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

7 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

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.
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Height effect: Argentina sizes up Iceland at World Cup

Height effect: Argentina sizes up Iceland at World Cup

7 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Relatively short Argentina is putting special emphasis on height during training for its World Cup opener against towering Iceland, the tournament's tallest team.
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