Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi

Messi is Argentina's only hope as they stumble past Swiss

Match Report Wed 2 Jul, AT 09:19

Many people's tip for the tournament look ordinary against well-organised Switzerland

Cameroon flag at the World Cup

Cameroon probes 'seven bad apples' World Cup fix claim

Summary Tue 1 Jul, AT 12:36

World Cup whispers: Cameroon fix fears, US soccer backlash, Germany's weird free kick

Marcelo Vieira and David Luiz of Brazil

Video: the ten funniest World Cup moments (so far)

One-Minute Read Thu 19 Jun, AT 12:54

The weird, wonderful, funny and downright bizarre episodes from Brazil's joyful World Cup

Robin van Persie scores a stunning equaliser against Spain

Why the goal-crazy World Cup is being hailed as the best ever

Summary Mon 16 Jun, AT 14:00

Goals galore and shock results have got the fans purring, but what's different this time?

Lionel Messi

World Cup favourites: why Argentina won't win in Brazil

Summary Fri 6 Jun, AT 11:13

Lionel Messi leads a fearsome strikeforce, but there are glaring weaknesses elsewhere on the pitch

Lionel Messi

Messi signs new Barcelona deal to steal Ronaldo's cash crown

One-Minute Read Fri 16 May, AT 13:40

After agreeing a new contract, can Argentine win La Liga and add the World Cup to his CV?

Edinson Cavani

Man Utd after Fabregas and Cavani, as Arsenal eye Welbeck

Transfer Talk Thu 24 Apr, AT 08:41

United may be without a manager, but they are not without ambition in the transfer market

Head coach Gerardo 'Tata' Martino of FC Barcelona

Messi's crown slips as Euro exit adds to Barcelona woes

First Reaction Thu 10 Apr, AT 12:11

Lacklustre defeat to Atletico Madrid does not bode well for Barca coach Gerardo Martino

Lionel Messi

Messi Barcelona hat-trick wins 'Clasico' thriller at Real Madrid

First Reaction Mon 24 Mar, AT 14:14

Penalties, goals, conspiracy theories and even 'weddings and funerals' at the Bernabeu

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