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2014 WC Final Preview: Germany vs Argentina

2014 WC Final Preview: Germany vs Argentina

Jul. 12 | Germany can end Argentina’s FIFA World Cup campaign for a third time in a row when they meet in Sunday’s final at the iconic Maracana. Argentina may have beaten them 3-2 in a classic 1986 final in Mexico but since then Germany have had the...

WC 2014 SF Match Preview: Holland vs Argentina

WC 2014 SF Match Preview: Holland vs Argentina

Jul. 9 | Netherlands’ FIFA World Cup semi-final with Argentina could hinge on the performances of their respective left-footed talismen. Both Arjen Robben and Lionel Messi have been influential in guiding their teams to the last-four stage, but only one...

WC 2014 – Group F: Argentina Squad List

WC 2014 – Group F: Argentina Squad List

Jun. 8 | Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Monaco), Mariano Andujar (Catania), Agustin Orion (Boca Juniors). Defenders: Federico Fernandez (Napoli), Ezequiel Garay (Benfica), Martin Demichelis (Manchester City), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Marcos Rojo (Sporting...

Luis Suarez dismisses talk of comparisons to Lionel Messi

Luis Suarez dismisses talk of comparisons to Lionel Messi

Nov. 14 | Luis Suarez has dismissed talk in South America comparing the Liverpool forward to Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi. Suarez scored all of Uruguay’s goals on Friday night as they stayed on top of their World Cup qualifying group with...

Holland replace Spain as world No 1 in FIFA rankings

Holland replace Spain as world No 1 in FIFA rankings

Aug. 24 | Spain’s reign as the world’s No 1 ranked team has come to an end, with Holland replacing them at the top of the latest Fifa chart. Having held the position for more than a year, a friendly loss to Italy means the world and European champions...

Copa America QF: Argentina 1 Uruguay 1; 4-5 on penalties

Copa America QF: Argentina 1 Uruguay 1; 4-5 on penalties

Jul. 17 | Uruguay dumped Argentina out of the Copa America, with Carlos Tevez’s penalty miss proving crucial in the 5-4 shoot-out defeat. Gonzalo Higuain’s equaliser had got Sergio Batista’s side level at 1-1 in the 17th minute, cancelling out...

Copa America Match Report: Argentina 3 Costa Rica 0

Copa America Match Report: Argentina 3 Costa Rica 0

Jul. 12 | Sergio Aguero was on target with a double as Argentina beat Costa Rica 3-0 on Monday night to book a place in the Copa America quarter-finals. The Atletico Madrid striker opened the scoring on the stroke of half-time and doubled his side’s advantage...

Copa America Match Report: Argentina 0 Colombia 0

Copa America Match Report: Argentina 0 Colombia 0

Jul. 7 | Argentina were booed off the pitch by their own fans after the Copa America hosts were held to a 0-0 draw by Colombia in Group A. Sergio Batista’s men have now drawn both their matches in the tournament, while Colombia are top of the standings...

Messi escapes unhurt after a schoolboy attempts to punch him

Messi escapes unhurt after a schoolboy attempts to punch him

Jun. 3 | Lionel Messi escaped unharmed after a schoolboy attempted to punch the Barcelona star while he was signing autographs in Argentina. The youth swung at Messi outside a restaurant in his hometown of Rosario on Thursday night. It’s believed he is...

Messi turns his attention to winning Copa America

Messi turns his attention to winning Copa America

May. 31 | Lionel Messi set his sights on the Copa America today after another glorious season with Barcelona to whom he pledged his future. “I had the luck to win everything with Barcelona, but my objective now is to win the Copa America with the national...