World Cup Appearances:
All Time Record:
65 games played, 33 wins, 13 draws, 19 losses
Best World Cup Finish: Champions, 1978 and 1986
Top Scorer: Gabriel Batistuta (10 goals)
- Maradona urged to stay on the job
- One of Diego Maradona's assistants wants him to stay, and a top Argentine football official said the job is his despite the team's devastating 4-0 loss against Germany in the World Cup quarter-finals.
- World Cup post-game: Germany 4, Argentina 0
- Using equal parts attacking and defending, Germany posted a convincing 4-0 victory over Argentina to move on to the semifinals of the FIFA World Cup.
- Argentina powerless against German tactics
- Argentina's coach, Diego Maradona, did not appear to have any idea how to change his formation to counter Germany's tactical setup.
- Germany humiliates Argentina in World Cup quarters
- Thomas Mueller scored in the third minute to send Germany off to a complete 4-0 domination of Argentina in their FIFA World Cup quarter-final match.
- Maradona to consider future as Argentina coach
- Diego Maradona's future as Argentina coach is unclear after the team's devastating 4-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup quarter-finals.
- Molinaro: Maradona's buffoonish image unwarranted
- It's unfashionable to give Diego Maradona any kind of credit because he is, as we've been told ad nauseam by the English press for the past 24 years, a dirty, no-good cheat.
- Messi back in training ahead of quarter-final
- Lionel Messi has returned to practice with Argentina ahead of the team's quarter-final match against Germany after overcoming a mild cold.
- Maradona says 'horrible' refs helped Spain, Germany
- Argentina coach Diego Maradona lashed out at World Cup referees on Friday, saying that Germany and Spain have benefited from "horrible" officiating to reach the quarter-finals.
- Striker Tevez confident in Argentina's chances
- Heart and soul forward Carlos Tevez is confident in Argentina's chances to win the World Cup.
- South America revels in strong World Cup showing
- Across South America, soccer fans are feeling the joy of victory, spiked with a twist of revenge.
Maradona's march continues