'Can't compare Messi and Ronaldo', says Silva

2018-06-17 12:23

Portugal's Adrien Silva refused to be drawn on comparisons between teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina's Lionel Messi.

Messi misses penalty as Iceland hold Argentina

2018-06-16 16:54

In their maiden FIFA World Cup, Iceland held tournament favourites Argentina to a draw at the Otkrytie Arena in Moscow.

Nervy Argentina seek Messi magic against Iceland

2018-06-15 09:23

Lionel Messi's Argentina aim to put a shambolic World Cup build-up behind them and make a statement in their opening match against Iceland.

All hands on deck to support Messi

2018-06-13 18:28

Argentina goalkeeper Nahuel Guzman says the squad must do everything they can to allow Lionel Messi to perform at his best during the World Cup.

All hands on deck to support Messi

2018-06-13 14:58

Argentina reserve goalkeeper Nahuel Guzman says the squad must do everything in their power to allow Lionel Messi to perform at his best.

Life and death: World Cup rivalry turns violent

2018-06-13 08:55

The World Cup is arousing high passions in Bangladesh, where machete-wielding fans of Brazil and Argentina have clashed in the streets.

Messi the star attraction in Argentina SWC training

2018-06-12 09:53

Around 400 eager fans turned out at Argentina's World Cup base camp to catch a glimpse of Lionel Messi at an open training session.


2018-06-11 17:33


Messi says Argentina future depends on World Cup

2018-06-11 10:24

Argentina captain Lionel Messi said his international future will be determined by his country's performance at the World Cup in Russia.

Giant mural tribute to Messi at Argentina camp

2018-06-09 22:18

With his arms crossed and a face bursting with pride, Argentina superstar Lionel Messi towers above all those on the main street of Bronnitsy.


Iceland's hero keeper did homework to psych out Messi

2018-06-16 20:41

Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson revealed Saturday how he worked on psyching out Argentine superstar Lionel Messi.

Messi to put heat on Iceland in Russia

2018-06-16 13:22

Lionel Messi's bid for World Cup redemption begins on Saturday when he leads Argentina against tiny Iceland.

Messi, the superstar illuminating a small Russian town

2018-06-15 08:21

Lionel Messi's arrival in Bronnitsy has brought an unprecedented level of attention to a place most renowned for its Archangel Michael cathedral.

World Cup failure won't tarnish Messi & Ronaldo's legacy

2018-06-13 18:00

Former Man United forward Dwight Yorke believes that not winning the World Cup won’t tarnish Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s legacy as players.

Who will have the better World Cup Messi or Ronaldo?

2018-06-13 10:27

As we head into the 2018 Soccer World Cup hosted in Russia there's only one question to ask: Who will have the better World Cup Messi or Ronaldo?

8 highest paid players at the World Cup

2018-06-12 13:50

Ahead of the much anticipated global showpiece, Sport24 takes a look at who the eight highest paid players at the World Cup will be.

Indian fan paints house in Argentina colours

2018-06-11 19:28

A die-hard Argentina fan in India has painted his house in the team's blue and white colours ahead of the World Cup.

Neymar lands in Russia, Messi casts doubt over SWC future

2018-06-11 13:20

Brazil arrived in Russia with Neymar apparently fighting fit, as Lionel Messi cast doubt over his international future.

Argentina preparations rocked by results, controversy and injury

2018-06-10 15:55

Argentina must quickly refocus after finding themselves at the centre of an Israel-Palestinian spat over the cancellation of a World Cup warm-up match.

Messi in middle of Israel-Palestinian spat over scrapped match

2018-06-06 18:34

The Israeli and Palestinian football associations traded accusations over the cancellation of a World Cup warm-up match between the Jewish state and Argentina.

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