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Good news for USA soccer fans as the date for Lionel Messi’s tax fraud trial has been reset to allow him to play in this summer’s Copa America tournament. The trial had been scheduled to begin on June 7 would have seen Messi at least miss Argentina’s opening group game against reigning champions Chile in [...]

The Argentina v Brazil game at MetLife Stadium yesterday had been billed as a battle between Lionel Messi and Neymar. But it turned into the Messi show as the Barcelona star dazzled the 81,994 in attendance with an incredible halt-trick as Argentina beat their bitter rivals 4-3. This was Messi’s last game of the season, [...]

Santos Out To Win World Club Title

The stage is set for what will be an amazing  showdown between two of the most talked about players in the game today. In the next couple of hours, Neymar’s Santos and Messi’s Barcelona will fight it out for the honour of being called the best club in the world. What i am going to [...]

Neymar v Messi Showdown Expected In World Club Cup Finals

In a couple of days, the world’s finest clubs will meet in Japan to battle it out for the coveted title of the best club in the world. The teams that make up this years challengers include: Al-Sadd Club, Auckland City FC, Club de Futbol Monterrey, Esperance Spotive De Tunis, FC Barcelona and Santos Brazilian [...]

As focus shifted to major international matches taking place this weekend, it was a different scenario in South America as the continent began the tedious qualification process for the Brazil 2014 World Cup finals. Both Argentina and Uruguay won convincingly with La Albiceleste beating Chile 4-1 at home while Uruguay settled for a 4-2 win [...]

Argentina Crashes Out Of Copa America

Argentina is out of the 2011 Copa America after losing 5-4 on penalties to Uruguay following a 1-1 draw after 120 minutes. Diego Perez’s early goal was cancelled out by Gonzalo Higuain in an action-packed first half, but despite chances from both ends, neither side could break the deadlock, ensuring a nerve-wracking shootout to end [...]

It was not supposed to be this way. Argentina with Lionel Messi and Carlos tevez were supposed top restore pride to Argentina football by winning the Copa America at home. Instead they are in danger of not even reaching the quarter-finals after being held to a 0-0 draw by Colombia. Argentina were simply poor against [...]

Argentina Held By Bolivia in Copa Opener

The pressure will mount even more on Lionel Messi and Argentina after they were held to disappointing 1-1 draw with Boliva in the Copa America opener. Argentina have not won a major tournament since 1993, and that is not going to change anytime soon based on this performance. Fittingly, it was one of the most-wanted [...]

Bradley Names U.S. Squad For Argentina Game

Bob Bradley has named a 24-man squad for the upcoming friendlies against Argentina and Paraguay. Bradley has named a strong squad with all the U.S. stars who are playing overseas, coming back for the game. The biggest impact of the “imports” will be felt in midfield where eight of the nine players in the U.S. [...]

Argentina Names Squad For U.S. Game

Argentina’s national team on Friday announced its roster for two exhibition games in the United States later this month. Argentina will play the United States on March 26 at New Meadowlands Stadium, then cross the country to play Costa Rica on March 29 at San Jose, Calif. The roster for the games includes familiar names [...]