Post Tagged with: "Lionel Messi"

Mascherano quits Argentina national team

Mascherano quits Argentina national team

News July 1, 2018 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano has announced his retirement from international football.
His decision to quit the Argentina national team is coming on the heels of his side’s 4-3 loss to France in the round of 16 of the World Cup on Saturday.
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Mbappe decides seven-goal thriller

Mbappe decides seven-goal thriller

News, Sport June 30, 2018 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

Kylian Mbappe overshadowed Lionel Messi as France reached the World Cup quarter-finals after a thrilling 4-3 win over Argentina in Kazan.
The Paris Saint-Germain teenager won a 13th-minute penalty for Antoine Griezmann with a storming 75-yard run and scored two goals in five minutes (64, 68) after the break as

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Sampaoli: Messi not calling shots

Sampaoli: Messi not calling shots

News, Sport June 30, 2018 at 2:50 am 0 comments

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has denied that star player Lionel Messi is dictating issues such as substitutions.
Sampaoli says he was informing rather than consulting Messi in an exchange during the team’s last World Cup match that some have interpreted as him ceding authority to the Barcelona man.
The footage

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Nigeria vs Argentina : Late win ‘marvellous’ way to progress – Messi

Nigeria vs Argentina : Late win ‘marvellous’ way to progress – Messi

News, Sport June 26, 2018 at 9:43 pm 0 comments

A relieved Lionel Messi believes Argentina deserve their place in the last 16 of the World Cup after being saved by Marcos Rojo’s late winner against Nigeria as they avoided an embarrassing group-stage exit.
Messi opened the scoring in Saint Petersburg with his first goal of the tournament, but Victor

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Spain, Portugal target last 16 as Russia ride momentum

Spain, Portugal target last 16 as Russia ride momentum

News, Sport June 25, 2018 at 10:36 am 0 comments

World Cup heavyweights Spain and Portugal can lock down spots in the last 16 on Monday, as hosts Russia ride a wave of national euphoria into their clash with Uruguay.
Portugal’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his third goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Portugal

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Messi trains against Nigeria’s Super Eagles

Messi trains against Nigeria’s Super Eagles

News, Sport June 23, 2018 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

Super star Lionel Messi, along with Argentina’s squad hit the training ground on Saturday in readiness for the crunch match against Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Tuesday.
The match at Saint Petersburg Stadium, St. Petersburg will be played at 7pm.
Argentina were on the brink of elimination after a humiliating 3-0

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