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Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by Iceland in their World Cup opener.
Lionel Messi's bid for World Cup redemption begins on Saturday when he leads Argentina against tiny Iceland, as fancied France make their bow in Russia targeting a repeat of their 1998 glory.
Lionel Messi says he's unsure if this will be his last World Cup, but Argentina's fortunes in Russia could help him make a decision.
Lionel Messi’s Argentina aim to put a shambolic World Cup build-up behind them and make a statement in their opening match against tournament debutants Iceland on Saturday.
Lionel Messi’s Argentina must quickly refocus after finding themselves at the centre of an Israel-Palestinian spat over the cancellation of a World Cup warm-up match following an unconvincing qualifying campaign.
Lionel Messi views Argentina's impressive collection of star talents as a reason for optimism ahead of a "very even" World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo's overhead kick against Juventus in this season's Champions League quarterfinals was better than Gareth Bale's against Liverpool in the final, according to UEFA's Technical Observers.
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has named his 23-man World Cup squad as he gets to face Iceland, Croatia and then Nigeria in the group phase of the Mundial in Russia. Predictably, the coach has included...
Led by Lionel Messi, the list includes PSG's Angel Di Maria, Juventus duo of Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain, and Sergio Aguero but Inter Milan striker, Mauro Icardi was missing from the list.
Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa, who has a knack to score at least a goal in every two matches, is among the 30 players listed by Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr in Nigeria’s provisional list for the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Argentine manager Jorge Sampaoli has included five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi and Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi in his 35-man preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Former Argentina striker Hernan Crespo has claimed that Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is behind Jorge Sampaoli’s likely decision not to call Mauro Icardi up for this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Douglas Costa sparked an emphatic comeback as Juventus closed in on a seventh successive Serie A title on Saturday by recovering from a goal down to beat Bologna 3-1.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri believes Napoli will keep the pressure on his team in the Serie A title race by winning all of their remaining games.
Juventus would find it difficult to afford to re-sign Paul Pogba or Alvaro Morata if either became available this summer, admits general manager Giuseppe Marotta.
Real Madrid's dream of winning a third straight Champions League title is still alive -- barely -- after narrowly seeing off Juventus 4-3 on aggregate despite a 3-1 second-leg quarterfinal loss on Wednesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in 10 successive Champions League games as he struck twice for holders Real Madrid in a 3-0 win at Juventus in Tuesday’s quarter-final first leg.
Football needs a Lionel Messi World Cup win more than the Barcelona and Argentina requires global glory, claims Hernan Crespo.
A joint military force to fight jihadists and organised crime in the Sahel has chalked up successes but promised funding is slow to materialise, the foreign minister of Niger said on Monday.
Belgium laboured for large periods but still ran out comfortable 3-0 winners against Panama in Sochi.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has sworn-in the 23 Local Government Council Chairmen elected during the June 16, 2018 council election conducted by the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC).
Son Heung-Min said he was disappointed with his performance in South Korea's 1-0 loss to Sweden in the teams' World Cup opener on Monday in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, will Tuesday lead a Senate delegation on a three-day parliamentary visit to Russia, aimed at deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relationship between both countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerians must work together as a people to ensure speedy transformation of the country’s economy for the general progress of the country.
A Yola High Court presided over by Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri has sentenced five men to death for culpable homicide and for killing a Fulani herdsman.
A 25-year-old unemployed man, Kabiru Saka, was on Thursday dragged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly touching a married woman’s breasts.
A former chairman, Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Alhaji Aminu Maigari said the Super Eagles did not play too badly in their 0-2 loss against Croatia on Saturday.
The 2026 World Cup hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico promises to take the tournament to a new level, delivering more teams, bigger crowds and bumper profits.