Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina

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Soccer fans of the Argentina national soccer team cheer during a live telecast of the soccer World Cup semifinal match between Argentina and The Netherlands, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — With a reputation for arrogance and illusions of European-styled grandeur, Argentines have long been the objects of scorn and the butt of jokes across Latin America