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Messi: 'We Want Three Points For Maradona'
Goal.com, March 27th, 2009 3:30PM

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"We have a lot of desire to win this game. We want the three points firstly for Argentina, and also for Maradona, who deserves a win on his first official game as our coach. We hope it will be a fiesta. Diego is very calm but he is also excited. He has a lot of faith in this group of players and that gives us tranquility. In this team, we do not have any doubts that we will be at the World Cup. We talk amongst ourselves about how good it would be if we were to win the World Cup." Lionel Messi, who is expected to be the latest in a long line of Argentine midfield artistes to wear the No. 10 jersey that is up for grabs with Juan Roman Riquelme's recent departure, on the national team's short-term and long-term goals.

 

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