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1 July, 2014 1:27 PM Argentina vs Switzerland, FIFA World Cup Live Blog: Lionel Messi & Co. Look for Third Consecutive Quarterfinal Spot

Argentina have won their only meeting against Switzerland in a FIFA World Cup. Catch all live updates here. Lionel Messi's Argentina go up against Switzerland in the pre-quarters clash. (All Fixtues) - Argentina are unbeaten in their last 16 out of 17 matches in FIFA World Cup. - Switzerland have won five out of their last six fixtures in FIFA World 35

1 July, 2014 4:21 AM Argentina vs Switzerland, World Cup 2014: Lionel Messi's Argentina Look to Peak Against Switzerland

Four-time player of the year Lionel Messi has finally sparked for his country, hitting four of their six goals as Argentina qualified top of Group F. Lionel Messi's goals have fired Argentina into the World Cup last 16 but they will look for a better all-round performance when they meet Switzerland Tuesday. The diminutive four-time player of the year has finally 26

29 June, 2014 11:11 AM FIFA World Cup: James Rodriguez and Neymar Take Spotlight

Colombian striker James Rodriguez has scored five goals in three games, Brazil striker Neymar has netted four times in three fixtures in the FIFA World Cup so far. James Rodriguez and Neymar showed the bright and sporting side of individual South American football talent in Saturday's last 16 matches at the World Cup in stark contrast to the furore sparked 46

29 June, 2014 3:59 AM James Rodriguez 'Like Diego Maradona', Says Uruguay Coach Oscar Tabarez

Midfielder James Rodriguez scored both the goals in Colombia's 2-0 victory over Uruguay in the World Cup last 16. "For me, special talents are those who do things that are completely out of the ordinary," said Tabarez, whose side were beaten by two Rodriguez goals at the Maracana stadium. "Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, James Rodriguez -- they do things 36

28 June, 2014 8:41 AM World Cup 2014: Colombia Looks to Break With its Past

The country's soccer history has been a story of underachievement, but that day, in a World Cup qualifier considered one of the greatest matches ever played in Latin American, Colombia danced around the Argentine defense and scored five goals. Alfio Basile, Argentina's manager at the time, called it "a crime against nature." Colombians, understanding 33

27 June, 2014 2:26 PM Who Did Luis Suarez Kill? Angry Maradona Slams FIFA

Argentina legend Diego Maradona lashed out at FIFA over what he thought was a harsh ban on Luis Suarez and said the Uruguayan striker might as well have been handcuffed and sent to the notorious Guantanamo. Maradona said: "World soccer's governing body might as well handcuff Suarez and lock him up in Guantanamo prison. "Who did Suarez kill?" Maradona 34

27 June, 2014 1:04 PM Fifa may as well throw Suarez into Guantanamo: Maradona

BUENOS AIRES: Diego Maradona blasted Fifa's ban on Uruguay striker Luis Suarez as "criminal" and said world soccer's governing body might as well handcuff the striker and lock him up in Guantanamo prison. "Who did Suarez kill?" Maradona said during his soccer commentary programme broadcast on Venezuela's Telesur and Argentine public television on Thursday 47

26 June, 2014 1:07 PM Argentina vs Nigeria: Messi ready to join the game's all-time greats

Lionel Messi's World Cup double for Argentina in Wednesday's 3-2 victory over Nigeria suggests the four-time World Player of the Year may be ready to take his place among the all-time greats of the game. The 27-year-old has amassed a glittering haul of trophies with Barcelona, netting 354 goals in 425 official games for the La Liga side and helping them win three 37

26 June, 2014 7:02 AM Hate Argentina but Love Messi, Say Mesmerised Brazil Fans

Argentina may be a much hated team in Brazil but from the legendary Ronaldo to commoners in the streets of Rio de Janeiro, they all hail Lionel Messi as one of a kind. From one of their very own legends, Ronaldo, to a group of drunken youths roaming the streets of Rio de Janeiro at the dead of night, the just-turned 27-year-old man with boyish looks 42

25 June, 2014 5:45 AM Eight memorable World Cup scandals and shocks

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil's World Cup has had great goals, great games and a great atmosphere. Yet it was missing the spice of scandal that made previous tournaments stick in the memory. FIFA said it has opened a disciplinary probe against Luis Suarez of Uruguay for allegedly biting an Italian opponent during a World Cup game on Tuesday. Uruguay won the game 1-0 but it was overshadowed 50