Messi leads Argentina win over Panama in first game as world champions

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 - 11:09 GMT

Captain Messi finally got his 800th career goal and doubled the lead in the 89th minute with a brilliant free-kick that went into the top right corner to excite the more than 80,000 fans chanting his name at the Monumental Stadium.

Messi eyes goal milestone in first Argentina game since World Cup triumph

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 09:10 GMT

More than 80,000 people will attend the Monumental Stadium in Argentina's capital for a friendly against Panama.

Argentina friendly sold out in ticket frenzy

Fri, 17 Mar 2023 - 08:09 GMT

The match between Argentina and Panama will be played on March 23 at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, the largest in the country with capacity for 83,000 spectators.

Brazil, Argentina discuss issuing new common currency to reduce reliance on dollar

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 04:26 GMT

Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio and Argentina’s President Alberto Fernández wrote in an Argentinian paper –Perfil- on Sunday Jan 22, 2023 that they wanted more integration between the two neighboring countries.

Argentine tattooists swamped by demand for Messi tributes

Thu, 22 Dec 2022 - 11:45 GMT

In Argentina, where soccer generates something akin to a religious fervor, millions of men and women took to the streets on Tuesday to give the national team a hero's welcome as they toured the capital by bus after returning from Qatar.

Scaloni tight-lipped on Argentina lineup ahead of World Cup final

Sat, 17 Dec 2022 - 03:11 GMT

Scaloni made key changes after Argentina suffered a shock defeat to Saudi Arabia in their World Cup opener and brought in youngsters Enzo Fernandez and Julian Alvarez - who have been brilliant since.

Messi's 'Maradona moment' faces formidable French final hurdle

Fri, 16 Dec 2022 - 11:32 GMT

After a mesmerising month of upsets, when several brash outsiders threatened soccer's status quo, the World Cup final will have a familiar feel on Sunday when two of the sport's super-heavyweights go toe to toe, each seeking a third title.

Poland's Marciniak to referee World Cup final

Fri, 16 Dec 2022 - 11:19 GMT

He will be assisted by compatriots Taleb Al Marri and Saoud Ahmed Almaqaleh.

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.