Argentinian Football

'Ronaldo likes to do 150 press-ups, I like barbecues' - Dani Osvaldo explains why football was 'no longer for him'

The former Boca, Juventus and Roma star came clean on his smoke-filled exit from the Bombonera as he continues to focus on his new music career<p>Former Italy international Dani Osvaldo has admitted that he lacked the discipline to keep himself going in elite football, comparing his rather relaxed …

Buenos Aires

Out of form and over the hill: Will this be Carlos Tevez's last Superclasico?

With just seven goals in 24 games since returning from China and having lost his first-team place to Mauro Zarate, time is running out for the veteran<p>When Boca Juniors and River Plate kick off Sunday's Superclasico in Buenos Aires, Carlos Tevez will be keen to put one over on the Xeneize's most …

Carlos Tevez

Boca-River Superclásico headlines big weekend in South America

The biggest derby in Argentine soccer takes place on Sunday between Boca Juniors and River Plate. Here is this weekend’s South America soccer preview.<p>…

South America

VAR's difficult debut in top South American club competition | FOX Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — As UEFA resists introducing video assistant referees in Europe’s Champions League, the technology’s debut in South America’s most …

Copa Libertadores

Sergio Aguero ignored Real Madrid and Barcelona to become a Man City legend

It took just ten days for the rumours to begin.<p>It was a “stepping stone” transfer to avoid a politically insensitive direct move from Atletico Madrid …

Sergio Aguero

Copa Libertadores Review: Zarate leads Boca, River draw

Boca Juniors took a step towards the Copa Libertadores semi-finals, while River Plate secured a good result away from home on Wednesday.<p>Boca, …

Copa Libertadores

Who is Cristian Pavon?

CRISTIAN PAVON is on Arsenal's January radar with new head of football Raul Sanllehi reportedly making the Argentina his top target.<p>In a …

Lionel Messi

Club employees threaten strike before Superliga Argentina showcase match

Buenos Aires, Sep 19 (IANS) The UTEDYC sports workers union staged a protest at the Argentine Football Association (AFA) headquarters to demand pay …

Buenos Aires

Boca Juniors vs. Cruzeiro live stream info, TV channel: How to watch Copa Libertadores on TV, stream online

These two clubs face off once again in the biggest cup in South America<p>The quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores continue on Wednesday as Boca …

Copa Libertadores

Gremio edge towards Copa libertadores last 4

Buenos Aires, Sep 19 (IANS) Defending champions Gremio took a step towards earning a place in the Copa libertadores semi-finals with a 2-0 victory …

Copa Libertadores

Atletico Tucuman up to second in Argentina, more South America news

Several provincial sides remain in the Superliga hunt. Penarol went six points clear in Uruguay. Here’s the soccer news from South America this …

South America

Quito To Switch To Cordoba, Argentina In 2019 | ATP World Tour | Tennis

The Ecuador Open, held in Quito since 2015, will move to Cordoba, Argentina in 2019, kicking off the Latin American swing in February. It will mark …

Buenos Aires

Sergio Aguero Reveals He Was Inspired By Michael Owen

<b>These days Michael Owen is best known for being a poor commentator and pundit but once upon a time he was a striker good enough to inspire Sergio</b> …

Sergio Aguero

Girl soccer player challenges gender rules in Argentina

CHABAS, Argentina (AP) At age 7, Candelaria Cabrera goes after the soccer ball with determination. She drives toward her rivals without caring much …

Soccer

FIFA 19 demo: How to download, teams to play with & full details on Xbox One & PS4 release

Fans of EA Sports' FIFA series will be able to get a feel for the newest instalment with the demo now available to play<p>FIFA 19 will soon be hitting shelves in stores across the world, but a demo version of the game has already been released on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.<p>A scaled-down edition of the …

FIFA 19

Why is Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega not playing for Argentina against Colombia?

SEVILLA'S Ever Banega has been left out of Argentina's international friendly squad as new interim boss Lionel Scaloni makes a sweep of changes to …

Argentina

Argentina star claims they need Messi ‘to keep growing’

Lately, there has been much doubt and speculation about Lionel Messi’s future with the Argentina national teamAfter an unflattering World Cup with …

Lionel Messi

Argentina's number 10 jersey waiting for Messi, says Scaloni

The Barca star's Argentina future remains uncertain as La Albiceleste prepare to face Colombia in New Jersey on Tuesday.<p>Lionel Scaloni said the number 10 jersey is reserved for Lionel Messi as Argentina hold on to hope that the five-time Ballon d'Or winner will prolong his international …

Soccer

Messi finds the perfect control, touch and finish

Argentina pose<p>26 Jun 2018<p>SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 26: Argentina pose prior to during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between …

Soccer

Colombia v Argentina Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Scaloni's men will be aiming for a second win without Messi in this international break and we think there should be goals when they face Reyes' …

Soccer

Diego Simeone's son Giovanni hails his father's influence after scoring on Argentina debut: 'My old man said that one day I would be here'

Giovanni Simeone has thanked his father, Diego, for giving him belief after he made a a scoring debut for Argentina on Friday evening.<p>The Fiorentina …

Soccer

Argentina 3 Guatemala 0: Simeone scores on debut

Giovanni Simeone and fellow debutant Gonzalo Martinez scored on their bows in the absence of Argentina superstar Lionel Messi in LA.<p>Giovanni Simeone …

Soccer

Argentina v Guatemala Live Commentary & Result, 08/09/2018, Friendlies

Walter Clavari’s side has much more experience as captain Motta starts in goal for his 33rd match. Vasquez, Moreira, Yanes and Morales make up the …

Soccer

Argentina vs Guatemala: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

La Albiceleste return to international football without a number of experienced players in their side, making way for a new generation<p>Argentina will face Guatemala at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in California on Friday evening as they look to erase the demons of a disappointing World Cup …

Argentina

River Plate Refused to Sign Lionel Messi Despite Him Scoring 12 Goals in a Training Session in 2000

​Argentinian side River Plate's former coach Eduardo Abrahamian has made a stunning revelation that the Buenos Aires based club refused to finance a …

Soccer

'He was really impressive, in the practice he scored around 12 goals': Former River Plate youth coach reveals club still turned down Lionel Messi despite his 'incredible' trial

It appears that scoring 12 goals in one training session wasn't enough for Lionel Messi to convince River Plate officials to sign him while he was on …

Soccer

Leeds United double as Marcelo Biesla named manager of the month while Kemar Roofe wins player prize

It was double joy for Leeds United where the newly-appointed Marcelo Bielsa won the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month award for August while …

Soccer

Argentine criminals fall to football passion

ARGENTINES are well known the world over for their passion for football. What’s not such common knowledge is how that very fervor is helping police …

News (China)

Argentine soccer icon Diego Maradona appears set to coach in Mexico's Sinaloa state

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona, one of the most flamboyant and controversialfigures in the sport, is headed to Mexico.<p>In a Facebook posting on Friday, Maradona confirmed reports that he would become the new head coach of Dorados, a professional team based in the northwestern state of …

Soccer

Diego Maradona: Argentine appointed manager of Mexican second-tier side

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has been appointed manager of Mexican second-tier club Dorados de Sinaloa.

Soccer