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Lionel Messi

As Messi takes a break from international football, what now for Argentina?

One man could be forgiven for being happy that Lionel Messi is taking a break from international football. For the Argentine FA, it is bad news. This...

Betting preview: France - Argentina

Argentina have already left their mark on Russia 2018 by supplying us with an extraordinary narrative in the group stage - and that’s without ta...

Messi

After crushing Croatia defeat, where do Argentina go from here?

Argentina’s 3-0 defeat by Croatia has taken their destiny in this World Cup out of their hands and provided the competition with its first real ...

Betting preview: Argentina - Croatia

This is, after Spain vs Portugal, the flagship game of the tournament so far. Starting off with a 2-0 win in second gear, Croatia know that victory he...

Sampaoli

Argentina still have plenty of unanswered questions ahead of Croatia clash

Only those who have not followed the recent fortunes of the Argentina team could have been surprised by the disappointing World Cup debut of Lionel Me...

Sergio Romero

Have Argentina made a mistake by leaving Sergio Romero out of their squad?

Sergio Romero has made it clear: he thinks he could have been ready for Argentina’s opening World Cup game against Iceland this Saturday. Right...

Ardiles

Why Ossie Ardiles is such a key figure in Argentina's football history

Saturday's FA Cup Final, with Willian on one side and Alexis Sanchez on the other, casts the mind back to the first South American involvement in this...

Lionel Messi

Why Barcelona's early elimination from the Champions League is good news for Argentina

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli badly needed a boost. He received a huge one on Tuesday, and Saturday was not bad either.

Argentina

Defensive troubles mean a change of approach could be necessary for Argentina

Perhaps the only surprise of Spain’s 6-1 thrashing of Argentina was that so many people were surprised. A heavy defeat for the visitors in Madri...

Gonzalo Higuain

After Champions League heroics, is World Cup redemption on the horizon for Gonzalo Higuain?

I had a grandstand view of it. Sitting high in the stands in the Maracana stadium at the last World Cup Final. Lionel Messi opened up the German defen...