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Messi yet to grow into Argentina legend
Rahul Pathak visits the club where Lionel Messi began his rise to stardom as the player aims to win over Argentina fans.
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2011 13:56


Hosts Argentina take on Colombia in the Copa America on Wednesday, needing a win to get their campaign back on track.

Heavily criticised after their lacklustre draw in the opening game, the 14-time champions will once again look to Lionel Messi to help kick start their tournament.

But as doubt's remain over the Barcelona playmaker's effectiveness for his country, Rahul Pathak reports from the club where Messi's journey began in Rosario.

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Al Jazeera
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