Picture emerges of Lionel Messi’s right foot injury

In Argentina there has been a certain amount of criticism over the fact Lionel Messi missed both international friendlies against El Salvador and Ecuador. During their stay in the USA, we were treated to a number of pictures of Messi looking glum on the bench, watching his team mates strut their stuff. Messi went for […]

Aguero & Pastore score in Argentina win over Ecuador [Highlights]

For the second successive friendly, Lionel Messi did not come off the bench, due to a foot injury. And, for the second time this week, Argentina scored two goals to win an international friendly. On Saturday, Argentina defeated El Salvador, on Tuesday the World Cup finalists saw off Ecuador. Sergio Aguero grabbed the Argentina opener […]

El Salvador 0 – Argentina 2: Albiceleste win without Leo Messi [Highlights]

Argentina triumphed in the absence of Lionel Messi as they beat El Salvador 2-0 at the FedEx Field on Saturday night. After a goalless first half, Neston Renderos put through his own net in the 54th minute to give Argentina the lead. The 2014 World Cup finalists sowed up the victory when Federico Mancuello enjoyed […]

Fail: Wrong El Salvador national anthem played pre Argentina friendly [video]

El Salvador received a double whammy before kick off in their friendly against Argentina on Saturday night in Washington. First off, Lionel Messi wasn’t in the Argentina starting line-up. Then, as can be seen on the video above, when it came to play the El Salvador national anthem, the band at the FedEx Field played […]

Bayern Munich chairman says Maradona was better than Pele [Video]

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has given his two cents on one of the classic football debates: who is better, Pele or Diego Maradona? Rummenigge played for Inter Milan at the same time that Maradona was playing for Napoli and said that the divine Argentine transformed that city. It was Maradona’s appetite for different leagues […]

Leo Messi sees himself on TV during Wizards v Indiana Pacers game [Video]

Leo Messi and his Argentina teammates took in an NBA game during their stay in the US this week, with the Indiana Pacers taking on the Washington Wizards. With the world’s greatest player in attendance, the TV broadcasters were naturally delighted to be in the company of such greatness. And sure enough, Messi’s face appeared […]

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