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Argentina's 1986 World Cup winning coach Carlos Bilardo is in a serious condition in hospital following brain surgery, sources told AFP on Friday.
Jibril Rajoub has been found to have incited hatred against Lionel Messi after CAS rejected his appeal against a 12-month ban.
Roddy Zambrano, the referee who took charge of the controversial Brazil v Argentina Copa America semi-final, gave an interview to 'Radio Super K-800' to explain his decisions. "I wasn't called to look at the Otamendi incident," he stated.
Knowing that he still hadn't scored for Argentina in a competitive match, Lionel Messi gave Paulo Dybala his lucky red ribbon ahead of their Copa America clash with Chile. The lucky ribbon worked its magic as the Juventus star scored and stood out in an Argentina victory.
Leo Messi left a Copa America where more was said about his expulsion than about his football or goals - he only scored one. The Argentine player, this year's Golden Boot, and La Liga champion, has already been overtaken in the bets by Van Dijk for the election of the next Ballon D'Or.
Leo Messi has left the Copa America with the bittersweetness of earning the third spot and the second red card of his professional career. Another tough blow for the Argentina, who already suffered his fair share after the disappointing end to his season with Barcelona.
CONMEBOL released a statement in response to comments made by Lionel Messi following Argentina's win over Chile on Saturday.