After 594 club games over 18 years, Pablo Zabaleta has announced his retirement from football.
The Springboks have pulled out of the Rugby Championship, meaning Australia, New Zealand and Argentina will play a Tri-Nations tournament.
Barcelona and Argentina's all-time leading goalscorer Lionel Messi prioritises team success over personal exploits.
The participation of the world champions in the Rugby Championship is still up in the air.
After a hard-fought win over Bolivia, Lautaro Martinez praised Argentina's heart and attitude.
BOLIVIA 1 ARGENTINA 2 Lautaro Martinez memuji karakter yang ditampilkan Argentina dalam kemenangan 2-1 ke atas Bolivia, awal pagi tadi.
Despite playing at 3,650 metres above sea level, Argentina had enough in the tank to come from behind and beat Bolivia 2-1.
Lionel Scaloni is preparing Argentina for the grim reality of facing Bolivia almost 12,000ft above sea level – he compared it to "drowning".
Lionel Scaloni was not too worried about Argentina's disjointed performance against Ecuador, as a 1-0 win gave them a World Cup platform.
Lionel Messi reflected on Argentina's victory over Ecuador in Buenos Aires on Thursday.