Messi says he won't play for Argentina at Paris Games

Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 11:52 GMT

Lionel Messi said he will not be part of Argentina's squad for the Paris Olympics as he is no longer at an age where he can play in every tournament.

Messi's shirts from Argentina's World Cup triumph fetch $7.8 million

Fri, 15 Dec 2023 - 07:15 GMT

Auction house Sotheby's said the price for the set of shirts shattered the previous record for the sale of an item associated with the player, making it the most valuable sporting memorabilia auctioned this year.

Messi focused on Copa America title defence, not long-term Argentina future

Sat, 02 Dec 2023 - 11:16 GMT

Argentina captain Lionel Messi is not thinking about his international future beyond next year's Copa America, where he will try to lead the country to a second successive continental title at the tournament in the United States.

Rodrygo says he received racist abuse after Messi argument

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 - 11:44 GMT

Brazil striker Rodrygo said he had received racist messages on social media accounts following an argument with Argentina captain Lionel Messi before the teams' World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Argentina's Di Maria to quit internationals after Copa America

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 - 11:27 GMT

Argentina forward Angel Di Maria will retire from international football following next year's Copa America, the 35-year-old said on Thursday after representing his country for 15 years.

Colombia fight back to shock Brazil, Uruguay beat Messi's Argentina

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 12:01 GMT

Brazil lost their second consecutive World Cup qualifier match as Colombia fought back to win 2-1 against the five-times champions, who dropped to fifth place in the South American standings on Thursday.

Messi fit for Argentina qualifiers, says Scaloni

Thu, 16 Nov 2023 - 10:36 GMT

Lionel Messi will be fit for Argentina's World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Brazil despite his lack of game time, coach Lionel Scaloni said on Wednesday.

Monza and Argentina forward Gomez gets two-year doping ban

Sat, 21 Oct 2023 - 10:54 GMT

"AC Monza announces that today, 20 October 2023, FIFA has notified the Spanish Anti-Doping Commission of the first instance ruling of the Spanish Anti-Doping Commission against the player Alejandro Dario Gomez," the statement said.

Bello stunner helps Venezuela hold Brazil, Argentina beat Paraguay

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 - 11:47 GMT

A stunning overhead kick by Eduard Bello helped Venezuela hold Brazil to a 1-1 draw in their 2026 World Cup qualifier on Thursday, while Argentina moved top of the CONMEBOL standings after beating Paraguay 1-0 to maintain their 100% record.

Messi still in doubt for Paraguay qualifier, says Scaloni

Thu, 12 Oct 2023 - 12:53 GMT

"For him, one more training session is important and I will talk to him to decide whether he plays or not, but I have to talk to him first and above all I have to be sure that he can start," Scaloni told reporters.

Egypt, Argentina collaborate to enhance Egypt’s tourism sector

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 - 03:39 GMT

The meeting provided an opportunity to acknowledge the growing interest among Argentinian tourists in visiting Egypt.

Egypt, Argentina talk enhancing joint bilateral cooperation in tourism sector

Mon, 18 Sep 2023 - 02:06 GMT

Ahmed Issa began the meeting by welcoming the ambassador and his accompanying delegation, stressing the depth of relations between the two countries in many fields, including the field of tourism and antiquities.

Messi magic earns Argentina win over Ecuador in World Cup qualifier

Fri, 08 Sep 2023 - 08:45 GMT

Captain Messi, however, continued the fine form he is showing with club side Inter Miami by scoring from a free kick after 77 minutes.

Cirque du Soleil wants audiences to relive Messi's World Cup party

Sat, 05 Aug 2023 - 09:28 GMT

The performance titled 'Messi10', after his favored jersey number, showcases the rise of the striker from his early childhood in Rosario to his iconic moment as world champion.

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.