The build up to this summer's World Cup gets underway with the help of high profile friendlies to be played across Europe including Argentina vs Italy and Germany vs Spain. Follow live here. MailOnline
Javier Zanetti remains hopeful that Mauro Icardi can earn a place in Argentina’s World Cup squad if he performs for Inter. Nerazzurri captain Icardi has not been included in Jorge Sampaoli’s latest.. SoccerNews.com
After scoring twice in Juventus' victory over Udinese, Grant Wahl and Luis Miguel Echegaray discuss the possible reasons behind Dybala not being currently slotted on to Argentina's roster. Source: Sports Illustrated -
Joining Nick Wright, Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe on First Things First, Alexi Lalas previews the rapidly approaching 2018 World Cup, explaining what Lionel Messi needs to do in order to cement himself.. Source: FOX Sports - Affiliate -
Lionel Messi will never be able to match Diego Maradona as the greatest ever footballer as he lacks the World Cup winner’s charisma, according to fellow Argentina great Gabriel Batistuta. There has.. SoccerNews.com
Javi Martinez still has a chance to be called up for Spain’s World Cup squad, coach Julen Lopetegui indicated. Martinez was one of the surprise names – along with Chelsea pair Cesc Fabregas and.. SoccerNews.com
Argentina are “Lionel Messi’s team” and the Barcelona forward will be central to their World Cup hopes, says head coach Jorge Sampaoli. International honours have eluded Messi during his career,.. SoccerNews.com
Lionel Messi has made a habit of scoring unbelievable goals during his glittering career – and he was at it again during training for Argentina. The Barcelona forward is in Manchester with his.. SoccerNews.com
For the first time since 1958, we will have the rarest of beasts this summer – a World Cup without Italy.
The Azzuri struggled through their qualification group, finishing behind Spain, before.. City A.M.
Diego Maradona advised compatriot Lionel Messi to ignore critics who have challenged the Barcelona star and five-time Ballon d’Or winner to prove his standing as one of the greats by claiming the.. SoccerNews.com
Competition: International Friendly Market: Argentina to beat Italy Odds: 19/20 @ Bet365 Although they may have been far from convincing during their World Cup qualifying campaign, Argentina led by.. SoccerNews.com
Mario Balotelli’s omission from Italy’s national team has prompted the striker’s outspoken agent Mino Raiola to take aim at the Italian Football Federation (FIGC). Italy are beginning a new era.. SoccerNews.com
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are among the stars showing off new kits for the World Cup this week as the countdown to Russia 2018 gathers pace. Messi’s Argentina, Ronaldo’s Portugal and all.. SoccerNews.com
PETE JENSON: It's only six months after Messi single-handedly landed Argentina in the World Cup finals and the accusations are flying that he wields too much influence and, in effect, picks the team. MailOnline