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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.
Lionel Messi's Argentina were on the brink of a humiliating World Cup exit on Thursday after they were humbled 3-0 by Croatia on a dramatic day at the World Cup that saw the European side join France in the knockout rounds.
The Vikings of Iceland that held Argentina to a draw in the first game of Group D in the FIFA World Cup in Russia, will have it tougher with Nigeria’s Super Eagles in the crunch match starting at 4pm today.
Lionel Messi's World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here Thursday.
The Israel Football Association announced Wednesday it will file a complaint to FIFA accusing its Palestinian counterpart of pressuring Argentinian players and staff into cancelling a friendly match.
Rafael Nadal lost a set at the French Open for the first time in three years as Argentinian Diego Schwartzman claimed a surprise 6-4 lead in their quarter-final clash on Wednesday.
Israel on Wednesday blamed Palestinian pressure for Argentina’s cancellation of its World Cup warmup against Israel, a match that had been set for contested Jerusalem.
The Palestine Football Association head has urged fans to burn pictures of Argentina striker Lionel Messi and replicas of his shirt if he plays against Israel in Jerusalem next weekend.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino responded Friday to speculation that he is Real Madrid's favoured candidate to succeed Zinedine Zidane as coach by saying: "What will be, will be."
The race to succeed Zinedine Zidane is on following the Frenchman’s shock resignation from Real Madrid on Thursday, only days after steering the Spanish giants to a third successive Champions League trophy.
Rafael Nadal stormed into the French Open third round on Thursday as he continued his bid for an 11th title by sweeping aside Argentinian Guido Pella 6-2, 6-1, 6-1.
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has complained that his side have to play their final World Cup warm-up match in Israel.
Two Spanish giants bid farewell to their boyhood clubs on Sunday as Andres Iniesta waved goodbye to Barcelona and Fernando Torres went out with a bang at Atletico Madrid.
La Liga’s winners and losers are settled and the European qualification spots decided but for a collection of star players the final weekend of the season will be anything but a dead rubber.
After painful defeats in recent continental finals, Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid are determined to justify their status as favourites in Wednesday's Europa League showpiece against Marseille in Lyon.
Jose Mourinho says Portugal winning this summer's World Cup would be "impossible" if they did not have Cristiano Ronaldo.
The draft “expresses deep concern about the continued stationing of the Operational Group of Russian Forces and its armaments on the territory of the Republic of Moldova without the consent of that State Member of the United Nations’’.
Former Green Eagles Goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala, has urged the Super Eagles not to lose focus, notwithstanding the team’s 2–0 win against Iceland.
Police in Nyamira area of Kenya are looking for a man who allegedly attempted to kill his wife over what he termed his wife’s failure to give birth to boys.
Heimir Hallgrimsson, the coach of Iceland, on Friday in Volgograd blamed fate for his team’s 0-2 loss to Nigeria in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Former Chairman of Nigeria Football Association, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has commended Super Eagles for their 2-0 win over Iceland.
At the parent-teacher session in a school, a mother was told that her son didn’t always pay attention in class. “For example, he’ll do the wrong page in the workbook”, explained the teacher, “he will not submit assignments on due dates and I have even found him sitting in the wrong desk.”
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump on June 12, as Washington and Seoul agreed to suspend a major joint military exercise.
Paolo Guerrero was left out of Peru's starting line-up against Denmark in their opening World Cup match on Saturday as Jefferson Farfan was preferred as striker.
Former Argentina striker Hernan Crespo has jumped to the defence of Lionel Messi, saying he needs help from his team-mates to win the World Cup in Russia.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has reacted to the team’s 2-0 loss to Croatia in their Group D opening in World Cup 2018.