Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano said that despite Argentina's current struggle in World Cup qualifying and the ensuing media criticism of the team, he would never opt out of playing for his home country.
Argentina currently have five points in World Cup qualifying, having won just one match in the first round. Next up are Bolivia on March 29.
Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano's one-year prison sentence for not properly paying his taxes in Spain was delayed for a two-year span after his legal team rejected the option to pay a new €280,000 ($312,000) fine, which they considered excessive.
The Barcelona court agreed to delay the sentence for two years, according to media reports.
The Argentina international's lawyers had initially requested that the prison sentence be replaced by another fine. However, Mascherano's lawyers...
Ex-Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has said his former Anfield teammate Luis Suarez should aim to get to 50 goals this season with Barcelona.
Suarez's four-goal haul in Wednesday's 7-0 Copa del Rey semifinal first leg win over Gary Neville's Valencia brought him to 35 goals in 33 games in all competitions so far this season, more than he managed even during his phenomenal final season in a Reds shirt in 2013-14.