Lionel Messi wary of Bolivian highlands

Last time Argentina played in Bolivia in 2009 they were humiliated 6-1 and the Barcelona magician has not forgotten the uncomfortable feelings he had high up in the Andes that day.

updated: March 25, 2013 09:41 IST
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Paris: Argentina may be cruising towards the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, but world player of the year Lionel Messi is still nervous ahead of Tuesday's trip to Bolivia.

The South American heavyweights are four points clear at the top of the qualifying table and enjoy an 11-point gap to the first team outside the four automatic qualifying positions with just six games left.

Yet the trip to La Paz brings with it some bad memories for Messi and his teammates.

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