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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Lionel Messi says he'll play for Argentina, despite criticism

Lionel Messi collects the UEFA Best Player in Europe award as Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is forced to look on.
ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno and Alexis Nunes share their thoughts on Lionel Messi winning the UEFA Best Player in Europe award over Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi said he has no plans to let harsh media criticism from back home in Argentina affect him and that he will continue to represent the Albiceleste as long as coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino needs his services.

"I never said that I wasn't going to play any longer with the national team. More than how they killed me [media], they weren't going to kill me any more," Messi told ESPN FC radio on Thursday as he received his award for UEFA Best Player in Europe. "I am used to...

Atletico Madrid clear Angel Correa for Argentina squad

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone says it is a benefit that there is so much competition for starting places at the club.

Emerging Atletico Madrid striker Angel Correa has been cleared by his club to join the Argentine senior squad for September friendlies.

Correa, 20, join Atletico from Argentine club San Lorenzo for an initial fee of around €6 million last summer, but then did not play any club football during the 2014-15 season after undergoing an operation on a serious heart condition.

The Rosario-born player finally made his Atletico debut in the second half of Saturday's 1-0 La Liga opening weekend victory...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Carlos Tevez defends Lionel Messi against Argentina critics

ESPN FC's Ross Dyer and Paul Mariner address the recent comments made by Argentina national team manager Gerardo Martino concerning Lionel Messi's potential break from the national team.
ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop responds to your tweets in response to his comments that Lionel Messi may not be the best ever if he does not win any silverware with Argentina.
The ESPN FC crew react to Lionel Messi's inability to win silverware with Argentina, but Steve Nicol disagrees with the entire argument with the added pressure on Messi.
The ESPN FC panel answer your tweets and debate whether or not Diego Maradona could have won this edition of the Copa America if he had been on the team in his prime.

Boca Juniors forward Carlos Tevez came out in defence of his Argentina teammate Lionel Messi in the latest chapter of that country's debate over criticism towards the Barcelona striker based upon the Albiceleste's international failures.

The four-time Ballon d'Or winner was criticised last month by some in the Argentine media following his team's penalty shootout defeat to hosts Chile in this summer's Copa America final, with even former Argentina coach Diego Maradona questioning his performances.

"If...

Argentina's Gerardo Martino regrets Lionel Messi retirement remark

The ESPN FC team discuss Lionel Messi's role at Barcelona and speculate as to whether or not he is being overworked by the Spanish side.

Argentina coach Gerardo Martino regrets saying he would have retired from international football if he were in Lionel Messi's position.

Barcelona star Messi, a four-time Ballon d'Or winner, has won every available trophy for Barca but has yet to win a trophy with the senior Argentina side.

The 28-year-old was criticised by some in the Argentine media following his team's penalty shootout defeat to hosts Chile in this summer's Copa America final, with even his former Albiceleste coach Diego Maradona...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Lionel Messi, Carlos Tevez in Argentina friendlies recall

ESPN FC's Ross Dyer and Paul Mariner address the recent comments made by Argentina national team manager Gerardo Martino concerning Lionel Messi's potential break from the national team.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi, Boca Juniors' Carlos Tevez and Manchester City's Sergio Aguero were all included in the Argentina 24-man squad recall for September friendlies in the United States against Bolivia and Mexico.

The squad is the same as the one that finished second at the recent Copa America, with only the addition of River Plate defender Ramiro Funes Mori.

Messi's call-up came on the same day that he celebrated his 10th anniversary of his Albiceleste debut on Aug. 17, 2005, under then-coach...