Argentina football

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Man Utd agree deal for Lisandro Martinez: reports

Manchester United have reached a deal with Eredivisie champions Ajax Amsterdam to sign Argentine central defender Lisandro Martinez for 45 million pounds ($53 million), the BBC reported on Saturday.

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Former Argentina striker debuts as coach

Former Argentine football star Carlos Tevez began his coaching career on Friday with a 1-0 defeat at home to Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

‘Five-star’ Messi overtakes Puskas

Argentina striker Lionel Messi scored five goals in a 5-0 friendly win over Estonia on Sunday, a result which helped him overtake Hungary’s great Ferenc Puskas among the all-time international top scorers.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Argentina on top in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) revealed today that Argentina games are most in demand when it comes to the number of ticket applications submitted by Bangladesh fans for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018

TV-less Argentine prisoners go on hunger strike

Inmates in an Argentine prison begin a hunger strike to press authorities to repair the cable TV system so they can watch the World Cup.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

Enzo Perez covers for Argentina's injured Lanzini

Midfielder Enzo Perez replace the injured Manuel Lanzini in Argentina's 23-man World Cup squad

June 6, 2018
June 6, 2018

Messi’s hometown turns blue & white

Lionel Messi’s hometown Rosario paints in the Argentine national colours ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will start next week in Russia.

July 2, 2017
July 2, 2017

My invitation to Messi's wedding was lost somewhere: Maradona

Diego Maradona, who did not get an invitation to Lionel Messi's wedding, says invitation card must have been “lost somewhere”.

May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017

Argentina look to Sampaoli magic

Argentina hope their new coach Jorge Sampaoli's magic touch, along with returning striker Lionel Messi's magic skills, will spirit them through a rocky qualifying campaign to the 2018 World Cup.

May 22, 2017
May 22, 2017

Argentine match halted after fans shower pitch with dolls

An Argentine first division match between Rosario Central and Racing is briefly halted after the home fans shower the pitch with dolls wearing the shirts of their arch rivals.