Sergio Aguero and other Argentina players could follow the lead of captain Lionel Messi and retire from international football after losing the final of the Copa America on penalties to Chile for the second straight year.
Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who said he was quitting international football after Sunday's loss on penalties to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final and failing again to lift a major trophy with his national team.
Chile have never beaten Argentina in open play in 27 Copa America meetings in 100 years yet have twice in 12 months dashed the hopes of Lionel Messi's team of lifting a major trophy.
Chile face Argentina in Sunday's Copa America final for the right to call themselves South America's dominant team but perhaps an even bigger question for football fans the world over regards whether Lionel Messi can finally win a major international title.
Angel Di Maria is working hard on his fitness for the chance to play a part in Argentina’s Copa America Centenario final against title holders Chile on Sunday after bad luck in two previous finals.
BUENOS AIRES Brumbies scrum half Tomas Cubelli will make his first Argentina start this year as one of three changes in the team to face France in the second test in Tucuman on Saturday.
NICE, France The Copa America has often been dismissed as a poor relation to the European Championship, so much so that the latter has frequently been dubbed by the media as "the World Cup minus Brazil and Argentina."
Chile beat Colombia 2-0 in the Copa America semi-final on Wednesday and will face Argentina in Sunday's final after surviving a tumultuous match in Chicago that was halted for more than two hours due to a torrential rain storm.
WELLINGTON Argentina will 'host' Australia in their final Rugby Championship clash on Oct. 8 in London, the tournament's first match held outside of the southern hemisphere.
Lionel Messi scored his 55th international goal to become his country's all-time leading scorer as Argentina thrashed hosts the United States 4-0 to ease into the final of the Centenary Copa America on Tuesday.
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