Lionel Messi admits to worrying about contracting COVID-19

Soccer Jun 14, 2021

Lionel Messi admits to worrying about contracting COVID-19

Argentina striker Lionel Messi confessed on Sunday that he worries about contracting COVID-19. Messi admitted his fears a day before he kicks off another Copa America with the national side amid a spate of infections among rival teams. Players or officials from Bolivia, Colombia and ...

Cavani insists he's 'proud' to wear Manchester United shirt

Soccer Mar 11, 2021

Cavani insists he's 'proud' to wear Manchester United shirt

Edinson Cavani said he was proud to wear the Manchester United shirt after his father claimed the Uruguay striker was unhappy in England and wanted to finish his career in South America. Luis Cavani told media in Argentina on Tuesday that the 34-year-old star was ...

Japan and Argentina U-24s to play pair of friendlies in late March

Soccer Mar 2, 2021

Japan and Argentina U-24s to play pair of friendlies in late March

Japan's prospective Olympic men's soccer team will gear up for the Tokyo Games by hosting two friendlies against their under-24 counterparts from Argentina in late March, the Japan Football Association said Monday. With Japan having effectively halted the entry of nonresident foreigners to combat the ...

Argentina itching to join Tri-Nations fray against All Blacks

Rugby Nov 10, 2020

Argentina itching to join Tri-Nations fray against All Blacks

Having spectated as Australia and New Zealand traded blows in the opening weeks of the Tri-Nations, Argentina is the prospect of joining the fray on Saturday when they face the All Blacks in Sydney. The Pumas have not played a test since the 2019 Rugby ...