Virgil van Dijk hails Lionel Messi ahead of Champions League semi-final

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has hailed the qualities of Lionel Messi and the Barcelona side ahead of the first leg of their Champions League semi-final. The Reds have done extremely well to progress to the final four of the competition for the second-straight year, but they need to overcome the challenge presented by the…

Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international duty

Argentine footballer Gonzalo Higuain has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 31. The marksman has been an incredible servant for the South American nation with 31 goals from 75 caps but he has decided to end his association citing the urge to enjoy more time with his family. In an interview…

Fabio Capello compares Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Former England manager has said that Lionel Messi is a genius on the playing field and the same cannot be said about Cristiano Ronaldo. Over the years, there has been a regular debate over who is the better footballer between Messi and Ronaldo but Capello believes the former has the edge, given he can create…

Carlos Tevez at 35 a Throwback to his career at Manchester United.

Carlos Tevez turned 35 a week ago and the enigmatic Argentine has enjoyed success all through his highly controversial career. The Premier League got to know a highly talented and flamboyant forward during his 7-year stint in England. Signed by WestHam in the summer of 2006, Tevez scored seven goals for the London club including…

Lionel Scaloni optimistic of Lionel Messi’s Argentina comeback in March

Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni has suggested that the board have a good feeling regarding the potential return to Lionel Messi to the national fold. The Barcelona superstar previously featured for the country during the 4-3 defeat to France in the round of 16 stage of the World Cup and he has since made himself unavailable…

TEVEZ: IT’S EMBARRASSING FOR ARGENTINA

Carlos Tevez claims playing the Copa Libertadores final at the Santiago Bernabéu is ’embarrassing’ and slammed those responsible of ‘taking away players dreams’. After the 2-2 draw in the first-leg at the La Bombonera nearly a month ago, Argentinian football appeared poised for a new dawn, as a historical spectacle was set for the Estadio…

Carlos Tevez To Be Offered New Contract

Though it has not been a great season for Carlos Tevez, he might be offered a new contract. It has been noted that the player had been struggling to lead to the final of the FA Cup in China. Shanghai Shenhua was contemplating to extend Carlos Tevez’s contract by 650k Euros per week through his…

Tottenham Hotspur manager hints at maiden Argentina call-up for Juan Foyth

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that there has been some contact from the Argentina coaching staff with regards to the progress of young defender Juan Foyth. The centre-back has not earned a single minute of gametime during the ongoing campaign and this has largely resulted from the injury picked up before the club’s…

Carlos Tevez accepts reserve role at Boca Juniors

Argentina international Carlos Tevez has accepted that he can no longer command a starting role with Boca Juniors. The 34-year-old was only a substitute during Boca’s recent Cup game against Alvarado and following the match, he admitted that he has accepted a reduced role with the reigning champions. He told TyC Sports: “I’m not the…

Gonzalo Higuain heaps praise on Paulo Dybala ahead of World Cup

Argentina international has praised the impact of Paulo Dybala ahead of the summer World Cup in Russia. The former Palermo man has yet to make a significant impact for the national team but Higuain has still lauded his compatriot for his contribution alongside him for Italian champions Juventus. Speaking to reporters, he said: “I feel…