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Ex-Chile boss Juan Antonio Pizzi appointed new Saudi Arabia coach ahead of World Cup

World Cup-bound Saudi Arabia have appointed 2016 Copa America winner Juan Antonio Pizzi as head coach of the national team.

Brazil’s Ze Roberto announces retirement at the age of 43

Former Brazil back Ze Roberto will play his last competitive football match on Monday and retire at the age of 43.

FIFA bans three ex football officials for life

FIFA’s ethics watchdogs have banned three former football officials from Guam, Nicaragua, and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday.

Argentina fans attack coach Jorge Sampaoli after Nigeria’s defeat

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli came under fierce attack after the La Albiceleste’s stunning 4-2 defeat by Nigeria in their friendly match in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday.

I was annoyed Lionel Messi broke my record – Gabriel Batistuta

Argentina great Gabriel Batistuta admitted he was annoyed Lionel Messi broke his goalscoring record, but was glad it was surpassed by an “extraterrestrial”, Omnisport reports

Bayern Munich’s Arturo Vidal retires from international football

Arturo Vidal says he is retiring from international football with his “soul crushed” after Chile failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals.

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi treble fires Argentina to World Cup as Chile exit

Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick on Tuesday as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination.

Who needs what for World Cup qualification

A World Cup without Lionel Messi. That is the very real prospect facing Argentina, who face already-eliminated Ecuador at altitude on Tuesday.

WCQ: Argentina, Chile seek advantage in South America race

Lionel Messi and Argentina will seek to maintain the pressure on Chile with a victory over Venezuela on Tuesday as South America’s 2018 World Cup qualifying race enters the home stretch.

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