Argentina

Was Lionel Messi A Worthy Winner of the Golden Ball Award?‏

Qadeer Ahmed | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Sport
Qadeer Ahmed

Lionel Messi didn't deserve to win the World Cup Golden Ball... it was an incorrect decision, with Maradona going as far as to claim it was all part of a marketing ploy... Did he prove he was the greatest player of all time, no not really. However did he prove that he was the best, most decisive, most influential player at the 2014 World Cup.

Watch The Amazing Moment A Whale Lifted Kayakers Out Of The Water

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Comedy

A father and daughter just had a close encounter of the marine kind off the coast of Argentina. The pair were kayaking close to two whales when one...

The World's Saddest Animal Has Something To Smile About

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK

A petition to free an elderly polar bear, dubbed the world's saddest animal from the sweltering heat of his current zoo has passed 400,000 signatures....

Why Lionel Messi Deserved to Win the World Cup's Golden Ball

Chris Deeley | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

Messi is judged more harshly than any other player on the planet. If he doesn't single-handedly win the game for his side, or produce a wonder-goal, he's said to have disappointed... But a poor game for Messi is still better than most people on earth could ever hope for.

Surprise - You're Going to the World Cup Final!

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

Thanks to Adidas Football I became part of something very special - I was given 8 World Cup tickets to give away to total strangers... Our Argentina fans turned to the camera and said "Thank you, it was a dream - not quite the perfect dream but a dream all the same. I will never forget this."

Player Focus: Lionel Messi - World Cup 2014 Player of the Tournament

Alistair Tweedale | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Sport
Alistair Tweedale

It speaks volumes about Lionel Messi's talents that the World Cup he has just enjoyed could still be considered such a catastrophic failure in so many quarters... Fans cried out that there were plenty of others more deserving of the gong... but Messi has to contend with the expectations his performances over the years have built up.

Jessica Elgot

Why World Cup Heartache Could Mean Victory For South America's Social Justice Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK

As Uruguay, Brazil, and finally Argentina crashed out of the World Cup, violence flared on the streets of the South American nations. But this is far ...

World Cup Destroys Social Media Record

Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Sport

A fourth World Cup title wasn't enough for Germany, as they helped to set a host of social media records during their 1-0 victory over Argentina i...

The Challenge of Manuel Neuer

Ball Street | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Sport
Ball Street

An attempt to score against this 2014 edition of the German football machine is a treacherously difficult scenario... In this World Cup the goalkeeper of the tournament. Perhaps, even in this festival of attacking sensation, the player of the tournament.

Cheer Up Lionel

The Huffington Post | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Sport

Lionel Messi may have looked like his world had ended during the World Cup final against Germany be he didn't walk away empty-handed. Dubbed the 'w...

These Pictures Show Argentina Fans Aren't Taking World Cup Result Terribly Well

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

Civil unrest has spread across the Brazilian border to Buenos Aires after Argentina's extra-time 1-0 loss to Germany. Riot police fired tear gas a...

Popes Become Rivals For World Cup Final - But Who Will Invoke Divine Help?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK

Sorry Albicelestes - Buenos Aires-born Pope Francis won't pray for you, Argentina. Even it would mean scoring a victory over his German papal predeces...

Back of the Net!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

To make the most of your weekend, and say a sorrowful/welcome goodbye to the World Cup for another four years (delete where appropriate), we've a whole host of Matchday Munchies on Food Tube!

Match Focus: Five Talking Points From Argentina's Stalemate With the Netherlands

Alistair Tweedale | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Sport
Alistair Tweedale

Relative to pre-tournament expectations at least, these are dizzying heights for the Dutch. Even manager Louis van Gaal gave his side only a 20 per cent chance of making the quarter-finals and many tipped them to crash out of a tough group, but the Oranje have come through the tournament surpassing any realistic hopes they had harboured a month ago...

Player Focus: Caballero Can Usurp Hart as City's Number One

Ben McAleer | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

For £6m, the signing of Caballero is an astute piece of business for a player who has the potential to leapfrog Hart as the Citizens' number one. The team needs strength in reserve and a goalkeeper of his calibre will undoubtedly keep Hart on his toes.

Team Focus: Can Argentina Cope Without Ángel Di María?

Alistair Tweedale | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Sport
Alistair Tweedale

You can never truly write off a team that includes Lionel Messi, and the Argentines will still be confident ahead of Wednesday's night's semi-final against the Netherlands. Missing Ángel Di María, though, their job will be that much more difficult.

Who Is Winning The World Cup Battle Of The Brands?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Sport

While all eyes are on the teams as they square up in the World Cup 2014 semi-finals there is another, slightly less visible clash going on - the battl...

WATCH: Mexico Fans Troll Argentina Fans With A Simple But Effective Chant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Comedy

And the best part of it? It could only happen between fans from these two countries. Marvellous. SEE ALSO: Lionel Messi Ignores Little Kid's Han...

Messi Re-Discovers Spark But Argies Struggle Past Bosnia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Sport

Lionel Messi struck his first World Cup finals goal since 2006 to clinch victory for Argentina against an industrious Bosnia and Herzegovina. Messi...

Player Focus: The Best Players Not Selected for the World Cup

Alistair Tweedale | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Sport
Alistair Tweedale

With the announcement of every national squad ahead of this summer's World Cup, we have been ceremoniously presented on social media with the players considered most unfortunate to miss out.

'Argentine Josef Fritzl' Had Five Children With Locked Up Daughter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

A father dubbed "Argentina's Josef Fritzl" reportedly had five children with the daughter he locked away and repeatedly raped in his home, Argentine p...

Food Tube's Five Signs Spring Has Sprung

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

You know the score. The sun peeks out from behind the clouds and the people of Britain are gripped with spring fever, stripping off to shorts and t-shirts, flopping down on packed beaches and pouring into pub gardens. Here at Food Tube HQ we are getting in the spirit and celebrating the start of a new season with our five signs spring has sprung.

Move Over Pinot Grigio? Try Torrontes

Tom Cannavan | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

There's a grape in the same mould that I have always enjoyed. It comes from Argentina and is called Torrontes. Widespread popularity has possibly been held back by the variety's particularly pungent floral character. Some examples have such a powerful wafting perfume that it is enough to put many wine drinkers off.

Pope Francis Renews His Passport, Because He's Just Like You And Me

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

He might have scored the cover of Rolling Stone last month, but Pope Francis has reassured us all that his feet are very firmly on the ground – by e...

Manuel Espinosa: The Future Was Painted in 1968

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK
Lorenzo Belenguer

Just recovering from painful times, uncertain about the future and with a clear understanding that a new Socio-economical system need to be created to avoid making the same mistake? No, I am not talking about the current times, I am describing how the World felt after the Second World War and how the artists responded to it in the 50's and 60's