The Argentina superstar has been banned for four international matches after an alleged outburst at a linesman, much to his club's chagrin
Wednesday 29 March 2017
The Argentina international was shockingly suspended for four matches after an alleged rant at a linesman, and his club-mate has hit out at the ban
Edgardo Bauza was less than impressed by Lionel Messi's ban handed down by FIFA on the day of Argentina's qualifier in Bolivia.
Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal said he missed four clear goals in Tuesday's win at home to Venezuela.
The striker injured his left quad while playing for Venezuela in a World Cup qualifier last week.
The Barcelona star will miss Tuesday night's game in La Paz - a decision that does not sit well with the head of state, who has criticised the move
The Albiceleste will appeal their captain's four-match ban and his former coach believes it to be excessive
Tuesday 28 March 2017
A foul-mouthed verbal tirade has cost the Barcelona star dear with a four-game suspension - but it is likely his nation will suffer even more
The Barcelona star has been suspended by FIFA for abusing a linesman during his nation's win over Chile, but an appeal will be launched
Linesman Emerson Carvalho was alleged to have been verbally abused against Chile and FIFA has punished the Argentine as a result
The Barcelona forward will miss the match in La Paz on Tuesday evening and three more World Cup qualifiers after that after abusing an official
FIFA wants clarification over allegations the Argentina captain abused a linesman during his country's 2018 World Cup qualifying win over Chile
The duo, who are currently away with Brazil on international duty, will be flown back for Thursday training ahead of facing Everton on Saturday
The Argentine star is impressed with the Selecao, according to his Barcelona team-mate
Speaking ahead of a key qualifier for Russia 2018, the Barca forward is delighted to play alongside two authentic goal machines at Camp Nou
Monday 27 March 2017
That unforgettable 6-1 drubbing marked a watershed for the Albiceleste, both for the two legendary No. 10s and another, absent genius
Gonzalo Higuain is one of four Albiceleste players suspended for the trip to La Paz but there is still no starting place for El Kun
The technical secretary has discussed the challenge of trying to recruit targets like the Juventus striker and midfielder Marco Verratti
With the Selecao set to face la Albirroja on Tuesday, Brasil Global Tour looks back at some previous classic encounters between the two sides
The PSG defender insists the new coach's humble, inquisitive approach has been key to the form that has brought seven straight victories