Argentina

Features news coverage of Argentina and its players, including match reports and general football news.

On This Day in Football: Spurs present Argentine duo, Heysel rises

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Tottenham Hotspur shocked the world in the summer of 1978 when they signed Argentina’s World Cup winning stars Osvaldo Ardiles and Ricardo Villa from...

Manuel Lanzini: West Ham’s Jonathan Calleri is a great player

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West Ham United midfielder, Manuel Lanzini, has hailed his club teammate and compatriot, Jonathan Calleri, as a ‘great’ player. The 23-year-old was heavily linked with...

Lionel Messi leads media boycott after Ezequiel Lavezzi marijuana accusations

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Argentina were given a glimmer of hope of reaching the 2018 World Cup in Russia after Lionel Messi produced a stunning performance to secure...

World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Updated Standings, Results and Talking Points

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2016’s last international break provided the setting for the most recent stop in the long road to qualification for the 2018 World Cup. 63 matches...

Brazil vs Argentina Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview

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Brazil, the five-time World champions, will face Argentina in a crucial CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying game on Thursday. Arguably the biggest rivalry in international football,...

5 Young Argentineans To Keep An Eye On This Season

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Argentinean football is in a pretty dire state. Fans up and down the great South American nation lamented yet another disappointing end to a...

Lionel Messi reverses decision to retire from international football

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Argentine star striker Lionel Messi has reversed his decision to retire from international football for the 'love' of his country. The 29-year-old announced his shocking...

Argentina coach hopeful of convincing Lionel Messi to come out of retirement

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Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza has traveled to Spain to hold talks with Lionel Messi in his bid to persuade the star striker to come...

Lionel Messi will return to International football, says President of Argentina

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President of Argentina Mauricio Macari has claimed that the country's star footballer Lionel Messi will return to play on international level to lead the national team...

Xavi: No one will ever match Lionel Messi, not even Cristiano Ronaldo

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Barcelona legend and former midfielder Xavi Hernandez has claimed that there is no player in world football that can be compared to his former...

Portugal’s Euro victory adds another page in Ronaldo-Messi rivalry

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Portugal's Euro win will add another page to their rivalry, and Messi would need to come out of international retirement to respond.

Barcelona and Neymar declare their support to Lionel Messi after tax fraud sentence

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FC Barcelona and Brazilian forward Neymar have declared their support to Lionel Messi after the Argentine star was handed a 21-month sentence for tax fraud...