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I hope to see Lionel Messi win a title with Argentina, says Spanish football legend Carles Puyol

I hope to see Lionel Messi win a title with Argentina, says Spanish football legend Carles Puyol

Many believe that the Argentine magician's legacy is incomplete without a World Cup triumph -- undoubtedly the biggest title on the international stage.

FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting during World Cup qualifiers

FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting during World Cup qualifiers

Nine football associations were punished in all by FIFA's Disciplinary Committee "for incidents involving, among others, unsporting and discriminatory conduct by fans".

Argentina at risk of missing World Cup without talisman Lionel Messi, says Diego Maradona

Argentina at risk of missing World Cup without talisman Lionel Messi, says Diego Maradona

In Messi`s absence, Argentina will play Uruguay, Venezuela and Peru. The Barcelona forward will return for the team`s last qualifier against Ecuador on October 10.

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying: Neymar's  Brazil almost there, Lionel Messi-less Argentina crash

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying: Neymar's Brazil almost there, Lionel Messi-less Argentina crash

Messi`s suspension left Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza forced to make a hasty reshuffle to his starting line-up.

FIFA WC Qualification: Brazil thrash Uruguay; Lionel Messi gets struggling Argentina on track

FIFA WC Qualification: Brazil thrash Uruguay; Lionel Messi gets struggling Argentina on track

Uruguay, who were missing the suspended Luis Suarez, remain in second place in the standings.

Road to Russia 2018: Argentina face Chile test in a decisive World Cup qualifying match

Road to Russia 2018: Argentina face Chile test in a decisive World Cup qualifying match

With a trip to face Bolivia in the thin air of La Paz awaiting them next Tuesday -- where Argentina have rarely performed well -- it means the two-time World Cup-winners can ill afford to slip up against the Chileans

Breakthrough! Researchers find first fluorescent frog in Argentina

Breakthrough! Researchers find first fluorescent frog in Argentina

Argentine and Brazilian scientists at the Bernardino Rivadaiva Natural Sciences Museum made the discovery while studying the metabolic origin of pigments in a tree-frog species common to South America.

Discovered -  World’s first fluorescent frogs found in Amazon basin (See pic)

Discovered - World’s first fluorescent frogs found in Amazon basin (See pic)

The exciting discovery was made by scientists at the Bernardino Rivadavia Natural Sciences Museum in Buenos Aires while studying the pigment of polka-dot tree frogs, a species common to the rainforest.

FIFA Ranking: India drop two places to 132; Argentina remain no 1

FIFA Ranking: India drop two places to 132; Argentina remain no 1

The Indian football team dropped two notches to No.132 in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday, due to the fact that Guyana and Niger moved up five and three places in the table respectively.

Thousands of women rally for safety, rights in Latin America

Every 30 hours, a woman in Argentina is killed by her male partner or ex-partner.

Lionel Messi heads Argentina squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Lionel Messi heads Argentina squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Argentina will host Chile in Buenos Aires on March 23 followed by an away clash with Bolivia five days later.

Lionel Messi happy at Barcelona, says Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza

Lionel Messi happy at Barcelona, says Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza

The coach went on to say Messi's international record, with the trophy cabinet with Argentina bare, was no stain on his achievements.

Davis Cup: Serbia advance into quarter-finals; clash between Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal possible

Davis Cup: Serbia advance into quarter-finals; clash between Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal possible

Nadal was sitting out the trip to Croatia after reaching the Australian Open final last weekend but would be certain to return to face a Djokovic.

 FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi's first coach Ernesto Vecchio dies at age of 65

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi's first coach Ernesto Vecchio dies at age of 65

Vecchio, who divided his time between Newell`s and Messi Foundation charity, remained a staunch supporter of the Barcelona star.

FIFA Ranking: Lionel Messi's Argentina remain top; India gain 6 places

FIFA Ranking: Lionel Messi's Argentina remain top; India gain 6 places

India (129) and Maldives (145) also gained substantial jumps in the list, with 6 and 9 respectively.

Lionel Messi statue vandalised in Argentina, confirms Buenos Aires government

Lionel Messi statue vandalised in Argentina, confirms Buenos Aires government

The monument is far from the first to be targeted in the area with that of former US Open champion Gabriela Sabatini stripped of its racquet not long ago.

Qatar Open: Andy Murray registers his 25th straight win, beats Jeremy Chardy in straight sets

Qatar Open: Andy Murray registers his 25th straight win, beats Jeremy Chardy in straight sets

In 2016, the Briton not only remained unbeaten but won five consecutive titles and snatched the world`s number one spot from Novak Djokovic.

Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez agrees to join Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua

Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez agrees to join Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua

Chinese Super League clubs had already splashed out more than $400 million on players this year, after President Xi Jinping laid out a vision of turning the country into a football power.

Australia set to host Brazil-Argentina football match at MCG in 2017

Australia set to host Brazil-Argentina football match at MCG in 2017

South Americans giants Argentina-Brazil set to lock horns on Australian soil.

Marin Cilic, Ivan Dodig push Croatia to brink of Davis Cup

Marin Cilic, Ivan Dodig push Croatia to brink of Davis Cup

Both Cilic and Del Potro were drafted in for Saturday`s doubles with the former teaming up with Dodig to claim the first two sets in a tie-break before wrapping up victory after Mayer dropped serve at 3-2 down in the third.