The clash on June 15 at the Workers' Stadium in the Chinese capital is a rematch of Argentina and Australia's meeting in the last 16 of the Qatar World Cup.
Having fulfilled a lifetime dream, Lionel Messi will get to celebrate with Argentina's fans on Thursday as they play their first match after winning the World Cup in Qatar last year.
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said his players need to maintain their high competitive level after beating France on penalties to win the country's third World Cup in Qatar last year.
Manchester City extended Julian Alvarez's contract to 2028 on Thursday in recognition of an impressive debut season from the Argentine World Cup winner.
Two people on motorcycles shot at a supermarket belonging to the family of Antonela Roccuzzo, wife of Lionel Messi, in Rosario, in Argentina's Santa Fe province early on Thursday morning, local media and the city's mayor reported.
Lionel Messi won The Best FIFA Men's player award for last year at a ceremony in Paris on Monday on the back of his World Cup triumph with Argentina.
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has extended his contract until 2026, the country's FA said on Monday after he led the team to their World Cup triumph in Qatar last year.
Chelsea's record-breaking last-minute swoop to sign Enzo Fernandez took the Blues' spending in the first year of the club's new ownership to a staggering figure of more than £500 million ($616 million).
Lionel Messi will be rested for Paris St Germain's French Cup game at third division side Chateauroux as the Argentine forward needs more time to recover from his world Cup winning campaign, coach Christophe Galtier said on Thursday.