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REYKJAVIK, Iceland  | Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — To prepare for his job of keeping Lionel Messi quiet in Iceland’s opening game of the World Cup, defender Birkir Saevarsson worked as a salt-packer at a warehouse in an industrial zone of Reykjavik, the Icelandic capital. Not because the 33-year-old seasoned football pro needs the money, but because the monotony of … Continue reading REYKJAVIK, Iceland  | Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup