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A photographic look at Friday's World Cup qualifying action

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A fan of Argentina, dressed up as Pope Francis, poses with a photo of Argentine striker Lionel Messi as he arrives at Monumental stadium for the 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Venezuela in Buenos Aires, March 22, 2013. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

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Pablo Armero of Colombia celebrates after scoring against Bolivia during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Barranquilla, March 22, 2013. Colombia won 5-0.

JOSE MIGUEL GOMEZ/REUTERS

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Spain and Finland players clash during their World Cup qualifying soccer match at Molinon Stadium in Gijon March 22, 2013. The teams tied 1-1.

VINCENT WEST/Reuters

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Wales' Gareth Bale lays on the pitch after being tackled during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Scotland at Hampden Park stadium in Glasgow, Scotland March 22, 2013. Wales won 2-1.

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A view of the Maracana Stadium, which is undergoing renovation for the 2014 World Cup, in Rio de Janeiro March 20, 2013, in this picture provided by the Rio de Janeiro government. Picture taken March 20, 2013.

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Far right soccer supporters argue with the riot police after they watch the 2014 World Cup qualifying Group D soccer match between Hungary and Romania on a giant screen outside the stadium in Budapest March 22, 2013. Hungary were ordered to play the match on March 22 behind closed doors after fans chanted anti-Semitic slogans and displayed offensive symbols during a friendly at home to Israel in August. The Hungarian Football Federation was also fined 40,000 euros. The teams tied 2-2.

BERNADETT SZABO/REUTERS

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Ireland's John O'Shea (R) fights for the ball with Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic during their 2014 World Cup qualifier soccer match in Stockholm in this March 22, 2013 picture by Scanpix Sweden. The match ended in a 0-0 tie.

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England's Wayne Rooney (unseen) scores a free kick past San Marino goalkeeper Aldo Simoncini (C) during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match at the Serravalle Stadium in San Marino, March 22, 2013. England won 8-0.

EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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The scoreboards shows the result of 6-0 between Austria and Faroe Islands after their 2014 World Cup qualifying Group C soccer match at the Ernst Happel stadium in Vienna March 22, 2013.

HEINZ-PETER BADER/REUTERS

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Ruben Schaken of the Netherlands (R) scores past goalkeeper Sergei Pareiko and Taijo Teniste of Estonia during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Amsterdam March 22, 2013. Netherlands won 3-0.

MICHAEL KOOREN/REUTERS

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Robert Lewandowski of Poland is fouled by Denys Garmash (R) of Ukraine during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match at the National Stadium in Warsaw March 22, 2013. Ukraine won 3-1.

PETER ANDREWS/REUTERS

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Albania's Hamdi Salihi scores a goal against Norway during their 2014 World Cup qualifier soccer match in Oslo in this March 22, 2013. Albania won 1-0.

NTB SCANPIX/REUTERS

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France's Olivier Giroud (L) is congratulated by team mate France's Paul Pogba after scoring against Georgia during their 2014 World Cup qualifying match at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, near Paris, March 22, 2013. Le Bleus won 3-1.

GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS

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Coaches Danny Blind (L - R), Louis van Gaal, Patrick Kluivert and Frans Hoek sing the national anthem prior to their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Estonia in Amsterdam March 22, 2013.

MICHAEL KOOREN/REUTERS

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Imre Szabics of Hungary controlls the ball during the 2014 World Cup Group D qualifying soccer match against Romania in Budapest March 22, 2013.

LASZLO BALOGH/REUTERS

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (L) chats with Israel's head coach Eli Gutman during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Israel at the Ramat Gan Stadium near Tel Aviv March 22, 2013. The game ended in a 3-3 tie.

RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS

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Mexico's Javier Rodriguez, left, and Honduras' Carlos Costly, right, go for a header during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Friday March 22, 2013. The two teams tied 2-2.

Eduardo Verdugo/AP

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