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Lesson to be learnt from Messi's absence

Make players and team sign contractual agreement before selling tickets

Small consolation: World No 2 Argentina, especially their star midfielder Angel Di Maria (centre), gave their utmost during the 6-0 thrashing of Singapore.

THERE were hundreds of Lionel Messis around the National Stadium in Kallang last week. The real one, however, was conspicuously absent. Scores of football fans streamed in to the stadium last Tuesday donning the blue-and-white striped Argentina jersey with the bold letters "Messi" printed on the...

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