Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’

Cristian Pavón to Play for the MLS' LA Galaxy

Cristian Pavón to Play for the MLS’ LA Galaxy

Cristian Pavón is headed to a galaxy far, far away… The LA Galaxy have completed the loan signing of the 23-year-old Argentine professional footballerfrom Argentina’s Boca Juniors, the club has revealed. Pavon becomes the first signing for...

Aug 11, 19 • DeportesNo Comments »
Gabriel Jesus & Roberto Firmino Lead Brazil Into the Copa America Finals

Gabriel Jesus & Roberto Firmino Lead Brazil Into the Copa America Finals

Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino are hometown heroes… The Brazilian soccer players scored the two goals that helped lead Brazil to a 2-0 victory against old rival Argentina in the Copa America semifinals. Both sides tried to impose...

Jul 3, 19 • DeportesNo Comments »
Sanchez Helps Propel Chile to Copa America Title Win Over Argentina

Sanchez Helps Propel Chile to Copa America Title Win Over Argentina

Alexis Sanchez is kicking his way into the history books… The 26-year-old Chilean soccer player, who plays for English club Arsenal and the Chilean national team, helped lead his country to its first Copa America title on Saturday. Chile defeated...

Jul 5, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Rodriguez Wins FIFA's Golden Boot Award After Being the Top Goal Scorer at the World Cup

Rodriguez Wins FIFA’s Golden Boot Award After Being the Top Goal Scorer at the World Cup

James Rodriguez has the FIFA Wold Cup’s golden leg… The 23-year-old Colombian forward was awarded FIFA’s Golden Boot award after being the top goal scorer at this year’s World Cup. Rodriguez, who scored six goals in five games at the 2014...

Jul 14, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Messi Receives FIFA's Golden Ball Award After This Year's World Cup

Messi Receives FIFA’s Golden Ball Award After This Year’s World Cup

Despite a heartbreaking loss in the World Cup final, Lionel Messi is still a golden boy. The soccer star and captain of the Argentina national team was awarded FIFA‘s Golden Ball award as the best player of the FIFA World Cup after leading his...

Jul 14, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Shakira Performs

Shakira Performs “La La La (Brazil 2014)” at the FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremony

It’s a red-hot record-setting performance for Shakira in Brazil… The 37-year-old Colombian singer performed “La La La (Brazil 2014)” at the closing ceremony of this year’s FIFA World Cup. Banging on a Carnaval drum while sizzling in a red...

Jul 14, 14 • SpotlightNo Comments »
Romero Saves Two Penalty Kicks to Help Argentina Reach the FIFA World Cup Final

Romero Saves Two Penalty Kicks to Help Argentina Reach the FIFA World Cup Final

Sergio Romero is the man of the moment… The 27-year-old Argentine footballer has earned a hero’s welcome in his native country after his impressive performance in the penalty shootout after Argentina and the Netherlands were tied 0-0 at the end...

Jul 10, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Higuain's Gorgeous Goals Puts Argentina into the World Cup Semifinals

Higuain’s Gorgeous Goals Puts Argentina into the World Cup Semifinals

Gonzalo Higuain has helped propel Argentina into the FIFA World Cup semifinals for the first time in 24 years. Early in Argentina’s game against Belgium, the Argentinean footballer blasted a half-volley inside the far post on Saturday at Estadio...

Jul 6, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Messi Scores Two Goals Against Nigeria to Tie Neymar at the World Cup

Messi Scores Two Goals Against Nigeria to Tie Neymar at the World Cup

Lionel Messi is proving his critics wrong at this year’s FIFA World Cup… The 37-year-old Argentine soccer star – his country’s team captain – has lit up the World Cup stage with four goals in his first three games, matching Brazil’s...

Jun 26, 14 • DeportesNo Comments »
Messi's Late Goal Kicks Argentina Into the World Cup Round of 16

Messi’s Late Goal Kicks Argentina Into the World Cup Round of 16

It came late in the game, but Lionel Messi still performed a stunning magic trick to prove why he’s commonly ranked as the world’s best soccer player. The 26-year-old Argentinean footballer, a four-time Ballon d’Orwinner, finally found a...

Jun 22, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »