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Stay of execution: Jorge Sampaoli's job as Argentina coach was in doubt after a 3-0 defeat to Croatia (AFP Photo/Johannes EISELE)
Stay of execution: Jorge Sampaoli's job as Argentina coach was in doubt after a 3-0 defeat to Croatia
Stay of execution: Jorge Sampaoli's job as Argentina coach was in doubt after a 3-0 defeat to Croatia (AFP Photo/Johannes EISELE)
Croatia's Luka Modric, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Modric scored once in Croatia's 3-0 victory. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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Croatia's Luka Modric, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Modric scored once in Croatia's 3-0 victory. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
The Super Eagles landed at Pulkovo International Airport on Sunday evening ahead of Tuesday's clash with the South American giants
Nigeria arrive Saint Petersburg for last-16 battle with Argentina
The Super Eagles landed at Pulkovo International Airport on Sunday evening ahead of Tuesday's clash with the South American giants
Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. EFE
Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. EFE
Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. EFE
Argentina's Ever Banega, Enzo Pérez, Paulo Dybala, y Giovani Lo Celso, attend a team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. EFE
Argentina's Ever Banega, Enzo Pérez, Paulo Dybala, y Giovani Lo Celso, attend a team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. EFE
Argentina's Ever Banega, Enzo Pérez, Paulo Dybala, y Giovani Lo Celso, attend a team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. EFE
The major of Bronnitsy helps a boy cut a cake to mark Lionel Messi's birthday near Argentina training camp base at the 2018 World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Wth a cake sculpture and a music festival the town of Bronnitsy celebrated the striker's 31st birthday.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis
The major of Bronnitsy helps a boy cut a cake to mark Lionel Messi's birthday near Argentina training camp base at the 2018 World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Wth a cake sculpture and a music festival the town of Bronnitsy celebrated the striker's 31st birthday.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Lionel Messi plays the ball during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis
Lionel Messi plays the ball during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Lionel Messi plays the ball during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis
Lionel Messi plays the ball during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Lionel Messi, right, plays the ball during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis
Lionel Messi, right, plays the ball during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Lionel Messi and teammates gather at the center of the field at the start of a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis
Lionel Messi and teammates gather at the center of the field at the start of a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Lionel Messi is congratulated by coach Jorge Sampaoli on the day of his birthday during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis
Lionel Messi is congratulated by coach Jorge Sampaoli on the day of his birthday during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Lionel Messi smiles during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis
Lionel Messi smiles during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
People gather around a sculpture cake to mark Lionel Messi's birthday near Argentina training camp base at the 2018 World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Wth a cake sculpture and a music festival the town of Bronnitsy celebrated the striker's 31st birthday.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis
People gather around a sculpture cake to mark Lionel Messi's birthday near Argentina training camp base at the 2018 World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Wth a cake sculpture and a music festival the town of Bronnitsy celebrated the striker's 31st birthday.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Argentina Training - Bronnitsy, Moscow Region, Russia - June 23, 2018. Marcos Rojo and Javier Mascherano attend a training session. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
Soccer Football - World Cup - Argentina Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Argentina Training - Bronnitsy, Moscow Region, Russia - June 23, 2018. Marcos Rojo and Javier Mascherano attend a training session. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
Soccer Football - World Cup - Argentina Training - Bronnitsy, Moscow Region, Russia - June 23, 2018. Lionel Messi attends a training session. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
Soccer Football - World Cup - Argentina Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Argentina Training - Bronnitsy, Moscow Region, Russia - June 23, 2018. Lionel Messi attends a training session. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
Soccer Football - World Cup - Argentina Training - Bronnitsy, Moscow Region, Russia - June 23, 2018. Lionel Messi attends a training session. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
Soccer Football - World Cup - Argentina Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Argentina Training - Bronnitsy, Moscow Region, Russia - June 23, 2018. Lionel Messi attends a training session. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
Lionel Messi arrives for a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Argentina-Nigeria Preview
Lionel Messi arrives for a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr, right, talks with his players as they celebrate their first goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Argentina-Nigeria Preview
Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr, right, talks with his players as they celebrate their first goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Coach Jorge Sampaoli helps ground staff move a goal prior to a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Argentina-Nigeria Preview
Coach Jorge Sampaoli helps ground staff move a goal prior to a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Argentina-Nigeria Preview
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Lionel Messi arrives for a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Argentina-Nigeria Preview
Lionel Messi arrives for a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Coach Jorge Sampaoli points during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Argentina-Nigeria Preview
Coach Jorge Sampaoli points during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Iceland's Kari Arnason runs through poles during a drill at Iceland's official training on the eve of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Croatia-Iceland Preview
