Copa America

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Is Messi the new Afridi?

Argentina fans receive a much-needed boost when Lionel Messi confirmed he would be available for selection.

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.

August 2, 2016
August 2, 2016

La Albiceleste pick Bauza as coach

Argentina, still reeling from the shock resignations of captain Lionel Messi and coach Gerardo Martino, choose Edgardo Bauza as their new coach.

July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016

Argentina to talk with duo

Mauricio Pochettino and Diego Simeone are among men Argentina want to talk to about the national team coach vacancy following last month's shock resignation of Gerardo Martino.

June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

Don't give up, Leo!

Lionel Messi's retirement from the Argentina national team has turned the country upside down in the past few days, with an entire nation stunned by the news after Chile beat them in the Copa...

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.

June 27, 2016
June 27, 2016

Chile beat Argentina after Messi misses

Chile beat Argentina 4-2 on penalties in the Copa America Centenario to defend their 2015 title, after 120 minutes of regular and extra time.

June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016

Copa-Euro showdown proposed

South American football's governing body has proposed a one-off match between the winners of the Copa America Centenario and Euro 2016 later this year, officials confirmed Friday.

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

Messi ready for crowning glory

Lionel Messi will bid to gild his legacy as the greatest footballer of his generation here Sunday by ending Argentina's 23-year wait for a major title in a dream final against holders Chile in...

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

No Messi in squad for Rio Games

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino on Thursday names part of his squad for the Rio Olympics but superstar Lionel Messi is not included after being chosen for the Copa America instead.