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Aguero rejoins Messi as Argentina take on Uruguay

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After climbing three spots to fourth in the latest FIFA world rankings, Argentina can further enhance their World Cup prospects when they host reigning South American champions Uruguay as qualifying for Brazil 2014 continues on Friday. 

Lionel Messi (centre) outpaces Xabi Alonso (left) and Sergio Ramos during the Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou on Sunday. Argentina, with Messi as their star players, can further enhance their World Cup prospects when they host reigning South American champions Uruguay as qualifying for Brazil 2014 continues on Friday.

The showdown in Mendoza pits a pair of two-time World Cup winners together in what is the first meeting between the sides since Uruguay ousted Argentina on penalties in the quarter-finals of last summer's Copa America.

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