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Perhaps the off-pitch controversy surrounding Leo Messi has distracted him from his usual extraordinary benchmark, or maybe it turns out he’s actually a mere mortal like the rest of us, but whatever the cause is, he hasn’t scored in FOUR

River Plate sits atop its Copa Libertadores group after a convincing win over Bolivian team The Strongest at El Monumental last night.

After a flurry of chances for River in the opening exchanges, it only took veteran attacking mid Andrés …

“Messi, Neymar, Suárez… Who are ya!?”, asked the Arsenal fan, “you’re coming to our patch.” Presumably he lives under a rock, but came they did, saw they did, conquered they did to help Barça advance to the last eight of …

Okay, fine: the actor the Spanish show Late Motiv found to play Messi looked like Leo after a house fire and the one for Ronaldo was hardly any better, but this is probably the closest we’re gonna get to a …

A second half comeback saw Boca defeat Unión in the Primera División’s seventh fixture to pick up its first win under new manager Guillermo Barros Schelotto, although the match wasn’t without controversy as forward Carlos Tévez’s winning goal could easily …

It was Marcelo Gallardo’s 100th match in charge of River Plate, but there were to be no celebrations for him last night in Santa Fe.

As a journalist put to him after the match, “This is the first time …

Although River Plate dominated proceedings, failing to find the net became as much a problem for the men in red and white as it has been for Boca all season. It’s good news for goalkeepers with clean-sheet bonuses stuck in …

Carlos Tévez has allegedly been photographed with La 12, Boca’s barra brava – the supporters’ group with a reputation for violence and hooliganism.

The photo in question apparently shows Tévez and his brother Diego raising a glass over a …

The world’s second most-famous Lionel, Lionel Richie, said he’d be “quite honored” to meet the parents of the world’s most famous Lionel, Leo Messi, after discovering that they named La Pulga after him because of their purported love for his …

The La Plata Clásico last night devolved from fútbol game to boxing match and then finally was called off as players began to full out brawl during stoppage time. Notorious hometown rivals the sharks and the jets  Estudiantes and …