Argentina

June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018

2018 can still be Messi's WC: Maradona

Diego Maradona believes in Argentina and hopes that Lionel Messi still has a chance of winning the World Cup.

June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018

Marvellous way to progress: Messi

A relieved Lionel Messi believes Argentina deserve their place in the last 16 of the World Cup after being saved by Marcos Rojo's late winner against Nigeria as they avoided an embarrassing...

June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018

Late Rojo strike takes Argentina to last 16

A late goal by Marcos Rojo give Argentina a dramatic 2-1 victory over Nigeria in Group D on Tuesday and send the twice champions through to the knockout stages of the World Cup.

June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018

Where is Argentina's focus?

When Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli hugged star forward Lionel Messi on his 31st birthday yesterday, understandably not one of the best of days for the five-time Ballon d'Or winner,

June 24, 2018
June 24, 2018

Mascherano shoots down Sampaoli rift rumours

Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp.

June 24, 2018
June 24, 2018

Argentina need more than magic

While talking with my family back home during Brazil's World Cup game against Costa Rica on Friday night, I was informed that the three Argentine flags strung up on our neighbours' roof...

June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018

Messi on a mission as Argentina train with renewed hope

Lionel Messi and Argentina hit the training ground today with renewed hope of qualifying for the World Cup last 16.

June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018

‘No fighting spirit’ from Argentina: Maradona

Argentina legend and their 1986 World Cup hero Diego Maradona expresses that the current Argentina team have no fighting spirit in them after they were handed a humiliating 3-0 defeat by Croatia in...

June 16, 2018
June 16, 2018

Argentina need to sort things out

The Spartak Moscow Arena turned into a theatre of dreams for World Cup debutants Iceland when they held two-time champions Argentina to a 1-1 draw.

June 16, 2018
June 16, 2018

Messi misses penalty as Iceland hold Argentina

Tiny Iceland made a stunning first-ever World Cup appearance on Saturday when they held 2014 runners-up Argentina to a 1-1 draw in a dramatic match where Lionel Messi blew his chance to win it when...