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Disgusting! Argentine fans spit at national captain Lionel Messi ​

Disgusting! Argentine fans spit at national captain Lionel Messi ​

Messi faced the humiliation by River Plate supporters when he was travelling through Narita airport.

Lionel Messi, Neymar​ to start Club World Cup final

Lionel Messi, Neymar​ to start Club World Cup final

Barcelona are aiming to win the title for the third time.

Lionel Messi flushes kidney stone; doctors urged caution

Lionel Messi flushes kidney stone; doctors urged caution

The 28-year-old forward had endured restless nights with the kidney stone causing his abdominal pains.

Lionel Messi heads eclectic cast at Club World Cup

Lionel Messi heads eclectic cast at Club World Cup

Messi`s Barcelona are runaway favourites to win the somewhat quirky tournament.

Everton move for Argentine defender Funes

Everton move for Argentine defender Funes

Argentine centre-back Ramiro Funes Mori has joined Everton from River Plate for a fee of £9.5 million ($14.6 million, 12.9 million euros), the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

River Plate win Copa Libertadores for third time

River Plate win Copa Libertadores for third time

Argentina's River Plate won their third Copa Libertadores title by defeating Mexican club Tigres UANL 3-0 in the second leg of the final.

Diego Simeone foresees coaching Argentina

Diego Simeone foresees coaching Argentina

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said that one of his future goals is to train the Argentine national football team. But for the time being, he is entirely focused on his Spanish club and described Argentina's current manager Gerardo Martin as "a great coach".

River Plate clinch berth in Copa Libertadores final

River Plate clinch berth in Copa Libertadores final

Two-time champions Argentine club River Plate advanced to the Copa Libertadores final by securing a 3-1 victory over Paraguayan side Guarani here.

Esteban Cambiasso bids farewell to Leicester after rejecting deal

Esteban Cambiasso bids farewell to Leicester after rejecting deal

Esteban Cambiasso has rejected a new deal with Leicester City and will not return to the Premier League club, the former Argentina international said on Tuesday.

Sporting Lisbon sign Colombia forward Teofilo Gutierrez

Sporting Lisbon sign Colombia forward Teofilo Gutierrez

Colombian international forward Teofilo Gutierrez has agreed to join Sporting Lisbon on a three-year deal from River Plate, the Portuguese side announced on Sunday.

Boca fan who pepper-sprayed River players fears reprisals

Boca fan who pepper-sprayed River players fears reprisals

The Boca Juniors fan who pepper-sprayed River Plate players leaving them needing hospital treatment said his family were scared after the Argentine team were expelled from the Libertadores Cup.

Boca Juniors to appeal Copa Libertadores expulsion

Boca Juniors to appeal Copa Libertadores expulsion

Boca Juniors will appeal against their expulsion from the Copa Libertadores football tournament after their fans attacked River Plate players with an eye irritant spray, the Argentine club has said.

Boca-River match suspended after players attacked with pepper spray

Boca-River match suspended after players attacked with pepper spray

A Copa Libertadores match between local football rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate has been suspended after River players were attacked by fans with pepper spray.

River players in hospital after Boca match abandoned

River players in hospital after Boca match abandoned

Four River Plate players were taken to hospital after they were sprayed with an irritant by fans of bitter rivals Boca Juniors on Thursday, causing their Libertadores Cup derby to be abandoned at halftime.

Two late goals give Boca 2-0 derby win over River

Two late goals give Boca 2-0 derby win over River

Boca Juniors scored twice in the final six minutes to beat River Plate 2-0 in a thrilling Argentine "superclasico" and open a three-point lead in the championship standings on Sunday.

River Plate stay alive in Libertadores Cup, salvage pride

River Plate stay alive in Libertadores Cup, salvage pride

River Plate salvaged their Libertadores Cup dream with a 3-0 home win over San Jose of Bolivia and thanks to a 5-4 defeat for Peru`s Juan Aurich by Mexico`s UANL Tigres on Wednesday.

Real Madrid to sign River Plate teenage goalkeeper Augusto Batalla

Real Madrid to sign River Plate teenage goalkeeper Augusto Batalla

Real Madrid will sign Argentine football cub River Plate's 18-year-old goalkeeper Augusto Batalla in the summer.

Simeone junior keen to make his own name with Argentina

Simeone junior keen to make his own name with Argentina

Giovanni Simeone wants to be known for his skills and not as the son of Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone after impressing in a two-goal performance for Argentina`s under-20 side.

River Plate win Copa Sudamericana

River Plate win Copa Sudamericana

River Plate won their first continental title in 17 years on Wednesday when they beat Colombian side Nacional Medellin 2-0 in the second leg of the final of the Copa Sudamericana.

Paraguay name Argentine Diaz as coach

Paraguay name Argentine Diaz as coach

Paraguay named Argentine Ramon Diaz, who won the Argentine league title with River Plate this year, as their coach on Thursday.