Argentina squad v Ecuador (and Brazil)

With the season coming to an end, it will soon be time for another double-header of World Cup qualifiers in South America. With hosts Brazil not playing qualifiers, each South American nation has one of these double rounds in which they only play one qualifier rather than the normal two, and this time round it's... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: Messi breaks another record, Madrid & Porto crowned in Spain & Portugal (video)

Argentines Abroad has been held up slightly this week so that we can take the midweek matches into account, principally because of events in Spain; Wednesday saw Real Madrid (with Gonzalo Higuaín and Ángel Di María) clinch the Spanish league title, just a couple of hours after Lionel Messi's hat-trick against Málaga lifted him to... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: the weekend’s league action, and a five-star performance from Messi (video)

This week's Argentines Abroad is delayed slightly, but fortunately that means I can include  the video of Lionel Messi's astonishing performance in the European Cup on Wednesday night, when he became the first place in 32 seasons to score five goals in one match in Europe's premier club competition during Barcelona's 7-1 thrashing of Bayer Leverkusen.... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: Messi hits three, Lamela key again, Aimar scores a cracker & more (videos)

It's been another action-packed round of matches around the world, with Argentines once again providing no shortage of highlights. Step this way for the latest on Lionel Messi's fine weekend performance and some impressive contributions in Italy, Spain, France, Portugal and Mexico from his inevitably less talented compatriots. In England, two forwards of different statures... Continue Reading →

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