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Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain has again been overlooked by Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli for next month's decisive final round of World Cup qualifiers.

Argentina held to costly draw

Argentina were held to what may prove to be a costly 1-1 draw at home to Venezuela in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday (AEST).
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has denied suggestions of a rift with star player Lionel Messi ahead of a crucial World Cup qualifier at home to Venezuela.
Luis Suarez appeared to aggravate a knee injury in Uruguay's goalless draw at home to Argentina in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying.
Manager Jorge Sampaoli has underlined why he called long-time outcast Mauro Icardi of Inter Milan into the Argentina squad and surprisingly omitted Juventus'...
Barcelona have allowed star forward Luis Suarez to continue his recovery from a knee injury with Uruguay during the upcoming international break.
Gonzalo Higuain has been left out of Argentina's squad for their crunch 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela but there is a recall for...

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Spain's public prosecutor has agreed to substitute Lionel Messi's suspended 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud with a fine.
Diego Maradona would have liked to see Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo line up alongside Lionel Messi for Argentina's national side, although he is adamant he...
Argentina secured a comfortable 6-0 victory over Singapore on Tuesday to continue head coach Jorge Sampaoli's winning start to the job.
Jorge Sampaoli hopes to see evidence of aggressive defensive play from Argentina as he prepares to send out a remarkably attacking line-up for Tuesday's friendly...
Nicolas Otamendi's arm left Gabriel Jesus with a reported fractured eye socket, but the Manchester City duo's relationship is unaffected.
We might as well just give up and admit it: Australia is not a football country and it probably will never be.
Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus will miss Tuesday nights's clash with the Socceroos after he sustained a broken eye socket during the 1-0 loss to Argentina at the MCG.
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli says Lionel Messi will remain the world's greatest player until he retires, despite an underwhelming performance against Brazil on...
Brazil legend Pele has scoffed at suggestions Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala is comparable to former great Diego Maradona.
Brazil and Argentina played out a hard-fought match at a packed Melbourne Cricket Ground, with Lionel Messi's side coming out on top 1-0 winners courtesy of a...
What to look out for when world No.1 Brazil play world No.2 Argentina at the MCG on Friday night.
Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli believes Brazil will feel the loss of talisman Neymar when the South American rivals do battle on Friday.
Jorge Sampaoli is still open to having Sergio Aguero play a role for Argentina despite the Manchester City star being left out of his squad.
Debuting Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli has signalled his intent to mould the under-achieving national team around Lionel Messi, hoping to extract as much from...
Brazil star Fernandinho expects to topple Lionel Messi's under-pressure Argentina in Melbourne but remains wary their opponents will be motivated to please their...
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has touched down in Melbourne ahead of Argentina's blockbuster clash with Brazil at the MCG on June 9.