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Unless you’ve been living under your room’s gas heater, you’ll know the one and only Lionel Messi announced that he will no longer be playing for the Argentine national team, la Selección, after last night’s defeat to Chile in the …

In case you haven’t noticed, the entire country is miserable this morning after losing the Copa América final last night. Seriously. The constant drizzle is not a coincidence. Let’s get down to a Weekend Roundup that has other news in …

Like a mere mortal, Leo Messi had to wait a bit longer than usual for his plane to take off yesterday and he was not pleased. The Argentine national team was on its way to New Jersey for the Copa …

Last night, in the last game of the group stage of the Copa América, Argentina beat Chile 2-1 in the US without the help of Lionel Messi, who was nursing a mild back injury on the bench. The match — …

Lionel Messi, with his measly 105 international caps, is set to square up against 106-cap Diego Simeone in the Champions League quarter finals.

International legend, Olympic silver medalist and two-time Copa América champion Simeone currently manages Atlético Madrid, which he …

The Copa América Centenario draws have been made with Argentina set to continue its rivalry with Chile, who defeated La Selección in the 2015 final.

The 16-team tournament, upgraded from the previous 12, has been set up to mark 100 …

There’s rarely a dull moment in Argentine football (off the pitch, at least), and 2015 was as tumultuous as ever. We had a calendar-year championship which will remain a complete one-off (we’ll transition back to an August-June season in 2016), …

It’s the final countdown! No, not to the presidential runoff on Sunday. I’m talking about tomorrow, and the (potential) Return of the King. (Evidently, the King in this case is Lionel Messi, not whoever the character in Lord of

Once again, they were stopped at the gates of glory. Once again, they saw champions from the worst place on Earth get crowned. And once again, they must live with the knowledge that they could’ve done better because of the …

This year’s Copa America will soon crown either Argentina or Chile champion. In hosting, Chile has played all of its matches in the expansive, open National Stadium in Santiago. Its atmospheric stands are uniform, curving slices of concrete piled on …