Latest news about Argentina

Brazil down Argentina in Beijing

2014-10-11 17:47

Lionel Messi missed a first-half penalty as Brazil beat Argentina in a fiercely contested "Superclasico" friendly in Beijing.

SWC 'revenge' for Argentina

2014-09-04 07:25

A brilliant performance from Angel di Maria spurred Argentina to a crushing win over world champions Germany.

World Cup replay awaits fans

2014-09-03 08:39

Argentina will have the chance to exact revenge of sorts when they travel to Dusseldorf for a friendly international with Germany.

Boateng, Hummels to miss friendly

2014-09-02 14:22

Germany defenders Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels are both out of Argentina friendly, while midfielder Sami Khedira is doubtful.

Preview: International friendlies

2014-09-02 12:24

World Cup finalists Germany and Argentina renew their rivalry in a pick of international friendlies happening this week.

Ozil doubtful for Argentina friendly

2014-09-01 14:17

Germany's Mesut Ozil is unlikely to play in the friendly against World Cup finalists Argentina on Wednesday.

Messi to miss SWC rematch

2014-09-01 12:56

Argentina captain Lionel Messi will miss his side's friendly against world champions Germany on Wednesday due to a groin strain.

Argentine football chief dies

2014-07-30 20:08

Julio Grondona, president of the AFA and FIFA vice-president, has died at the age of 82 in a Buenos Aires clinic.

Sabella to quit Argentina?

2014-07-29 22:00

Alejandro Sabella, who steered Argentina to the SWC final, has decided to quit as coach, Argentine has media reported.

Pope gets signed SWC jersey

2014-07-17 07:39

Soccer World Cup runners-up Argentina have sent their compatriot Pope Francis, a die-hard football fan, a jersey signed by the team.

Messi award surprises Sepp

2014-07-15 10:07

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has admitted that he was not expecting Lionel Messi to win the Golden Ball award at the World Cup.

Argentina's gutsy team home

2014-07-15 07:51

A crestfallen Lionel Messi kept a low profile as thousands welcomed the Argentina squad home after a SWC final defeat to Germany.

Maradona: Messi not the best

2014-07-14 21:00

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has said compatriot Lionel Messi did not deserve to be named best player of the SWC.

Heroes' welcome for Argentina

2014-07-14 20:00

Thousands of people greeted Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina team when the squad flew home to Buenos Aires.

Past Golden Ball winners

2014-07-14 14:04

Recent recipients of the SWC Player of the Tournament after Argentina's Lionel Messi picked up the 2014 Golden Ball award.