Messi on World Cup mission in 'Last Dance' for Argentina

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 09:34 GMT

Lionel Messi has won nearly 40 trophies for club and country in an illustrious career but the Argentine forward's glittering resume has one major omission -- a World Cup winner's medal.

Fan dies in Argentina, match abandoned as players forced off due to tear gas

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 12:36 GMT

A soccer fan died in Argentina and the match between Gimnasia La Plata and Boca Juniors was abandoned on Thursday after tear gas fired by police outside the venue drifted into the stadium and made it difficult for players and spectators to breathe.

Messi is counting the days until the World Cup

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 11:52 GMT

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has said he is counting the days until the World Cup and believes his team have a good chance of winning the tournament.

Messi powers Argentina past Honduras in Miami

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 - 12:28 GMT

Lionel Messi scored twice and Argentina dominated Honduras 3-0 on Friday in Miami.

Former Argentina, Man City striker Tevez confirms retirement

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 11:14 GMT

The 38-year-old said on national TV show in Argentina that he would no longer play professionally.

Messi's Argentina outclass Italy to win 'Finalissima'

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 03:02 GMT

Messi, who lit up the evening with a series of trademark dribbles, was hoisted into the air by his team mates who danced jigs of joy on the lush Wembley turf.

Argentina appeal decision to replay World Cup qualifier

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 04:20 GMT

An official with the association said Argentina would take their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Negotiations to import wheat from Argentina set for next week, says supply min.

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 02:51 GMT

Moselhi pointed out that he would also enter into negotiations with India, France and the US in the coming period to import further shipments of wheat.

Brazil v Argentina World Cup qualifier ended after 5 minutes to be replayed

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 10:10 GMT

The Brazilian Football Confederation also criticised the decision and said it was deciding what action to take.

Messi rested but Argentina still too good for Chile

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 - 02:02 GMT

Argentina were without Lionel Messi but goals from Angel Di Maria and Lautaro Martinez gave the visitors all three points against Chile in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday.

Argentina rest Messi for World Cup qualifiers

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 02:01 GMT

The 34-year-old Messi was omitted from Argentina’s 27-man squad after not playing for PSG since Dec. 22 against FC Lorient in French Ligue 1.

Egypt receives one million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from Argentina

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 10:56 GMT

The shipment will be subject to the necessary tests in the laboratories of the Egyptian Medicines Authority, to ensure the safety and effectiveness of vaccines before being distributed to the vaccination centers nationwide, the statement said.

Brazil v Argentina match officials suspended for 'serious errors'

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 12:36 GMT

The 0-0 draw allowed Argentina to join Brazil in sealing qualification for the World Cup in Qatar next year.

Di Maria scores, leads Argentina to a difficult win in Montevideo

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 10:08 GMT

Di Maria scored his team's only goal in the game with a sensational shot, beating the home team's goalkeeper.

Messi is ready for Uruguay’s clash

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 04:08 GMT

The Argentine captain enjoys his best spell with the national team so far, having lifted the Copa America trophy last summer.

Argentina spends weekend celebrating late hero Maradona

Sat, 30 Oct 2021 - 06:09 GMT

Former Boca Juniors, Naples and Barcelona players died of a heart attack on November 20th last year.

Messi overtakes Pele with hat-trick as Argentina beat Bolivia

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 - 12:11 GMT

Messi's 77th, 78th and 79th goals marked his seventh hat-trick for the national side.

FIFA 'regrets' chaos at abandoned Brazil v Argentina match

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 04:26 GMT

The match at Sao Paulo's Neo Quimica Arena on Sunday was halted when Brazilian health officials ran onto the pitch seven minutes after kick-off.

Messi fit to play for Argentina despite lack of game time

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 01:20 GMT

Messi is fit enough to play in Argentina’s World Cup qualifiers this week in spite of having played less than half an hour this season for his new club.

Messi played Copa America final with injury, says coach

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 05:06 GMT

Messi had shown his frustration with the defeats, retiring after losing the 2016 Copa America to Chile only to return to the international fold a few weeks later.