2018 Season

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Valeri talks Timbers' changes, Messi with ESPN FC (5:48)
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7dSam Marsden

Barca defend payments to Messi's charity

Tax officials found transfers worth millions of euros from Barca to Messi's father and his foundation during an audit, according to a report.

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13dAdriana Garcia

Tevez eyes World Cup after Boca return

Carlos Tevez says he is determined to make Argentina's World Cup squad after returning to play for Boca Juniors for the third time in his career.

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14dAdriana Garcia

Argentina confirm Spain friendly game

Argentina will play an international friendly against Spain in March in preparation for the World Cup, the AFA president Claudio Tapia has confirmed.

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33dAdriana Garcia

Argentina to play pre-WC Italy friendly

Argentina will play an international friendly against Italy in March in preparation for the World Cup, the Argentina Football Association confirmed.

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Messi dreaming to reach another World Cup final (0:31)
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40dAdriana Garcia

Messi hopes football pays him World Cup

Lionel Messi hopes football "ends up paying" the debt the sport owes him at the 2018 World Cup after losing three straight finals with Argentina.

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46dChris Wright

Iceland star: We all want Messi's shirt

Rather than being intimidated it would appear that Iceland were positively thrilled at the prospect of making their World Cup debut against Argentina.

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EXCLUSIVE: Messi hits back at 'boss' claims (0:46)
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Which South American team has the most favourable group? (1:53)
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53dAdriana Garcia

Maradona not optimistic on Argentina odds

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli reassured fans his national team will be "very competitive" at the 2018 World Cup despite criticism from Diego Maradona

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53dNick Miller

Lionel Messi will need some help

Argentina, Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria make up World Cup Group D. Here's what to look for -- and you can vote for your winner.

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ESPN FC panel's reaction to FIFA World Cup draw (3:56)
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Group D - Argentina in most competitive group? (3:44)
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63dBen Gladwell

Messi contrasts don't affect Dybala - Allegri

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says comparisons between Paulo Dybala and Lionel Messi will not affect his forward when the Catalans visit Turin.

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63dAssociated Press

Maradona, Lineker to meet at 2018 draw

Diego Maradona will be reunited on stage with World Cup rival Gary Lineker as one of several legendary players to attend the draw for the 2018 finals.

RankingsInternational Friendly

Goal Difference6Tied-14th
Goals Scored10Tied-23rd
Assists6Tied-8th
Goals Conceded4Tied-68th