1. Fans Cry Rip-off as Messi and Ronaldo Are Subbed at Half-Time in Boring Friendly

    Manchester United 's Old Trafford ground holds over 75,000 people, but according to Sky Sports ,  just over 40,000 spectators turned up to watch Portugal beat Argentina 1-0 thanks to a last-minute goal by Raphael Guerreiro ...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 6 months ago 22,460 reads 15 comments

  2. Roncaglia Starts for Argentina vs. Portugal

    Argentina XI v Portugal: Romero; Roncaglia, Demichelis, Otamendi, Ansaldi; Biglia, Mascherano, Pastore; Messi, Higuain, Di Maria...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 6 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  3. Mascherano Considered Argentina Exit

    Javier Mascherano has revealed he was ready to retire from Argentina but a conversation with Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi helped change his mind.....

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  4. Predicting Argentina's 2015 Copa America Starting XI

    There is no time to rest for the Argentina national team. Even with the memory of a trip to the World Cup final in Brazil still fresh, thoughts now must shift to the next challenge...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 6 months ago 5,000 reads 5 comments

  5. Messi and Co. to Train at Man City Facilities

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  6. Tevez Is Back, but Argentina Still Have Long Way to Go

    If nothing else, Carlos Tevez was in familiar territory to make his long-awaited return to international football. The gods of the game have a love for irony and decided that the Argentina star would break a three-year exile right in Upton Park...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 6 months ago 2,149 reads 4 comments

  7. Tevez Makes Argentina Comeback

    Carlos Tevez made his Argentina comeback after three years in today's 2-1 victory over Croatia. The Juventus striker had not featured for his country since the 2011 Copa America, but won back his place in the squad due to splendid form in Turin...

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  8. Messi & Ronaldo Fail to Attract Fans

    The prospect of watching Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo has failed to persuade fans to buy tickets for Argentina's friendly against Portugal at Old Trafford on Tuesday...

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  9. Lionel Messi Scores 45th Argentina Goal After Croatia Take Lead in Friendly

    Argentina's friendly with Croatia at Upton Park didn't quite follow the script when the Central European side went ahead in the 11th minute...

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  10. Tevez on Bench vs. Croats

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  11. Argentina vs. Croatia: How Argentina Should Line Up in Friendly Game

    Wednesday's test against Croatia in London should provide the Albiceleste with a good idea of how the team is progressing since Gerardo Martino took over post-World Cup...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 6 months ago 8,879 reads 12 comments

  12. Tevez Set for Argentina Return

    Carlos Tevez will end his three-year international exile in the familiar surroundings of Upton Park when 2014 FIFA World Cup™ runners-up Argentina tackle Croatia in a friendly in London on Wednesday...

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  13. How Argentina Can Help Lionel Messi Match His Barcelona Highs with His Country

    It is a conundrum that has perplexed an entire nation. Argentina captain Lionel Messi has never been anything other than a faithful servant to his nation, and only a few blinkered ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 6 months ago 5,648 reads 3 comments

  14. Carlos Tevez and the Returning Argentina Players Looking to Prove a Point

    Argentina's preparations for the 2015 Copa America in Chile continue. Having taken on Brazil and Hong Kong in a short Asian tour during October, England will be the next port of call for the globe-trotting Albiceleste ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 6 months ago 2,904 reads 8 comments

  15. Carlos Tevez's Argentina Return Signals a Clean Slate Under Gerardo Martino

    Argentina's new coach Gerardo Martino had prepared the way, so it was no great surprise when Carlos Tevez was recalled to the national squad for the coming friendlies against Croatia and Portugal...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 6 months ago 186 reads 1 comments

  16. Have Argentina Made Right Choice in Ending Carlos Tevez's International Exile?

    It was the most hotly anticipated news of the Argentine football year. National team coach Gerardo Martino had hinted ever since taking over from Alejandro Sabella that Carlos Tevez could be in line for a return to the Albiceleste ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 6 months ago 4,417 reads 12 comments

  17. Carlos Tevez Returns to Argentinian Squad After Three-Year Gap

    Carlos Tevez has been recalled into the Argentina national team for the first time in over three years with friendlies against Croatia and Portugal coming up...

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  18. Carlos Tevez Set for Upton Park Return in Argentina Friendly

    ​West Ham's Boleyn Ground will play host to the likes of Lionel Messi and possibly Carlos Tevez in November, after it was announced the stadium would host a friendly between Argentina and Croatia...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 6 months ago 200 reads 0 comments

  19. Why Is Sergio Aguero Unable to Reproduce Manchester City Form for Argentina?

    Few strikers in the world are hitting the net on such a regular basis as Manchester City 's Sergio Aguero . In Europe, perhaps only Barcelona's Neymar and Real Madrid hotshot Cristiano Ronaldo can match El Kun in pure goalscoring ability right now..

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 6 months ago 1,931 reads 2 comments

  20. How Argentina Can Get the Best out of the Team with Lionel Messi at the Helm

    It is admittedly a dilemma that 99 percent of the world's football teams—club and international—would love to face. But it is a dilemma nonetheless...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 6 months ago 1,615 reads 3 comments

  21. With Argentina, Gerardo Martino Faces Lionel Messi vs. System Dilemmas Again

    Argentina's superb 4-2 victory over Germany in September was, in many ways, the perfect antidote to a summer of extreme disappointment...

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  22. Lessons Learned from Argentina's October International Friendlies

    Argentina's brief Asian tour has come to an end. A painful reverse at the hands of Brazil in Beijing kicked off the international break for the team directed by Gerardo Martino, ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 7 months ago 1,987 reads 2 comments

  23. Lionel Messi Is Star but Pastore, Gaitan and Banega Are Argentina Positives

    More arduous tests will follow. Tuesday's clash against Hong Kong was little more than a practice match for the superstars of the Argentina national team, and the result reflected that reality...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 7 months ago 2,215 reads 3 comments

  24. Lionel Messi Signs Pitch Invader's Shirt in Hong Kong

    Fans who attended Argentina's friendly against Hong Kong on Tuesday would have been disappointed when they saw Lionel Messi starting on the bench...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 7 months ago 15,768 reads 20 comments

  25. Hong Kong vs. Argentina: Winners and Losers from International Friendly

    Argentina bounced back from their disappointing 2-0 defeat to Brazil by thrashing Hong Kong 7-0 on Tuesday afternoon...

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