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# argentina - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms

Ecuadoran official Roddy Zambrano was thrust into the spotlight after last week’s semi-final between Argentina and Brazil.

# argentina - Monday 8 July, 2019

Uefa denies issuing Nations League invite to Argentina after Messi row

Argentina’s fury at their Copa America exit prompted reports they could play in European competitions.

# argentina - Sunday 7 July, 2019

South American bosses hit back at 'unacceptable' Messi comments

CONMEBOL released a statement in response to claims made by the Argentine superstar.

Messi slams 'corruption' in South American football after being sent off in Copa America

Lionel Messi was vocal after being sent off in Argentina’s win over Chile.

# argentina - Saturday 6 July, 2019

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Marking Messi with diarrhoea 'very complicated', says Brazil defender Marquinhos

The defender received treatment for vomiting and diarrhoea on the day of Brazil’s win over Argentina.

# argentina - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Messi slams 'bulls**t' officiating after Argentina's Copa America exit

The Argentina star was furious following last night’s semi-final defeat to Brazil in Belo Horizonte.

# argentina - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Messi seeking international silverware as Argentina and Brazil clash in Copa semi-final

The two old rivals meet tonight in a huge South American tie.

# argentina - Monday 24 June, 2019

Argentina seem to be at war, says coach

Lionel Scaloni believes there is too much pressure on his side at the Copa America.

# argentina - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Maradona had better Argentina team-mates than 'extraordinary' Messi

The Barcelona talisman remains without a major international trophy, but Fabio Capello feels he is not to blame for that failure

# argentina - Monday 17 June, 2019

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Almost 50 million people in South America woke up to darkness yesterday, so what happened?

The huge blackout is being blamed on Argentina’s electricity grid.

# argentina - Sunday 16 June, 2019

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Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity

Two Argentine power companies confirmed that the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina.

Colombia's Martinez and Zapata stun Messi's Argentina at Copa

Argentina were upstaged by their Colombian counterparts, who made a winning start in Group B.

# argentina - Monday 10 June, 2019

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Argentina earn first-ever World Cup point in 2019 tournament's first goalless draw

They held 2011 winners and 2015 finalists Japan at the Parc des Princes, and recorded a huge result.

# argentina - 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 - Friday 31 May, 2019

Early starts, dark arts and McNamara's long winter: Ireland U20s ready for England

Victory over England was the first giant step towards the U20 Grand Slam, but momentum will have to be built all over again.

# argentina - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Moloney absence adds to Ireland U20 injury woes as they head for Argentina

Noel McNamara’s men travel to the U20 World Cup without two more of the Grand Slam-winning squad.

# argentina - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

‘Messi is the number one in everything’ – Mbappe tips Barca star for Ballon d’Or

The PSG striker believes his Argentine counterpart is the favourite for the coveted accolade in 2019 after another stunning season.

# argentina - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Police investigating after photo believed to be of late footballer Sala's body appears online

The 28-year-old Argentine footballer died in January following a plane crash off Alderney.

# argentina - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Diego Maradona to quit Mexican second-division side over 'referee bias'

The 58-year-old made the decision on Friday following a 1-1 draw with Venados.

# argentina - Friday 29 March, 2019

Messi: 'My six-year-old son asked me: 'Dad, why do they crucify you in Argentina?''

The Barcelona star has faced criticism for failing to match his club success with the national team.

# argentina - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football

The forward has not featured for the Albiceleste since their World Cup exit in Russia last summer.

# argentina - Monday 25 March, 2019

Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game in Tangier.

# argentina - Friday 22 March, 2019

Lionel Messi's long-awaited international return ends in shock defeat to Venezuela

Messi had not played for the national team since their elimination by France at the 2018 World Cup.

# argentina - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Messi ends international exile to return to Argentina squad

The Barcelona captain has not played for his country since the World Cup.

# argentina - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Leo Messi expected to end his exile from Argentina national team

The great man hasn’t played international football since the World Cup.

# argentina - Saturday 16 February, 2019

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Funeral of footballer Emiliano Sala takes place in Argentina

The 28-year-old striker died in a plane crash on 21 January.

# argentina - Friday 15 February, 2019

Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

A potential bid by Ireland and Britain would face opposition from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

# argentina - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Higuain Premier League-bound as Chelsea confirm loan deal for Argentinian striker

The 31-year-old has linked back up with his old Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri.

# argentina - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Diego Maradona undergoes successful surgery

The 58-year-old Dorados coach has had an operation and will “return to work as soon as possible”.

# argentina - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Maradona reassures fans after health scare

After being released from hospital, Diego Maradona has apologised for worrying his fans.

# argentina - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico

Pele had all the attributes that a footballer needs, according to the 1970s and 80s Brazil star.

# argentina - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Appeal rejected: Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will go ahead in Madrid

Boca Juniors lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday to be awarded the title.

# argentina - Friday 30 November, 2018

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Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands

If Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the Falklands’ economy could be dealt a hammer blow.

# argentina - Thursday 29 November, 2018

All Black Crockett to skipper Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham

There’s a South African flavour to the Barbarians XV this weekend.

# argentina - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays

There were fresh examples of the head coach’s clever thinking against the All Blacks.

# argentina - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From Wreck of missing Argentine submarine discovered almost a year to the day since it disappeared ARA San Juan

Wreck of missing Argentine submarine discovered almost a year to the day since it disappeared

“Can you imagine? There were 44 boys who were alive when they got on the submarine.”

# argentina - Monday 12 November, 2018

Impressive first start for Addison after being catapulted in for Henshaw

The Ulster back was sprung into the starting team around 20 minutes before kick-off.

# argentina - Saturday 10 November, 2018

'He's gutted' - O'Brien breaks his arm during Ireland's win over Argentina

The 31-year-old suffered the injury in the first half at the Aviva Stadium.

Ryan outstanding as scrappy Ireland overcome Pumas challenge in Dublin

Joe Schmidt and his team have plenty to work on before the All Blacks visit next weekend.

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