Lionel Messi Extremely Angry at Press Criticism, Claims Bauza

Argentina national team coach Edgardo Bauza claimed that superstar Lionel Messi was showing his displeasure to the media for being criticised vehemently following a 4-0 loss against Paris St Germain in the Champions League.

Barcelona suffered this historic defeat which puts them on the verge of an exit from the competition at the last 16 stage for the first time since 2007. It was a horrendous performance from the team at all levels. Even Messi was not making any impact in the game. Player ratings after the match showed that Messi had one of his poorest games as a professional.

Diego Maradona Denies giving another Chance to Mauro Icardi

Diego Maradona does not seem to be appreciating the fact that the Argentina team management is thinking about giving Mauro Icardi another go at the international level.

Icardi has been out of contention for Argentina since the time he tied the knot with the former better half of one of his teammates.

Bauza Backs Gonzalo Higuain to Lead Argentina’s Attack against Chile

Argentina national team coach Edgardo Bauza has said that Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain is expected to be back to the starting lineup for the game against Chile in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying game.

It is an extremely important match for Argentina, who appear to have a lot of options going forward. However,Bauza has concretely backed Higuain to be the No 9 for the national team. Since making his debut in 2009, Higuain has gone from being a rank outsider due to the presence of players like Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi into one of the important players for the national team.


The president of Argentina Mauricio Macri has blasted the state of football in the country. Macri said that the game was in a state of “terminal crisis,” adding that he would not offer any state assistance to the game anymore.

The 1978 and 1986 World Cup winners have made it rough with the country for a while and football that everyone turned to did not do the required good.

Luis Suarez Confident of Lionel Messi Signing a New Contract

Luis Suarez is hopeful that Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will sign a new contract in order to sort out his future.

He also expects the Argentine to go on and retire at the Camp Nou. Suarez recently signed a five-year contract, which raises his release clause to £ 170 million, and he celebrated it in the best possible manner by scoring twice in the 4-1 win over Espanyol during the weekend.

Bauza backs Sergio Aguero to Find Best Form with Argentina

Argentina manager Edgardo Bauzahas backed striker Sergio Aguero to rediscover his best form for the international team.

The Manchester City striker has not been at his best in the last two games against Paraguay and Peru. The Copa America 2016 finalists failed to win both these games – in fact they suffered a loss against Paraguay. It has meant a catastrophic start to the World Cup 2018 qualification campaign.


Argentina remain hopeful of their chances of playing in Russia 2018 despite being out of the four automatic spots from South America.

he coach Edgardo Bauza remains confident of the team’s chances but the 2016 Copa America finalists might not get a sit in 2018.

Argentina can play without Messi

Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza believes that his side can cope with the absence of Lionel Messi for the match against Peru and Paraguay.

The matches will count for the World Cup qualifiers

Messi must win a World Cup

The Argentina coach believes that a player of Lionel Messi’s quality should retire only after having won the World Cup. Edgardo Bauza believes that the player has so much quality that he needs to win the World Cup at least once in his career to complete all the different trophies he has won with his club.

Edgardo Bauza is the man that convinced Lionel Messi to come out of retirement after he announced that he was leaving the Argentina team after the Copa America.

Edgardo Bauza Denies Reports by Blaugrana

Edgardo Bauza has no belief on the report sent to him by the Blaugrana regarding the status of the injury of his hit-man Messi as he blames the Liga giants of not providing the complete information.

As per Bauza, he will have a complete idea of it only when the report of his own doctors comes to him. From what he can see, he is almost sure that the forward has torn something and is not in a condition of offering his services to his country.