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Messi focused on Barca success

August 2, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Lionel Messi admits he was hit hard by Argentina's World Cup exit but insists he is now fully focused on success with Barcelona again.

Argentina impressed during the group stage in South Africa and then eliminated Mexico, but their hopes of an unexpected triumph ended as they were thrashed 4-0 by Germany in the quarter-finals.

"It did affect me a lot because I did not expect to lose against Germany, but that is over and nothing more can be done," he said. "Looking back for too ...

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