Messi completes an unforgettable season with an Argentina hat trick to down Brazil 4-3 (video)

The curtain came down on the 2011-12 season for Argentina's Europe-based players today, when they took on Brazil (or rather more accurately, Brazil's likely Olympic Football Tournament team) in a friendly at New Meadowlands in New Jersey. The match was a veritable goalfest, and ended 4-3 to Argentina with Lionel Messi thoroughly overshadowing opposing forward... Continue Reading →


Messi leads Argentina to thrash Ecuador (video)

Saturday saw Argentina take on Ecuador in the Estadio Monumental in a World Cup qualifier, and in spite of a midfield supposedly lacking in creativity (yes, some people had that complaint), they won 4-0 with goals from Sergio Agüero, Gonzalo Higuaín, Lionel Messi and Ángel Di María. Messi set up one and played a part... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: Messi equals another record, Inter and Genoa share nine goals, and more

It's been another interesting week for Argentina's foreign legion, with Sergio Agüero picking up his 'stupid' injury, a nine-goal thriller in Serie A, the inevitable wondergoal from Chango in Mexico, and of course Lionel Messi equalling another record on Tuesday night. Step this way... In England's Premier League, it was a quiet weekend for Argentines. Sergio Agüero's... Continue Reading →

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