SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi scored a hat trick and surpassed 100 career goals for Argentina with three in the first half of Tuesday's international friendly against Curacao. The World Cup winners beat the Caribbean side 7-0 in their second match since clinching the trophy in December. The 35-year-old Messi opened the scoring against Curacao in the 20th minute with a right-foot shot from the edge of the box to reach the 100-goal milestone. Nico Gonzalez added another three
Hervé Renard has quit as coach of Saudi Arabia's national team amid reports he is set to take over France's women's team. The Saudi national team on Tuesday said it had agreed to terminate Renard's contract, ending a four-year spell in charge that was highlighted by a win over eventual champion Argentina in the group stage of the World Cup in Qatar last year. The 54-year-old French coach did not announce his future plans but he thanked the Saudi people and said he was “very proud to have been ab
Kieffer Moore’s first-half header was enough for victory in Cardiff.