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|By Sportswriter Michael Place
RIO DE JANEIRO Comprar Nike Air Max 97 2017 Retro Hombre Negras , June 15 (Xinhua) -- It was typical Messi. A darting run from midfield followed by a slick one-two with a teammate, a sidestep around his marker and a fierce left-footed drive that ricocheted in off the post.
Not so typical was the celebration that followed.
The Barcelona forward charged towards a section of Argentine fans at the Maracana stadium with unusual vigor, clasping the bottom of his shirt with both hands and wearing a facial expression that betrayed relief as much as jubilation.
He punched the air with a phantom uppercut before being swamped by teammates, all of whom seemed to sense the importance of the goal to the 26-year-old.
The strike all but killed off Bosnia and Herzegovina's brave challenge at the Maracana stadium.
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It is eight years since Messi last scored a World Cup goal.
Then, he was only a bit-part player in Jose Pekerman's team as he came off the bench to net on his World Cup debut against Serbia and Montenegro in Gelsenkirchen.
Since then Messi has won four Ballon D'Or awards and countless trophies with a Barcelona team described by many as the greatest ever.
But for all the silverware accumulated at club level, Messi's trophy cabinet has been conspicuously bereft of international accolades.
He has been widely chastised for his inability to replicate his own superhuman feats at Barcelona for his country. Critics claim he cannot be rated among the game's greats without a World Cup winner's medal.
The nadir of his international career came at the last World Cup in South Africa, when Diego Maradona's side was bundled out by Germany in the quarterfinals.
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Not because of Higuain's form. The former Real Madrid striker was equal third-highest scorer in Conmebol World Cup qualifying and netted 17 times from 32 Serie A appearances for Napoli last season.
The move was simply to accommodate Messi.
It was a clear indication that the Barcelona No. 10 would be deployed in the false nine role used to such devastating effect for the Blaugrana.
Initially the move appeared to backfire on Sunday as Messi was starved of opportunities by Bosnia and Herzegovina's airtight central defensive pairing of Emir Spahic and Ermin Bicakcic.
But Sabella's introduction of Fernando Gago and Gonzalo Higuain at halftime gave Argentina more fluent delivery into the final third, providing the key needed to unlock Messi's magic.
When the moment came, the emotion etched on Messi's face was almost palpable.
It spoke of a man on a mission to return to the Maracana on July 13 and confirm his place - unequivocally - in the pantheon of football's greats.
HONG KONG, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong issued a No. 8 Gale or Storm Signal Sunday morning in the face of severe tropical storm Pakhar.
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In a report updated at around 10:00 a.m., the observatory said Severe Tropical Storm Pakhar has made landfall in Guangdong province and is forecast to move north-northwest at 28 km per hour into inland Guangdong.
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An Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal was issued at the same time. The observatory said rainbands associated with Pakhar are bringing occasional heavy showers and squalls to Hong Kong and there may be flooding in low-lying areas.
This is the second time in this week that Hong Kong issued a No. 8 or above tropical cyclones warning signal.
A No. 10 Hurricane signal was issued Wednesday in the face of severe typhoon Hato.
After the No. 8 Southeast Gale or Storm Signal was issued, classes of all day schools, public hospitals' general out-patient clinics and some of the city's public services were suspended.
The China Ferry Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui, the Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal in Sheung Wan and Tuen Mun Ferry Terminal in Tuen Mun were closed temporarily. The Airport Authority Hong Kong reported that a total of 140 flights had been canceled as at 6:00 a.m. Sunday.
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