This Thursday Argentina and Germany meet in an international friendly for the first time since the 2010 World Cup when Germany left

This Thursday Argentina and Germany meet in an international friendly for the first time since the 2010 World Cup when Germany left

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This Thursday Argentina and Germany meet in an international friendly for the first time since the 2010 World Cup when Germany left Argentina behind 4-0 to advance to the semifinals. The top players to watch this game: German midfielder Sami Khedira; German winger Marco Reus; and, considered by many to be the best football player in the world right now, Argentine forward Lionel Messi.