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# argentina - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth
# Springboks
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# Springboks

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth

Sep 29th 2018, 6:06 PM 7,814 Views 8 Comments

The victory moved South Africa within two points of leaders New Zealand.

# argentina - Thursday 27 September, 2018

'All Blacks are well known for coming back strong after a defeat... they don't experience a lot of them'
# The Rugby Championship
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# The Rugby Championship

'All Blacks are well known for coming back strong after a defeat... they don't experience a lot of them'

Sep 27th 2018, 8:01 PM 7,710 Views 10 Comments

New Zealand boss Steve Hansen has made changes for a clash with Argentina after losing at home to South Africa.

# argentina - Friday 14 September, 2018

Messi found 'crying like a kid who had lost his mother' after 2016 Copa America heartache
# Despair
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# Despair

Messi found 'crying like a kid who had lost his mother' after 2016 Copa America heartache

Sep 14th 2018, 5:01 PM 6,002 Views 3 Comments

Argentina lost out to Chile after a penalty shootout in the 2016 Copa America final.

# argentina - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Diego Simeone's son fulfills prophecy with debut goal for Argentina
# Like Father Like Son
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# Like Father Like Son

Diego Simeone's son fulfills prophecy with debut goal for Argentina

Sep 8th 2018, 11:58 AM 13,316 Views 2 Comments

Giovanni Simeone scored on his debut for Argentina against Guatemala on Friday.

All Blacks survive stern Argentina challenge to maintain winning championship run
# Still Unbeaten
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# Still Unbeaten

All Blacks survive stern Argentina challenge to maintain winning championship run

Sep 8th 2018, 11:29 AM 12,702 Views 13 Comments

It was a far from convincing victory from the All Blacks.

# argentina - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina
# Rugby Championship
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# Rugby Championship

Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina

Sep 5th 2018, 8:34 PM 7,335 Views 15 Comments

A much-changed New Zealand line-up will take on Argentina in Nelson on Saturday.

# argentina - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable'
# Rugby Championship
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# Rugby Championship

Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable'

Aug 26th 2018, 9:58 AM 13,875 Views 3 Comments

The former Munster boss says the clash with the Wallabies is ‘win at all costs’.

# argentina - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Upset as Argentina hold off sloppy Springboks to end six-Test losing streak
# Upset
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# Upset

Upset as Argentina hold off sloppy Springboks to end six-Test losing streak

Aug 25th 2018, 10:35 PM 12,701 Views 8 Comments

Bautista Delguy crossed for two tries as Argentina defeated South Africa on Saturday in Mendoza.

# argentina - Friday 24 August, 2018

Palestinian FA boss gets 12-month Fifa ban for 'inciting hatred and violence' with Messi comments
# Messi Situation
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# Messi Situation

Palestinian FA boss gets 12-month Fifa ban for 'inciting hatred and violence' with Messi comments

Aug 24th 2018, 4:55 PM 4,532 Views 9 Comments

Jibril Rajoub called for protests against Messi over plans for Argentina to play Israel in Jerusalem in June.

# argentina - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks
# Rassie-lution
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# Rassie-lution

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks

Aug 16th 2018, 2:47 PM 5,510 Views 9 Comments

Handre Pollard returns to the number 10 shirt as South Africa open the Rugby Championship against Argentina.

# argentina - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Argentine senators vote no to legalisation of abortion
# No Vote
# No Vote

Argentine senators vote no to legalisation of abortion

Aug 9th 2018, 7:27 AM 14,269 Views 72 Comments

The staunchly catholic country had been voting on whether or not to become just the third Latin American country to entirely decriminalise abortion.

# argentina - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Legendary hooker Ledesma appointed Argentina's new head coach
# Super Mario
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# Super Mario

Legendary hooker Ledesma appointed Argentina's new head coach

Aug 1st 2018, 4:49 PM 5,744 Views 8 Comments

After impressing in his first season with the Jaguares, Mario Ledesma takes charge of the Pumas.

# argentina - Friday 27 July, 2018

Diego Maradona calls into live TV show to call nephew a 'coward'
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Diego Maradona calls into live TV show to call nephew a 'coward'

Jul 27th 2018, 9:46 AM 14,533 Views 4 Comments

Argentina great Diego Maradona called Canal9 television show ‘Confrontados’ to criticise his nephew live on air.

