2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
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2dAssociated Press

AFA moves to ease Aguero fitness concerns

Sergio Aguero is recovering after surgery on his knee and will start treatment soon, the AFA confirmed amid uncertainty about the player's fitness.

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3dAdriana Garcia

Aguero won't be fit for World Cup - doctor

Argentina team doctor Homero D'Agostino does not expect Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero to be fit for the World Cup after knee surgery.

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4dESPN staff

City rule out Aguero, but fit for World Cup

Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero wrote on Twitter on Tuesday that he has undergone arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees.

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5dSam Marsden

Argentina 'can relax' over Messi's fitness

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has told Argentina they don't need to worry about Lionel Messi's fitness going into the World Cup this summer.

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8dJeff Carlisle

CONMEBOL endorses North America WC bid

Together with a bloc of votes from Central America, the North American bid now has 17 of the 104 votes needed to win the hosting rights.

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8dAssociated Press

Infantino open to expanded Qatar World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is keen on hastening the expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams for the 2022 tournament in Qatar.

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11dChris Wright

Messi image used to inspire United kids

A photograph of Lionel Messi cleaning his own boots hangs from the wall at Manchester United's academy to teach youngsters a lesson in humility.

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15dESPN staff

Pele: Neymar more like Messi than Ronaldo

Pele believes Neymar plays with a style more similar to Lionel Messi than Cristiano Ronaldo, the football legend told ESPN Brasil.

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17dAssociated Press

AFA taking action amid sex abuse scandal

Argentina's Football Association said Wednesday that it will closely monitor boarding houses where youth players live following a sex abuse scandal.

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22dAdriana Garcia

Messi's Argentina talk: 'Lift up your heads'

Lionel Messi gave his Argentina teammates a motivational speech in the dressing room after their 6-1 loss to Spain in Madrid, according to reports.

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24dSam Kelly

Argentina's World Cup concerns piling up

Argentina have serious issues to sort out ahead of the World Cup. Here are six things that went wrong against Spain -- one for each goal conceded.

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WATCH: The positives from Argentina's Spain debacle (6:18)
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24dSam Marsden

Messi returning to Barcelona for scan

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde hopes Lionel Messi's hamstring injury is not serious with the forward due to undergo tests on the injury on Thursday.

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24dIan Darke

Only 5 real favourites to win 2018 World Cup

As the World Cup approaches, it's clear that five teams stand the best chance to win in Russia, starting with defending champions Germany.

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24dAdriana Garcia

Spain loss shows Messi's value - Costa

Diego Costa believes Argentines should be thankful to have Lionel Messi in their national team and not criticize him when times get tough.

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24dAdriana Garcia

Man Utd's Romero knee injury not serious

Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero did not suffer serious knee injury in Argentina's 6-1 defeat to Spain.

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24dChris Wright

Messi walked out after Spain's sixth goal

When Isco scored his third and Spain's sixth goal in their drubbing of Argentina, Lionel Messi -- who sat out through injury -- had seen enough.

RankingsInternational Friendly

Goal Difference-3Tied-109th
Goals Scored3Tied-35th
Assists3Tied-13th
Goals Conceded6Tied-113th