Argentina football

'Not good for the spectacle': Scaloni angry over 'poor' Atlanta pitch

Scaloni said the surface made it difficult for his team to play their normal game and take the tactical approach he prefers.

Scaloni says to continue as Argentina coach

Scaloni, 46, caused a stir when he said he was considering stepping down after Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in a 2026 World Cup qualifier in November.

Di Maria threatened by drug gangs in hometown: reports

Argentine captain and Rosario-born Lionel Messi was also threatened in a letter last year after unidentified gunmen attacked a supermarket owned by his wife Antonela Roccuzzo's family.

Spaniard Maffeo named in Argentina squad for WC qualifiers

The 26-year-old Maffeo, born to an Argentine mother, is joined by Olympiakos left-back Francisco Ortega as newcomers for the World Cup champions' home game against Uruguay on Thursday and their trip to Brazil five days later.

Messi vs Ronaldo: A generation-defining rivalry

Brazil vs Argentina is a hot debate in Bangladesh for sure, but another debate outweighs every other — Messi or Ronaldo? Whether you are just a seasonal football fan enjoying the matches after your four-year hiatus or a regular fan that burns the midnight oil to follow the domestic leagues, Messi vs Ronaldo debate is one that is prevalent in both.

Brazil vs Argentina: A rivalry we can’t get enough of?

With flags flying everywhere and people putting on football shirts, it’s a magical time. But nobody makes the most of this time like Argentina or Brazil fans. It is said often that Bengalis are a passionate lot and it certainly shows when the World Cup begins.

One dead in unrest at Argentina soccer match: official

One person died Thursday when violent unrest near a Buenos Aires soccer match between Boca Juniors and Gimnasia y Esgrima spilled into the stadium and onto the pitch, authorities said.

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.

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 21, 2024
June 21, 2024

'Not good for the spectacle': Scaloni angry over 'poor' Atlanta pitch

Scaloni said the surface made it difficult for his team to play their normal game and take the tactical approach he prefers.

June 3, 2024
June 3, 2024

Scaloni says to continue as Argentina coach

Scaloni, 46, caused a stir when he said he was considering stepping down after Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in a 2026 World Cup qualifier in November.

March 26, 2024
March 26, 2024

Di Maria threatened by drug gangs in hometown: reports

Argentine captain and Rosario-born Lionel Messi was also threatened in a letter last year after unidentified gunmen attacked a supermarket owned by his wife Antonela Roccuzzo's family.

November 11, 2023
November 11, 2023

Spaniard Maffeo named in Argentina squad for WC qualifiers

The 26-year-old Maffeo, born to an Argentine mother, is joined by Olympiakos left-back Francisco Ortega as newcomers for the World Cup champions' home game against Uruguay on Thursday and their trip to Brazil five days later.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

Messi vs Ronaldo: A generation-defining rivalry

Brazil vs Argentina is a hot debate in Bangladesh for sure, but another debate outweighs every other — Messi or Ronaldo? Whether you are just a seasonal football fan enjoying the matches after your four-year hiatus or a regular fan that burns the midnight oil to follow the domestic leagues, Messi vs Ronaldo debate is one that is prevalent in both.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Brazil vs Argentina: A rivalry we can’t get enough of?

With flags flying everywhere and people putting on football shirts, it’s a magical time. But nobody makes the most of this time like Argentina or Brazil fans. It is said often that Bengalis are a passionate lot and it certainly shows when the World Cup begins.

October 7, 2022
October 7, 2022

One dead in unrest at Argentina soccer match: official

One person died Thursday when violent unrest near a Buenos Aires soccer match between Boca Juniors and Gimnasia y Esgrima spilled into the stadium and onto the pitch, authorities said.

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.

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