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Eavesdropping on Mascherano pep talk
by Nathalie Marie, July 10th, 2014 11:01PM
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[VIDEO PICK: World Cup] Just before the penalty shootout, Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano gave a pep talk to his goalkeeper Sergio Romero. In the footage, we can clearly see that Mascherano is saying, “Hoy te convertirás a heroé,” which translates to “today you’ll make yourself a hero."

Perhaps this motivational speech is just what Romero needed, because he went on to save two Dutch penalty kicks and lead his team to the World Cup final on Sunday.



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  1. David V
    commented on: July 11, 2014 at 8:51 p.m.
    Highly impressed with Mascherano... he has reached the pinnacle as as a Barca player... he is just fantastic

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