LIVE BLOG: Argentina takes on Netherlands in World Cup semifinal

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Netherlands fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between the Netherlands and Argentina at Arena de Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

(PIX11) –– There are three teams left in the World Cup — only two will go on to the finals.

Today, Argentina will take on the Netherlands in Arena Corinthians, São Paulo.

The winner will take on Germany this Sunday at the World Cup finals.

These international powerhouses have star-studded teams — Argentina has Messi, known as “the best soccer player in the world,” and the Netherlands have stars Van Persie and Robben.

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Argentina scores again.

Argentina wins, and will face Germany at the FIFA World Cup Finals.

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Netherlands scores against Argentina.

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Argentina scores against Netherlands again.

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Argentina blocks another attempt from the Netherlands.

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Argentina scores again.

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Netherlands score against Argentina

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Messi scores against Netherlands.

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Argentina saves a Netherland attempt on the goal.

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Penalty kicks will decide who will go to the World Cup final.

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Huntelaar gets a yellow card.

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90 minutes, stalemate.

30 minutes, two 15 minute halves to determine a winner.

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Netherland’s Martins Indi gets a yellow card.

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Messi takes a shot, but it is saved.

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Interestingly, today is also Argentina’s Independence Day.