Argentina

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

Podcast: Tim Vickery interview, Arsenal howlers & Cole v Milner for the World Cup

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BBC’s South American football expert Tim Vickery chats to Adrian Clarke & Iain Spragg on the latest episode of the world famous Soccerlens podcast,...

Lionel Messi, World Player of the Year 2009 – Interview

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As Barcelona held Kazma for a 1-1 draw in an exhibition match in Kuwait, Lionel Messi was in Zurich collecting his FIFA World Player...

Maradona, Messi & Tevez have a little fun on Argentinean TV

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Argentinean footballers of past and present Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, Enzo and Carlos Tevez play something that looks like a mix of football and...

Can Pablo Aimar be Argentina’s trequartista in South Africa?

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There are many factors that have contributed to Argentina's poor form throughout World Cup qualification. Some may look to the exclusion of the old...

Argentina beat Uruguay to qualify for 2010 World Cup

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Uruguay 0-1 Argentina Wednesday, 14 October 2009 Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay Kickoff: 23:00 BST Argentina beat Uruguay in their final World Cup qualification game to send them through to...

A Massive World Cup Qualification Preview

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Watch World Cup qualifiers live here. International press conferences at the best of times tend to be mundane, by the numbers affairs filled with platitudes...

World Cup 2010 without Argentina?

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Watch live World Cup matches here. World Cup 2010 is just around the corner. As the last bunch of games for qualifications get played this...

The Maradona Cycle

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I was only a toddler on June 21st, 1994, but the events of the day are burned into my memory. On that summer afternoon...

Highlights of World Cup 2010 Qualification: March 28 – April 2, 2009

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Watch live World Cup qualifiers here. With the conclusion of FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifiers yesterday we move one step closer to determining which thirty-one...

The Best Goals of 2008 Part 4 (Americas)

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From North America (MLS, Mexico) to South America (Argentina, Brazil and all the rest), the best goals of 2008: USA (MLS) MLS best goals 2008 (53...

The 2008 Soccerlens All-Star XI – The Best Footballers of 2008

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For those of us who are consumed by football every year brings new thrills and disappointments, a million what ifs and if onlys and...

How Argentina plans to stop its players from cheating

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The Argentine Football Association is set to use an 'aerosol spray' to mark a temporary 10-yard line away from free kicks to prevent defenders...