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# argentina - Saturday 30 June, 2018

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 19,671 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
From The42
# Rollover

Maradona returns to health to watch France v Argentina

Jun 30th 2018, 4:17 PM 4,441 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 12,651 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 3,901 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
From The42
# Magic

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

Jun 27th 2018, 6:27 PM 20,331 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
From The42
# El Diez

Maradona receives treatment after Argentina's dramatic win

Jun 27th 2018, 12:01 AM 44,531 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 5,950 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
From The42
# Got Your Back

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

Jun 25th 2018, 6:58 PM 5,818 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
From The42
# Last Chance Saloon

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

Jun 25th 2018, 7:56 AM 12,266 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
From The42
# Great Scots

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

Jun 24th 2018, 9:22 AM 10,957 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
From The42
# Dalic Cowboys

Argentina concerns grow as Dalic vows to rest players against Iceland

Jun 22nd 2018, 8:10 AM 9,079 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 37,945 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 4,410 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
From The42
# Argument

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

Jun 21st 2018, 4:55 PM 13,173 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
From The42
# Thunderclap

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

Jun 18th 2018, 2:50 PM 22,143 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
From The42
# Not Impressed

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

Jun 17th 2018, 9:30 PM 19,641 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 8,345 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 11,768 Views 6 Comments

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

# argentina - Friday 15 June, 2018

Argentina boss denies underestimating Iceland despite naming XI a day early
# Nothing To Hide
From The42
# Nothing To Hide

Argentina boss denies underestimating Iceland despite naming XI a day early

Jun 15th 2018, 8:06 PM 11,187 Views 7 Comments

Marcos Rojo and Maxi Meza will start for Argentina against Iceland at Spartak Stadium on Saturday.

'This is Messi's World Cup' - Tevez backing Barcelona star to lead Argentina charge
# Carlito
From The42
# Carlito

'This is Messi's World Cup' - Tevez backing Barcelona star to lead Argentina charge

Jun 15th 2018, 9:06 AM 5,067 Views 7 Comments

A man who missed out on a place in the Albiceleste squad believes global glory can be secured in Russia, with only Germany and Brazil posing a threat.

# argentina - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem
# Political Football
# Political Football

Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem

Jun 6th 2018, 8:05 AM 20,942 Views 157 Comments

A Palestinian football boss had urged fans to burn shirts bearing Messi’s name if he played the match in Jerusalem.

# argentina - Monday 4 June, 2018

An expedition to Leo Messi's hometown teaching Argentine children the traditions of gaelic games
# GAA Abroad
From The42
# GAA Abroad

An expedition to Leo Messi's hometown teaching Argentine children the traditions of gaelic games

Jun 4th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,888 Views 7 Comments

A small group of coaches from Ennis spent two weeks in Buenos Aires and Rosario teaching children the skills and traditions of GAA.

# argentina - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Messi warms up for Argentina's World Cup challenge with hat-trick at La Bombonera
# All Too Easy
From The42
# All Too Easy

Messi warms up for Argentina's World Cup challenge with hat-trick at La Bombonera

May 30th 2018, 8:13 AM 9,840 Views 5 Comments

Jorge Sampaoli’s side hammered Caribbean minnows Haiti in Buenos Aires, with their talisman scoring three.

# argentina - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Mauro Icardi misses out as Argentina name World Cup squad
# Attacking Talent
From The42
# Attacking Talent

Mauro Icardi misses out as Argentina name World Cup squad

May 22nd 2018, 10:18 AM 7,247 Views 8 Comments

The Inter striker was the joint-top scorer in Serie A this season.

# argentina - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Irish man has charges dropped in exchange for 'reparation' after allegedly groping Argentinian street vendor
# Mendoza
# Mendoza

Irish man has charges dropped in exchange for 'reparation' after allegedly groping Argentinian street vendor

May 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 24,257 Views 0 Comments

The alleged incident involving the 20-year-old Irish man happened last Monday, 30 April, in the city of Mendoza.

# argentina - Friday 20 April, 2018

Aguero ruled out for rest of season after undergoing knee operation
# Keyhole Surgery
From The42
# Keyhole Surgery

Aguero ruled out for rest of season after undergoing knee operation

Apr 20th 2018, 3:09 PM 2,773 Views 0 Comments

Argentina’s team doctor is concerned about the striker’s fitness ahead of the World Cup.

# argentina - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'If I smack Messi, I can't go back to Argentina!'
# Unstoppable
From The42
# Unstoppable

'If I smack Messi, I can't go back to Argentina!'

Apr 19th 2018, 12:45 PM 14,505 Views 3 Comments

Sevilla defender Gabriel Mercado, who will face his compatriot in the Copa del Rey final this weekend, says fouling him won’t work.

# argentina - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Isco nets hat-trick as Spain hit woeful Argentina for six
# Messi-less
From The42
# Messi-less

Isco nets hat-trick as Spain hit woeful Argentina for six

Mar 27th 2018, 10:33 PM 9,446 Views 13 Comments

Without star man Lionel Messi due to injury, Argentina slipped to a 6-1 thrashing against Spain at the Wanda Metropolitano.

# argentina - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Nearly 400kg of cocaine was found inside the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires
# Diplomatic Incident
# Diplomatic Incident

Nearly 400kg of cocaine was found inside the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:15 PM 248,710 Views 29 Comments

The drugs had a street value of around $50 million.

# argentina - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina
# Bail
From The42
# Bail

Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina

Dec 20th 2017, 7:40 PM 13,321 Views 11 Comments

Matias Messi was sentenced to house arrest last week for possession of a gun.

# argentina - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'Years ago my body didn't feel it but now it starts to feel the strain'
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

'Years ago my body didn't feel it but now it starts to feel the strain'

Dec 6th 2017, 7:21 PM 10,793 Views 1 Comment

Lionel Messi believes that rest is vital at this stage of his career.

# argentina - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

Dec 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 8,821 Views 7 Comments

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
# Road To Russia
From The42
# Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Dec 1st 2017, 4:04 PM 28,305 Views 55 Comments

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

'We are in the middle of a tragedy': Argentina gives up search for 44 missing sailors
# Submarine
# Submarine

'We are in the middle of a tragedy': Argentina gives up search for 44 missing sailors

Dec 1st 2017, 10:36 AM 11,755 Views 16 Comments

“The atmosphere in the navy is absolute consternation, anguish and pain,” a senior naval officer said.

# argentina - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Argentinian 'Angel of Death' receives life sentence for war crimes at torture centre
# Alfredo Astiz
# Alfredo Astiz

Argentinian 'Angel of Death' receives life sentence for war crimes at torture centre

Nov 30th 2017, 8:19 AM 18,321 Views 14 Comments

“I will never ask for forgiveness,” Astiz said.

# argentina - Monday 27 November, 2017

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks back on Ireland v Argentina
# The Rugby Show
From The42
# The Rugby Show

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan looks back on Ireland v Argentina

Nov 27th 2017, 2:10 PM 7,223 Views 1 Comment

The former Ireland head coach joins Gavan Casey to look at the final November international.

# argentina - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Farrell to the fore and more talking points from Ireland's win over Argentina
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Farrell to the fore and more talking points from Ireland's win over Argentina

Nov 25th 2017, 9:34 PM 34,316 Views 24 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men secured a hard-fought win at the Aviva Stadium.