Messi exit leaves Argentinian football in turmoil

2016-06-27 19:00

Lionel Messi sensationally quit international football leaving Argentinian football in turmoil.

More Argentine stars could follow Messi out

2016-06-27 17:25

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has warned more Argentina players could follow Lionel Messi into international retirement.

Messi shocks world with international retirement

2016-06-27 07:18

Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international football following Argentina's upset defeat in the final of the Copa America.

No Messi in Argentina squad for Rio

2016-06-24 07:21

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino has named part of his squad for the Rio Olympics but superstar Lionel Messi was not included.

Messi powers Argentina past Panama

2016-06-11 07:06

Lionel Messi scored a magical hat-trick in 19 minutes as Argentina cruised into the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals with a rout of Panama.

Copa curse as injuries hit stars

2016-06-05 11:10

The Copa America is facing a mounting injury crisis involving its biggest stars including James Rodriguez, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

Messi arrives in California for Copa

2016-06-04 06:33

Lionel Messi touched down in California as Argentina prepared for the possibility that their superstar may not be fit for next week's Copa America start.

Messi arrives for tax fraud trial

2016-06-02 10:50

Argentina star Lionel Messi has arrived at a Barcelona court to take the stand for the first time at his tax fraud trial in Spain.

Messi's ex-advisors absolve him in tax fraud trial

2016-06-01 18:57

Lionel Messi's former tax advisors came out in support of the football star as his trial for alleged fraud continued in Barcelona.

Messi absent as tax fraud trial begins

2016-05-31 12:34

The trial of Argentina star Lionel Messi in tax fraud charges has opened in Spain in his absence.


Argentina fans despair at 'Leo Mexit'

2016-06-27 18:22

Argentines begged Lionel Messi not to abandon the national team before the 2018 World Cup.

Clues to weary Messi's retirement

2016-06-27 14:18

Lionel Messi's retirement from international football may have come as a shock to his many admirers but ...

Messi eyes crowning glory in Copa final

2016-06-25 12:52

Lionel Messi will bid to gild his legacy as the greatest footballer ever with victory for Argentina over Chile on Sunday.

Messi fires Argentina into Copa final

2016-06-22 07:03

Lionel Messi became Argentina's all-time record goalscorer as the two-time world champions outclassed the US to reach the Copa final.

Messi could be unstoppable - Gomez

2016-06-10 09:21

No amount of preparation is enough to snuff out the threat of Argentina's "assassin" Lionel Messi, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez said.

Messi compared to 'crime boss' at fraud trial

2016-06-04 10:40

Spanish prosecutors called for Lionel Messi to be absolved on the final day of his tax fraud trial, but the lawyer representing fiscal authorities disagreed.

Prosecutors split over Messi's guilt

2016-06-03 22:28

Lionel Messi's tax fraud trial has concluded with a public prosecutor calling for an acquittal and the government prosecutor demanding a conviction.

Messi to take stand at tax fraud trial

2016-06-02 08:36

Barcelona football star Lionel Messi is due to take the stand on Thursday for the first time at his tax fraud trial in Spain.

Messi wants to end Argentina's trophy drought

2016-06-01 11:30

Lionel Messi will be targeting the country's 23-year title drought when the Copa America Centenario kicks off on Friday.

Messi scare as Argentina down Honduras

2016-05-28 07:04

Lionel Messi was taken to hospital after suffering an injury scare as Argentina beat Honduras in their only warm-up game before next month's Copa America Centenario.

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