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Lionel Messi's late penalty tops Portugal

Updated: February 10, 2011, 1:58 AM ET
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Lionel Messi converted a 90th-minute penalty kick to give Argentina a dramatic 2-1 exhibition victory over Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo, while France maintained its revival under coach Laurent Blanc with a 1-0 win over five-time world champion Brazil on Wednesday night.

Ronaldo scored a tying goal in the 21st minute equalizer in Geneva, but the Real Madrid forward was upstaged by his Barcelona rival, who set up Angel Di Maria for a 14th-minute goal and then converted the penalty kick following ...

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