Success with Chile and Sevilla was not repeated with Argentina at Russia 2018 but Santos have given Jorge Sampaoli a way back into coaching.
A return to the Argentina set-up could be on the horizon for Lionel Messi, who had a meeting with Claudio Tapia and Lionel Scaloni.
Brazil great Pele has offered a withering dismissal of Barcelona star Lionel Messi's claims to being the best footballer of all time.
After Argentina and Barbarians scored five tries apiece at Twickenham, Elton Jantjies' late drop-goal settled a thrilling contest.
Having impressed since replacing Jorge Sampaoli on an interim basis, Lionel Scaloni looks set to be appointed Argentina coach full-time.
A much-changed Argentina outfit will look to bring down the curtain on a strong 12 months in style against Barbarians in London on Saturday.
There's a South African flavour to the Barbarians XV to face Argentina, with ex-New Zealand prop Wyatt Crockett named as captain.
Scotland's work ethic and persistence pleased Gregor Townsend as they ended 2018 with victory over Argentina at Murrayfield.
Greig Laidlaw kicked three penalties before Sean Maitland's try as Scotland beat Argentina 14-9 at Murrayfield.
Australia will be determined to end their tour with a morale-boosting win over England after a barren run against their rivals.