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World Cup: Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero ruled out through knee injury

Romero was beaten by Mario Gotze's winning goal for Germany against Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final



Argentina number one and Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero has been ruled out of the World Cup with a knee injury.

Romero, 31, has won 94 caps for the country and played in the 2014 final defeat by Germany.

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World Cup: Germany welcomes conquering heroes home

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The German team showed no signs of jet-lag as they greeted adoring fans


Tens of thousands of German football fans have given a hero's welcome to the World Cup-winning team in Berlin.

The main celebrations were at the Brandenburg Gate, where players displayed the cup on a large stage while performing an impromptu dance.

Many had gathered since dawn to welcome the players who touched down from Brazil on Tuesday morning. Huge crowds lined their bus route into the capital.

It was the fourth German cup win and the first since reunification in 1990.

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World Cup 2018: Messi and Aguero in Argentina squad but Icardi out

Argentina are aiming for a third World Cup success in Russia



Forwards Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain have all been included in Argentina's 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia.

But Serie A's joint top scorer, Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi, is left out.

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World Cup 2018: Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata misses out on Spain's final 23-man squad

Alvaro Morata last played for Spain in November 2017 when he scored against Costa Rica in a friendly

 

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has not made Spain's 23-man World Cup squad.

The 25-year-old scored 11 goals in his debut season at Stamford Bridge and was a last-minute substitute in Saturday's FA Cup final win.

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