Iceland's Kari Arnason runs through poles during a drill at Iceland's official training on the eve of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli (L) leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli (L) leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli (L) leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli (L) leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli (L) leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli (L) leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentinian players Lionel Messi (R) and Lucas Biglia (L) perform during their team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentinian players Lionel Messi (R) and Lucas Biglia (L) perform during their team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentinian players Lionel Messi (R) and Lucas Biglia (L) perform during their team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi (C) attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi (C) attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi (C) attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
A Brazil fan embraces a supporter of Argentina soccer team as he celebrates Brazil's victory over Costa Rica at the World Cup Group E soccer match in central Moscow, Russia June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
A Brazil fan embraces a supporter of Argentina soccer team as he celebrates Brazil's victory over Costa Rica at the World Cup Group E soccer match in central Moscow
A Brazil fan embraces a supporter of Argentina soccer team as he celebrates Brazil's victory over Costa Rica at the World Cup Group E soccer match in central Moscow, Russia June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 21, 2018 Argentina's Lionel Messi looks dejected after Croatia's Ante Rebic scores their first goal REUTERS/Matthew Childs
World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 21, 2018 Argentina's Lionel Messi looks dejected after Croatia's Ante Rebic scores their first goal REUTERS/Matthew Childs
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 21, 2018 Argentina's Lionel Messi looks dejected after Croatia's Ante Rebic scores their first goal REUTERS/Matthew Childs
World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 21, 2018 Argentina's Lionel Messi looks dejected after Croatia's Ante Rebic scores their first goal REUTERS/Matthew Childs
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli (L) leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli (L) leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli (L) leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's head coach Jorge Sampaoli leads his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentinian players Lionel Messi (R) and Lucas Biglia (L) perform during their team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentinian players Lionel Messi (R) and Lucas Biglia (L) perform during their team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentinian players Lionel Messi (R) and Lucas Biglia (L) perform during their team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Players of Argentina attend their team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Players of Argentina attend their team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Players of Argentina attend their team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi (C) attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi (C) attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi (C) attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
A Brazil fan embraces a supporter of Argentina soccer team as he celebrates Brazil's victory over Costa Rica at the World Cup Group E soccer match in central Moscow, Russia June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
A Brazil fan embraces a supporter of Argentina soccer team as he celebrates Brazil's victory over Costa Rica at the World Cup Group E soccer match in central Moscow
A Brazil fan embraces a supporter of Argentina soccer team as he celebrates Brazil's victory over Costa Rica at the World Cup Group E soccer match in central Moscow, Russia June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 21, 2018 Argentina's Lionel Messi looks dejected after Croatia's Ante Rebic scores their first goal REUTERS/Matthew Childs
World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 21, 2018 Argentina's Lionel Messi looks dejected after Croatia's Ante Rebic scores their first goal REUTERS/Matthew Childs
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 21, 2018 Argentina's Lionel Messi looks dejected after Croatia's Ante Rebic scores their first goal REUTERS/Matthew Childs
World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group D - Argentina vs Croatia - Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia - June 21, 2018 Argentina's Lionel Messi looks dejected after Croatia's Ante Rebic scores their first goal REUTERS/Matthew Childs
Jorge Sampaoli's job is likely on the line when Argentina meet Nigeria in their final World Cup group game
Jorge Sampaoli's job is likely on the line when Argentina meet Nigeria in their final World Cup group game
Jorge Sampaoli's job is likely on the line when Argentina meet Nigeria in their final World Cup group game
Jorge Sampaoli's job is likely on the line when Argentina meet Nigeria in their final World Cup group game (AFP Photo/JUAN MABROMATA)
Jorge Sampaoli's job is likely on the line when Argentina meet Nigeria in their final World Cup group game
Jorge Sampaoli's job is likely on the line when Argentina meet Nigeria in their final World Cup group game (AFP Photo/JUAN MABROMATA)
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
World Cup: Argentina's Mascherano shoots down Sampaoli rumors
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
World Cup: Argentina's Mascherano shoots down Sampaoli rumors
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
World Cup: Argentina's Mascherano shoots down Sampaoli rumors
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
World Cup: Argentina's Mascherano shoots down Sampaoli rumors
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
World Cup: Argentina's Mascherano shoots down Sampaoli rumors
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
World Cup: Argentina's Mascherano shoots down Sampaoli rumors
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
World Cup: Argentina's Mascherano shoots down Sampaoli rumors
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
World Cup: Argentina's Mascherano shoots down Sampaoli rumors
Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano insists relations between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli are not strained after reports of unrest within the team camp. Sampaoli was roundly criticised for his game plan following a 3-0 loss to Croatia in Argentina's second group game at the World Cup, sparking rumours the 58-year-old would be sacked during the tournament.
