Barcelona star Messi: I thought my World Cup was over
"I was nervous towards the end because we couldn't score and any mistake could have knocked us out," Messi said.
"The minutes were passing by and we didn't want the match to go to penalties.
"We were suffering, but we had a special play, I passed to Angel and now we can celebrate."
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