Lionel Messi missed a first-half penalty as Brazil beat Argentina in a fiercely contested "Superclasico" friendly in Beijing.
A brilliant performance from Angel di Maria spurred Argentina to a crushing win over world champions Germany.
Argentina will have the chance to exact revenge of sorts when they travel to Dusseldorf for a friendly international with Germany.
Germany defenders Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels are both out of Argentina friendly, while midfielder Sami Khedira is doubtful.
World Cup finalists Germany and Argentina renew their rivalry in a pick of international friendlies happening this week.
Germany's Mesut Ozil is unlikely to play in the friendly against World Cup finalists Argentina on Wednesday.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi will miss his side's friendly against world champions Germany on Wednesday due to a groin strain.
Julio Grondona, president of the AFA and FIFA vice-president, has died at the age of 82 in a Buenos Aires clinic.
Alejandro Sabella, who steered Argentina to the SWC final, has decided to quit as coach, Argentine has media reported.
Soccer World Cup runners-up Argentina have sent their compatriot Pope Francis, a die-hard football fan, a jersey signed by the team.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has admitted that he was not expecting Lionel Messi to win the Golden Ball award at the World Cup.
A crestfallen Lionel Messi kept a low profile as thousands welcomed the Argentina squad home after a SWC final defeat to Germany.
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has said compatriot Lionel Messi did not deserve to be named best player of the SWC.
Thousands of people greeted Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina team when the squad flew home to Buenos Aires.
Recent recipients of the SWC Player of the Tournament after Argentina's Lionel Messi picked up the 2014 Golden Ball award.