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Croatia game 'crucial' for Argentina - Mercado

2018-06-19 09:00

Argentina defender Gabriel Mercado admitted his team's World Cup hopes will be on the line in Thursday's second group game against Croatia.

Maradona hits out at Argentina coach

2018-06-18 10:36

Argentina legend Diego Maradona issued a scathing assessment of his country's World Cup draw with Iceland.

'Can't compare Messi and Ronaldo', says Silva

2018-06-17 12:23

Portugal's Adrien Silva refused to be drawn on comparisons between teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina's Lionel Messi.

Ronaldo 1, Messi 0 in World Cup duel

2018-06-16 23:39

Cristiano Ronaldo has emphatically won the first round of his World Cup duel with eternal rival Lionel Messi.

3 things we learned at the World Cup on Saturday

2018-06-16 22:43

On an action-packed day in Russia, Lionel Messi saw his penalty saved as Iceland earned a draw in their first ever World Cup match.

3 things we learned at the World Cup on Saturday

2018-06-16 22:43

On an action-packed day in Russia, Lionel Messi saw his penalty saved as Iceland earned a draw in their first ever World Cup match.

Iceland's hero keeper did homework to psych out Messi

2018-06-16 20:41

Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson revealed Saturday how he worked on psyching out Argentine superstar Lionel Messi.

Messi misses penalty as Iceland hold Argentina

2018-06-16 16:54

In their maiden FIFA World Cup, Iceland held tournament favourites Argentina to a draw at the Otkrytie Arena in Moscow.

Messi to put heat on Iceland in Russia

2018-06-16 13:22

Lionel Messi's bid for World Cup redemption begins on Saturday when he leads Argentina against tiny Iceland.

Iceland coach baulks at World Cup 'miracle' tag

2018-06-15 15:53

Lionel Messi's Argentina will underestimate Iceland at their peril, coach Heimir Hallgrimsson warned on Friday.

Nervy Argentina seek Messi magic against Iceland

2018-06-15 09:23

Lionel Messi's Argentina aim to put a shambolic World Cup build-up behind them and make a statement in their opening match against Iceland.

Messi, the superstar illuminating a small Russian town

2018-06-15 08:21

Lionel Messi's arrival in Bronnitsy has brought an unprecedented level of attention to a place most renowned for its Archangel Michael cathedral.

Iceland ready for Argentina 'game of our lives'

2018-06-15 07:06

World Cup debutants Iceland are ready for the "game of their lives" against Argentina in their Group D opening clash.

Argentina great Zanetti excited by 2030 World Cup bid

2018-06-14 17:46

Former Argentina star Javier Zanetti said it would be a "great satisfaction" for his country to host the 2030 World Cup as part of a joint bid...