World Cup 2014: Lionel Messi Encouraged by Argentina's 'Best Match'

Argentina edged Belgium 1-0 to make semis for the first time since 1990.

updated: July 06, 2014 03:00 IST
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Lionel Messi celebrates after Argentina beat Belgium to make semis


Argentina superstar Lionel Messi said that his side had produced their best match of the World Cup to date after they beat Belgium 1-0 in the quarter-finals on Saturday. (Match Report | Highlights)

Asked if it was Argentina's most accomplished display of the tournament, the Barcelona forward told reporters: "I think it was.

"We produced a very complete match. We weren't able to create that many chances, but they didn't make that many clear chances either."

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