Sport: The Ultimate Kick

Argentina and Holland clash for soccer's World Cup

It was the largest, if not indisputably the greatest, sporting event in the world. Two years ago 104 national teams, with the best talent each home country could assemble and train, be gan to play elimination rounds all over the globe. This month the 14 survivors and the West German team, the defending champions, moved to Argentina to join the host country in an exhausting series of round-robin matches for the World Cup, which is held every four years to decide who rules soccer. The play...

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