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  • Argentina parts ways with coach Jorge Sampaoli after FIFA World Cup disaster

    Buenos Aires: Argentina have parted company with coach Jorge Sampaoli following their poor World Cup campaign, the federation announced on Sunday. “Today the Argentine football federation and Jorge Sampaoli agreed by mutual consent to bring to an end his position as head of the national team,” the AFA said in a statement.

  • Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 in Argentina: Vikas Gupta to Bharti Singh, meet this season’s ‘daring XI’

    Rohit Shetty’s action packed show ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi’ has entered its ninth season. The latest addition to this thrilling reality series in all set to explore Argentina. From celebrities to television actors, the show has garnered positive response so far. So what’s in store this time? From Avika Gor to Shamita Shetty, here’s the full list of contestants facing their fears.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Kylian Mbappe’s goals help France to beat Lionel Messi’s Argentina by 4-3

    Teenage star Kylian Mbappe struck twice and earned another goal as France found their attacking edge to beat Lionel Messi’s Argentina 4-3 and move into the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday. Billed as Messi’s chance to reignite stuttering Argentina’s hopes, the thrilling last-16 clash in Kazan instead saw 19-year-old Paris Saint-Germain star Mbappe grab the limelight as he became the youngest player since Pele in 1958 to score two goals

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    FIFA World Cup 2018: Argentina’s last-minute entry in knockout to Germany’s exit, a look at tournament journey so far

    With a grand opening of Russian victory over Saudi Arabia by 5-0, FIFA World Cup 2018 has now entered the professional stage with round of 16. The group stage is over and it saw lots of twists and turns for various teams. For instance, defending champion Germany’s shocking exit in the first round, Mexico’s qualification in knockout stage in spite of a loss to Sweden, Argentina’s dramatic entry into the knockout stage

  • Messi suffered more than ever 

    Saint Petersburg : Lionel Messi admitted to having survived the most nerve-wracking 90 minutes of his career as Marcus Rojo’s stunning finish four minutes kept his and Argentina’s World Cup hopes alive with a 2-1 win over Nigeria to reach the last 16.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: I’m fine says Diego Maradona on health scare

    Saint Petersburg: Argentina legend Diego Maradona said he was “fine” after being seen by a doctor during the team’s World Cup victory over Nigeria. The 57-year-old, who captained Argentina to World Cup victory in 1986, said his “neck hurt a lot” on Tuesday, the BBC reported.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Lionel Messi suffered more than ever to reach last 16

    Saint Petersburg: Lionel Messi admitted to having survived the most nerve-wracking 90 minutes of his career as Marcus Rojo’s stunning finish four minutes kept his and Argentina’s World Cup hopes alive with a 2-1 win over Nigeria to reach the last 16.

  • Can wounded Messi clip  Eagles’ wings?

    Saint Petersburg  :  Held by Iceland and humiliated by Croatia, Argentina’s World Cup could already have been all but over, but Lionel Messi and the rest of Jorge Sampaoli’s troubled squad have one final shot at redemption against Nigeria on Tuesday.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr believes his side can eliminate Argentina

    Moscow: Nigeria’s final Group D game against Argentina promises to be one of the most dramatic to date in the World Cup finals as both sides look to book a place in the last 16 of the competition. Nigeria bounced back from an opening game disappointment when they lost 2-0 to Croatia, to beat Iceland by the same margin in Volgograd,” reports Xinhua news agency.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Spain vs Morocco

    Spain will clash with Morocco on Monday at 11:30 pm (IST) in a Group B match. Spain have been unbeaten since they were knocked out of Euro 2016 but victory against Iran last time was just their third win in seven games. Draws with Germany, Russia and Switzerland, either side of the stunning 6-1 against Argentina, preceded a late win against Tunisia in their final warm-up game. Diego Costa’s double helped Spain to their 3-3 draw with

  • Lionel Messi’s family, friends celebrate his 31st birthday

    Buenos Aires: Argentina national team star Lionel Messi has turned 31 and his family and friends flooded social media with their well-wishes. Messi’s wife, Antonella Ruccozzo, who stayed in Argentina while her husband competes in the World Cup in Russia was the first to wish him a happy birthday, reports Efe.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Lionel Messi feels pain as World Cup dream turns to nightmare

    Moscow: Lionel Messi sloped off down the tunnel in Nizhny Novgorod with his head bowed, knowing Argentina face the humiliation of a group-stage exit at the World Cup in Russia. The Barcelona star was silenced by a far superior Croatia side in a brutal 3-0 defeat that left the South Americans needing an unlikely series of results to keep their hopes of reaching the knockout stages alive.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia stun Argentina by 3-0; Argentina, Messi on brink of World Cup exit

    Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia): Lionel Messi’s World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here. Second-half goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic sealed a deserved victory as a poor Argentina were left on the brink of a humiliating first round exit yesterday.