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#Argentina

# argentina-soccer - Friday 18 October, 2019

Argentina icon Batistuta undergoes ankle surgery after 'begging' doctor to amputate legs

The legendary goalscorer has lived with years of pain since his retirement in 2005.

# argentina-soccer - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Makeshift Germany held at home by Messi-less Argentina

Germany let a 2-0 lead slip in the second-half.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Argentina defender who scored in 1986 World Cup final dies RIP

Argentina defender who scored in 1986 World Cup final dies

Jose Luis Brown, known as ‘Tata’, has passed away at the age of 62 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.

# argentina-soccer - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Tottenham sign Real Betis midfielder on loan with view to a €60 million transfer

Meanwhile, Ryan Sessegnon has also joined the club from Fulham.

# argentina-soccer - Sunday 7 July, 2019

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite pictures from the sporting week

It has been another busy few days of action.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

'I couldn't sleep properly. I'm not Superman' - Brazil boss feeling the nerves ahead of Argentina showdown

Two of South America’s heavyweights meet in a Copa America semi-final tonight.

# argentina-soccer - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Lionel Messi slams 'shameful' Copa America pitches

While recognising that he has been far from his best in Brazil, the Barcelona star believes the grounds-keeping has also been sub-par.

# argentina-soccer - Friday 28 June, 2019

Argentina set up mouth-watering semi-final with Brazil by downing Venezuela

Lautaro Martinez and Giovani Lo Celso secured a 2-0 quarter-final victory.

# argentina-soccer - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Messi rescues Argentina at Copa America as Paraguay pay penalty

Messi salvaged a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay last night.

# argentina-soccer - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Remarkable penalty drama, as late 3-goal comeback sees Scotland endure World Cup heartache Misfortune This post contains videos

Remarkable penalty drama, as late 3-goal comeback sees Scotland endure World Cup heartache

Lee Alexander had saved Florencia Bonsegundo’s initial effort, but was penalised for going too far off her line.

Partial revenge for 4 years ago, as England overcome Japan in World Cup Going Well This post contains videos

Partial revenge for 4 years ago, as England overcome Japan in World Cup

Ellen White scored both goals for Phil Neville’s side.

# argentina-soccer - Sunday 16 June, 2019

'There was an absolute moment where the light goes from his eyes' Living Legend This post contains videos

'There was an absolute moment where the light goes from his eyes'

Asif Kapadia’s new film tells the bittersweet story of a deeply flawed genius who captured the hearts of a nation.

# argentina-soccer - Friday 14 June, 2019

Where can I watch it, which star players will be there and all you need to know about the Copa America

Can Lionel Messi finally win a major honour at international level and other questions set to be answered in the coming weeks.

# argentina-soccer - Friday 7 June, 2019

Aguero admits he wants to win Copa America more 'for Messi than for me'

The Manchester City striker is desperate to help the Barcelona superstar claim a first senior international honour this summer.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 3 June, 2019

The story of the Argentine hero who arrived at Napoli for a world-record fee and left a villain Review This post contains videos

The story of the Argentine hero who arrived at Napoli for a world-record fee and left a villain

A fascinating new documentary explores the bittersweet life of Diego Maradona.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

The man left out of Argentina's 2018 World Cup squad wins Serie A footballer of year award

Mauro Icardi is the first player outside Juventus to win the award since Zlatan Ibrahimovic with AC Milan in 2011.

# argentina-soccer - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Diego Maradona in Dublin: the flicks, the tricks and the unusual circumstances behind it

It was May 1980 and the Republic of Ireland side found themselves in the middle of another transition.

# argentina-soccer - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Gutsy Argentina hold off Wallabies for famous win Landmark This post contains videos

Gutsy Argentina hold off Wallabies for famous win

It was their first defeat of their opponents on Australian soil in 35 years.

