When you don’t turn up for your country the way you turn up for your club, you should expect the critics to line up at your door like you directed a bad movie. Argentina failed to clinch another national trophy, the copa america, 12 months after losing out on the
Lazio and Argentina midfielder, Lucas Biglia believes Lionel Messi should be thanked for playing for his country The defensive midfielder believes that his country’s fans don’t give their four-time Ballon d’Or winning captain the respect he deserves.
Lucas Biglia, Argentine midfielder has said that if Messi decides to take a break from the national team, he will have the support of his teammates. The Albiceleste captain has been criticized after Argentina failed to lift the Copa in Chile, with one criticism coming from his grandfather.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped 14 places to the 57th position in the latest monthly ranking released by the world’s football governing body, FIFA, in Zurich, Switzerland. The Super Eagles 2-nil victory against Chad in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in June had no effect in
Chile’s players celebrate with the trophy after winning the Copa America championship final match against Argentina, in Santiago, on July 4, 2015 (AFP Photo/Nelson Almeida) Santiago (AFP) – Chile wrecked Lionel Messi’s dream of a first international title with a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Argentina to end their 99-year
Almost wasn’t enough for the Albiceleste one more time as Chile win their first major trophy. After 120 minutes of goalless and drab display from both sides, it was down to the impartial judge called penalty to pick the winner.
Gonzalo Higuain is developing a reputation as one of the least productive strikers in world football, at least when it matters most. The striker’s bad luck stretches back to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where he’d have given Argentina the win, had he converted just one of the array of
In the penalty kicks, Messi was the only Albiceleste player to score, but that would not be enough to douse the pain of arguably the best player in the world. The post 2015 Copa America | Again, Messi fails to inspire Argentina to victory appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The final match of the 2015 Copa America is set to be played today between Argentina & Chile. KEY PLAYERS: Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez will be looking to lead their teams in the quest for the title.
These two teams scored more goals than other sides in Chile The post Copa America Final Preview: Chile seek to break jinx as Messi chases first trophy with Argentina appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Sergio Aguero feels he owes Argentina a debt for putting up a sub par performance in the world cup and winning the Copa America will clear said debt. Argentina made it to the final of the World Cup, but Gotze sealed the win for Germany over Argentina.
Argentina’s Javier Pastore (C) celebrates with teammates Lionel Messi (L) and Pablo Zabaleta after scoring against Paraguay during their Copa America semi-final match in Concepcion, Chile, on June 30, 2015 (AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez) Concepción (Chile) (AFP) – Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to
Hosts Chile booked their place in the Copa America final as two goals from Napoli striker Eduardo Vargas gave them a 2-1 victory over Peru Vargas put the hosts in front from close range, after Peru had Carlos Zambrano controversially sent off for a challenge on Charles Aranguiz.
In the Copa Argentina has been a shadow of their selves in almost every match they’ve played, but Argentina’s win over Colombia is what Messi has tagged their best ever performance. The match ended goalless after extra time and Argentina won 5-4 on penalties.