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Argentina stars will take VIAGRA before Bolivia game - here's why

Teetering on the edge of World Cup qualification, Argentina are willing to try anything and everything in a bid to enhance their chances of making it to Russia 2018. With Lionel Messi banned for their next four World Cup qualifiers after a foul-mouthed rant at an assistant refer...

Lionel Messi banned for four games even though match officials did not hear his insult

An Argentinian newspaper has published a letter written by Fifa to the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) which reveals that none of the four match officials were aware of the “insulting words” which have resulted in Lionel Messi being banned for four matches. The letter...

Argentina to appeal Lionel Messi's four-match ban

The Barcelona star has been suspended by FIFA for abusing a linesman during his nation's win over Chile, but an appeal will be launched Argentina will appeal the four-match ban handed to Lionel Messi by FIFA, national team secretary Jorge Miadosqui has confirmed. The punishment...

Messi banned for four internationals

Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been banned from their next four competitive internationals starting with Tuesday's World Cup qualifier away to Bolivia, Fifa said on Tuesday. Fifa said Messi had "directed insulting words at an assistant referee" during the 1-0 win over Chile ...

Soccer-Messi banned for four international matches

ZURICH, March 28 (Reuters) - Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been banned from their next four competitive internationals starting with Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Bolivia for swearing at ...

Soccer: Messi banned for four international matches

ZURICH Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been banned from their next four competitive internationals starting with Tuesday's World Cup qualifier away to Bolivia, FIFA said on Tuesday. ...

Soccer-Messi banned for four international matches | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been banned from their next four competitive internationals starting with Tuesday's World Cup qualifier away to Bolivia, FIFA said on Tuesday. FIFA said Messi ...

Aguero Dropped

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been dropped for Argentina’s World Cup 2018 qualifier against Bolivia today. Sao Paulo’s Lucas Pratto has been brought in to replace the suspended G...

Argentina expect Messi to escape Bolivia ban for alleged foul-mouthed rant

Argentinian Football Association (AFA) official Armando Perez expects Lionel Messi to play in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Bolivia following reports he could be suspended by FIFA for abu...

Argentina drop Aguero, bring in Pratto for banned Higuain against Bolivia

Suspended striker Gonzalo Higuain has been replaced with Sao Paulo's Lucas Pratto in the side visiting the highest capital city of the world, La Paz for Wednesday night’s match [2am BdST start]...

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero dropped for World Cup qualifier

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been dropped for Argentina's World Cup 2018 qualifier against Bolivia on Tuesday. Sao Paulo's Lucas Pratto has been brought in to replace the suspended ...