Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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The national governing body is in crisis and faces a possible suspension from FIFA, and events took a more sinister turn on Monday when the Viamonte HQ was targeted

Monday, June 27, 2016

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After announcing his retirement from international duty following the Copa America final defeat, Goal looks at the Barcelona star's best and worst moments for La Albiceleste...

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The 29-year-old Camp Nou legend quit his national side after losing the Copa America Centenario final on penalties and big changes are needed if he is to return in 2018

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The 29-year-old smashed his spot-kick over the bar in the shootout defeat to Chile in what appears to be his final act for the national team after announcing his retirement

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The Barcelona star broke the news that he was retiring from Argentina duty following the Copa America final defeat to Chile, with the 29-year-old having missed in the shootout

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The Barcelona superstar has retired from Argentina duty following his side's Copa America Centenario defeat to Chile, so now is a good time to revisit a young Messi in full flow

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The Golden Ball, Glove and Boot awards went to Chile players following their penalty shoot-out win over Argentina in the Copa America final on Sunday evening

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The Barcelona superstar declared his intention to call it a day with Argentina after missing a penalty during a shootout defeat by Chile in the Copa America final

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Following the Barcelona star's decision to retire from international duty following the Copa America final defeat, Goal takes a look at all of his appearances for La Albiceleste...

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Shortly after he helped lead Chile to a second straight Copa America title, Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi praised Lionel Messi as the best player of all time.

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While Sergio Romero believes that the forward will reconsider and stay with the national team, the Manchester City striker says that he and others are "evaluating" the same move

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The former Barcelona striker is wary of what Messi can do in Sunday's showpiece, but believes his adopted nation has the talent to win the title for the second year running

Sunday, June 26, 2016

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The Argentine has already done more than enough for many to consider him better than Pele and Diego Maradona, but the lack of an international trophy still counts against him.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

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The Independiente favourite kept a low profile, but he was the perfect complement to the extrovert who kept Argentina on course for the World Cup with a 2-0 win over Belgium

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The Argentina forward gave a good idea of the depth of his frustration towards his country's own governing body in a lively press conference, and promised to reveal even more

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More legal wranglings at the Catalan giants threaten once again to harm the club, as the battle between Joan Laporta and Josep Maria Bartomeu takes on a new guise in the courts

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The midfielder pulled off the wonderful trick in training with Chile, somehow sending the ball bouncing and curling over the line from behind the net

Friday, June 24, 2016

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Albiceleste were dealt a blow after the winger was unable to complete training on Thursday ahead of the Copa America final