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

Beijing 2008 Olympic Football Squads

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Olympic Football squads for the 16 teams participating at the 2008 Olympics: Squads for the 2008 Olympic Football Tournament can be submitted till 23rd July....

Argentina 2008 Olympic Football Squad

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2004 Olympic football champions Argentina will defend their gold medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympics with the following squad: Coach Sergio Batista, 45, Under-23 Coach Goalkeepers: Oscar Ustari...

The US are ready for their World Cup Qualifiers

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When you think of USA vs. Argentina, the first thing that might come to your mind is 'demolition' or 'crushing defeat'. As an...

Pele, Best, Maradona or Cristiano Ronaldo? How does CR rank with the best?

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Comparisons can be a pain in the backside. My dad says that nobody was ever better than Tom Finney or Puskas, my older brother...

An Early Look at the 2008 Clausura and Copa Libertadores

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Hasta El Gol Siempre's Sam Kelly takes an early look at the start of Argentina's football season - namely the 2008 Clausura and the...

English fans care a damn about Maradona’s apology for ‘Hand of God’ goal

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Argentinian great Diego Maradona has apologised to English fans for his infamous 'Hand of God' goal during the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals. In an...

Juan Roman Riquelme – Flawed Genius

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To some he is a genius, to some even a Messiah. To some he is a "political signing", to some he is an unnecessary...

Maradona vs Pele – who was better?

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Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Pele as he would later be known around the world) was often rated as the best player in the world....

Germany-Argentina Post-Match Fight (Video & Analysis)

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Read the Germany v Argentina preview. Update: The 'Frings punch' clip has been added - please see the link at the end of this article....

Argentina vs Mexico Match Preview

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Get all updates for the latest Argentina v Mexico match here. Argentina have a foot already in the quarter-finals as the square up against goal-leaking...