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Brazil's Neymar out, Argentina's Messi to start in World Cup qualifying clash

Posted Tuesday, November 16, 2021 by ESPN30 hits

Argentina captain Lionel Messi is fit again and will start their World Cup qualifier at home to Brazil on Tuesday but Neymar will miss out for the visitors after feeling pain in his thigh, the teams announced. Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni made similar comments ahead of their last game, a 1-0 win over Uruguay on Friday, although Messi only appeared for the final 14 minutes of the match. Arg...Full Story »

JOKER Neymar reveals dodgy Batman logo on head to go with amazing tattoo as he prepares for clash with Messi’s Argentina

Posted Thursday, November 11, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk48 hits

But the superhero symbol goes perfectly with an amazing back tattoo he had done in 2018 of the Caped Crusader and fellow comic book character Spiderman. Neymar showed off his latest look - a bleached barnet with a dodgy Batman logo Credit: EPA Neymar is a big superhero fan, getting a back tattoo of the Caped Crusader and Spiderman Neymar looked to be in a playful mood in Brazil’s traini...Full Story »

PSG unhappy with Lionel Messi's Argentina call-up: 'It doesn't make sense'

Posted Tuesday, November 09, 2021 by ESPN39 hits

Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has expressed his frustration at Lionel Messi joining up with Argentina despite his injury. The 34-year-old missed PSG's win over Bordeaux on Sunday as he recovers from "knee and hamstring pains" and was also unavailable for their Champions League draw at RB Leipzig last week. However, Messi was called up for Argentina's World Cup qualifiers aga...Full Story »

Brazil vs Argentina stopped as police invade pitch to detain 'wanted' Premier League stars

Posted Monday, September 06, 2021 by ESPN80 hits

Brazil's World Cup qualifier with Argentina erupted into chaos after ANVISA personnel and Brazilian Federal Police invaded the pitch and stopped the match to detain four Premier League players, who allegedly lied about completing quarantine upon entry to the country. The storm has been brewing for the past few days with Tottenham duo Giovani Lo Celso and Cristian Romero plus Aston Villa pair E...Full Story »

Messi unscathed after Venezuela horror tackle as Argentina prepare to face Brazil

Posted Sunday, September 05, 2021 by Goal.com34 hits

The two nations meet in the Superclasico de las Americas for the first time since the Copa America final and La Albiceleste's star man should feature Lionel Messi came through Argentina's Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifier against Venezuela unscathed after an injury scare, coach Lionel Scaloni confirmed ahead of his side's clash with Brazil on Sunday. The two nations meet for the first time sinc...Full Story »

Aston Villa duo Emi Martinez and Emi Buendia planning to join up with Argentina

Posted Sunday, August 29, 2021 by PA18 hits

Emi Martinez and Emi Buendia are planning to join Argentina for international duty against the wishes of Aston Villa and the Premier League.Goalkeeper Martinez has confirmed he will link up with his country while the PA news agency understands Villa’s record signing Buendia is also due to travel to South America for the World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela, Brazil and Bolivia.Under curre...Full Story »

Dean Smith unsure if Emi Buendia and Emi Martinez will report for Argentina duty

Posted Sunday, August 29, 2021 by PA8 hits

Boss Dean Smith admitted he is unsure if Emi Buendia and Emi Martinez will join Argentina for international duty, despite the Premier League’s refusal to release players.Forward Buendia scored his first Villa goal since his record £33million move from Norwich to cancel out Ivan Toney’s opener and earn a 1-1 draw with Brentford.The uncapped 24-year-old and goalkeeper Martinez ha...Full Story »

Tottenham sign Argentina defender Cristian Romero from Atalanta

Posted Saturday, August 07, 2021 by ESPN63 hits

Cristian Romero was named Serie A Defender of the Year last season. Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of defender Cristian Romero from Atalanta, the club announced on Friday. Sources had told ESPN on Thursday the deal would be completed for €55 million ($65m). "I'm very happy to be wearing this shirt and to come to this club," Romero said in a video statement. "I want to than...Full Story »

Brazil football players mock Argentina following Olympics elimination

Posted Friday, July 30, 2021 by ESPN54 hits

Richarlison was one of several Brazil players to comment on Argentina's exit. Brazil players mocked Argentina's national football team following their elimination from the Olympic Games. Argentina needed to beat Spain to progress to the quarterfinals of the competition but drew 1-1 on Wednesday to finish third in Group C. Defending Olympic champion Brazil had beaten Saudi Arabia 3-1 earlier ...Full Story »

Brazil players tease Argentina after elimination

Posted Thursday, July 29, 2021 by Marca.com45 hits

The Albiceleste didn't qualify for the knockout stages The Brazil players tease Argentina after the Albiceleste's elimination from Tokyo Olympics. Argentina's football team didn't make it through the group stage at the Tokyo Olympics, much to the delight of Brazil midfielder Douglas Luiz, who posted a picture on social media to tease the Albiceleste players. Finishing third in Group C behind ...Full Story »

Lionel Messi shows he's one of the good guys by signing shirts for fans outside Argentina home

