The Barcelona defender may have only been defending his club-mate but the truth is that the Argentine attacker's suspension is disproportionate
Wednesday 29 March 2017
Trying to contain the Barcelona star will only afford space to his Selecao team-mates, the coach warned after qualifying for World Cup 2018
The acting head of Argentine football found out about the No.10's four-match ban on TV, proof of the chaos that has enveloped the governing body
The Gunners forward smashed home a delightful effort from distance to go level with Marcelo Salas as his country's all-time top goalscorer
The Argentina superstar has been banned for four international matches after an alleged outburst at a linesman, much to his club's chagrin
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.
On Tuesday, the Barcelona man wore the armband for the first time in over a year to star in the Selecao's 3-0 victory over Paraguay
The captain was absent for a 2-0 defeat at altitude, and if his ban is not reduced on appeal the clueless Albiceleste face an uphill struggle
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