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After Lionel Messi's retirement, Gerardo Martino steps down as Argentine coach

After Lionel Messi's retirement, Gerardo Martino steps down as Argentine coach

The move has come as another huge blow for the Argentine Football Association (AFA), who are yet to recover from the shock of Messi's exit.

Copa America: Argentina call on Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero but Carlos Tevez snubbed

Copa America: Argentina call on Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero but Carlos Tevez snubbed

Argentina are in Group D at the tournament and face Chile (June 6), Panama (June 10) and Bolivia (June 14). 

Lionel Messi: Argentine superstar will not play at Rio Olympics, says coach

Lionel Messi: Argentine superstar will not play at Rio Olympics, says coach

Messi led Argentina to the 2014 World Cup final in Rio where they lost 1-0 to Germany after extra time.

We must beat Colombia: Gerardo Martino

We must beat Colombia: Gerardo Martino

Argentina have just two points from a possible nine and sit ninth in the 10-team South American qualifying group.

Brazil will try to hit us on counter, says Argentina coach

Brazil will try to hit us on counter, says Argentina coach

Brazil and Argentina face a crucial high-profile game on Thursday.

Lionel Messi, Carlos Tevez look set to renew partnership five years on

Lionel Messi, Carlos Tevez look set to renew partnership five years on

Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez look set to start an Argentina match together for the first time since the 2010 World Cup in Tuesday’s friendly against Mexico in Dallas.

Media can't kill me any more than they already have: Lionel Messi

Media can't kill me any more than they already have: Lionel Messi

Argentine forward Lionel Messi on Friday hit out at local media for reports stating he would take a break from his national side after a disappointing performance in the Copa America.

I'd have stopped playing for Argentina if I was Lionel Messi, claims coach

I'd have stopped playing for Argentina if I was Lionel Messi, claims coach

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino has said that if he was Lionel Messi he would have stopped playing for the national team after receiving so much criticism.

Lionel Messi to play in friendly match against Mexico

Lionel Messi to play in friendly match against Mexico

Argentine star Lionel Messi will play the friendly match against Mexico, media reported.

Argentina top FIFA rankings for first time in seven years

Argentina top FIFA rankings for first time in seven years

Argentina have moved to the top of the FIFA rankings for the first time in seven years despite being beaten by Chile in the Copa America final.

Defeated Argentina's search for elusive final key continues

Defeated Argentina's search for elusive final key continues

Former Argentina and Chile coach Marcelo Bielsa says you learn more from defeat than victory.

'Argentina should have won the Copa America final'

'Argentina should have won the Copa America final'

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino has said his team was unlucky to lose out to Chile in the final of the Copa America and claims he is behind his players "to the death".

Gerardo Martino to stick with Argentina losers

Gerardo Martino to stick with Argentina losers

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino insisted he would stick with the squad beaten in the Copa America final for the 2018 World Cup campaign even though he bemoaned missed chances.

Current Argentina side is one of the best, says Gerardo Martino

Current Argentina side is one of the best, says Gerardo Martino

The current generation of Argentina players is one of the best ever even though the team have not won a major trophy in 22 years, coach Gerardo Martino said on Friday.

All eyes on Lionel Messi at Copa America climax

All eyes on Lionel Messi at Copa America climax

Lionel Messi and Argentina will be chasing a first major title in 22 years Saturday when they face hosts Chile in a dream Copa America final in Santiago. 

Lionel Messi doesn't need goals to be happy: Coach

Lionel Messi doesn't need goals to be happy: Coach

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino has said Lionel Messi doesn't need goals to be happy after the forward failed to score but starred in a playmaking role in the 6-1 win over Paraguay in Copa America semis.

Goalkeeper Marchesin replaces Andujar in Argentina's Copa squad

Goalkeeper Marchesin replaces Andujar in Argentina's Copa squad

 Goalkeeper Agustin Marchesin has been included in Argentina’s Copa America squad after fellow custodian Mariano Andujar was ruled out for the remainder of the competition, the Argentina Football Association (AFA) announced on Tuesday.

Fatigue a factor in Argentina's performance, says coach

Fatigue a factor in Argentina's performance, says coach

Argentina's lacklustre performance so far in the 2015 Copa America championship is due to fatigue, according to national team coach Gerardo Martino.

Argentina struggle into Copa quarters, Uruguay advance

Argentina struggle into Copa quarters, Uruguay advance

Argentina marked Lionel Messi`s 100th cap with an unconvincing 1-0 win over Jamaica to reach the Copa America quarter-finals as group winners on Saturday as holders Uruguay advanced to the last eight.

Pablo Zabaleta lauds 'extraordinary' Argentina teammate Sergio Ageuro

Pablo Zabaleta lauds 'extraordinary' Argentina teammate Sergio Ageuro

Argentina defender Pablo Zabaleta has said his Manchester City teammate Sergio Aguero was in an "extraordinary" moment after the 27-year-old striker scored the only goal in their Copa America 1-0 victory over Uruguay.