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Lionel Messi has reacted to the 2-0 defeat against Colombia in their Copa America opener in Brazil after the Albicelste failed to raise their game against Los Cafeteros in their opener.

Lionel Messi reacts to Argentina shock defeat against Colombia

Lionel Messi has reacted to the 2-0 defeat against Colombia in their Copa America opener in Brazil after the Albicelste failed to raise their game against Los Cafeteros in their opener.
Roberto Carlos has expressed his sympathy at Lionel Messi's struggles to replicate the success he has achieved with Barcelona on the international stage with Argentina.

Cesc Fabregas: Lionel Messi is ‘more complete than ever’ at 32

Cesc Fabregas believes that Lionel Messi has adapted his game with age to become 'more complete than ever' as the 32-year-old continues to dominate headlines and break records.
Lionel Messi is not a leader, according to Diego Maradona, with the Barcelona and Argentina talisman accused of “going to the bathroom 20 times before a game”.

Jorge Sampaoli: Lionel Messi suffering as Argentina enjoys destroying things

Lionel Messi “suffers a lot” with Argentina because society in the Barcelona star’s homeland “enjoys destroying things more than it enjoys success”, says Jorge Sampaoli.

Chelsea’s Gonzalo Higuain announces retirement from international football

Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain on Thursday announced his retirement from international football with Argentina.
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Gernot Rohr admits tactical gaffe vs Argentina at the World Cup

Gernot Rohr has revealed how the Electronic Performance and Tracking Systems (EPTS) as well as his assistants led to the biggest tactical gaffe he made during the group match against Argentina at the 2018 World Cup.
Diego Maradona watches as Argentina crash out of the World Cup - Getty Images

Diego Maradona upset at not being considered for Argentina job

Diego Maradona has expressed his disappointment over not being considered by the media as a candidate for the Argentina job.
Paul Pogba paid tribute to Lionel Messi after France knocked Argentina out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, saying I will always be united with him. - Getty Images

Paul Pogba: Lionel Messi ‘makes me love football more’

Paul Pogba paid tribute to Lionel Messi after France knocked Argentina out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, saying: "I will always be united with him."
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Jorge Sampaoli: Argentina tried everything to bring the best out of Lionel Messi

Argentina “tried everything” to bring the best out of Lionel Messi during a disappointing 2018 World Cup campaign, claims Jorge Sampaoli.
Argentina's coach Jorge Sampaoli reacts during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, 2018. Croatia won 0-3. AFP PHOTO | Martin BERNETTI

Jorge Sampaoli: Lionel Messi is the coach

Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli consulted Lionel Messi about substitutions mid-game as the Albiceleste overcame Nigeria to progress to the last 16 of the World Cup.
Diego Maradona was repeatedly shown on television during Argentina’s victory against Nigeria at the St Petersburg Stadium. Sergio Perez|Reuters

Diego Maradona drama is a problem for Argentina and Lionel Messi

When Lionel Messi ran to the corner and sank to his knees, the enduring image of Argentina scrambling into the World Cup’s last 16 was set.
Lionel Messi of Argentina

Pablo Zabaleta: Argentina must turn up against strong Nigeria

Former Argentina and Manchester City star Pablo Zabaleta has urged the Albiceleste to come up with their A game against a strong Super Eagles side ahead of Tuesday’s crucial Group D 2018 FIFA World Cup clash in Saint Petersburg.
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Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles won’t park the bus against Argentina

Coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that the Super Eagles must be on the attack against Argentina in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday and diligently take the chances that come their way against the two-time World Cup winners.

World Cup: Fan reportedly commits suicide after Argentina loss

There are insinuations that an Argentina fan, Dinu Alex, committed suicide after the humiliation of his country’s national team by Croatia at the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
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Emmanuel Okala urges Super Eagles not to lose focus

Former Green Eagles Goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala, has urged the Super Eagles not to lose focus, notwithstanding the team’s 2–0 win against Iceland.
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Christian Chukwu: Argentina very beatable

As Nigerians celebrate the Super Eagles 2-0 victory over the Strakkamir Okkar of Iceland on Friday, Christian Chukwu, one-time Captain of the Green Eagles say their next group opponents, Argentina, are beatable.
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli | Reuters

Crisis hits Argentina camp ahead of clash with Nigeria

Argentina camp here at the FIFA World Cup in Russia is in turmoil. The reason for the crisis is the 3-0 defeat handed out to the Albiceleste by Croatia on Thursday night to narrow the chances of the South American nation making it to the knockout stage a difficult one.
Argentina fans speak up after Croatia drubbing, frustrated with two members of the team

Argentina fans shocked but still dreaming of World Cup glory

The realisation that the 3-0 thumping by Croatia — complete with comedy first goal — had left the mighty two-time winners on the verge of a humiliating exit, left some of their fans in tears.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone

Report: Argentina ‘anarchy’ slammed by Atletico boss Diego Simeone in leaked recording

An audio clip reportedly of Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone, a former midfielder for Argentina, has gone viral after he described the national team as "anarchy."

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Frank Lampard set to persuade Chelsea star to stay

The newly appointed Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is keen on persuading Callum Hudson-Odoi to remain at the Stamford Bridge following his appointment.
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