Argentina Advances to World Cup Final Over Netherlands

Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout to advance to the World Cup finals in Sao Paolo, Brazil, on Wednesday.

Argentina's midfielder Enzo Perez and Netherlands' defender Daley Blind vie for the ball during the semifinal soccer match between Netherlands and Argentina during the FIFA World Cup at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014. Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a 0-0 tie to advance to the finals.

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Supporters of the Netherlands pose with a copy of the World Cup trophy prior to the World Cup match between the Netherlands and Argentina.

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Argentina's Martin Demichelis controls the ball.

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Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero saves a penalty from Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder during a shootout.

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A fan of Argentina shouts.

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Argentina's Maxi Rodriguez shoots the winning shot against Netherlands' goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen during a penalty shootout.

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Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero reacts after making his first save on a shot at goal by Stefan de Vrij of the Netherlands during a penalty shootout.

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Lionel Messi, Pablo Zabaleta, Martin Demichelis, Marcos Rojo, Lucas Biglia, Javier Mascherano, Rodrigo Palacio and Ezequiel Garay of Argentina celebrate defeating the Netherlands in a shootout.

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Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen of the Netherlands reacts after being defeated by Argentina in a penalty shootout as Argentina celebrates.

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