Lionel Scaloni wants Argentina to play fast, direct football. Saturday's Colombia loss showed that Leo Messi may struggle to fit into such a system.
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Colombia scored two stunning second-half goals for a 2-0 win over Lionel Messi's Argentina in a star-studded matchup in Salvador.
In honour of Real Madrid signing Takefusa "Japanese Messi" Kubo, here are some other players to have been dubbed as Messis of one sort or another.
Argentina legend Diego Maradona will not stay on as head coach of Mexican second division club Dorados de Sinaloa.
There's a paradox when it comes to Lionel Messi: he's unstoppable with his club but unable to win with his country. Will that change this summer?
Two of South America's giants, Argentina and Colombia, are in a state of flux. That's why their Copa America opener on Saturday will be fascinating.
Mexico coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino sees more similarities between El Tri and Paraguay than Mexico and his native Argentina.
Lionel Messi has downplayed Argentina's chances of winning the Copa America in Brazil, saying "we are not candidates like other times."
Lionel Messi scored twice as Argentina thrashed Nicaragua 5-1 in a friendly in San Juan on Friday.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi has said he is unsure if he will represent his country at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Lionel Messi and Argentina received a motivational message from former U.S. President Barack Obama ahead of their 2019 Copa America campaign.
After a disastrous World Cup, Argentina badly needed a refresh. Lionel Messi is back but Lionel Scaloni's Copa squad is littered with new faces.
Lionel Messi will lead Argentina's squad at the Copa America, with Sergio Aguero back for the first time since the 2018 World Cup.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will be part of Argentina's provisional squad for the Copa America.
Already struggling in the early part of the season, defending MLS champion Atlanta United will be without its top goal scorer for about a month.
British Police said on Sunday they were investigating how a picture reported to be of the body of Emiliano Sala had been taken and posted online.
Lionel Messi is determined to win a trophy with Argentina. Is this his summer? We get you ready for a thrilling Copa, all of it live on ESPN+.
The father of Emiliano Sala, the Argentine player who was killed in a plane crash in January, has died three months after his son.
Argentina and Colombia have been named co-hosts for the 2020 Copa America but due to politics and logistical concerns the drama is just beginning...