2018 Season

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13dTom Marshall | ESPNFC

Martino's well-traveled path from Rosario to El Tri

New Mexico boss Gerardo Martino has succeeded both in Argentina and abroad but the rise and essence of "Tata" is rooted in his hometown of Rosario.

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27dTim Vickery

Can Sampaoli rebuild his reputation at Santos?

Jorge Sampaoli has a new job after the unmitigated disaster of Russia 2018. But his high press game carries high risks and Santos may suffer.

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47dAdriana Garcia

Maradona 'much better' than Messi - Pele

Pele also claimed Lionel Messi "only shoots with one leg, only has one skill and doesn't head the ball well."

Pochettino: Argentina's problems are cultural (1:59)
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62dESPN

If the 2022 World Cup started today...

The next World Cup is four years away, but if it began today, how would the major nations line up? We asked our writers to look into the future.

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65dTim Vickery

Argentina showing signs of renewal under Scaloni

Originally Lionel Scaloni was thought of as nothing more than a cheap stop-gap. The former West Ham man, however, has Argentina humming again.

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67dMusa Okwonga

How the jaded can still appreciate Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi's ability to regularly conjure up moments of brilliance can make fans numb. Here's how to remain awake to his majesty.

RankingsFIFA World Cup

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