# argentina - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

More World Cup recognition for France as Goal of the Tournament is announced
# Poll
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# Poll

More World Cup recognition for France as Goal of the Tournament is announced

Jul 25th 2018, 5:12 PM 8,057 Views 8 Comments

Benjamin Pavard’s screamer against Argentina has been voted as the best goal of the 2018 World Cup.

# argentina - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Argentina sack manager Sampaoli following chaotic World Cup campaign
# Parting Ways
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# Parting Ways

Argentina sack manager Sampaoli following chaotic World Cup campaign

Jul 15th 2018, 9:02 PM 8,957 Views 16 Comments

Jorge Sampaoli has paid the price for a poor World Cup, with Argentina announcing his departure on Sunday.

# argentina - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop
# Labour Of Love
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# Labour Of Love

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop

Jul 3rd 2018, 1:56 PM 6,633 Views 9 Comments

The Albiceleste suffered a second-round elimination in Russia with a thrilling 4-3 defeat to France.

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash
# Emotional Toll
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# Emotional Toll

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash

Jul 3rd 2018, 12:35 PM 8,644 Views 8 Comments

The Nigerian captain was told to call kidnappers hours before last Tuesday’s World Cup group D meeting kicked off.

# argentina - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit
# Retirement
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# Retirement

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit

Jun 30th 2018, 9:04 PM 8,234 Views 10 Comments

The versatile 34-year-old has called time on his career with the Aliceleste.

Facing an uncertain future, Lionel Messi avoids media after Argentina crash out of World Cup
# Disappointment
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# Disappointment

Facing an uncertain future, Lionel Messi avoids media after Argentina crash out of World Cup

Jun 30th 2018, 8:05 PM 8,293 Views 20 Comments

After suffering yet more international disappointment, Argentina captain Lionel Messi did not speak to the media.

Mbappe stars with a brilliant double as France dump Argentina out of the World Cup
# Knockout Stages
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# Knockout Stages

Mbappe stars with a brilliant double as France dump Argentina out of the World Cup

Jun 30th 2018, 5:00 PM 19,650 Views 32 Comments

France booked their place in the last eight of the World Cup as they overcame Argentina in a seven-goal thriller in Kazan.

Maradona returns to health to watch France v Argentina
# Rollover
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# Rollover

Maradona returns to health to watch France v Argentina

Jun 30th 2018, 4:17 PM 4,426 Views 4 Comments

He’s back in the saddle.

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona

Jun 30th 2018, 3:10 PM 12,634 Views 4 Comments

Andres Iniesta’s performances at the World Cup have caught the eye of Diego Maradona, who also says Sergio Ramos is “not a star player.”

As it happened: France vs Argentina, World Cup last-16 From The42
Live Jun 30th 2018, 2:15 PM

As it happened: France vs Argentina, World Cup last-16

# argentina - Friday 29 June, 2018

'We know Messi can decide our fate' - Lloris warns France ahead of Argentina clash
# Warning
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# Warning

'We know Messi can decide our fate' - Lloris warns France ahead of Argentina clash

Jun 29th 2018, 4:29 PM 3,894 Views 5 Comments

The Tottenham goalkeeper is aware the Argentina star has the ability to send Les Bleus out of the World Cup.

# argentina - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Messi stuns reporter by revealing he wore good-luck charm passed on by reporter's mother
# Magic
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# Magic

Messi stuns reporter by revealing he wore good-luck charm passed on by reporter's mother

Jun 27th 2018, 6:27 PM 20,317 Views 0 Comments

Reporter Rama Pantorotto was left in utter disbelief at the gesture from Argentina’s captain.

Maradona receives treatment after Argentina's dramatic win
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Maradona receives treatment after Argentina's dramatic win

Jun 27th 2018, 12:01 AM 44,516 Views 29 Comments

The Argentina icon required treatment after his nation reached the last 16 at the World Cup.

# argentina - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

As it happened: Nigeria v Argentina, World Cup From The42
Live Jun 26th 2018, 7:09 PM

As it happened: Nigeria v Argentina, World Cup

Argentina fined for 'homophobic and insulting chants' during defeat to Croatia
# Russia 2018
From The42
# Russia 2018

Argentina fined for 'homophobic and insulting chants' during defeat to Croatia

Jun 26th 2018, 12:25 AM 5,947 Views 3 Comments

Fifa said there were a range of incidents during the Group D clash.

