Before Brazil-Argentina, Player Availability The Biggest Talking Point

SAO PAULO — Brazilian health officials accused four Argentine footballers of breaking quarantine rules on Saturday and began an investigation that could lead to their exclusion from this weekend's World Cup qualifier between the two sides.

The Argentina squad flew into Brazil on Friday, the day after beating Venezuela 3-1 in a World Cup qualifier in Caracas.

The squad for Sunday's game at the Corinthians arena contains four players who play in England, Emiliano Buendia and Emiliano Martinez of Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur duo Giovani Lo Celso and Cristian Romero.

La Patada Que Casi Termina La Carrera De Messi

A Lionel Messi le han pegado todo tipo de patadas durante su carrera, pero quizás pocas tan criminales como la que le aplicó Luis Adrián Martínez, en la visita de Argentina a Venezuela, en las eliminatorias mundialistas de la CONMEBOL.

En un enfrentamiento duro, sin muchos espacios, la Albiceleste trataba de lucir su chapa de campeón de América. Messi era el principal agente ofensivo, pero sin la chispa suficiente como para doblar la resistencia vinotinto.

Patada a Messi

El cambio, curiosamente, vino tras el violento foul que recibió Messi. 

This Is Why Lionel Messi Is Leaving Barcelona

Last week I was happily reporting to you that Lionel Messi had touched down back in Barcelona to put pen to paper on a new five-year contract at the Camp Nou. It was so widely accepted that nobody batted an eye at the six-time Ballon d’Or winner’s strange status as a free agent following the expiration of his previous deal at the stroke of midnight on July 1.

Pity This Poor Child In The Middle Of A Rondo With 3 Messis

When Manchester United met Barcelona in the 2009 Champions League final, United manager Sir Alex Ferguson famously quipped that Barça “get you on that carousel and make you dizzy with their passing.”

This poor child knows exactly what Ferguson was talking about.

Lionel (34), Thiago (8) and Matteo (5) are all students of the rondo at Barcelona, and they demonstrated their La Masia learnings in unison during this video that Señor Messi posted on Instagram.

Argentina Eliminada De Los Juegos Olímpicos: Jugadores De Brasil Se Burlan De Su Desgracia

La rivalidad entre Argentina y Brasil nunca descansa y los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio sumaron un nuevo capítulo a la historia.

Argentina igualó hoy 1-1 ante España y quedó eliminada en la fase de grupos del torneo. Su desgracia, eso sí, fue celebrada en redes sociales por algunos de los seleccionados de Brasil que también participan en el torneo y que avanzaron a cuartos de final, luego de vencer a Araba Saudita por 3-1.

Germany, Argentina And France All Crash Out Of Olympic Group Stage

Defending champions Brazil advanced to the quarter-finals of the men's Olympic soccer tournament after a 3-1 victory over Saudi Arabia on Wednesday helped them top Group D while Ivory Coast booked their berth by sending Germany home.

Japan advanced after delivering the knockout blow to 10-man France with a 4-0 win to stay perfect in Group A. Takefusa Kubo, Hiroki Sakai, Koji Miyoshi and Daizen Maeda all scored for the rampant hosts while Randal Kolo Muani was sent off for France.

100-Year-Old Argentine Abuelo Keeps Handwritten Notes On Every Messi Goal, All 700+ Of Them

BUENOS AIRES — Hernán Mastrángelo, a 100-year-old grandfather in Argentina, has gone viral after it emerged that for years he had been taking handwritten notes of almost every goal scored by local hero and Barcelona star Lionel Messi.

Mastrángelo, a chocolate maker by profession, made it his hobby to keep track of each of Messi's goals, an achievement his grandson Julián has announced on social media, catching people's imagination including the striker himself.

These Are The Weird Old Guys Who Will Be Playing Olympic Soccer With A Bunch Of Kids

Men’s Olympic soccer is a weird experience. Not quite a major international as it is on the women’s side and not quite a full youth competition, the result is a bizarre amalgamation of young and old players on the 16 national team rosters. So before you wake up at 4 a.m. and wonder who in the holy name of Ted Lasso are these blokes running around in Japan, here’s a guide for the weird and notable over-age Olympic soccer players to watch this summer.

Messi +10: CONMEBOL Da A Conocer El Once Ideal De La Copa América

La Copa América 2021 ha llegado a su fin después de tres semanas de partidos memorables y actuaciones impresionantes, que concluyeron con una gran final épica en el estadio de Maracaná entre dos de los equipos más poderosos del continente, Argentina y Brasil. La espera ha merecido la pena, ya que los aficionados de todo el mundo han podido seguir de cerca a algunos de los jugadores más interesantes del planeta.

Messi’s First Copa América Trophy Was Celebrated On Every Continent, Yes, Even Antarctica

Lionel Messi’s first major international trophy for Argentina was a feel-good moment for the world. I don’t think soccer fans can take anymore Messi tears after losing in a final. The Argentina Copa América celebrations spanned across the globe and are worth watching — so long as you’re not Brazilian.

Argentina Copa América Celebrations

Pitbull may claim to be Mr. Worldwide, however, I don’t think he has the facilities to make the world go this crazy over him.