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Maradona Uncertain About Messi Playing 2018 World Cup

Argentina may be left out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, football legend Diego Maradona said on Tuesday.
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Barcelona Return To La Liga Action, Set To Face Newly Promoted Leganes

Barcelona recovered from their weekend defeat with a 7-0 thrashing of Celtic in the Champions League on Tuesday.
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Shocking! Lionel Messi Reveals Young Son Doesn’t Really Like Football

Lionel Messi disclosed that his 3-year-old son is not fond of football and would not follow his footsteps in pursuing a career in football.

Messi To Newell’s! Lionel Reveals Desire To Play For Boyhood Club

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has opened up about his future, stating that he wants to play for boyhood club Newell's Old Boys before retiring.

Say No To EPL: Barcelona To Offer Messi A ‘Contract For Life’

Defending La Liga champions Barcelona are set to offer a new long-term contract to star striker Lionel Messi.

Messi Scores As Argentina Beat Uruguay, Jesus Helps Brazil Sink Ecuador

Messi, who quit international football in June before retracting his decision last month, handed 10-man Argentina a 1-0 victory over Uruguay.
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Return Of Messi As Argentina Lock Horns With Uruguay In World Cup Qualifiers

Argentina, with the presence of Messi in the starting line-up and Edgardo Bauza's debut as coach, will face Uruguay on Thursday.
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Lionel Messi Staged His Brief Argentina Retirement, Says Maradona

Maradona asserted that Lionel Messi’s brief retirement from the international circuit could have been a well-planned PR strategy.
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Lionel Messi Is Back And Twitter Goes Bonkers

New Albiceleste boss Edgardo Bauza convinced the 5-time Ballon d’OR winner to reverse his decision and the player agreed.

Argentina Boss Bauza Meets Messi & Mascherano In Barcelona, Hoping For International U-Turn

Edgardo Bauza, the new coach of the Argentinean football team met FC Barcelona stars Leo Messi and Javier Mascherano at Barcelona' s training ground.

Rio 2016: Portugal Sinks Argentina 2-0 Despite Simeone Jr Heroics

Argentina succumbed to a defeat at the hands of newly crowned European champions Argentina in their opening encounter of the Rio Olympics 2016.
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Kane, England’s Downfall And Argentina – Inside The Mind Of Mauricio Pochettino

From being referred to as an easy team to play against, with not enough passion or aggression to challenge the elites of London and Manchester, a new dawn is beckoning at Spurs.
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Edgardo Bauza Named New Argentina Football Coach

Bauza boasted a strong season at Brazilian club Sao Paulo, which he coached to the semifinals of the Copa Libertadores.
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Jonathan Calleri Confirms Signing For West Ham As Inter Milan Left Stranded

Argetina's Under-23 international Jonathan Calleri has confirmed that he has signed for West Ham United.
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Napoli Restaurant To Offer €1 Margherita Pizza When Gonzalo Higuain Suffers First Juventus Injury

A Naopli restaurant have declared to offer a special pizza for €1 when former Napoli star Higuain gets injured at Juventus.

Argentina Ends Controversial Airing Of Football Matches On Public Channels

A controversial agreement which saw the Argentinean government pay football clubs to show games live on public channels has ended, after generating a storm of controversy.
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Manchester United Boss Jose Mourinho Chooses Messi Over Ronaldo In Personal Top 3 Footballers...

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has left his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo out of his top-three footballers of all-time.
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Copa Libertadores Final To Be Played Without Argentina Or Brazil For First Time In...

The Copa Libertadores de America, will not have finalists from either Argentina or Brazil for the first time in 25 years.

Colombian Martinez Transferred To China’s Jiangsu Suning

The transfer was announced by Victor Blanco, the president of the Buenos Aires club, on Wednesday. Colombian forward Roger Martinez was transferred from Racing Club in Argentina to China's Jiangsu Suning
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Football Without Messi Isn’t Right: Neymar Jr

In an interview with Brazilian talkshow host Jo Soares, Neymar said "Football without Messi and Messi without football isn't right"

Argentina Confirm Julio Olarticoechea As New Manager For Rio Olympics

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially presented Julio Olarticoechea on Thursday as the new coach for the national Under-23 team that will compete at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.

Argentine Football Facing Worst Crisis In History

The resignation of the national team's coach, Gerardo Martino, is another chapter in the crisis that is currently facing Argentine soccer, which is unprecedented and it is still uncertain whether it has hit rock bottom.
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Gerardo Martino Quits As Argentina Head Coach Amid Turmoil

Gerardo Martino has quit as coach of Argentina, just days before he was due to start preparing the country's Olympic football team for next month's Rio 2016 Games.

Brazilian Legend Pele Urges Messi To Reconsider International Retirement

Brazil legend Pele has become the latest high-profile name to call for Lionel Messi to retract his decision to retire from international football.
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The Best And Worst Of Copa America

Xinhua looks at some of the highlights - and lowlights - of the centenary edition of the Copa America ahead of Sunday's final between Argentina and Chile at New Jersey's MetLife stadium.

