ALL POSTS TAGGED "argentina"

Argentina

/ 12 days ago

Scaloni choses Messi over Maradona in Argentina hero debate

Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni has had his say in the Messi vs Maradona debate. Fresh off of collecting the 2022 World Cup trophy, the country's third, Scaloni has chosen Lionel Messi over Diego Maradona. "If I have to choose one I choose Leo, I have something special with him. He is the best of […]

Argentina

/ 18 days ago

Argentina coach claims Messi could play in 2026 World Cup

Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni has claimed that superstar Lionel Messi could feature during the 2026 World Cup. The coach made the statement during an interview with Spanish radio station Calvia FM. Messi would turn 39 during the tournament held in North America. "I think Messi can make it to the next World Cup," said […]

benfica

/ 25 days ago

Benfica boss labels Chelsea 'disrespectful' over Fernandez talks

Benfica head coach Roger Schmidt had made some interesting comments regarding the Chelsea attempts to land Enzo Fernandez. The Benfica boss claims that the Blues acted like they would pay the player's full release clause, but then wanted to enter negotiations to drive the price down. Fernandez currently has a $126 million release clause with […]

Argentina

/ 32 days ago

Mbappé brushes aside bizarre Martínez antics

Kylian Mbappé has finally publicly addressed incidents surrounding Argentina's World Cup celebrations. Winning goalkeeper Emi Martínez bizarrely focused on Mbappé after winning the tournament in Qatar. Martínez issued a moment of silence for the French star in Argentina's post-match party. The goalkeeper then carried around a photo of Mbappé's face attached to a toy doll […]

benfica

/ 33 days ago

Chelsea ready to sign Enzo Fernández in January window

Chelsea are supposedly set to splash the cash on Enzo Fernández. The Evening Standard claim that the Blues are content to trigger the midfielder's release clause at Benfica. This fee would be in the region of $125 million. Fernández was one of the breakout stars of the World Cup with Argentina. The 21-year-old central midfielder […]

Argentina

/ 37 days ago

Ten Hag wants Lisandro Martinez ready for Premier League return

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has made it clear that he is counting on his World Cup players to be ready for the club's next fixture. The manager already used eight players that featured at the tournament during Wednesday's Carabao Cup match. Five of these players made appearances in the starting XI. However, ten […]

Argentina

/ 37 days ago

French FA makes complaint about Emi Martinez taunting Mbappé

Argentina goalkeeper Emi Martinez has received plenty of attention since the World Cup Final on Sunday. After all, he did manage to help the South American nation collect their third tournament title. However, most of headlines regarding Martinez are now negative. The 30-year-old keeper made a lewd gesture with his Golden Glove trophy following the […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 39 days ago

Messi will stay at PSG for one more year, says report

Lionel Messi will sign a new contract at French club PSG for one additional year. Currently, Messi's contract with the Parisians expires at the end of the 2022/23 campaign. Also, Inter Miami looked to be the leading candidate to acquire Argentina's World-Cup-winning captain. However, that plan seems to be on hold. French daily newspaper Le […]

Argentina

/ 40 days ago

Millions greet Argentina World Cup champions in victory parade

The Argentina national soccer team arrived back home on Tuesday to enormous crowds in a World Cup parade. Following their 2022 World Cup win on Sunday, the South Americans finally made it back to Argentina. Fans were not deterred by the arrival time of the team plane. Lionel Messi and company made it to the […]

Adidas

/ 41 days ago

Messi is already wearing Argentina shirt with three stars

Lionel Messi and his teammates were given new jerseys soon after the 2022 World Cup Final ended. German sportswear company Adidas supplied the Argentina team with updated shirts featuring an additional star once they won the tournament. The three stars above the team's crest signifies their third World Cup triumph. While Messi and company quickly […]

FOX Sports

/ 41 days ago

2022 World Cup Final viewership watched by 26 million

The number is in for the 2022 World Cup Final viewership. And it's a massive one. Almost 26 million people watched the 2022 World Cup Final on US TV and streaming. The Argentina-France final is the second most-watched men's World Cup final in US television and streaming history. In total, 25.783 million watched one of […]