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Rehumanising Diego Maradona

In two recent documentaries, we finally get up close to the complicated sadness of Argentina’s original football deity

Hopeful Messi keen to end Argentina title drought

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner will look to win his first piece of silverware with his country

Messi, Rojo rescue Argentina from humiliating early exit

Argentina avoided the abyss by the skin of their teeth to fight another day against the highly-fancied French in Kazan on Saturday

Pressure on Messi to redeem himself, early exit for Egypt

Argentina have rallied around their superstar captain after his spot-kick was saved in the 1-1 draw against minnows Iceland on Saturday

Cancellation of Israel friendly due to security reasons – AFA president

The match in Jerusalem's Teddy Kollek Stadium was to be Argentina's final game before they kick off their World Cup campaign in Russia on June 16

Germany Gotze World Cup

Mario Götze scored an extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to become the first European team to win a World Cup held in South America.

Germany feeling no pressure ahead of World Cup final, says Schweinsteiger

Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger says his team has the experience to cope with playing Argentina on the biggest stage of all.

World Cup final Messi’s stage for greatness

With Argentina up against Germany in the 2014 World Cup final, Lionel Messi now has the stage to secure his place among the greats.

Messi: I’m no ball hog

A day after picking up a Golden Boot awardy, Barcelona's superstar Lionel Messi says he is not a ball hog.

Messi vows to stay in Argentina

Lionel Messi says he will continue to play for Argentina despite harsh criticism about his performance for the national team.

Nigeria agree to Argentina rematch in Bangladesh

The Nigeria Football Federation has announced it agreed a rematch with Argentina in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on September 6.

Fifa probes Argentina’s thrashing in Nigeria

Fifa and Nigeria's football federation are investigating Argentina's loss in Nigeria after betting patterns suggests it was targeted by match fixers.

Maradona dropped as Argentina coach

Diego Maradona's stormy spell as Argentina coach came to an end on Tuesday.

Germany stun Argentina 4-0 to reach semis

Germany stunned Argentina with a 4-0 victory in the quarterfinals on Saturday as the favoured South Americans followed Brazil out of the World Cup.

Argentina roar into quarterfinal

Argentina set up a rematch of their 1986 and 1990 World Cup finals with Germany when they beat Mexico 3-1.

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