# argentina-soccer - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Germany star's descent into hell after 2014 World Cup dream goal

Mario Goetze looked poised to become “the German Messi”.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 2 July, 2018

Defiant Sampaoli facing Argentina sack after World Cup shambles - reports

The coach is rumoured to be at odds with his players, including captain Lionel Messi

# argentina-soccer - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Diego Maradona's blatant disregard for the rules and more of this week's best sportswriting

Plus, why Woj was the real star of the 2018 NBA Draft.

# argentina-soccer - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From Cashel to Buenos Aires: the remarkable Irish influence on Argentina's football history

The Irishmen who founded Lobos Athletic Club, Velez Sarsfield’s background and Paddy McCarthy’s impact on Boca Juniors.

# argentina-soccer - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Here are the times and dates for the 8 last-16 World Cup ties Fyi

Here are the times and dates for the 8 last-16 World Cup ties

France v Argentina is among the standout matches.

# argentina-soccer - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'I'm fine' - Argentina legend Maradona allays health fears after requiring medical assistance

The 1986 World Cup winner was in attendance as the Albiceleste edged out Nigeria in dramatic fashion on Tuesday to book their place in the last 16

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Mikel claims Nigeria denied 'clear penalty' in Argentina loss

The Super Eagles believe they should have been awarded a spot kick during a thrilling encounter, despite the match officials making use of VAR.

Can Lionel Messi save Argentina from themselves? Talking Point This post contains videos

Can Lionel Messi save Argentina from themselves?

The Barcelona star scored one of the goals of the tournament tonight, but his team were unconvincing.

Messi and Rojo magic helps nervy Argentina reach World Cup last 16 World Class This post contains videos

Messi and Rojo magic helps nervy Argentina reach World Cup last 16

The Barcelona star scored a brilliant goal tonight.

As it happened: Nigeria v Argentina, World Cup

Nigeria take on Argentina, with both sides’ World Cup hopes in the balance.

Messi stressed and unhappy at World Cup, says former team-mate

Pablo Zabaleta sympathises with his friend, who has not been at his best for Argentina.

# argentina-soccer - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players

The two-time world champions must beat Nigeria in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday to avoid an early exit.

'The relationship with the coach is completely normal'

Jorge Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia.

# argentina-soccer - Friday 22 June, 2018

Messi and Argentina's World Cup hopes are still alive - here's how they can progress

Nigeria’s win over Iceland has boosted the hopes of Jorge Sampaoli’s side.

Around 400 Argentina football fans were left heartbroken in Temple Bar last night Disappointment This post contains videos

Around 400 Argentina football fans were left heartbroken in Temple Bar last night

Jorge Sampaoli’s side saw their World Cup hopes suffer a blow amid a loss to Croatia.

Argentina deny reports players want manager out

Jorge Sampaoli has received criticism after his side were beaten by Croatia.

# argentina-soccer - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'The Argentina squad clouds Leo's brilliance. He is limited because the team doesn't gel'

“I’m very hurt by this defeat,” says Jorge Sampaoli, “but I probably didn’t set up my team in the right way.”

Willy Caballero gifts Croatia their opening goal with an all-time absolute howler World Cup This post contains videos

Willy Caballero gifts Croatia their opening goal with an all-time absolute howler

Ante Rebic punished the Argentinian keeper’s mistake.

# argentina-soccer - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'It's not the usual combination, to be a footballer and filmmaker'

Hannes Halldorsson says his job on the side sets him apart.

'Don't blame Messi', pleads Argentina boss

The beaten 2014 finalists go into Thursday’s crucial Group D clash desperate for three points.

# argentina-soccer - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Even Lionel Messi can't compensate for Argentina's flaws Problems This post contains videos

Even Lionel Messi can't compensate for Argentina's flaws

The pressure is on the world’s best player after his side were held to a disappointing draw today.

Lionel Messi misses a penalty as Argentina left frustrated by World Cup debutants Iceland Report This post contains videos

Lionel Messi misses a penalty as Argentina left frustrated by World Cup debutants Iceland

The Barcelona superstar had a difficult afternoon.

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