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Mercado makes return to Argentina squad

PA Sport | October, 9 2013

River Plate right-back Gabriel Mercado was the surprise name in Alejandro Sabella's Argentina squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Uruguay. Mercado was called up alongside five other home-based players, Boca Juniors keeper Agust...

Alves urges Costa to stick with Brazil

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | October, 8 2013

Dani Alves has advised Diego Costa to turn down Spain’s advances and remain with Brazil, as he may later regret a decision to switch allegiance. #INSERT type:image caption:Diego Costa's goalscoring form for Atletico Madrid has caught t...

Suarez hoping for World Cup spot Video

ESPN staff | October, 8 2013

Luis Suarez believes a ‘happy’ return to the Liverpool squad will help him propel Uruguay into next year’s World Cup. Suarez has made a stunning comeback from a 10-game ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, scor...

Brazilians concerned by 2014 schedule

ESPN staff | September, 25 2013

A group of Brazil-based footballers including Alexandre Pato, Juninho and Luis Fabiano are concerned about the rigours of the domestic club schedule during the build-up to the 2014 World Cup. • Vickery: The Greatest The group, whic...

Messi plans to play rest of qualifiers

ESPN Staff | September, 11 2013

Lionel Messi, who scored two penalties to help Argentina beat Paraguay and become the first team from the CONMEBOL qualifying zone to secure a 2014 World Cup spot, said he wasn’t aware that Barcelona had any plans to ask him to skip the re...

WCQ CONMEBOL: Messi helps Argentina qualify

September, 10 2013

Two Lionel Messi penalties helped Argentina become the first team from the CONMEBOL qualifying zone to secure their place at next summer's World Cup finals with a comprehensive victory over Paraguay in Asuncion. Jose Nunez cancelled out Messi'...

CONMEBOL: Suarez guides Uruguay to victory

September, 6 2013

Luis Suarez showed he had lost none of his predatory instincts - or his ability to attract controversy - by scoring twice in Uruguay's 2-1 World Cup qualifying win in Peru on Friday night. The Liverpool striker, currently serving a 10-game dom...

Injured Messi named in Argentina squad for WCQ

ESPN staff | August, 22 2013

Lionel Messi has been named in a group of 18 overseas-based players in a squad for Argentina to face Paraguay in a Sept. 10 World Cup qualifier. Barcelona striker Messi left the pitch in a Primera Division match against Atletico Madrid with p...

Rafael: I do care about playing for Brazil

ESPN staff | July, 17 2013

Manchester United defender Rafael has hit out at suggestions that he does not care about playing for Brazil. Despite now being a regular for United, Rafael has picked up just two caps for the Selecao. The full-back was a member of Brazil's O...

2030 World Cup: FIFA eye Uruguay, Argentina Video

ESPN staff | July, 5 2013

FIFA want the World Cup in 2030 to be jointly hosted by Argentina and Uruguay to mark the competition's centenary, according to the head of the Argentinian FA.

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