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Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder calls time on international career

Wesley is one of the best Dutch internationals in recent years, the Dutch football association KNVB said in a statement.

Mar 04, 2018, 17:33 PM IST

2018 World Cup qualifiers: Lionel Messi-led Argentina look to maintain pressure on Chile

An uninspiring 0-0 draw with Uruguay in Montevideo on Thursday left Argentina level on 23 points with fourth-placed Chile, who lead on goal difference.

Sep 04, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Lionel Messi pays out wages of Argentina squad security staff, who were unpaid for six months

The Argentine Football Association is mired in an going financial crisis amid allegations of corruption and mismanagement.

Nov 19, 2016, 08:27 AM IST

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil thrash Argentina 3-0, Uruguay defeat Ecuador to continue qualification march

Brazil now have 24 points from 11 games, one clear of second-placed Uruguay who have 23 points.

Nov 11, 2016, 09:01 AM IST

Wayne Rooney's future in midfield despite managerial change for Three Lions

Rooney is England`s record scorer (53 goals) and most-capped outfield player (116 caps).

Oct 04, 2016, 10:01 AM IST

Man Utd duo Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard included in England's World Cup qualifiers squad

Rashford and Lingard have become first-choice players during Jose Mourinho's first season as United manager.

Oct 03, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

Manchester City's Yaya Toure announces retirement from International football

The 33-year-old has been capped 102 times by his country, scoring 19 goals.

Sep 20, 2016, 19:36 PM IST

Lionel Messi reveals real reason behind 'going blonde'; no it wasn't Aaron Ramsey

Messi revealed the real reason behind the new hair color during an interview with Argentine actor Mingo.

Sep 06, 2016, 16:54 PM IST

Lionel Messi's Argentina return hampered by groin injury, Sergio Aguero too ruled out

Lionel Messi`s return to international duty with Argentina could be delayed by a groin injury his club side Barcelona stated on Monday.

Aug 29, 2016, 22:25 PM IST

FIFA Rankings out! Here are the top 10 International sides following an eventful Euro 2016

Chris Coleman led Wales jumped 15 places to 11th, two above their arch rivals England who sit at 13.

Jul 14, 2016, 17:42 PM IST

Euro 2016: France coach Didier Deschamps planning all-out attack against 'Best in the World' Germany

The two nations last met in a friendly in November last year, with France winning 2-0 in Paris in a clash marred by terrorist attacks in the city.

Jul 04, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

Lionel Messi Retirement: Hundreds of fans rally in Buenos Aires begging the Argentine not to retire

Messi has often faced criticism in Argentina because he has failed to deliver the country a major title, in contrast to his repeated success at Barcelona.

Jul 03, 2016, 14:36 PM IST

Euro 2016, QF4 Preview: Hosts France hope giant-killers Iceland reach melting point

Iceland qualified on back of a stunning 2-1 victory over England, France had to dig deep for a come back 2-1 victory over Norther Ireland.

Jul 03, 2016, 13:35 PM IST

Spine chilling! French swimmer Yannick Agnel promises to swim around the Nordic island if Iceland win Euro 2016

Euro 2016 fever has heavily gripped the tiny North Atlantic nation and 10 percent of their 330,000 population reportedly is in France.

Jun 29, 2016, 19:28 PM IST

ICE vs FRA Preview: Dark Horses Iceland face favorites France in quarter-finals

Euro 2016 fever has gripped the tiny Nordic nation and a big chunk of the 330,000 population is in France supporting their team.

Jun 29, 2016, 18:14 PM IST

Euro 2016: Can Iceland emulate Leicester City's fairytale and go all the way?

The smallest nation participating in the tournament now face hosts France, who are also the favorites to go all the way, in the quarter-finals.

Jun 29, 2016, 17:45 PM IST

Euro 2016: Italy vs Spain - As it happened...

Having defeated the Antonio Conte's Azzurri the last two times, Vincent del Bosque's La Roja will look to complete the hat-trick tonight.

Jun 27, 2016, 20:45 PM IST

Euro 2016: Italy Vs Spain, England Vs Iceland; players to watch out for

Here is the list of Top 4 players, everyone's focus will be on

Jun 27, 2016, 18:34 PM 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

Euro 2016, Fixtures, Live Streaming, Italy, Spain, England, Iceland, Football News, International Football

Here's all you need to know about today's Round of 16 encounters.

Jun 27, 2016, 17:16 PM IST