1. Thousands Welcome Home Argentina After Final Defeat

    Thousands of people greeted a crestfallen Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina team when the squad flew home to Buenos Aires on Monday after the FIFA World Cup™ Final defeat to Germany...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 461 reads 0 comments

  2. Carlos Tevez Omission Was Biggest World Cup Error for Sabella's Argentina

    Sunday night’s World Cup final was meant to be Lionel Messi ’s career-defining glory. Instead it turned into disaster...

    Liam Newman Written by Liam Newman about 3 months ago 10,968 reads 35 comments

  3. Grading Every Argentina Player at the 2014 World Cup

    It was so near and yet so far for the Argentina national team. The squad, coached by Alejandro Sabella, spent just seven minutes behind in the entire World Cup; unfortunately, those ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 4,846 reads 11 comments

  4. Diego Maradona Comments on Lionel Messi's Golden Ball After World Cup Defeat

    Lionel Messi capturing the Golden Ball as the best player at the 2014 FIFA World Cup is a dubious distinction for some...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 3 months ago 187,112 reads 319 comments

  5. Maradona: Messi's Golden Ball Is a 'Marketing Plan'

    Diego Maradona has criticised Fifa for awarding Argentina's Lionel Messi the Golden Ball award for the World Cup's best player.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 months ago 735 reads 2 comments

  6. Daily Debate: Did Lionel Messi Deserve FIFA Golden Ball for 2014 World Cup?

    After Germany clinched the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday night, FIFA announced that Lionel Messi was the winner of the Golden Ball award as player of the tournament, as Peter Mason of The Guardian reported...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 3 months ago 709 reads 7 comments

  7. 2014 World Cup: Why This Doesn't Impact Messi's Legacy

    Lionel Messi 's legacy as one of the all-time greatest players in world football has been heavily debated since the conclusion of the 2014 World Cup. Despite Argentina's 1-0 loss to Germany, this result should not affect Messi's standing...

    Peter Galindo Written by Peter Galindo about 3 months ago 1,206 reads 1 comments

  8. Sabella: We Needed More Efficiency

    Argentina manager Alejandro Sabella suggested "results are always secondary" to performances, as he hailed his side's efforts despite their 1-0 defeat to Germany in the World Cup final...

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  9. Violence Erupts in Buenos Aires After Argentina's World Cup Loss

    Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets late Sunday to restrain a group of vandals who disturbed a peaceful rally celebrating Argentina's gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 3 months ago 114 reads 0 comments

  10. Takeaways from Lionel Messi's World Cup Final Performance

    With a grim look upon his face, Lionel Messi accepted his Golden Ball award following his side's 1-0 World Cup final defeat at the hands of Germany. The Argentine looked upon a sea of his country's supporters...

    Ashkan Kargaran Written by Ashkan Kargaran about 3 months ago 915 reads 0 comments

  11. Messi: “Right Now, the Best Player Award Doesn't Matter”

    Picking up the Adidas Golden Ball award for being the best player during the World Cup finals is the last thing on Leo Messi's mind. The player would have preferred to have won tonight's final against Germany rather than an individual award...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 3 months ago 1,880 reads 1 comments

  12. Biglia: We Paid for Our Mistakes

    Argentinian midfielder Lucas Biglia spoke to reporters after his team's agonising World Cup final defeat to Germany...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 3 months ago 173 reads 0 comments

  13. Missed Chances Come Back to Haunt Argentina in Agonising World Cup Final Defeat

    "This pain will last a lifetime." Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano speaks just as he plays: always with the heart on his sleeve...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 4,297 reads 28 comments

  14. Mascherano: Argentina Are in Immense Pain

    Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano was one of the first protagonists to comment on his side's 1-0 defeat to Germany in the 2014 Brazil World Cup final...

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 3 months ago 212 reads 0 comments

  15. Demichelis: 'Fans Kept Us Awake!'

    Martin Demichelis claims Brazilians “threw fireworks at 4am” to keep Argentina awake ahead of the World Cup Final with Germany.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 148 reads 1 comments

  16. World Cup Final: Argentina Won't Buckle Like Brazil, Says Pablo Zabaleta

    Argentina will learn the lessons of Brazil's World Cup humiliation and maintain the steely focus that has taken them to the brink of a historic victory in their neighbour's backyard, according to Pablo Zabaleta...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 94 reads 0 comments

  17. Aguero: I'm Sure They're Scared Too

    “I'm sure they're also a bit scared,” Kun Agüero told Argentinian newspaper 'Olé' ahead of tonight's World Cup final against Germany.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 3 months ago 180 reads 0 comments

  18. Lionel Messi Doesn't Need World Cup Win to Be Considered Best of His Generation

    Can we just enjoy Lionel Messi as he is now? Only hours remain before Germany and Argentina face off in the final of the 2014 World Cup...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 4,880 reads 10 comments

  19. Lionel Messi Posts World Cup Message to Argentina on Eve of 2014 Final

    Lionel Messi has rallied Argentina with a message to fans and the wider world on Facebook . The Barcelona forward can write history with victory in the final and admits ...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 3 months ago 76,815 reads 72 comments

  20. Sergio Romero and the 5 Surprises of Argentina's World Cup Campaign

    The Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, and cities across the country, were invaded by crowds on Wednesday following a gruelling penalty shoot-out win against the Netherlands...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 2,480 reads 3 comments

  21. Lionel Messi Hits Bicycle Kick in Argentina Training Ahead of World Cup Final

    Lionel Messi is facing the biggest game of his life on Sunday, as Argentina take on Germany in the World Cup Final. And while nerves will undoubtedly play a part in the match, Messi and his teammates look pretty loose for now...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 3 months ago 5,177 reads 5 comments

  22. Argentina vs. Germany Odds: 5 Reasons Argentina Will Win the World Cup Final

    Argentina heads into the World Cup final on the heels of a cautiously played draw with the Netherlands that was decided in a shootout...

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  23. What Can Argentina Learn from 2006 and 2010 World Cup Defeats to Germany?

    The experience of being knocked out of the last two World Cups by Germany should work in Argentina's favour when they take on the Europeans once again in Sunday's final...

    Dan Colasimone Written by Dan Colasimone about 3 months ago 11,003 reads 71 comments

  24. Enzo Perez Argentina Selection Is Unlikely Tactical Masterstroke from Sabella

    Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella cuts a curious figure from the sidelines as his nation plays. He certainly will not go down as one of the most dashing or aggressive figures ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 3,327 reads 2 comments

  25. Do Argentina Need to Be More Offensive to Win the World Cup?

    While Germany received plenty of acclaim, congratulations and, to an extent, awe for the manner of their progress to the World Cup final, rivals Argentina were somewhat less on the ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 1,662 reads 10 comments