Lionel Messi remains very serious about winning a senior title with Argentina.
The quest will surely come to an end with the next World Cup in three years' time. Next year there is a Copa America on home ground -- the 2020 competition is being shared between Argentina and Colombia but even so, Messi has signed up for this year's edition, which kicks off next month in Brazil.
Argentina bizarrely go into the competition under an inexperienced caretaker coach, the former international right-back Lionel...
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will lead Argentina's squad at the Copa America, with Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero back in the side for the first time since the 2018 World Cup.
Both were named on Tuesday in the country's 23-man squad for the tournament along with Juventus forward Paulo Dybala, who made the cut despite scoring only five goals in 30 league appearances this season.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will be part of Argentina's provisional squad for the Copa America, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) announced on Wednesday.
Aguero, who scored 21 Premier League goals in 33 appearances for Manchester City this season, had been in international exile since after last year's World Cup in Russia, when Argentina crashed out in the last 16.
The federation will submit its final 23-man selection for the tournament in two weeks.
Already struggling in the early part of the season, defending MLS champion Atlanta United will be without its top goal scorer Ezequiel Barco for about a month.
Barco, 20, has been called up to play for his native Argentina in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup. He will leave United after Sunday's game at Sporting Kansas City to join the national team as it prepares for the youth tournament, which is being hosted by Poland.
Argentina will play its first match on May 25 against South Africa, followed by...