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Villa skipper Vlaar: I won't sit around crying

Aston Villa captain Ron Vlaar says he won't dwell on his penalty failure in Holland's World Cup semifinal defeat to Argentina.

The defender missed in the shootout as Argentina reached the final.

"Now, I must be a man and not sit around crying," declared Vlaar. "Of course, I know I played well during the game, but that means little now.

"What's dominating now is a lot of pain. I sacrificed everything for this World Cup and now we stand here empty-handed. It's very sad.

"It's a brutal sport."

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