1986 World Cup Winning Team Better Than Current Squad: Maradona

Diego Maradona on Wednesday implied that the 1986 World Cup winning team played better than the current one during a chat with former teammates.

‘Brazil Far From Top Class,’ Says Former Canarinho Legend Ronaldo

Retired Brazilian star striker Ronaldo says Brazil is no longer a top-class team in football.
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Brazil To Return To Scene Of 7-1 World Cup Fiasco

Brazil will return to the scene of their most harrowing defeat in recent history when they meet Argentina in a World Cup qualifier later this year.
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Farewell, Messi. But We So Not Want This ‘Mexit’

At the Copa America final, Lionel Messi couldn't establish his stature as best. But it will be a while before such a footballer comes from la Mesia or from anywhere else

Suarez ‘Sure’ Of Messi Magic Continuing, Belives He Will Reverse Decision Over International Retirement

Barcelona Superstar Luis Suarez thinks that club team-mate Lionel Messi will reverse his decision to retire from International football.

Has Lionel Messi Turned His Back On Argentina For Good?

Messi has had to endure constant and unfair comparisons with Argentina legend Diego Maradona

Argentina’s Coach Tata Martino To Stay With National Side

Argentina's national football team coach, Gerardo Martino, will continue tenure and lead the U-23 team through the Rio Olympics 2016.
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After Copa America Win, Chile Should Set Sights On World Cup: Jara

After winning the 2016 Centennial Copa America, Chile should set their sights on the World Cup 2018 in Russia, said Chilean defender Gonzalo Jara on Tuesday.
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Luis Segura Resigns As Argentine Football Association President After Copa America 2016 Defeat

The president of the Argentina Football Association (AFA), Luis Segura, announced his resignation on Monday through a press release published by the association.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Greatest Footballer Ever: LIONEL MESSI

Lionel Messi's journey from being just another kid on the streets to being the god of the beautiful game is truly unreal.

Messi Announces Retirement From International Football After Copa 2016 Defeat

"For me the national team is over. I've done all I can, it hurts not to be a champion," Messi said following his side's defeat.
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Argentina vs Chile 2-4 Penalties: Copa America 2016 Centenario Final

Messi Misses Penalty As Chile Beat Argentina 4-2 On Penalties To Defend Copa America Title

What Copa America Means For Race Relations In An Era Of Trump

While all eyes this side of the Atlantic are on Euros, over the water another international football tournament is taking place.
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Copa America 2016: Argentina 4-1 Venezuela – As It Happened

Catch all the updates and follow the LIVE commentary as Argentina face Venezuela in the 2016 Copa America Centenario third quarter-final clash at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough on 18 June, Saturday.

Copa America 2016: Messi Asks Teammates Not To Be Complacent Against Venezuela

Argentina's star Lionel Messi on Wednesday was respectful of Venezuela, ahead of their quarter-final clash in the Copa America Centernario.

Copa America 2016: Argentina Remain Unbeaten As They Outplay Bolivia 3-0

Lamela, Lavezzi and Cuesta scored three early goals in the first half as Argentina outplayed Bolivia 3-0 in the Centenario Copa America 2016 Group D encounter.

Copa America 2016: Chile Begins Training In U.S. Ahead Of Clash Against Argentina

Copa America defending champions Chile kicked off training in San Francisco on Friday ahead of their meeting against Argentina.
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Copa America 2016: Argentina Made Favorites To Win The Title After 20 years

Copa America 2016 will be a new opportunity for Argentina's national soccer team to break their dry spell of over 20 years without a title.

Top 10 English Premier League Players Who Will Feature In Copa America 2016

Football aficionados are spoilt for choice this June as two big footballing tournaments are all set to begin and will run simultaneously over the next few weeks. It is expected that Euro 2016 in...
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Copa America 2016: History Of The Oldest Continental Tournament

The Copa America is the oldest continental team tournament in the history of soccer with its first edition being played in 1916.

Argentinian Players Threatened At Gunpoint

Fans of soccer club Deportivo Moron, in Argentina's third division, threatened two of the team's players with firearms on Thursday surrounding payment issues, informed local media.

Doping Tale Continues In Argentinian Football, Two More Cases Confirmed

The vice president of the Argentinian soccer club San Martin, Jorge Miadoski, confirmed on Thursday that two more soccer players, one from his team, tested positive for the anti-inflammatory Oxa B12, a strong painkiller,...
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Argentina To Win Centennial Copa America 2016, Says Coach Gerardo Martino

The coach of Argentina's national soccer team, Gerardo Martino, said the Argentine squad should win 2016 Centennial Copa America tournament.
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Leonardo Ulloa, From An Unknown Name In Argentina To Glory With Leicester

Leonardo Ulloa, an unfamiliar name in South America, was the only Argentinian player on the teamsheets of Leicester when the soccer team entered the English soccer history books.
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Football, Argentina’s Best Hope In Rio Olympics 2016

With a preliminary list of 57 players set to be published in coming days, Argentinean football is beginning its journey to reclaim gold in the Olympic Games.