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Argentina football team

Messi's Argentina beats Brazil 1-0, wins Copa America title

Argentina's winning goal at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro came in the 22nd minute

11 Jul 2021 9:24 AM

Argentina call up 6 Italy-based players for World Cup qualifiers

Argentina imposed restrictions on people traveling from Italy, Spain, Germany and France, says 14-day quarantine is mandatory

11 Mar 2020 12:05 PM

Lionel Messi will now get rest: Ernesto Valverde on Argentine's omission from squad

Messi recently won the Ballon d'Or for the 6th time and scored a hat-trick against Mallorca to help his side register a 5-2 win in La Liga.

10 Dec 2019 11:09 AM

Lionel Messi helps Argentina salvage 2-2 draw against Uruguay

Argentina had the better of the early play but fell behind in the 34th minute.

19 Nov 2019 8:48 AM

Lionel Messi penalty gives Argentina 1-0 win over Brazil

The Barcelona striker, who missed four games after calling the South American Football Confederation 'corrupt' scored after 14 minutes.

16 Nov 2019 10:49 AM


Germany waste two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Argentina

The Germans, who had four players making their debuts, gradually ran out of steam and the visitors completed their comeback.

10 Oct 2019 8:59 AM

Messi gets first red card in 14 years; Lashes out at CONMEBOL

The Argentine accused the federation of corruption and said the whole tournament was set up for Brazil's win.

07 Jul 2019 3:11 PM

'Sergio Aguero will play against Brazil', confirms Argentina coach

Aguero has played in the first three matches for Argentina and scored one goal and creating two chances for forwards to strike.

02 Jul 2019 4:00 PM

2019 Copa America: Argentina waiting for Messi magic to make an appearance

Messi has often come under criticism for failing to reproduce his Barcelona form when wearing the Argentina jersey

30 Jun 2019 10:54 AM

'Performance against Venezuela was complete', says Messi

Messi also hit out at the general state of the surfaces in Brazil.

29 Jun 2019 1:06 PM


Messi gets perfect birthday gift as Argentina progress in Copa America

Argentina could have faced an embarrassing elimination from the tournament

24 Jun 2019 12:26 PM

Copa America starts anew in quarters, says Argentina's Messi

"The important thing was to win to keep going in the Copa, to get through the group stage," said Messi.

24 Jun 2019 11:38 AM

COPA AMERICA 2019: Lionel Messi looks buoyant despite 2-0 loss to Columbia

Five-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi's 57th-minute penalty cancelled out a first-half opener from Paraguay's Richard Sanchez.

21 Jun 2019 12:34 PM

Argentina witness two football ties in a day; Messi and men slump, women survive

While the Lionel Messi-led men's team drew and went to last position, the women’s team survived at the Womens World Cup 2019.

20 Jun 2019 1:36 PM

COPA AMERICA 2019: Messi's goal helps Argentina salvage 1-1 draw against Paraguay

Messi swept in a 57th-minute spot-kick to cancel out a first-half opener from Paraguay's Richard Sanchez.

20 Jun 2019 10:30 AM


2019 Copa America: Maradona slams Messi, Argentina after terrible Copa America start

Argentina face Paraguay next on June 19 and later face guests Qatar on June 23.

19 Jun 2019 11:24 AM

'If Messi scores a goal, they ask for two', says Falcao

Colombian striker Radamel Falcao, who once played against the Argentine during his time at Atletico Madrid, has backed the Argentine captain

18 Jun 2019 12:05 PM

Messi 'bitter' as Colombia stun Argentina

Goals from Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata in the final 20 minutes gave Colombia their first tournament victory over Argentina in 20 years.

16 Jun 2019 11:06 AM

Messi's desire to end trophy heartache impresses Argentina

Messi took time out after their limp 2018 World Cup campaign ended with defeat by eventual champions France.

15 Jun 2019 2:55 PM

Lionel Messi keen to end Argentina's title drought

It's 26 years since Argentina last won the Copa America, despite contesting four of the last five finals.

11 Jun 2019 7:48 PM