Marcelo Bielsa is obsessed with details, so after paying $2.5m for Newell's Old Boys' new hotel, it was no surprise he had a say in every one.
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South America's under-20 championships kick off this week. Success there can lead to Qatar 2022 for nations and to global stardom for their stars.
Maximiliano Levy was elected as president of third-tier Almirante Brown but has been barred from entering football stadiums.
Argentina's World Cup winning captain Diego Maradona was released from hospital on Sunday after successfully undergoing a routine operation.
New Mexico boss Gerardo Martino has succeeded both in Argentina and abroad but the rise and essence of "Tata" is rooted in his hometown of Rosario.
Lionel Messi left his hometown of Rosario and local club Newell's Old Boys at 13 for Spain. Both hold out hope that he will return for good someday.
Jorge Sampaoli has a new job after the unmitigated disaster of Russia 2018. But his high press game carries high risks and Santos may suffer.
In a weekend headlined by Liverpool's emphatic win over Manchester United, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo continued to make new records.
Former Argentina and Chile manager Jorge Sampaoli is set to join Brazilian club Santos, the club has announced.
Pele also claimed Lionel Messi "only shoots with one leg, only has one skill and doesn't head the ball well."
Argentina are set to appoint Lionel Scaloni as coach on a permanent basis, ESPN sources say.
Diego Maradona's fine work with Dorados de Sinaloa in Mexico has been appreciated by the man who founded a place of worship for him in Argentina.
The next World Cup is four years away, but if it began today, how would the major nations line up? We asked our writers to look into the future.
"I lived through the past and there wasn't as much that before. Hopefully it can continue. [In the past cycle], I didn't feel it," Icardi said.
Lionel Scaloni has righted the ship since the shambles in Russia. But how long will it be his Argentina team? Big decisions now must be taken.
Mexico's 2018 comes to a sputtering end following another loss to Argentina on Tuesday but El Tri's midfield gave reason to hope in 2019 and beyond.
An early goal from Mauro Icardi and a late strike from Paulo Dybala gave Argentina their second win in a row with a 2-0 victory over Mexico.
Argentina's interim coach Lionel Scaloni says if he has one regret in his six games in charge it is that he didn't get to coach Lionel Messi.
Originally Lionel Scaloni was thought of as nothing more than a cheap stop-gap. The former West Ham man, however, has Argentina humming again.
"Obviously we want him to continue, but is not our decision," Argentina midfielder Paulo Dybala said of interim boss Lionel Scaloni staying on.
It was a disappointing display against Argentina's fluid attack, but the rare road test gives Mexico plenty to build on.
A first-half header from Ramiro Funes Mori and a second-half own goal from Isaac Brizuela gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Mexico on Friday.
Lionel Messi's ability to regularly conjure up moments of brilliance can make fans numb. Here's how to remain awake to his majesty.
"I [believe] that [Messi] will return to the national team, but it isn't a topic we have touched on and that we are thinking about," Scaloni said.