Roma defender Federico Fazio has said he would consider representing Italy.
Fazio, who was born in Buenos Aires, has represented Argentina at the 2008 Olympic Games and in three friendlies but has yet to make an appearance for them in an official international fixture.
The 29-year-old's grandfather came from Sicily and he said that, having given up hope of a call-up from Alejandro Sabella, he could opt to play for Italy if Giampiero Ventura asked him to.
He told Ultimo Uomo magazine: "I was a regular...
Spanish police have confirmed that they were called to a hotel in Madrid on Wednesday morning because of an argument between Diego Maradona and his girlfriend.
No charges were brought against either Maradona -- in the city to watch his old club Napoli in Champions League action against Real Madrid on Wednesday -- or his girlfriend.
A police spokesman told ESPN FC: "We received a call at 8.30 a.m. from the manager of the hotel, and the emergency services were also informed after an argument broke...
Lionel Messi looks set to return to the Melbourne Cricket Ground 10 years after a virtuoso performance helped defeat the Socceroos in a friendly.
The Victorian government confirmed on Friday the Superclasico -- pitting world football heavyweights Argentina and Brazil -- will take place at the Melbourne venue on June 9.
"We will have the best two teams clashing here at the MCG," state sports minister John Eren told reporters.
"I think it's going to be a blockbuster. It's going to be a sell-out."