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Real Madrid ease past Al Ain to clinch fourth Club World Cup title

Real have also won the last three editions of the tournament, also lifting the trophy in 2014, and moved ahead of Barcelona as the team to have won it the most times.

Dec 23, 2018, 07:12 AM IST

River Plate coach Marcelo Gallardo vows to stay through 2021

After leading his side to their second Libertadores triumph in four seasons on Sunday, Gallardo said he was happy in Buenos Aires and had no plans to leave the Argentine club.

Dec 11, 2018, 15:59 PM IST

Boca Juniors make quiet return to Argentina following Libertadores loss

Guillermo Barros Schelotto is not expected to sign a contract extension, so Boca Juniors will likely have a new coach when it takes the field in January.

Dec 11, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Libertadores fan violence has damaged Argentina, says Boca Juniors coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto

The attack on Boca`s bus last month was far from an isolated incident in Argentine football, and recalled events from a 2015 Libertadores game between the two sides when River players were attacked with pepper spray.

Dec 08, 2018, 21:48 PM IST

What is behind the fierce rivalry between River Plate and Boca Juniors?

The match has been moved across continents from Buenos Aires after River Plate fans attacked Boca`s team bus before the original fixture was postponed two weeks ago.

Dec 08, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Boca Juniors file appeal with CAS over Libertadores final

Boca and River drew the first leg 2-2 on Nov. 11 but the second leg at River`s Monumental stadium was postponed after Boca players were hurt when their coach was attacked by River fans as it approached the ground. 

Dec 08, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

South American final in Madrid is a one-off, says FIFA President Gianni Infantino

The second leg of the final between River Plate and Boca Juniors was postponed on Nov. 24 after the Boca team bus was attacked and players injured as it approached River’s Monumental stadium. 

Dec 01, 2018, 23:58 PM IST

River Plate reject Copa Libertadores final in Madrid

In the latest twist to the saga, River, the home team, said it was "incomprehensible" that the fixture should be played outside Argentina, although the club stopped short of saying they would refuse to play. 

Dec 01, 2018, 23:14 PM IST

Libertadores final postponed after Boca bus attacked, players hurt

The final of the competition, South America`s equivalent of Europe`s Champions League, was rescheduled for Sunday at 5 p.m. local time (2000 GMT).

Nov 25, 2018, 19:07 PM IST

Copa Libertadores final: Boca Juniors draw 2-2 with River Plate in first leg

The first Libertadores final between Argentina`s two biggest clubs was an end-to-end affair worthy of the occasion.

Nov 12, 2018, 16:19 PM IST

Injured Argentina keeper Franco Armani to miss upcoming friendlies

The goalkeeper injured himself during the second-half of River Plate`s 3-1 victory on Sunday over fourth-division club Sarmiento de Resistencia in the quarter-finals of the Copa Argentina.

Oct 09, 2018, 00:06 AM IST

Disgusting! Argentine fans spit at national captain Lionel Messi ​

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

Dec 21, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

Lionel Messi, Neymar​ to start Club World Cup final

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

Dec 20, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

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.

Dec 18, 2015, 23:22 PM IST

Lionel Messi heads eclectic cast at Club World Cup

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

Dec 08, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

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.

Sep 01, 2015, 15:05 PM IST

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.

Aug 06, 2015, 10:11 AM IST

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".

Aug 04, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2015, 15:55 PM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2015, 07:38 AM IST