# argentina - Monday 25 June, 2018

Maradona says Messi 'not guilty of anything' as Argentina face potential World Cup exit
# Got Your Back
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# Got Your Back

Maradona says Messi 'not guilty of anything' as Argentina face potential World Cup exit

Jun 25th 2018, 6:58 PM 5,804 Views 5 Comments

Diego Maradona has jumped to the defence of his country’s star player, who has come under increasing criticism.

On the brink, Argentina handed a final shot at World Cup salvation
# Last Chance Saloon
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# Last Chance Saloon

On the brink, Argentina handed a final shot at World Cup salvation

Jun 25th 2018, 7:56 AM 12,251 Views 5 Comments

Leo Messi and the rest of Jorge Sampaoli’s troubled squad have one final shot at redemption against Nigeria on Tuesday.

# argentina - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Scotland run riot in Argentina to end tour with record-breaking win
# Great Scots
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# Great Scots

Scotland run riot in Argentina to end tour with record-breaking win

Jun 24th 2018, 9:22 AM 10,950 Views 6 Comments

Daniel Hourcade’s final game in charge of Argentina ended in heavy defeat.

# argentina - Friday 22 June, 2018

Argentina concerns grow as Dalic vows to rest players against Iceland
# Dalic Cowboys
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# Dalic Cowboys

Argentina concerns grow as Dalic vows to rest players against Iceland

Jun 22nd 2018, 8:10 AM 9,067 Views 5 Comments

The Albiceleste need a favour from Croatia against Iceland, but their manager plans to rest some key players for their final group game.

# argentina - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Argentina on the brink of premature World Cup exit as Croatia cruise to incredible victory
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Argentina on the brink of premature World Cup exit as Croatia cruise to incredible victory

Jun 21st 2018, 8:54 PM 37,940 Views 63 Comments

A heavy defeat leaves Argentina on just one point after two games and on the cusp of an early exit.

As it happened: Argentina vs Croatia, World Cup From The42
Live Jun 21st 2018, 6:30 PM

As it happened: Argentina vs Croatia, World Cup

Scotland make 8 changes for Pumas Test after defeat to USA
# Last Line Of Resistencia
From The42
# Last Line Of Resistencia

Scotland make 8 changes for Pumas Test after defeat to USA

Jun 21st 2018, 4:58 PM 4,409 Views 0 Comments

Captain Stuart McInally heads up the tourists as they meet an Argentina side sore after losing to Wales.

'Maradona is light years behind Messi' - Sergio Ramos hits back at Argentina legend
# Argument
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# Argument

'Maradona is light years behind Messi' - Sergio Ramos hits back at Argentina legend

Jun 21st 2018, 4:55 PM 13,156 Views 20 Comments

The Spain defender considers a domestic rival at Barcelona to be a better player than an illustrious World Cup winner.

# argentina - Monday 18 June, 2018

Over 99% of TV viewers in Iceland watched their side's first World Cup game
# Thunderclap
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# Thunderclap

Over 99% of TV viewers in Iceland watched their side's first World Cup game

Jun 18th 2018, 2:50 PM 22,129 Views 29 Comments

99.6% to be precise.

# argentina - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'He can't come back to Argentina' - Maradona blasts boss Sampaoli after Iceland draw
# Not Impressed
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# Not Impressed

'He can't come back to Argentina' - Maradona blasts boss Sampaoli after Iceland draw

Jun 17th 2018, 9:30 PM 19,625 Views 20 Comments

Diego Maradona said Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Iceland on Saturday was “a disgrace”.

'He's already the greatest' - Messi doesn't need World Cup to be best of all time, says Xavi
# Goat
From The42
# Goat

'He's already the greatest' - Messi doesn't need World Cup to be best of all time, says Xavi

Jun 17th 2018, 2:35 PM 8,252 Views 42 Comments

The ex-Barcelona midfielder believes Messi has already written a legacy as the best ever, regardless of events in Russia.

# argentina - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Rhys Patchell stars with 20 points as Wales rout Argentina to win rugby Test series
# Winning Ways
From The42
# Winning Ways

Rhys Patchell stars with 20 points as Wales rout Argentina to win rugby Test series

Jun 16th 2018, 11:00 PM 11,751 Views 6 Comments

It was an easy triumph for Warren Gatland’s side to complete a perfect Americas tour.