Argentine Lionel Messi, seen here playing against the Galaxy last summer, could have one of those rare, dominating World Cup tournaments reserved for only the greatest of players, I contend in today’s column
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Correction: The final quote in the story should have been attributed to Messi’s Barcelona teammate Xavi Hernandez. Thanks to the Barcelona (and Real Madrid) fans who pointed out the error of my ways. You can stop e-mailing now.
*After scoring five goals in five games for the Galaxy this season, some observers are wondering whether Edson Buddle could be a belated World Cup call-up.
*Simon Fuller quits Brand Beckham.
*Mexico opened its World Cup camp Monday for domestic players.