Croatia's Dejan Lovren, left, and Argentina's Cristian Pavon fight for the ball during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Bad news for Messi, Argentina as Croatia threatens rotation
Croatia's Dejan Lovren, left, and Argentina's Cristian Pavon fight for the ball during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Argentina's Lionel Messi looks down after Croatia's Luka Modric scored his side's second goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Bad news for Messi, Argentina as Croatia threatens rotation
Argentina's Lionel Messi looks down after Croatia's Luka Modric scored his side's second goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Croatia players celebrate after teammate Luka Modric scored their side's second goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Bad news for Messi, Argentina as Croatia threatens rotation
Croatia players celebrate after teammate Luka Modric scored their side's second goal during the group D match between Argentina and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi (C) and his teammates arrive for their training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi (C) and his teammates arrive for their training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi (C) and his teammates arrive for their training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Bronnitsy (Russian Federation), 24/06/2018.- Argentina's Lionel Messi attends his team's training session in Bronnitsy, Russia, 24 June 2018. Argentina will face Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D preliminary round soccer match on 26 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia) EFE/EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
The experienced defender has lavished praise upon the Real Madrid and Barcelona stars following his side's 3-0 win over Argentina
Modric and Rakitic the best midfield in Russia - Corluka
The experienced defender has lavished praise upon the Real Madrid and Barcelona stars following his side's 3-0 win over Argentina
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria prepare for 'their World Cup final' against Argentina
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria prepare for 'their World Cup final' against Argentina
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria prepare for 'their World Cup final' against Argentina
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria prepare for 'their World Cup final' against Argentina
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria prepare for 'their World Cup final' against Argentina
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria prepare for 'their World Cup final' against Argentina
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria prepare for 'their World Cup final' against Argentina
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
Nigeria prepare for 'their World Cup final' against Argentina
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi's struggling Argentina will be "(their) World Cup final", as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES
The Kottayam native is suspected to have committed suicide after watching the Albiceleste's loss to Croatia last Thursday...
Argentina's World Cup loss: Body of Kerala youth suspected to have committed suicide found
The Kottayam native is suspected to have committed suicide after watching the Albiceleste's loss to Croatia last Thursday...
Moscow (Russian Federation), 23/06/2018.- Fans of Argentina and Brazil in the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, 23 June 2018. Moscow is one of the host cities of the FIFA World Cup 2018 which take place in Russia from 14 June until 15 July 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Brasil, Moscú, Rusia) EFE/EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV
Moscow (Russian Federation), 23/06/2018.- Fans of Argentina and Brazil in the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, 23 June 2018. Moscow is one of the host cities of the FIFA World Cup 2018 which take place in Russia from 14 June until 15 July 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Brasil, Moscú, Rusia) EFE/EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV
Moscow (Russian Federation), 23/06/2018.- Fans of Argentina and Brazil in the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, 23 June 2018. Moscow is one of the host cities of the FIFA World Cup 2018 which take place in Russia from 14 June until 15 July 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Brasil, Moscú, Rusia) EFE/EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV
With all of the excitement surrounding the 2018 World Cup, many are taking advantage, including the so-called “Narcos de la Copa” organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine. On Friday, in Argentina, police seized the organization’s drugs.
