of Bolivia trip

March 22, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Lionel Messi says he is not particularly looking forward to Tuesday's World Cup qualifying game at Bolivia, given the painful memories he retains of his last visit with Argentina.

Argentina were hammered 6-1 in La Paz in April 2009, when a side coached by Diego Maradona were making hard work of qualifying for the following year's World Cup in South Africa.

Messi told El Mundo Deportivo he could still recall how difficult it had been to play in the high-altitude conditions in ...

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