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Messi should take a break from internationals: Mario Kempes

Buenos Aire Argentine football great Mario Kempes said on Saturday that Lionel Messi should take a break from international football in his and his team's interests.

Jun 22, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

Uruguay, Argentina win big in U.S. friendlies

A Luis Suarez brace, the second a cheeky `Panenka` penalty, helped Uruguay ease to 4-1 win over Mexico, while Argentina rebounded from a poor World Cup to thump Guatemala 3-0 in a pair of big friendly wins in the United States on Friday.

Sep 08, 2018, 17:57 PM IST

Is it Messi or Ronaldo? No, a burqa-clad girl displaying football tricks -Watch

A video of a burkha-clad girl playing football has gone viral on social media. The girl showcases various football tricks in the video.

Jul 13, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

Diego Maradona offers to coach Argentina for free

The former Boca Juniors and Napoli player coached Argentina at the 2010 World Cup, where his team were beaten 4-0 by Germany at the quarter-final stage.

Jul 03, 2018, 17:36 PM IST

FIFA World cup 2018: France vs Argentina preview: France may opt for 'no Messi, no Argentina' strategy for Saturday's clash

Concentrating too much on Messi, however, could also prove stifling for France`s attack which has shown itself to be a collection of expensive moving parts yet to move in synch.

Jun 30, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1, qualify for round of 16

Argentina looked composed and organised in the middle but things could change if Nigeria, who would be happy with a draw, equalise. Expect a cracker of a match in the second-half. 

Jun 26, 2018, 22:55 PM IST

Nigeria vs Argentina FIFA World Cup 2018 live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

Nigeria will face Argentina at St. Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday.

Jun 26, 2018, 22:38 PM IST

Russia's Messi - a Puma star in its own right

Barely 20 months ago a Russian couple were oblivious of the basic rules of soccer. Now they are ardent fans and the transformation can only be attributed to Messi — not Argentina’s World Cup captain but a pet puma.

Jun 23, 2018, 01:06 AM IST

FIFA 2018: These top 10 glamourous WAGs are ruling the internet! Pics

Check out some of the most gorgeous WAGs this year.

Jun 20, 2018, 12:32 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Iceland vs Argentina - As it happened

Iceland is the smallest country to ever qualify for the World Cup finals. 

Jun 16, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

Israel demands FIFA investigate ''threats'' that caused Argentina to cancel match

Israel demanded soccer`s governing body investigate what it said were threats against Argentina players that forced them to cancel a match in Jerusalem, including Palestinian calls to burn replica shirts of Lionel Messi if he played.

Jun 07, 2018, 09:43 AM IST

Argentina have a 'debt' to settle at World Cup: Lionel Messi

  Argentina captain Lionel Messi admitted on Monday that his generation has a score to settle at the World Cup in Russia after a series of agonising near misses in major tournaments.

Mar 27, 2018, 10:11 AM IST

Spain face Argentina in fascinating World Cup warm-up game

Lionel Messi will probably only play half of the game.

Mar 26, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

UEFA Champions League 2018: Lionel Messi masterclass as FC Barcelona sink Chelsea FC 3-0 in Round of 16

Lionel Messi's double strike took him past the 100-goal mark in Champions League games.

Mar 15, 2018, 06:39 AM IST

Champions League: Barcelona legend Lionel Messi aims to score against Chelsea in 9th attempt

Messi hasn't scored against Chelsea in Barcelona's previous eight Champions League clashes.

Feb 19, 2018, 13:46 PM IST

Argentina want Lionel Messi to play less for Barcelona

Argentina's national football association (AFA) president Claudio Tapia has said he has spoken to captain Lionel Messi about playing fewer games for La Liga side Barcelona in order to stay fresh for his country ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

Feb 13, 2018, 17:56 PM IST

La Liga: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez fuel Barcelona's comeback win; Atletico Madrid beat Las Palmas

Lionel Messi scored a spectacular free-kick to give Barcelona a 2-1 win over struggling Alaves on Sunday while Luis Suarez was also on target as the Catalans battled back from a goal down at halftime to stay 11 points clear at the top of La Liga.

Jan 29, 2018, 12:52 PM IST

Missed Lionel Messi penalty costs Barcelona in Cop del Rey derby defeat

 Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Espanyol struck in the dying moments to consign Barcelona to their first defeat of the season, 1-0 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Jan 18, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

Spanish tax authorities scrutinise Lionel Messi's foundation

Spanish tax authorities are investigating whether payments from FC Barcelona to Lionel Messi's foundation were used to help the player evade taxes, Spanish daily El Mundo reported on Saturday.

Jan 13, 2018, 20:33 PM IST

As FIFA U-17 World Cup hosts, India experienced global football stage in 2017

India went from a "sleeping giant" to a "passionate giant" by successfully hosting their maiden FIFA under-17 World Cup, while Messi Magic once again reigned supreme in global football as he single-handedly dragged a blundering Argentina into the 2018 World Cup.

Dec 28, 2017, 15:20 PM IST