Chile

5 killed in Chile mudslide

A mudslide tears through a small village in southern Chile near a popular national park, leaving five people dead and at least 15 missing after a night of torrential downpours, authorities say.

November 11, 2016
November 11, 2016

Wenger hopes Chile avoid 'suicidal' risk with Sanchez

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Chile will be taking a "suicidal" risk if they select Alexis Sanchez for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Uruguay as playing the winger could...

November 9, 2016
November 9, 2016

Arsenal's Sanchez out of Chile qualifier

Arsenal midfielder Alexis Sanchez has suffered a muscle injury and will miss Chile's World Cup qualifier against Colombia, the Chilean Football Federation says.

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Bauza reveals Messi talks

Argentina head coach Edgardo Bauza says he advised Lionel Messi to block out the "idiots" prior to the Barcelona superstar

August 2, 2016
August 2, 2016

‘Messi not as good as Maradona or Di Stefano’

Retired Italian football coach Arrigo Sacchi claims Lionel Messi, while “the best player in the world today”, is not the greatest Argentine to ever play the game.

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016

‘Retiring Messi has abandoned us’

World Cup winner and Brazil legend Ronaldo feels "abandoned" by Lionel Messi and hopes he reneges on his retirement from international football.

June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

Psychology of Argentina's Messi relationship

Like neurotic parents, Argentines swing from criticism to unconditional love for their star footballer Lionel Messi this week, providing the soccer-mad nation's many therapists with rich...

June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016

Argentina begs Messi not to quit

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona and the country's President Mauricio Macri urge Lionel Messi not to leave the national team despite his vow to quit after a humiliating defeat.

June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016

Sanchez crowned Copa's best

Alexis Sanchez has been crowned the Copa America Centenario's best player after Chile won the tournament for the second successive year.

June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016

‘More Argentina players may retire’

Sergio Aguero and other Argentina players could follow the lead of captain Lionel Messi and retire from international football after losing the final of the Copa America on penalties to Chile for...

June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016

WATCH: Messi in tears after Copa America defeat

Lionel Messi cut a deeply dejected figure after his miss in the penalty shootout contributed to Argentina's defeat by Chile in the Copa America final.