• Lionel Messi is living through a waking nightmare and it's impossible to look away

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Heading into the 2018 World Cup, no player had more pressure facing them than Argentina's Lionel Messi.
    For all the success that Messi has had as one of the greatest players ever to take the pitch, international success has always eluded him.
    Two matches and two disappointing results into the group stage of the tournament, Messi is living through a waking nightmare.
    Lionel Messi is living through a waking nightmare.
    Messi and his countrymen came into the tournament with high hopes, but after two disastrous results in the group stage, the 2014 runners-up are on the brink of elimination. And...
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  • 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    The Dow's losing streak hits 8. The Dow Jones industrial average, which fell 0.8% Thursday, has lost 3.4% during its eight-day losing streak.
    America's biggest banks all clear the Fed's stress test. The Fed found America's 35 biggest banks would suffer losses totaling $578 billion in the most severe scenario.
    OPEC meets. The OPEC cartel and other oil producers, led by Russia, are meeting in Vienna on Friday and Saturday to discuss a potential production increase.
    There is strong public support for a 2nd Brexit referendum. A poll of 1,022 Brits conducted by...
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  • These 3 stats show how truly awful Lionel Messi was during Argentina's humiliating 3-0 loss to Croatia

    These 3 stats show how truly awful Lionel Messi was during Argentina's humiliating 3-0 loss to Croatia

    24 days ago - By Chron

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    Argentina suffered a shock 3-0 loss against Croatia in a 2018 FIFA World Cup game on Thursday.
    Wilfredo Caballero's goalkeeping howler led to Croatia's opening goal, but Lionel Messi - Argentina's captain - struggled to make an impact.
    In fact, three key statistics indicate how truly awful Messi was.
    Messi, considered one of the two top soccer players on the planet, was almost half the player he has been and if he fails to find his goalscoring boots in the next game, Argentina is heading toward an embarrassing World Cup exit.
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