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Arnie: We've got Messi and Argentina in our sights

Arnie: We've got Messi and Argentina in our sights

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold is daring to dream after Australia were drawn alongside co-hosts Argentina and global superstar Lionel Messi for next year's Copa America. 4 Dec 2019
The five star firepower facing Australia at Copa America

The five star firepower facing Australia at Copa America

Australia will face some of the biggest names in world football at next year's Copa America, including these five superstars. 3 Dec 2019
Historic Copa America draw looms for Roos

Historic Copa America draw looms for Roos

Lionel Messi or Neymar? Luis Suarez or James Rodriguez? The Socceroos will discover on Wednesday just which giants of South American football they'll face at next year's Copa America. 3 Dec 2019
Busy Socceroos period exciting keeper Ryan

Busy Socceroos period exciting keeper Ryan

He's deep in the mix of Australia's World Cup qualifying campaign but Socceroos goalkeeper can be forgiven for having one eye on next year's Copa America. 13 Oct 2019
Arnie keen to play Copa America

Arnie keen to play Copa America

Australian coach Graham Arnold has confirmed the Socceroos have been invited to play in the 2020 Copa America. 6 Jun 2019
FIFA President Infantino Says Argentina Captain Messi 'Amazing' at 2018 World Cup

FIFA President Infantino Says Argentina Captain Messi 'Amazing' at 2018 World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said Friday that Argentina forward Lionel Messi had been "amazing" at this summer's World Cup and that Argentina would come out strong at the the next global tournament. 13 Jul 2018
Graffiti of Croatia captain painted in Kazan

Graffiti of Croatia captain painted in Kazan

Graffiti artists started painting a mural depicting Croatia captain Luka Modric in Kazan, the mayor's office said on Saturday. 8 Jul 2018
Baby boy named Lionel in Kazan after Messi

Baby boy named Lionel in Kazan after Messi

A newborn baby boy has been named Lionel in the Russian city of Kazan, which saw Argentina captain Lionel Messi bow out of the FIFA World Cup on June 30, the city's mayor's office said. 6 Jul 2018
Hazard shrugs off Messi and Ronaldo's World Cup exits

Hazard shrugs off Messi and Ronaldo's World Cup exits

Eden Hazard says the World Cup won't miss Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo - because there's plenty of five-star talent still on show in Russia. 2 Jul 2018
Argentina did everything for Messi to fulfill potential says Sampaoli

Argentina did everything for Messi to fulfill potential says Sampaoli

Argentina did its best for captain Lionel Messi to fully reveal his potential, head coach Jorge Sampaoli said on Saturday. 1 Jul 2018
France must minimise Messi's contribution - Deschamps

France must minimise Messi's contribution - Deschamps

France coach Didier Deschamps said his side should do their best to minimise Argentina captain's contribution in their upcoming FIFA World Cup encounter, which will be held in Kazan on Sunday (12am AEST). 30 Jun 2018
Many Argentina Players Can Propel Team to Quarterfinals, Not Only Messi - France Captain

Many Argentina Players Can Propel Team to Quarterfinals, Not Only Messi - France Captain

KAZAN, June 29 (Sputnik) - France goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris said Friday that not only Argentina captain Lionel Messi could propel his side to the 2018 FIFA World Cup quarterfinals, but many of his teammates as well. 29 Jun 2018
Messi graffiti painted in Kazan ahead of Argentina's arrival

Messi graffiti painted in Kazan ahead of Argentina's arrival

Graffiti depicting Argentina striker and captain Lionel Messi was painted outside the Ramada Hotel where his side will arrive in the next few hours and where they will be staying. 29 Jun 2018
Mural of Messi to be painted in Kazan

Mural of Messi to be painted in Kazan

A graffiti mural depicting Lionel Messi will be painted in the Russian city of Kazan, where the Argentina play France on Sunday morning AEST. 28 Jun 2018
Sampaoli 'asked Messi' for advice on Aguero sub

Sampaoli 'asked Messi' for advice on Aguero sub

Argentina head coach Jorge Sampaoli asked Lionel Messi if he should bring on Sergio Aguero during their win over Nigeria this morning, according to their national media. 27 Jun 2018
Messi named man of the match against Nigeria

Messi named man of the match against Nigeria

Lionel Messi was named man of the match as his country beat Nigeria 2-1 in Saint Petersburg, which saw them qualify for the knockout stage, where they will play France. 27 Jun 2018