World Cup 2018: Javier Mascherano Announces Argentina Retirement After World Cup Exit

World Cup 2018: Javier Mascherano Announces Argentina Retirement After World Cup Exit

Argentina's most-capped player Javier Mascherano called time on his international career Saturday after the painful World Cup defeat to France.

World Cup 2018: Javier Mascherano Shoots Down Jorge Sampaoli Rift Rumours
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World Cup 2018: Javier Mascherano Shoots Down Jorge Sampaoli Rift Rumours

Argentina face Nigeria in a must-win FIFA World Cup match in Saint Petersburg on June 26.

Inter Milan Skipper Mauro Icardi, Lautaro Martinez Named In Provisional Argentina World Cup Squad
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Inter Milan Skipper Mauro Icardi, Lautaro Martinez Named In Provisional Argentina World Cup Squad

Icardi, who has played only four matches for his country since his debut in 2013, was rewarded for a superb 28-goal season in Italy's Serie A championship.

Neymar
Agence France-Presse

Neymar's Fraud Case Dropped by Spanish Court

Brazilian investment firm DIS, which held 40 percent of Neymar's sporting rights when he played at Santos, had claimed it was cheated out of its real share of the transfer due to parallel contracts that Barcelona and Santos allegedly used to hide the true cost

Neymar, FC Barcelona in the Dock Over Murky Transfer
Agence France-Presse

Neymar, FC Barcelona in the Dock Over Murky Transfer

Neymar and FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu will give evidence in the murky case over the deal which brought the Brazilian to the Catalan giants in 2013.

Javier Mascherano Accepts One-Year Suspended Prison Sentence Over Tax Fraud
Agence France-Presse

Javier Mascherano Accepts One-Year Suspended Prison Sentence Over Tax Fraud

Javier Mascherano was sentenced to one-year in prison for committing tax fraud of 1.5 million euros, but the FC Barcelona and Argentina defender will avoid jail term by paying a fine of 816,000 euros. In Spain, sentences less than two years are normally suspended.

F.C. Barcelona Defender Javier Mascherano Expected to Avoid Jail Time in Tax Case
Associated Press

F.C. Barcelona Defender Javier Mascherano Expected to Avoid Jail Time in Tax Case

Javier Mascherano, who has played for Barcelona since 2010, was accused by Spain's tax office of concealing part of what he earned in image rights.

Javier Mascherano Admits to Tax Fraud Charges
Agence France-Presse

Javier Mascherano Admits to Tax Fraud Charges

Spanish state prosecutors alleged the former West Ham and Liverpool midfielder failed to declare over 1.5 million euros in earnings in 2011 and 2012 by ceding his image rights to companies he owns in Portugal and the United States.

Barcelona
Reuters

Barcelona's Javier Mascherano Handed Two-Match Ban

Referee Carlos Del Cerro Grande said Javier Mascherano was dismissed for directing an insult, common in Argentina, towards the linesman but Barca appealed saying it was said in passing.

FC Barcelona
Indo-Asian News Service

FC Barcelona's Javier Mascherano Faces Four Match Ban

Javier Mascherano was sent off by referee De Cerro Grande on Sunday in the match against Eibar for apparently insulting his linesman in graphic terms.

Javier Mascherano Admits Barcelona Need to Improve
Indo-Asian News Service

Javier Mascherano Admits Barcelona Need to Improve

Javier Mascherano, who had been rested for Saturday's anarchic 5-2 win at home over Rayo Vallecano helped provide such much needed stability to the Barcelona midfield, which allowed Neymar to set up Ivan Rakitic for two decisive goals on Tuesday night.

I Play to Win, Not to Enjoy: Javier Mascherano
Indo-Asian News Service

I Play to Win, Not to Enjoy: Javier Mascherano

In an interview published in the magazine 'Panenka', Mascherano said: "No, I don't go out to enjoy myself, I enjoy myself when I'm learning in training, but I don't enjoy the 90 minutes I spend out on the pitch during a game."

Javier Mascherano Wants to do Coaching After Retiring
Indo-Asian News Service

Javier Mascherano Wants to do Coaching After Retiring

The Argentina international believes that he is drawn by the challenge of passing on what he has learned throughout his career to younger players and has no intention of leaving football once he hangs up his boots.

Copa America: Javier Mascherano Baffled as Curse Continues
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Copa America: Javier Mascherano Baffled as Curse Continues

Chile beat Argentina 4-1 on penalties leaving Javier Mascherano and his teammates in utter despair.

Claudio Bravo Urges Chile to Focus on Argentina, Not Just on Messi
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Claudio Bravo Urges Chile to Focus on Argentina, Not Just on Messi

Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo plays with Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano for FC Barcelona. He urged his teammates to focus on the entirety of Gerardo Martino's side and not just one player.

Copa America Final
Agence France-Presse

Copa America Final 'Not War', Says Argentina's Javier Mascherano

Chile and Argentina collide in Santiago for the Copa America final. Chile are aiming to end nearly a century of failure by winning a major title while Argentina are burning with desire to win a first title in 22 years.

Javier Mascherano Hopes Radamel Falcao Doesn
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Javier Mascherano Hopes Radamel Falcao Doesn't Find Form Against Argentina

Radamel Falcao failed to find his feet on loan at Manchester United last season, but Javier Mascherano insists that the 29-year-old will regain his form that he showed before bowing out with a serious knee injury sustained in early 2014.

Javier Mascherano Believes Neymar Was Kicked Out of Copa America
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Javier Mascherano Believes Neymar Was Kicked Out of Copa America

The decision on Neymar came on Friday following his red card during Brazil's 0-1 loss to Colombia. The sanction means Neymar will not feature in the remainder of the tournament and Argentina midfielder Mascherano says his Barcelona teammate has been once again let down by match officials.

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