Sampaoli banking on Messi for World Cup revival

2017-06-08 17:06

New manager Jorge Sampaoli says he is looking to superstar Lionel Messi to revive Argentina's World Cup fortunes.

FIFA lifts Messi four-game international ban

2017-05-05 15:31

FIFA have overturned Barcelona star Lionel Messi's four-game ban from international matches imposed for swearing at an assistant referee.

Maradona set for India visit ahead of U-17 WC

2017-05-04 14:24

Football legend Diego Maradona is set to visit the soccer-crazy city of Kolkata in September ahead of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup.

Football fan pushed to his death at match in Argentina

2017-04-18 09:57

An Argentine football fan died Monday after being pushed from a stand at a derby match by an angry crowd who thought he was a rival supporter,...

Crisis-hit Argentina risk missing World Cup

2017-03-29 21:24

The world's top-ranked football nation Argentina risk failing to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1970 after a humiliating defeat...

Messi ban unfair - Barcelona

2017-03-29 16:44

Lionel Messi's four-match ban for swearing at an assistant referee is "unfair and totally disproportionate", his Spanish club Barcelona claim.

Foul-mouthed rant earns Messi four match ban

2017-03-29 07:30

Barcelona star Lionel Messi was suspended for four Argentina matches by FIFA for swearing at an assistant referee.

Argentina stay top of FIFA rankings

2017-01-12 15:17

Lionel Messi's Argentina remain top of FIFA's latest world rankings.

Bafana make no progress in latest FIFA rankings

2016-12-22 16:01

Bafana Bafana have made no progress in the last FIFA world rankings released for 2016.

Messi's media fury after Argentina sink Colombia

2016-11-16 10:42

Argentina captain Lionel Messi declared a media boycott over claims of drug use by a team-mate.

Bumpy plane ride too much for Messi

2016-11-15 08:49

Lionel Messi had to reach for the sick bag as the plane carrying the Argentina team endured a bumpy ride from Buenos Aires to San Juan.

Half century for Neymar as Brazil crush Argentina

2016-11-11 11:30

Neymar scored his 50th international goal as Brazil thrashed arch-rivals Argentina in their 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifying duel.

Messi-less Argentina look to improve

2016-10-11 11:27

An injury to Lionel Messi and suspensions of defenders have created some thinking about Argentina's lineup for coach Edgardo Bauza.

Argentina boss blasts Barca over Messi

2016-09-23 08:31

Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza has launched a stinging attack on Barcelona after losing star forward Lionel Messi for vital SWC qualifiers.

Messi strikes back as Argentina sink Uruguay

2016-09-02 10:56

Lionel Messi made his return from short-lived international retirement with the only goal as 10-man Argentina defeated Uruguay on Thursday.