On This Day - 2006 - Argentina thrash Serbia in style - with one extraordinary goal catching the eye

Esteban Cambiasso - Argentina celebrates second goal against Serbia - 2006

A passing move that didn't seem to end.

Esteban Cambiasso - Argentina scores their second goal against Serbia - 2006Esteban Cambiasso - Argentina scores their second goal against Serbia - 2006

It was a game that meant people sat up and took notice of Argentina at the 2006 World Cup. It was the first real hammering at the tournament and it contained one of the goals of the tournament as the South Americans ran out 6-0 winners over Serbia & Montenegro in Gelsenkirchen.

Maxi Rodriguez scored twice while Estaban Cambiasso, Hernan Crespo, Carlos Tevez and Lionel Messi all managed to get themselves on the scoresheet to secure Argentina's place in the knock-out stages of the competition.

Esteban Cambiasso - Argentina celebrates second goal against Serbia - 2006Esteban Cambiasso - Argentina celebrates second goal against Serbia - 2006

But it's the strike from Cambiasso that is remembered most. What seemed like Argentina knocking the ball around in order to take any sting out of the game, or their opposition, led to a move spanning 26 passes before Cambiasso scored.

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Having had so much promise at the group stage of the tournament, it wasn't to be for Argentina in Germany. After the group stages they beat Mexico in the last 16, but needed extra time to do so - as Maxi Rodriguez's strike helped them to a 2-1 win.

In the quarter-finals they faced the hosts in Berlin. After a 1-1 draw in normal time - where they were pegged back by Miroslav Klose goal after Roberto Ayala gave them a lead, extra time and penalties was needed - with the hosts winning on spot-kicks 4-2. 

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