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Argentina's Lionel Messi has hat trick

Updated: June 9, 2012, 9:31 PM ET
Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- For Lionel Messi, the amazing has become routine.

Capping his record-setting season with a spectacular display, Messi scored on three dazzling runs to finish with an unprecedented 82 goals for club and country and lead Argentina over South American rival Brazil 4-3 in an exhibition Saturday.

"It was a very good year, and this was a great way to finish it," Messi said through a translator.

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