“He is exhausted and feels as if his legs weigh 100 kilos each,” said Messi Sr.
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Ron Vlaar and his colleagues kept Messi quiet during the semi-final against the Netherlands as teams have realised the way to subdue Argentina is to man-mark the star.
Indeed, Germany look set to adopt the same tactic, claiming they have a plan ready, although assistant coach Hansi Flick added: "We’re not going to reveal it.”
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