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Signs Bad For Messis Last Chance To Emulate Maradona

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia – Lionel Messi’s 31st birthday this weekend is an ominous reminder Russia may be his last World Cup and final chance to emulate...

Argentinas Messi Seeks Redemption Against Dangerous Croatia

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia – Stung by his failure to score a penalty and avert a disappointing draw against Iceland, Argentina’s brilliant forward and captain...

After Taming Messi Iceland Targeting Nigeria Gunnarsson

GELENDZHIK, Russia – Iceland’s dream World Cup debut may have gotten them a point against two-time champions Argentina, but Aron Gunnarsson and his team...

Iceland Hold Argentina To 1-1 Draw As Messi Misses Penalty

MOSCOW – Tiny Iceland made a stunning first-ever World Cup appearance on Saturday when they held 2014 runners-up Argentina to a 1-1 draw in a dramatic match where...

Messi Misses Penalty As Argentina Held By Iceland

MOSCOW – Argentina captain Lionel Messi missed a second-half penalty as his side were held to a 1-1 draw by World Cup debutants Iceland in Group D on Saturday....

Iceland Hit Back To Hold Argentina 1-1 At Halftime

MOSCOW – Iceland were holding Argentina 1-1 at halftime in their World Cup Group D match on Saturday after Alfred Finnbogason hit back to cancel out Sergio...

Iceland Fans Warm Up With Viking Clap

MOSCOW – Iceland fans made the most of their reputation as fiery Vikings on Saturday, practicing their thunderous “Viking clap” ahead of their World...

Argentinas Sampaoli Goes Old School For Iceland Test

MOSCOW – Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli, revealing his starting line-up a day early, is going for safety-first experience in pairing Javier Mascherano and Lucas...

Argentinas Sampaoli To Start Aguero Over Higuain Against Iceland

MOSCOW – Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli took the surprising decision to reveal his starting line-up for his side’s World Cup Group D opener against Iceland...

Argentina Cancel Final World Cup Warmup Against Israel -higuain

– Argentina have canceled their final World Cup warmup match against Israel scheduled for this Saturday in Jerusalem, striker Gonzalo Higuain said on Tuesday....