In an interview with Star+, Lionel Messi said, a year after lifting the World Cup trophy in Qatar, that one of his top triumphs is having turned criticism into praise from Argentina fans.
FIFA opened disciplinary cases against Argentina and Brazil on Friday after fan violence at the Maracanã delayed the start of the World Cup qualifier.
Rodrygo said he received racist insults on social media after Brazil's 1-0 World Cup qualifying defeat to Argentina in Rio de Janeiro.
The Venezuelan Football Federation (FVF) on Wednesday condemned the treatment of one of its national team's players by Peruvian police following a World Cup qualifier.
After crowd troubles delayed kick-off, Brazil's first-ever home defeat in World Cup qualification came against archrivals Argentina. It was, in short, a dreadful night for the Selecao.
Lionel Messi was unable to finish Argentina's historic victory over Brazil on Tuesday night, suffering a groin injury in what was his final game of the year.
Nicolas Otamendi scored with a towering header to give Argentina a 1-0 away win over Brazil in a bad-tempered World Cup qualifier that was delayed by half an hour on Tuesday after police clashed with fans at Maracana Stadium.
Lionel Messi said clashes between fans and police at the Brazil, Argentina match on Tuesday could have ended in "disaster."
The fierce rivalry between Brazil and Argentina will hit fever pitch when Lionel Messi's world champions face the struggling hosts in a mouth-watering South American World Cup qualifying clash in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday.
Argentina will make changes to their starting XI against Brazil on Tuesday but they will not be "performance-based," coach Lionel Scaloni said.
After both sides came out with defeats in their last matches, Brazil host world champions Argentina in Rio de Janeiro where they look to extend their unbeaten home record in World Cup qualifying.
Real Madrid's injury problems continued to mount as Vinícius Júnior was forced off with a hamstring injury during Brazil's 2-1 World Cup qualifying defeat to Colombia on Thursday.
Chile head coach Eduardo Berizzo resigned on Thursday after a goalless draw with Paraguay in a World Cup qualifier in Santigao.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi hit out at Uruguay's young players who "still have to learn respect from elders" after unruly behaviour in Thursday's World Cup qualifier, which Uruguay won, 2-0.