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Vanquished Brazil struggles to stomach Argentine soccer horde

Argentina’s national soccer team coach Alejandro Sabella (R) gestures as he talks to players during a training session ahead of their 2014 World Cup final match against Germany in Vespasiano, July 10, 2014. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

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