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Javier Mascherano leaving Barcelona after 8 seasons

FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, Barcelona's Javier Mascherano during the Champions League group C soccer match between Manchester City and Barcelona at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, England. The 33-year-old Argentina international and Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano is leaving the club after eight seasons, it is announced Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018, reportedly going to play in China. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, FILE)

Argentina winger Cristian Pavon hints he is ready for Boca Juniors exit amid Arsenal links

Argentina winger Cristian Pavon hints he is ready for Boca Juniors exit amid Arsenal links

Argentina winger Cristian Pavon hints he is ready for Boca Juniors exit amid Arsenal links

Dybala is no Messi - Laudrup thinks comparisons are unfair

The Danish football legend says comparing the two Argentina team-mates is unfair on the Juventus forward, who has also rejected comparisons

Messi's penalty struggles continue as Barca unbeaten run ends

The Argentina international has struggled with penalties this season, and his latest miss contributed to the Catalan side's first defeat since August

Messi the greatest ever despite no World Cup win, insists Di Maria

The winger says that failing to win a World Cup should not impact on whether or not his Argentina team-mate is seen as the best player ever

Messi the greatest ever despite no World Cup win, insists Di Maria

The winger says that failing to win a World Cup should not impact on whether or not his Argentina team-mate is seen as the best player ever

Messi the greatest ever despite no World Cup win, insists Di Maria

The winger says that failing to win a World Cup should not impact on whether or not his Argentina team-mate is seen as the best player ever

Agent says former World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired

FILE - In this July 11, 2013 file photo, Brazil's Atletico Mineiro's Ronaldinho celebrates his team's victory over Argentina's Newell's Old Boys at the end of a Copa Libertadores semifinal soccer match in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The brother and agent of 2005 Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldinho says the former Brazil and Barcelona playmaker has retired from football. (AP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes, File)

Diego Maradona is making headlines in Argentina as he looks unlikely to attend his daughter's wedding

Diego Maradona is making headlines in Argentina as he looks unlikely to attend his daughter's wedding (AFP Photo/Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV)

Messi breaks Muller record as Barca storm back against Real Sociedad

The Argentina star set the record for the most league goals scored for the same club as the Catalans came from behind in a 4-2 win

Rakitic: I don't think Messi will be nervous about Croatia

The Barcelona star will face his club colleague at the World Cup, but does not think the Argentina star will be overly concerned about the clash

Morocco 2026 World Cup bid hires international consultants

FILE - In this Sunday, July 13, 2014 file photo, German players reach out to touch the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Morocco 2026 World Cup bid has presented scarce details with six months until the vote, it was reported Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

Tevez hoping for Argentina World Cup spot after Boca return

A place in Argentina's World Cup squad for the 2018 World Cup is a top target for the Boca Juniors star

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors in action during a training session in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors in action during a training session at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors in action during a training session in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors in action during a training session at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors in action during a training session in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors in action during a training session at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors in action during a training session in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors in action during a training session at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors takes a selfie with a fan in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors takes a selfie with a fan at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Fernando Gago of Argentina's Boca Juniors attends a training session in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Fernando Gago of Argentina's Boca Juniors attends a training session at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Fernando Gago of Argentina's Boca Juniors attends a training session in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Fernando Gago of Argentina's Boca Juniors attends a training session at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors leaves after attending a press conference in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors leaves after attending a press conference at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Carlos Tevez and Emmanuel Mas of Argentina's Boca Juniors holds up their jerseys next to Daniel Angelici, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Carlos Tevez (L) and Emmanuel Mas (R) of Argentina's Boca Juniors hold up their jerseys next to Daniel Angelici, club's president, at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors smiles to Daniel Angelici, club's president, to a press conference in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Carlos Tevez (L) of Argentina's Boca Juniors smiles to Daniel Angelici, club's president, to a press conference at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors attends to a press conference in the outskirts of Buenos Aires

Carlos Tevez of Argentina's Boca Juniors attends to a press conference at the Los Cardales complex, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian.

Dybala not a target for PSG, says Al-Khelaifi

The Argentina international is unlikely to move to Ligue 1, with the French club seemingly pulling out of the running

Ajax complete signing of Argentina defender Tagliafico

The Dutch side added Independiente man on Friday, having earlier tied Donny van de Beek down to a new deal.

Argentina legend Alfio Basile highlights Nigeria’s weakness

The Super Eagles will meet Jorge Sampaoli’s star-studded side at the global showpiece, and in his assessment of Rohr’s side, the icon has reservations

Argentina coach Sampaoli sorry for insulting traffic cop

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 filer, Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli speaks to the media after his team's training session ahead of their friendly soccer match against Russia, in Moscow. Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has apologized for insulting a traffic officer who stopped him at a checkpoint. Sampaoli says in a statement on Tuesday, Dec. 26 hes sorry for belittling the officer over his pay grade. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)

Argentina coach Sampaoli apologises after Christmas police fracas

The Albiceleste boss has been criticised for a late-night scuffle with the authorities while returning from his daughter's wedding in his hometown

Messi assists Vidal... with only one boot on!

The Argentina superstar somehow lost his footwear, but still managed to set up the marauding full-back to score against Real Madrid

Messi assists Vidal... with only one boot on!

The Argentina superstar somehow lost his footwear, but still managed to set up the marauding full-back to score against Real Madrid

Messi assists Vidal... with only one boot on!

The Argentina superstar somehow lost his footwear, but still managed to set up the marauding full-back to score against Real Madrid

When Brazil and Argentina went to war on Christmas Day

On December 25, 1925, these two footballing giants went head-to-head for the Copa America title - and all hell broke loose!

When Brazil and Argentina went to war on Christmas Day

On December 25, 1925, these two footballing giants went head-to-head for the Copa America title - and all hell broke loose!

When Brazil and Argentina went to war on Christmas Day

On December 25, 1925, these two footballing giants went head-to-head for the Copa America title - and all hell broke loose!

When Brazil and Argentina went to war on Christmas Day

On December 25, 1925, these two footballing giants went head-to-head for the Copa America title - and all hell broke loose!

When Brazil and Argentina went to war on Christmas Day

On December 25, 1925, these two footballing giants went head-to-head for the Copa America title - and all hell broke loose!

Argentina's Independiente players celebrate with the 2017 Sudamericana Cup trophy, at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, on December 13, 2017

Argentina's Independiente players celebrate with the 2017 Sudamericana Cup trophy, at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, on December 13, 2017 (AFP Photo/Carl DE SOUZA)

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