BUENOS AIRES: Hundreds of Argentines protested in the pouring rain on Saturday, demanding that soccer star Lionel Messi return to Argentina's national team after he unexpectedly quit following a loss in the regional Copa America final.
BUENOS AIRES: World Cup winner Diego Maradona has called on compatriot Lionel Messi not to abandon international football after the Argentina captain announced he was quitting the national side following Sunday's Copa America final defeat.
Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who said he was quitting international soccer after Sunday's loss on penalties to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final and failing again to lift a major trophy with his national…
EAST RUTHERFORD: Holders Chile stunned Argentina to win the Copa America Centenario in a penalty shoot-out here Sunday as Lionel Messi's title curse struck again.
GLENDALE, UNITED STATES: AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca scored the only goal as Colombia defeated the United States 1-0 to clinch third place in the Copa America Centenario here Saturday.
NEW YORK: Lionel Messi will bid to gild his legacy as the greatest footballer of his generation here Sunday by ending Argentina's 23-year wait for a major title in a dream final against holders Chile in the Copa America Centenario.
HOUSTON: Lionel Messi scored his 55th international goal to become his country's all-time leading scorer as Argentina thrashed hosts the United States 4-0 to ease into the final of the Centenary Copa America on Tuesday.
HOUSTON: United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann promised his team would go "eye to eye" with Argentina here Tuesday when the two teams meet for a place in the final of the Copa America Centenario.
SANTA CLARA: Eduardo Vargas scored four goals as holders Chile sent Mexico spinning to a historic 7-0 defeat to reach the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario here Saturday.
FOXBOROUGH: Lionel Messi scored a record-equalling 54th international goal as Argentina outclassed Venezuela 4-1 to book their place in the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario here Saturday.