The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo32° Cloudy

Friday

Hi39° Cloudy

Friday Night

Lo32° Slight Chc Drizzle

Saturday

Hi39° Slight Chc Drizzle

Saturday Night

Lo32° Slight Chc Rain

Sunday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo33° Slight Chc Rain

Monday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Monday Night

Lo34° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

Hi43° Mostly Sunny

Commentary: Messi missing signature moment

Send to Kindle
Print This

SAO PAULO — The World Cup can only hope that Lionel Messi is leaving his best for last.

In the most important World Cup match to date in his epoch-shaping career, football’s superstar was neither super nor a star. The four-time world player of the year was a bystander, not a decisive protagonist, for large chunks of Wednesday’s semifinal, his first on football’s biggest stage.

View my optionsorSign in