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Lionel Messi: FIFA bans Argentine legend for four matches for abusing match official in a World Cup qualifying game

As stated in the FIFA statement, Messi may have used obscene language against one of the assistant referees; however, this incident was not recorded in the report of the match official who oversaw the game against Chile on Friday, reports Efe.

Mar 28, 2017, 20:10 PM IST

Win is not enough: Argentina's win over Chile in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers criticised by press

With five games to play in South American qualifying, Brazil is leading the pack on 30 points, followed closely by Uruguay (23), Argentina (22) and Colombia (21).

Mar 25, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

PHOTOS: Battling rain, thousands of Lionel Messi's fans take to street in Argentina, ask him to reconsider retirement

The fans took part in a manifestation in support of the player's return to the national team.

Jul 04, 2016, 06:19 AM IST

Lionel Messi retirement: Argentine president, Diego Maradona ask him not to quit

After an outpouring of disappointment by fans online, Macri joined the calls for the Barcelona superstar to stay with Argentina.

Jun 28, 2016, 06:44 AM IST

Indian Sports Fraternity on Lionel Messi's decision to quit Argentina. See their reaction on Twitter!

Indian cricketers Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina too wrote about the Barcelona forward after his decision to quit the game.

Jun 27, 2016, 17:36 PM IST

Copa America Final: Messi `the best player of all time`, believes Chile manager Juan Antonio Pizzi

Before two successive Copa America final defeats by Chile, Argentina were beaten 1-0 in the 2014 World Cup final by Germany. Messi`s side had also suffered defeat against Brazil in the 2007 Copa America final.

Jun 27, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

WATCH: Lionel Messi crying after Argentina's 2-4 loss against Chile in Copa America final

Messi looked in extreme pain after missing the shot and also couldn't control his emotions and wept in front of a jam-packed stadium and his team-mates.

Jun 27, 2016, 12:12 PM IST

WATCH: How Lionel Messi missed crucial penalty kick in Copa America final against Chile

After Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved Arturo Vidal's first shot of the penalty shootout, Argentine fans erupted with joy as Messi stepped ahead to take the first penalty kick for Argentina.

Jun 27, 2016, 10:43 AM IST

Copa America: Messi-less Argentina defeat Chile 2-1

The game continued to have an edge with Di Maria and Gary Medel both receiving yellow cards for an off-the-ball scuffle shortly afterwards.

Jun 07, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Argentina fight back for 2-1 win against Chile on Lionel Messi return

Argentina moved up to fourth in the 10-team group on eight points from five games.

Mar 25, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

Lionel Messi devastated by new defeat in final

Lionel Messi has told of the pain of losing the Copa America final after the football superstar faced criticism in his native Argentina.

Jul 07, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Defeated Argentina's search for elusive final key continues

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

Jul 05, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Copa America final preview: Bitter rivals Chile, Argentina face off in soccer showdown

It`s a geopolitical rivalry that has seen a clash of generals, a near-war over territory, and accusations of treachery and arrogance.

Jul 03, 2015, 00:15 AM IST

Copa America final between Argentina, Chile 'not war', says Javier Mascherano

Argentina star Javier Mascherano called for calm yesterday as the countdown to this weekend's Copa America final against fierce rivals Chile got under way.

Jul 02, 2015, 12:12 PM IST

Copa America: Paraguay warn Chile about giving Argentina too much space

Paraguay, the only team to have scored against Argentina at the Copa America, can talk with authority about what it is to face the favourites when they are in full song.

Jul 01, 2015, 20:30 PM IST

Messi-inspired Argentina beat Chile 2-1

Lionel Messi has never played better for Argentina, which is no comfort for Chile and its embattled coach Claudio Borghi.

Oct 17, 2012, 09:01 AM IST