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Messi scores unusual goal as Argentina beat Uruguay 3-0

  • Two goals in the minutes before half time, one of them an unusually fortunate counter from Lionel Messi, helped Argentina on their way to a comfortable 3-0 win over Uruguay in a World Cup qualifier.
Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates after scoring the first goal of his team. (Getty)
Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates after scoring the first goal of his team. (Getty)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 10:25 AM IST
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Argentina draw 0-0 at Paraguay to maintain unbeaten record

  • Argentina have gone 23 games without defeat under coach Lionel Scaloni and are second in the qualifying group behind Brazil.
Argentina's Lionel Messi (L) and Paraguay's Angel Romero (R) vie for the ball. (Getty)
Argentina's Lionel Messi (L) and Paraguay's Angel Romero (R) vie for the ball. (Getty)
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 07:23 AM IST
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Paulo Dybala recalled to Argentina squad for World Cup qualifiers

  • Paulo Dybala was included in the squad for three upcoming World Cup qualifiers in September, with veteran Sergio Aguero out injured.
Paulo Dybala recalled to Argentina squad for World Cup qualifiers(AP)
Paulo Dybala recalled to Argentina squad for World Cup qualifiers(AP)
Published on Aug 24, 2021 08:50 AM IST
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AP | , Buenos Aires

Messi, Di Maria and Aguero in Argentina's Copa America squad

  • Messi, Aguero and Di Maria are headlining the Argentina squad that will go to Brazil for the Copa America.
Angel Di Maria (L) controls a mini ball next to Lionel Messi (R) and Sergio Aguero. (Getty Images)
Angel Di Maria (L) controls a mini ball next to Lionel Messi (R) and Sergio Aguero. (Getty Images)
Published on Jun 11, 2021 08:07 AM IST
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Argentina allows last-minute draw at Colombia in qualifiers

  • Miguel Borja scored in the last seconds of added time to secure a 2-2 draw for Colombia against Argentina on Tuesday in one of the best matches yet in South American qualifying for the 2022 World Cup.
Lionel Messi in action against Colombia defenders. (Twitter)
Lionel Messi in action against Colombia defenders. (Twitter)
Updated on Jun 09, 2021 08:08 AM IST
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Argentina offer to host entire Copa America in place of Colombia

  • Argentina offered to host the whole of the 2021 Copa America on Tuesday, replacing their current co-hosts Colombia, where a wave of civil unrest has rocked the country since late April.
File Photo of the Copa America trophy.(AP)
File Photo of the Copa America trophy.(AP)
Updated on May 18, 2021 11:00 PM IST
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France dump Lionel Messi’s Argentina out of FIFA World Cup 2018

Teenager Kylian Mbappe was in devastating form in the heavyweight Round of 16 clash, scoring two second-half goals for France to bring Lionel Messi-led Argentina’s FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign to an end in Kazan
Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the loss to France in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Round of 16 in Kazan.(REUTERS)
Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after the loss to France in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Round of 16 in Kazan.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 30, 2018 10:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kazan | By Bhargab Sarmah

FIFA World Cup 2018 highlights: Mbappe strikes twice as France beat Messi’s Argentina

France defeated Lionel Messi’s Argentina 4-3 in the first Round of 16 match of the FIFA World Cup 2018. Get highlights of France vs Argentina FIFA World Cup 2018 Round of 16 match here.
France defeated Argentina to reach the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Kazan on Saturday. Get highlights of France vs Argentina FIFA World Cup 2018 Round of 16 match here.(AP)
France defeated Argentina to reach the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Kazan on Saturday. Get highlights of France vs Argentina FIFA World Cup 2018 Round of 16 match here.(AP)
Updated on Jun 30, 2018 09:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sayan Ghosh

Create passes to Lionel Messi, he’ll create opportunities for us in FIFA World Cup 2018: Jorge Sampaoli

Lionel Messi’s efforts in Argentina’s Group D win against Nigeria was appreciated by coach Jorge Sampaoli. Messi scored Argentina’s opening goal
Argentina's Lionel Messi, right, celebrates after the group D match against Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup 2018 in the St. Petersburg.(AP)
Argentina's Lionel Messi, right, celebrates after the group D match against Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup 2018 in the St. Petersburg.(AP)
Updated on Jun 27, 2018 08:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, St Petersburg | By Bhargab Sarmah

Lionel Messi’s Argentina make way into FIFA World Cup 2018 knockout with thrilling win over Nigeria

A late goal by Marcos Rojo gave Argentina a dramatic 2-1 victory over Nigeria in Group D and sent the twice champions through to the knockout stages of the FIFA World Cup 2018. Lionel Messi scored his first goal of the tournament in the 14th minute with an expertly taken shot
Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal against Nigeria in a FIFA World Cup 2018 match.(REUTERS)
Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal against Nigeria in a FIFA World Cup 2018 match.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 27, 2018 12:25 PM IST
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Diego Simeone says Argentina look lost, questions Lionel Messi in leaked audio

Diego Simeone’s sensational tirade, reported to be an audio message sent on mobile platform WhatsApp to Atletico assistant coach German ‘Mono’ Burgos, emerged hours after Argentina’s heaviest defeat in a World Cup group stage since 1958.
Argentina's forward Lionel Messi (C) reacts after Croatia scored their third goal during their FIFA World Cup 2018 Group D match.(AFP)
Argentina's forward Lionel Messi (C) reacts after Croatia scored their third goal during their FIFA World Cup 2018 Group D match.(AFP)
Published on Jun 22, 2018 05:49 PM IST
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Why Argentina came to Russia with three tons of food

The Argentina football team arrived in Russia with three tons of food and personal chefs as they gear up for the FIFA World Cup 2018.
The Argentina football team arrived in Russia on Saturday ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)
The Argentina football team arrived in Russia on Saturday ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

FIFA World Cup 2018: Sergio Aguero aims to end goal tournament drought

Sergio Aguero has scored just 36 goals in 84 international caps for Argentina and his most impressive year came in 2015 where he scored 10 goals in 10 games for his nation.
When it comes to the Argentina football team, Sergio Aguero’s record has been quite underwhelming to say the least.(AFP)
When it comes to the Argentina football team, Sergio Aguero’s record has been quite underwhelming to say the least.(AFP)
Published on Jun 10, 2018 08:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sayan Ghosh

Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero out of FIFA World Cup with knee injury

Sergio Romero, the Manchester United and Argentina football team goalkeeper, injured his right knee during training with the Argentine FIFA World Cup squad in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.
Injured Argentina football team goalkeeper Sergio Romero won’t feature in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russie.(AFP)
Injured Argentina football team goalkeeper Sergio Romero won’t feature in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russie.(AFP)
Updated on May 23, 2018 10:17 AM IST
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