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It really was now or never for Bauza and his boys Tuesday night against Colombia. And boy, did they deliver. Lionel Messi was in absolutely scintillating form, stunning Colombia with a superb first-half free kick and two beautifully crafted assists.…

Humiliating, hopeless, horrific: just a few of the adjectives you could use to describe Argentina’s 3-0 loss to Brazil on Thursday night. Lionel Messi, as succinct as ever, opted for “shit”. That works too. On the back of that defeat, …

According to a report from Spanish news outlet Marca, Lionel Messi told FC Barcelona back in July that he would not renew his current contract, which runs until 2018.

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The report from Marca claims that Messi made the decision …

Lionel Messi had no time for a bland, optimistic messages after the Argentine national team’s painful defeat against historic rival Brazil 3-0 yesterday in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Speaking to press after the result that puts La Selección further away from …

Argentina faces off with its bitter rivals Brazil tonight in a bit to revitalize its dreary World Cup qualifying campaign. Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. will be the two players under the spotlight, but this is much more …

Millions of us across the world held their breath last Sunday as we sat in awe watching what was one of television’s greatest scenes in living memory. An action scene that puts Bond and Bourne to shame. What are we …

Diego Armando Maradona: the icon of Argentine football, the who man almost single-handedly led Argentina to World Cup glory in ’86, and soon, he hopes, Argentina’s FIFA representative. Earlier this week, as Maradona celebrated his 56th birthday in Dubai, he …

Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza seems to be backtracking a bit after his controversial comments about Barcelona’s failure to “take care of Messi very well” sparked tensions with the Spanish club.

Today he was a bit more circumspect. “I want to …

Argentina’s coach Edgardo Bauza harshly criticized Barcelona for not doing enough to take care of Lionel Messi’s health after the superstar player suffered a groin injury last night when playing against Atlético Madrid. “With Messi we are stronger, but we …

In case you had forgotten, Maradona loves talking smack about Messi. He’s accused him of “lacking the personality to be a leader” and then, much like a high schooler, insisted he wasn’t insulting Messi when he, well, insulted him. He’s …