Argentina and Brazil got off to a miserable start to their World Cup qualifying campaign with defeat on Thursday.
Marcos Rojo has dropped out of the Argentina squad at the request of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.
Lionel Messi has posted a photo of his attempts to recover from a knee injury as soon as possible.
Argentina have kept their spot at the top of the FIFA world rankings, while Wales are now eighth - their highest-ever position.
Bastian Schweinsteiger, Sergio Aguero and others picked up injuries on international duty.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi is facing up to two months on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury against Las Palmas.
Argentina lock Mariano Galarza is out of the Rugby World Cup after being handed a nine-week ban.
Argentina have dropped Gonzalo Higuain for their opening two World Cup qualifiers and called up Paulo Dybala for the first time.
Argentina needed late goals from Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero to salvage a 2-2 draw while Neymar scored twice for Brazil.
Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero both scored twice as Argentina thrashed Bolivia 7-0 in a friendly in Texas on Friday.
Lionel Messi has become the first two-time winner of UEFA's Best Player in Europe award after scooping the 2014-15 prize.
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Argentina forward Lionel Messi has revealed how pained he feels after his team's Copa America final defeat by Chile.
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Argentina winger Angel Di Maria admitted his side wasted their chances to win the Copa America final.
Alexis Sanchez's chipped penalty gave hosts Chile a 4-1 shoot-out victory over Argentina after a 0-0 draw in the Copa America final.
Jorge Sampaoli said his Chile side fully deserved to claim the Copa America crown after beating Argentina on penalties.