Argentina football

Paulo Dybala recalled to Argentina squad for World Cup qualifiers 

Coach Lionel Scaloni included most of the players who won the Copa America in July, Argentina's first major title in almost 30 years.

published on : 24th August 2021

Messi finally tastes Argentina heaven

Moments after the referee blew for full-time in the Copa America final between Argentina and Brazil, Lionel Messi was on his knees.

published on : 13th July 2021

Argentina's Angel Di Maria recovers from finals drama with Copa America title

Di Maria, captain Lionel Messi and striker Sergio Agüero are the sole survivors of the squad that lost the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil.

published on : 11th July 2021

Argentina beats Ecuador at Copa, plays Colombia in semifinal

Messi scored from a late freekick and earlier laid on two assists as Argentina eventually subdued Ecuador and kept the superstar's dream of winning his first major international title alive.

published on : 4th July 2021

Captain Lionel Messi is now Argentina's most capped footballer!

The 34-year-old Messi's 148th appearance for Argentina beat the mark previously held by retired defender Javier Mascherano.

published on : 29th June 2021

No close rivals: Lionel Messi dominates Copa America group stage with Argentina

Messi leads all Copa America scorers with three in four matches.

published on : 29th June 2021

Argentina legend Diego Maradona's psychiatrist denies blame in star's death

Argentina legend Diego Maradona died of a heart attack at the age of 60, weeks after undergoing brain surgery for a blood clot.

published on : 26th June 2021

Argentina, Chile book Copa America quarterfinal spots, Leo Messi equals Javier Mascherano's record

The win placed Lionel Messi's La Albiceleste top of Group A with seven points -- enough to secure its spot in the next phase of the tournament being played in empty stadiums.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Argentina and Uruguay riddled with doubts for Copa America clash

The two sides seem unsure about which players to select for the Group A game at the Mane Garrincha stadium in Brasilia.

published on : 17th June 2021

Alisson or Ederson? Host Brazil favourite to defend Copa America title but questions galore

Captain Casemiro is yet to find out whether he will play as defensive midfielder next to Douglas Luiz, Fred or Lucas Paqueta.

published on : 11th June 2021

Lionel Messi, Ángel Di Maria and Sergio Agüero in Argentina's Copa America squad

Defender Juan Foyth and striker Lucas Ocampos are the most notable absentees from the 28-player squad, despite featuring regularly since Lionel Scaloni became head coach in 2018.

published on : 11th June 2021

Brazil, Argentina in action as South America restarts FIFA World Cup qualifying amid COVID-19 rise

Chile lost midfielder Arturo Vidal to COVID-19 only two days before the clash against its rival. The same reason forced Lasarte to leave defender Paulo Díaz out.

published on : 2nd June 2021

No Messi, no problem as Argentina beat Iraq 4-0 

Argentina will face traditional rivals Brazil, also in Saudi Arabia next Tuesday.

published on : 12th October 2018

Lionel Messi's disappointments with Argentina

Argentina captain Lionel Messi only scored once in Russia and is still yet to net in the knockout stages of a World Cup.

published on : 30th June 2018

Colombia outscore Brazil, Argentina over two FIFA World Cups

A look at Colombia's matches at this World Cup and the 2014 edition in Brazil reveals they have been more effective in total than their bigger South American opponents while also playing fewer games.

published on : 30th June 2018
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