2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
2nd in FIFA World Cup
Maradona's winning debut as manager of Dorados (1:44)
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10dSam Marsden

Messi: I need to improve from the penalty spot

Lionel Messi acknowledged that his disappointing record from the penalty spot is something he must continue to work on.

Scaloni: Argentina staff have a great relationship with Dybala (0:40)
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13dAdriana Garcia

Dybala rejects claims of rift with Scaloni

Paulo Dybala's brother reportedly criticised interim coach Lionel Scaloni on social media but the Juventus forward insists all is well.

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17dReuters

Simeone scores debut goal in Argentina win

Gonzalo Martinez got the first from the penalty spot, before Giovani Lo Celso doubled their lead with a sweetly struck half volley from 25 yards.

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18dAdriana Garcia

Messi's No. 10 shouldn't go unused - Romero

Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero does not believe the No. 10 shirt should go unused during Lionel Messi's absence from the national team.

Lionel Messi
19dChris Wright

Messi takes his sons to school

Having removed himself from Argentina selection for the foreseeable future, the international break has afforded Lionel Messi some family time.

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20dESPN

Martinez out of Argentina friendlies with injury

Cristian Pavon, Angel Correa, Giovanni Simeone and Paulo Dybala are Lionel Scaloni's alternatives in attack in the coming friendlies.

Why Messi deserves to be a finalist for 'The Best' award (4:48)
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32dSam Marsden

Messi shirt-burn scandal gets official banned

The president of Palestine's FA has been banned from all football activity for the next year after calling on fans to burn Lionel Messi's jerseys.

Extra Time: Bale or Neymar? Messi no longer Top 3? (8:40)
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33dTim Vickery

Argentina begin new era with Messi's future uncertain

Lionel Messi might still yet return for Argentina, but in the meantime caretaker boss Lionel Scaloni has gone young as Argentina begin a new cycle.

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33dAndrew Cesare Richardson, ESPN writer

Argentina's Olympic heroes, 10 years on

A group featuring several future superstars beat Nigeria 1-0 in Beijing to seal first place and was expected to go on and add more trophies.

Is Sergio Aguero the Prem's best-ever foreign player? (2:52)
Scaloni unsure if Messi will play for Argentina again (1:51)
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35dAdriana Garcia

Messi may never play for Argentina again - coach

Argentina's interim coach Lionel Scaloni has admitted he doesn't know if Lionel Messi will return to play for the national team again.

RankingsFIFA World Cup

Goal Difference-3Tied-23rd
Goals Scored6Tied-9th
Assists6Tied-4th
Goals Conceded9Tied-30th