Unconvincing Messi steers Argentina to final

An unconvincing Leo Messi steered Argentina to victory over Holland last night and now face Germany in the final on Sunday. Messi has the chance to come good and prove he is the real deal for both club and country against a well-oiled machine at the weekend – More on this story

Carles Puyol excited about 2014 World Cup

Barcelona captain Carles Puyol is said to be very excited about the prospect of playing in the 2014 World Cup next year in Brazil. Puyol underwent surgery yesterday to remove a Baker’s cyst in his right knee and Doctor Ricard Pruna explains how long the player is likely to be out as well as his condition. More about Carles Puyol