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Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is the second largest country in South America, constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires. It is the eighth-largest country in the world by land area and the largest among Spanish-speaking nations, though Mexico, Colombia and Spain are more populous.

Articles About Argentina

Australia Names 32-Man Squad for Rugby Championship Next Month

By IBTimes AU

Australia Rugby News - Wallaby coach Ewen McKenzie has named the 32 players that will play for the Wallabies in the 2014 Rugby Championship (TRC) set to start in August. (6:54 pm)

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Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their goal during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match agaonst Iran at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte
Thierry Henry: Cristiano Ronaldo No Match to Lionel Messi

By IBTimes AU

Legendary French footballer Thierry Henry fuelled the Messi-Ronaldo debate even further as he said that Lionel Messi was a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo. (Jul 21)

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Germany's Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring their second goal during extra time in their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game against Algeria at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre
German Muslim Footballer Özil Denies Donating Money to Gaza, Gives Money to Sick Children in Brazil

By IBTimes AU

Contrary to a rumour, Mesut Özil – a practising Muslim – is not going to donate money to Gaza. (Jul 18)

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Paul Bulcke, Chief Executive Officer of Swiss food maker Nestle, the world's largest consumer goods firm, reacts during an interview with Reuters in Paris, June 18, 2014.
Man Eats Milkybar With A 'Penis' During World Cup Finals

By IBTimes AU

A man was surprised to see a "penis" was moulded into his Milkybar but he ate and swallowed it anyway. (Jul 17)

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‘Saddest Bear on Earth’ Slowly Going Insane in Zoo

By IBTimes AU

After the death of his companion two years ago the last polar bear in Argentina is reportedly depressed and maybe slowly going insane. A petition by concerned campaigners requests that the bear be transferred to a Canadian Zoo, where the cold tempera... (Jul 16)

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Argentina fans wear masks of former Argentine soccer players Diego Maradona and Sebastian Veron (L) during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match against Nigeria at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre June 25, 2014.
Diego Maradona: Lionel Messi Does Not Deserve Golden Ball

By IBTimes AU

Just a day removed from bowing to Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Messi gains another staunch critic of his selection as the best player of the tournament or the recipient of the Golden Ball. This comes no less from fellow Argentine and football legend Diego Maradona. (Jul 15)

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The official mascot of the FIFA 2014 World Cup, Fuleco the Armadillo, is seen on a float of Leandro de Itaquera samba school during the first night of the Special Group of the annual Carnival parade in Sao Paulo's Sambadrome February 28, 2014. REUTER
2014 FIFA World Cup Awards

By IBTimes AU

The 2014 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup fever is over. (Jul 15)

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Rihanna Grants Smacks to Germany Players, Breaks Etiquette in Kissing World Cup Trophy [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Singer-actress Rihanna is at the center of controversy after she was photographed kissing and touching the World Cup trophy, a major no-no in FIFA guidelines. (Jul 15)

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Germany's Mario Goetze celebrates his goal against Argentina with teammates (L-R) Mats Hummels, Toni Kroos , Andre Schuerrle , Thomas Mueller and Benedikt Hoewedes during extra time in their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro J
British Punter Wins £83,000 for Correct Prediction of 5 Soccer Competitions, Including World Cup 2014

By IBTimes AU

While England's team in the recently concluded World Cup tournament in Brazil did not fare well, punters from the country are luckier. (Jul 15)

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Singer Shakira holds her son Milan during the 2014 World Cup closing ceremony at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
Shakira Brings Her Son Milan on Stage During the Finale Performance of 2014 FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremony [Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira brought her son Milan on stage during the finale performance of the 20-minute show at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremony in Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Jul 14)

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