This World Cup has been fantastic. Well, unless you’re German. Or Argentinian. Or Brazilian. Or Dutch. Or Italian. Sorry, this World Cup has been fantastic from a neutral point of view.
From Pepe to Neymar and Diego Costa, this World Cup has been rife with tactical fouling, crowding of referees and some appalling interpretations of the term ‘defending’. It seemed only right then that we rewarded these notorious underhand tactics with a look at some of the most disagreeable sides in the tournament.
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Argentina defeated Brazil 1-0 in front of 95,569 fans at the MCG, Lionel Messi took an unassuming bow in front of his adoring fans and the merchandise stalls did a brisk trade all night, but one couldn’t help departing Australia’s sporting colosseum just a little miffed by the cynicism of a hype-heavy Superclásico.
The 24 years since Argentina last won a trophy are frustrating enough but they have been given additional edge of late by the suspicion that the conveyor belt that brought five Under-20 World Cups between 1995 and 2007 is not delivering talent at anything like the same rate.