Lionel Messi left his hometown of Rosario and local club Newell's Old Boys at 13 for Spain. Both hold out hope that he will return for good someday.
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Columbus Crew SC completed the signing of defender Milton Valenzuela as a designated player on Friday.
Atlanta United has signed defender Franco Escobar from Argentine side Newell's Old Boys, the club announced on Friday.
It didn't last long, but Mauricio Pochettino can never forget the time he got to live with his idol, Diego Maradona, at Newell's Old Boys.
Mauricio Pochettino has told TyC Sports he would one day like to coach Newell's Old Boys and the Argentina national team in the future.
A week after winning their local derby against Newell's Old Boys, Rosario Central fans continued their celebrations in an unusual way.
We can only assume fellow Newell's alumni Lionel Messi was busy.
Ernesto Vecchio, one of Lionel Messi's first coaches, passed away at the age of 65 at his home in Rosario on Thursday.
Supporters of Newell's Old Boys have stepped up their campaign to bring Lionel Messi home, lavishing praise with a banner during Sunday's home win.
Argentina forward Lionel Messi has reiterated his desire to play for boyhood club Newell's Old Boys before retiring from football.
Newell's Old Boys are hopeful they can bring Lionel Messi back to the club after the 2018 World Cup in Russia, when he will have turned 31.
Bermudez told ESPN Radio that over the course of his term of office at Newell's he hoped to be able to persuade Messi to play for his boyhood club.
Lucas Bernardi has left his role as head coach of Argentinian side Newell's Old Boys just two games into the new Primera Division season.
"Why couldn't Messi one day finish his career at River? It would be like going back to what once was his home," D'Onofrio said.
For the 24th fixture in the Argentina league's play this weekend, more than 30 teams will play and the 15 stadiums will see increased police presence.
Marseille have announced that they are set to sign Argentina defender Milton Casco from Newell's Old Boys.
Bielsa started both his playing and coaching careers at the Argentine club.
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