Argentine police find cocaine inside fake World Cup trophies
With all of the excitement surrounding the 2018 World Cup, many are taking advantage, including the so-called “Narcos de la Copa” organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine. On Friday, in Argentina, police seized the organization’s drugs.
With all of the excitement surrounding the 2018 World Cup, many are taking advantage, including the so-called “Narcos de la Copa” organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine. On Friday, in Argentina, police seized the organization’s drugs.
Argentine police find cocaine inside fake World Cup trophies
With all of the excitement surrounding the 2018 World Cup, many are taking advantage, including the so-called “Narcos de la Copa” organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine. On Friday, in Argentina, police seized the organization’s drugs.
TyC Sports, one of the most prominent – though not always accurate – TV outlets in Argentina, reported Saturday afternoon that Argentinean players are no longer following manager Jorge Sampaoli’s orders.
Argentina's World Cup mutiny has reportedly turned into a players' coup
TyC Sports, one of the most prominent – though not always accurate – TV outlets in Argentina, reported Saturday afternoon that Argentinean players are no longer following manager Jorge Sampaoli’s orders.
TyC Sports, one of the most prominent – though not always accurate – TV outlets in Argentina, reported Saturday afternoon that Argentinean players are no longer following manager Jorge Sampaoli’s orders.
Argentina's World Cup mutiny has reportedly turned into a players' coup
TyC Sports, one of the most prominent – though not always accurate – TV outlets in Argentina, reported Saturday afternoon that Argentinean players are no longer following manager Jorge Sampaoli’s orders.
The West African country need a win or draw in their next game, dependent on the other group D fixture, to progress to the next round in Russia
‘Mission not completed’ – Garba Lawal charges Nigeria to focus on Argentina game
The West African country need a win or draw in their next game, dependent on the other group D fixture, to progress to the next round in Russia
Kolkata (India), 23/06/2018.- A lane decorate with Brazil and Argentina national flags in Kolkata, Eastern India 23 June 2018. The FIFA World Cup 2018 is running between 14 June to 15 July 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Brasil) EFE/EPA/PIYAL ADHIKARY
Kolkata (India), 23/06/2018.- A lane decorate with Brazil and Argentina national flags in Kolkata, Eastern India 23 June 2018. The FIFA World Cup 2018 is running between 14 June to 15 July 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Brasil) EFE/EPA/PIYAL ADHIKARY
Kolkata (India), 23/06/2018.- A lane decorate with Brazil and Argentina national flags in Kolkata, Eastern India 23 June 2018. The FIFA World Cup 2018 is running between 14 June to 15 July 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Brasil) EFE/EPA/PIYAL ADHIKARY
Lionel Messi and Argentina must win their final group game to have any chance of reaching the last 16
Lionel Messi and Argentina must win their final group game to have any chance of reaching the last 16
Lionel Messi and Argentina must win their final group game to have any chance of reaching the last 16
Lionel Messi and Argentina must win their final group game to have any chance of reaching the last 16 (AFP Photo/JUAN MABROMATA)
Lionel Messi and Argentina must win their final group game to have any chance of reaching the last 16
Lionel Messi and Argentina must win their final group game to have any chance of reaching the last 16 (AFP Photo/JUAN MABROMATA)
Kyle Walker believes Argentina's struggles at the World Cup prove Lionel Messi is human.
Argentina's woes prove Messi is human - Walker
Kyle Walker believes Argentina's struggles at the World Cup prove Lionel Messi is human.
Kyle Walker believes Argentina's struggles at the World Cup prove Lionel Messi is human.
Argentina's woes prove Messi is human - Walker
Kyle Walker believes Argentina's struggles at the World Cup prove Lionel Messi is human.
Kyle Walker believes Argentina's struggles at the World Cup prove Lionel Messi is human.
Argentina's woes prove Messi is human - Walker
Kyle Walker believes Argentina's struggles at the World Cup prove Lionel Messi is human.
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword
World Cup 2018: Nigeria confident they can tame Lionel Messi and put Argentina to the sword

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