Argentina flying high going into final

August 27, 2004
By Michael Lewis
ATHENS, Greece -- Argentina is the heavy favorite to win its first Olympic soccer gold medal against Paraguay on Saturday and anything but gold medals dangling from the necks of Carlos Tevez and company would be a major surprise and a devastating disappointment to the South Americans.

From the opening kickoff, the Argentines have lived up to the pre-Olympic hype and proved to be the best men's team, hands down and feet down, of the 16-team tournament, outscoring their foes by an incredible ...

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