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Argentina training to combat Iceland's 6 cm average height advantage

Lionel Messi and Argentina look to change their fortunes in the 2018 World Cup after losing seven consecutive finals. Can Deschamps guide France to glory? Will Messi fulfill his destiny? The FC crew examine who is under the most pressure at the World Cup. The group with Messi, the thunder clap and a couple Skeletor lookalikes. The Exploding Heads break down Group D with the help of an Olympic medalist. BRONNITSY, Russia -- Argentina's World Cup squad has some of the best players on the planet, but they'll be at a disadvantage in one area in their Group D opener against Iceland: height. In theory, two-time World Cup champion Argentina really shouldn't be fearful of facing Iceland, who are making their first appearance at the tournament. But there is a bit of worry in the Argentina camp about giving up around 6 centimetres (two inches) to their Iceland counterparts. Icelandic footballers are the......

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Published By: ESPN FC - Wednesday, 13 June







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