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Copa America 2024

/ 10 days ago

Argentina begins Copa America preparations in south Florida

The reigning Copa America champion, Argentina, is beginning its title defense that starts in 16 days. Having called up a 29-player provisional squad, head coach Lionel Scaloni is now scouting to see who makes his eventual 26-man roster for the tournament. There are sure-fire inclusions that have made the trip to Miami to begin training. […]

Copa America 2024

/ 25 days ago

Lionel Messi highlights Argentina Copa America 2024 squad

Reigning Copa America champion Argentina is looking for another title this summer with a squad carrying much of the same talent. Headlined by Lionel Messi, La Albiceleste enter the tournament as the favorite to win the tournament. Much of that comes from the fact that it carries a talented team. Not only does Argentina lead […]


/ 26 days ago

Argentina's Scaloni could take over Milan, but huge hurdle in way

AC Milan's search for a new head coach has been anything but straightforward, leaving fans in suspense as Stefano Pioli prepares to conclude his five-year tenure. Despite the uncertainty, a clearer picture is emerging about the potential candidates to lead the Rossoneri into a new era. Most recently, Paulo Fonseca, currently at Lille, has risen […]


/ 104 days ago

Argentina without 4 players for March games, but include Messi

Four of the upcoming Argentina matches will serve as tune-ups for the Copa America 2024. In fact, Lionel Messi, the star of Inter Miami, will have four more opportunities to entertain fans. The most exciting aspect is that all four matches will take place in the United States. The US will be both participating as […]


/ 121 days ago

How soon could Argentina's Scaloni coach in MLS?

Argentina's World Cup-winning manager Lionel Scaloni has admitted that he may manage a Major League Soccer, or MLS, club. The former defender has been at the helm of the Argentina national team since 2018. His reign with La Albiceleste has been an overwhelming success following the triumph at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Scaloni […]


/ 205 days ago

Argentina manager hints that he may resign from role

Argentina national team manager Lionel Scaloni has hinted that he may step down after five years at the helm. The World Cup-winning coach made the bizarre claims after a contentious 1-0 victory against rivals Brazil on Tuesday night. Brazilian police officers were seen attacking Argentine fans before the start of the match. “Argentina needs a […]


/ 274 days ago

Argentina appointed Messi assistant manager against Bolivia

Lionel Messi was not named in the Argentina squad to face Bolivia on Tuesday night, but he did feature as an assistant manager. The superstar previously scored a goal against Ecuador last week before picking up a knock late in the game. As a result of the minor injury, head coach Lionel Scaloni elected not […]


/ 280 days ago

Will Messi play vs Bolivia? Scaloni and Martino provide update

Argentina kicked off their qualifying campaign for the 2026 World Cup against Ecuador, as they look to defend their championship in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. However, the big question is whether Lionel Messi will play vs Bolivia in Argentina's next game. On Thursday, Lionel Messi scored another amazing goal for his nation only […]


/ 448 days ago

Boisterous Argentina fans celebrate World Cup in Buenos Aires

The Argentina national team played its first game in front of home fans in Buenos Aires since winning the World Cup in Qatar. That triumph was a long-awaited conquest for the South American nation. The last time La Albiceleste won the World Cup before 2022 was 1986. Despite many of the fans in attendance not […]


/ 514 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 […]


/ 520 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 […]


/ 550 days ago

Key battles as Argentina faces Croatia in World Cup semifinal

Argentina and Croatia lock horns at Lusail stadium on Tuesday evening for a spot in the World Cup Final next Sunday. Both sides qualified for the semifinals on penalty shootouts. Lionel Messi and Argentina edged out the Netherlands in a World Cup classic. Meanwhile, Croatia stunned pre-tournament favorites Brazil. Luka Modrić hopes to go one step […]


/ 552 days ago

Argentina edges the Netherlands in World Cup classic

Argentina kept its World Cup hopes alive and well following a fanatical victory against the Netherlands on Friday. The matchup will go down as one of the greatest quarterfinal games in tournament's storied lore. In the end, the South Americans advanced to the semifinals in a penalty shootout. It looked like Argentina may cruise passed […]


/ 570 days ago

Saudi Arabia stun Argentina in World Cup classic

Qatar isn’t a popular host for the 2022 World Cup. It will be a tournament with a uniquely bizarre legacy once it’s over. However, amidst fears of a dull tournament, Saudi Arabia produced a moment that will go down in World Cup history. Tuesday morning saw the unfancied Saudi Arabian team, coached by Herve Renard, […]


/ 576 days ago

Potential Argentina replacements for pivotal Giovani Lo Celso

Argentina's preparations for the World Cup concluded with a friendly thumping of the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi, 5-0. The Albiceleste enter the tournament as one of the favorites to lift the coveted trophy. Head coach Lionel Scaloni, though, is far from set in his bid to lead the side to its third World […]