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Messi tries to manipulate referees – Thiago Silva

Brazil captain Thiago Silva has accused his Argentina counterpart Lionel Messi of trying to influence the referee during Friday’s friendly between the sides in...

Icardi could return to Argentina squad – Scaloni

Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni has opened the door to a potential return to the national team for Mauro Icardi, with the 26-year-old in fine form...

Brazil not scared of Messi and Argentina – Thiago Silva

Brazil captain Thiago Silva is not concerned about coming up against Lionel Messi in Friday's clash with bitter rivals Argentina, rather seeing it as a source...

‘I’m not dying’ – Argentina legend Maradona dismisses daughter’s concerns

Diego Maradona has insisted that he is "very healthy" despite his daughter's claims that the Gimnasia La Plata manager is "dying from the inside".Gianinna Maradona, Manchester...

I’m trying to protect Gnabry – Low applauded Gnabry

Germany boss Joachim Low applauded Serge Gnabry’s “very dangerous” performance in Germany’s 2-2 draw with Argentina on Wednesday but added that his choice to remove him was...

‘Messi is the best player in the world’ – Icardi rubbishes...

New Paris Saint-Germain signing Mauro Icardi has rubbished claims that his marriage to Wanda Nara has caused a long-standing rift with Lionel Messi.Rumours of bad blood...

‘Messi vs Maradona debate is unfair’ – Veron

Juan Sebastian Veron considers the ongoing debate regarding the greatness of Lionel Messi compared to Diego Maradona is “unfair”, with both men having defined...

It would be great to see Lautaro and Messi together at...

The agent of Argentina's hat-trick hero against Mexico Lautaro Martinez admits he would love to see his client line up alongside Lionel Messi at Barcelona.Inter star Martinez broke into...

‘Gimnasia is saved’ – New coach Maradona pledges

Diego Maradona promised to fight to save Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata's season during an emotional presentation to supporters after he was unveiled as...

Maradona denies offer from Gimnasia

Diego Maradona said it would be an "honour" to coach in Argentina, though the footballing great insisted he has not received or rejected any offers...

Aguero nets 400th career goal

Sergio Aguero netted a double to help Manchester City ease to victory against Bournemouth on Sunday, taking his career tally to 400 goals in the process.The...

Messi given three-month suspension and hefty fine for Copa America ‘corruption’...

For now, he will be focusing on the new season with Barcelona and building a rapport with new strike partner Antoine Griezmann. Barca are looking...

Comparing Messi to Maradona is terrible

Former Real Sociedad and current Al Ahly coach Martin Lasarte believes the comparisons between Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona are “terrible” and feels football has been “unfair” to Argentina in...

Palestine FA president’s appeal against Messi rejected by CAS

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected the Palestine Football Association president's appeal against a 12-month ban for "inciting hatred and violence" against...

Alves criticises long-time Barcelona team-mate following Copa America corruption claims

Dani Alves has criticised long-time team-mate Lionel Messi after the Argentina star alleged that the Copa America was corrupt following his side's loss to Brazil.Messi hit out at...

‘I didn’t think we’d even get a yellow!’ – Medel

Gary Medel has backed Lionel Messi following their red-card altercation on Saturday night.The incident occurred during the Copa America third-place play-off between Messi’s Argentina and Medel’s Chile,...

‘Unacceptable’ corruption claim by Messi slammed by CONMEBOL

CONMEBOL have responded to allegations of corruption as they labelled Lionel Messi's comments "unacceptable" and "unfounded" at the Copa America.Argentina defeated Chile 2-1 in the third-place play-off...

Messi needs to have more respect – Tite

After Lionel Messi recently claimed the Copa America was set up for Brazil , Selecao coach Tite has hit out at the Barcelona star, claiming he needs to show more...

‘Marking Messi with diarrhoea was very difficult!’ – Marquinhos

Brazil defender Marquinhos has revealed how he was battling with diarrhoea and vomiting when given the "very difficult" task of marking Lionel Messi in...

Messi slammed Copa officiating – It is Bullsh*t

Lionel Messi has accused the referees of favouring Brazil as Argentina crashed out of the Copa America with a 2-0 defeat in the semi-final...

Argentina deserved to make Copa America final over Brazil – Scaloni

Lionel Scaloni felt Argentina deserved to win their Copa America semi-final against Brazil after suffering a 2-0 loss on Tuesday. Argentina had their chances in...