1. 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 1 month ago 2,116 reads 3 comments

  2. 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 1 month ago 15,705 reads 20 comments

  3. 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...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 6,559 reads 3 comments

  4. Hong Kong vs. Argentina: Score, Grades and Reaction from International Friendly

    Hong Kong 0-7 Argentina Nicolas Gaitan and Gonzalo Higuain both scored twice, but the Argentina star turn once more proved to be Lionel Messi in a seven-goal drubbing of Hong Kong...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 1 month ago 9,017 reads 11 comments

  5. Lionel Messi Scores Two, Sets Up Another, in 30 Minute Cameo in Hong Kong

    Lionel Messi started Argentina's friendly match against Hong Kong on the bench, but he didn't take long to make an impact when he did finally make an appearance...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 month ago 17,516 reads 33 comments

  6. No Messi, No Problem, Argentina Score Three in First-Half Against Hong Kong

    With Lionel Messi starting on the bench, Argentina had to look elsewhere for goals against Hong Kong. Step forward Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega , who blasted home the opening goal of the game in the 19th minute...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 month ago 6,056 reads 5 comments

  7. Key Issues That Will Shape Argentina's International Friendly with Hong Kong

    After the disappointment of the Superclasico de las Americas, Argentina will have to pick themselves up. A seemingly innocuous clash against Hong Kong, to mark the region's centenary, ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 1,148 reads 1 comments

  8. Messi: 'Anger from Losing World Cup Will Never Go Away'

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 1,433 reads 0 comments

  9. Argentina May Be More Effective Without Superstar Lionel Messi

    Beijing's Bird Nest stadium is a sleek, ultra-modern sporting arena. But who could have predicted that the iconic former Olympic headquarters in China's capital could also serve as ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 2,575 reads 21 comments

  10. Brazil Confirm Team to Play Argentina

    Brazil XI v Argentina: Jefferson, Danilo, Miranda, David Luiz, Filipe Luis, Elias, Luiz Gustavo, Willian, Oscar, Diego Tardelli, Neymar.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 1 month ago 54 reads 0 comments

  11. Argentina Announce Lineup to Face Brazil

    Argentina XI v Brazil: Romero, Zabaleta, Demichelis, Federico Fernandez, Rojo, Pereyra, Mascherano, Pastore, Di Maria, Messi, Aguero.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 1 month ago 34 reads 0 comments

  12. Javier Pastore and the 5 Argentina Players with Point to Prove vs. Brazil

    New Argentina coach Gerardo Martino could not have asked for a better start to his career at the helm of La Albiceleste ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 5,401 reads 10 comments

  13. Martino: 'Tevez for Argentina'

    Argentina Coach Gerardo Martino said he “will probably call” Carlos Tevez if he continues his Juventus form.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 1 month ago 404 reads 0 comments

  14. Argentina Complete Squad for Brazil, Hong Kong Friendlies

    (Reuters) - Argentina's World Cup midfielder Fernando Gago, of Boca Juniors , and River Plate left back Leonel Vangioni have been added to the Asian tour squad, the Argentine FA said on Tuesday...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 195 reads 0 comments

  15. Otamendi Added for Argentina

    Argentina coach Gerardo Martino has added Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi to his squad for the upcoming friendlies against Brazil and Hong Kong.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 months ago 189 reads 0 comments

  16. No Problem with Tevez, Insists Argentina Boss Martino

    Argentina boss Gerardo Martino insists that he has no problem with Carlos Tevez - despite once again overlooking the in-form forward...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 91 reads 0 comments

  17. Sunderland Defender Wins Surprise International Call-Up

    Sunderland defender Santiago Vergini is a surprise inclusion in the Argentina squad for their upcoming games in Aisia against Brazil and Hong Kong.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 171 reads 1 comments

  18. Argentina Open Tevez Door

    Argentina Coach Gerardo Martino has opened the door for Juventus striker Carlos Tevez. “I see him as a Number 9.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 555 reads 2 comments

  19. Predicting Who Will Be the Next Great Argentina Player

    The next generation of Argentine talent has a formidable task ahead. Not only must they try and live up to the example set by the one and only Diego Maradona on the field, itself no easy undertaking...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 7,565 reads 21 comments

  20. Ranking the Top 10 Argentina Players in World Football Right Now

    Argentine players are hot property in world football. Almost every leading European club boasts a healthy contingent of stars from the South American nation, while the Albiceleste ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 5,305 reads 21 comments

  21. 5 Players Who Should Be Part of the New-Look Argentina Squad

    New Argentina coach Gerardo Martino is desperate to show his talent as a coach after a disappointing spell with Barcelona...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 3,410 reads 6 comments

  22. Ranking Angel Di Maria's Best International Performances for Argentina

    Angel Di Maria may have missed the 2014 World Cup final against Germany through injury, but on Wednesday, the newly acquired Manchester United playmaker put in a Man of the Match performance against Die Mannschaft in Dusseldorf...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 3 months ago 2,112 reads 2 comments

  23. Rampant Argentina and Di Maria Prove There Is Life Without Lionel Messi

    Nobody will be getting carried away by Argentina's 4-2 victory over world champions Germany. International friendlies are a notoriously inaccurate way of gauging a team's form and ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 12,741 reads 49 comments

  24. Angel Di Maria Scores Argentina's 4th Goal Against Germany with Superb Finish

    Argentina are exercising revenge over Germany for the 2014 World Cup Final with a rampant performance in their friendly in Dusseldorf...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 4,785 reads 2 comments

  25. Erik Lamela Scores Stunning Volley from Di Maria Pass for Argentina vs. Germany

    Argentina were out for World Cup final revenge against Germany, and it arrived in the form of two first-half goals set up by Angel Di Maria. Sergio Aguero got the first, with Tottenham's Erik Lamela scoring a stunning second...

    Will Tidey Written by Will Tidey about 3 months ago 8,488 reads 30 comments