Batista Praises Messi

Argentina coach Sergio Batista hailed star Lionel Messi for his performance in their 3-0 win over Costa Rica in the Copa America on Monday. A double from Sergio Aguero and an Angel Di Maria strike in Cordoba put the hosts through to the quarter-finals, securing second place in Group A. But it was Barcelona star Messi who ran the show in the attacking third, providing two assists in a man-of-the-match…

July 12, 2011