Posted Wednesday, July 14, 2021 by sportbible60 hits

Lionel Messi could be forgiven for wanting to spend some time relaxing following his exploits for Argentina at the recent Copa America. Instead, the star has made a lot of fans very happy by signing autographs for supporters outside his Argentinian residence in the city of Rosario. At one stage, the three-time Ballon d'Or winner is absolutely swamped with items to sign. Ranging from Barcelon...Full Story »

7M Daily Laugh - Congrats Messi & Argentina

Posted Sunday, July 11, 2021 by 7M Sport187 hits

Let's start our 7M Daily Laugh today.   Congrats Messi & Argentina / Copa America Champion 2020     ARGENTINA ARE CHAMPIONSLeo Messi has finally done it!     Two finals in two days     Neymar Jr went to Congratulate Lionel Messi for Winning The Copa America & Both of Them Shared a Long Hug.     The guy who has made football loo...Full Story »

Messi & Argentina finally snap final curse with battling victory over Brazil

Posted Sunday, July 11, 2021 by washingtonpost.com128 hits

Angel Di Maria came up with the vital goal, but nobody did more to drive the Albiceleste to glory than their veteran captainFinally, the day arrived, and in the most thrilling of circumstances. Lionel Messi finally banished the memories of years of international despair as his Argentina team downed Brazil 1-0 to take the Copa America title in the Selecao's own backyard. And having played ev...Full Story »

Argentina beat Colombia in shootout to reach Copa America final

Posted Wednesday, July 07, 2021 by ESPN53 hits

It will be Lionel Messi's Argentina against Neymar's Brazil in the Copa America final on Saturday. Argentina won its semifinal against Colombia 3-2 on penalties after three saves by goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez. Regular time ended 1-1 at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia on Tuesday. Argentina hasn't captured a major title since 1993 when it won Copa America. On that occasion, the team e...Full Story »

Lionel Messi is woken up in middle of night by Argentina team-mates as Barcelona star celebrates 34th birthday

Posted Friday, June 25, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk53 hits

LIONEL MESSI was woken up in the middle of the night for a birthday surprise by his Argentina team-mates. The Barcelona superstar was given presents by his compatriots as they sang 'Happy Birthday' while away on Copa America duty. Lionel Messi opens his birthday giftsCredit: https://www.instagram.com/leomessi/?hl=en Messi blows out his cake on his 34th birthdayCredit: https://www.instagram.co...Full Story »

HOMEWARD BOUND Lionel Messi flies back to Argentina with family on private jet with Barcelona transfer future still up-in-air

Posted Thursday, May 27, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk69 hits

The footballer was due to reach Buenos Aires this morning with wife Antonela Roccuzzo and children Thiago, eight, Ciro, five, and Mateo, three. Lionel Messi and his family were spotted at the airport last night heading back to Argentina Credit: Twitter The star boarded a private jet with his Barcelona future still up-in-the-air Credit: Instagram Bodyguard Pepe Costa accompanied them as they b...Full Story »

Lawyer of Diego Maradona’s son, 8, insists it has been ‘proven’ the Argentina & Barcelona icon’s death was manslaughter

Posted Monday, February 22, 2021 by Dailystar.co.uk67 hits

THE combative lawyer of Diego Maradona's eight-year-old son has insisted it has been 'proven' the icon's death was manslaughter. Mario Baudry, who is acting for eight-year-old Diego Fernando, claimed: "In any country, with other prosecutors, people would be in prison by now." The lawyer of Diego Maradona's son Diego Jr, 8, has insisted the Argentina icon's death was manslaughter During an ang...Full Story »

Tragedy in Argentina: Footballer Morro Garcia commits suicide

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2021 by Marca.com66 hits

Argentine football is in shock following the news that Santiago 'Morro' Garcia, a Uruguayan striker playing for Godoy Cruz, was found dead in his apartment. The 30-year-old was adored in Argentina for his unique and exciting style of play and there was talk of him possibly moving on to a bigger club in the country. Garcia had been undergoing psychiatric therapy, according to TyC Sports. "Th...Full Story »

Lorenzo Insigne shows off new Diego Maradona tattoo in Napoli clash after Argentina legend's death

Posted Friday, December 11, 2020 by Thesun.co.uk150 hits

HOME-GROWN hero Lorenzo Insigne paraded a huge new tribute tattoo of Napoli's greatest import Diego Maradona - at the stadium the Italians have renamed after the late legend. Argentine World Cup winner Maradona, Napoli's and arguably the world's best-ever player, died aged 60 on November 25 after a heart attack. Naples-born striker Lorenzo Insigne revealed a Diego Maradona tattoo, knowing how ...Full Story »

LEAGUE OF HIS OWN Diego Maradona’s son asks Lionel Messi to give up his iconic No10 shirt for Barcelona and Argentina to honour his dad

Posted Thursday, December 03, 2020 by ESPN111 hits

Maradona, who died last week age 60, famously lifted the World Cup with his country in 1986 where he was undoubtedly regarded as the best player on the globe. Diego Maradona created history with the legendary No10 shirt Credit: Sports Illustrated - Getty Messi is now filling Maradona's boots with his national side - although has yet to achieve the same success wearing blue and white. Maradona...Full Story »

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