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Romero hands Argentina a chance to go for glory

Cape Times

Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero told Argentines to “enjoy the moment” after saving two penalties in the semi-final shootout win over Netherlands on Wednesday, sending them to their first World Cup final since 1990.

“Enjoy the moment, we will enjoy it and tomorrow we will start working for the final,” Romero said.

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SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JULY 09:  Head coach Louis van Gaal of the Netherlands looks on with his team after being defeated by Argentina in a penalty shootout during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between the Netherlands and Argentina at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JULY 09:  An emotional Argentina fan reacts after defeating the Netherlands in a penalty shootout during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between the Netherlands and Argentina at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)Arjen RobbenArgentina's Lionel Messi punches the air after Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a 0-0 tie after extra time to advance to the finals during the World Cup semifinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo Brazil, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - JULY 09: Sergio Romero of Argentina looks on prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between the Netherlands and Argentina at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The game was a forgettable one as the Dutch struggled to build any meaningful attacks and completed 90 minutes without a shot on target as Arjen Robben’s last-minute effort was brilliantly blocked by Javier Mascherano.

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