Lionel Messi has missed out on a place in the Ballon d’Or’s top three for the first time since 2006.
Elton Jantjies kicked a drop-goal in the 79th minute to give the Barbarians a 38-35 win against Argentina at Twickenham on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Interim Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni is to be offered the job on a permanent basis, according to Argentine Football Association (AFA) president Claudio Tapia.
The Pumas as well as the South Africans in the Barbarians side will be looking to end their season on a high when the teams clash at Twickenham on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Barbarians coach Rassie Erasmus has included eight Springboks in his starting XV for Saturday’s match against Argentina at Twickenham and another five on the bench.
Barbarians coach Rassie Erasmus will have 13 Springboks in his squad for Saturday’s match against Argentina at Twickenham.
The home nations have outperformed South Africa and Australia for the better part of three seasons and will head into the 2019 World Cup with a psychological edge, writes JON CARDINELLI.
A first-half header from Ramiro Funes Mori and an own goal by Isaac Brizuela saw Argentina claim a 2-0 win over Mexico in an international friendly clash at Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes in Cordoba on Friday.
Miranda was the stoppage-time hero for Brazil as his header gave Brazil a 1-0 win over Argentina in a low-key Superclasico de las Americas clash.
Miranda headed home a dramatic late winner as Brazil beat Argentina 1-0 at the King Abdullah Sports City on Tuesday evening.