Now that Jorge Sampaoli's time as coach of Argentina has come to an end, more details are starting to emerge about the chaos in the camp during the World Cup.
It is clear there was a complete breakdown of trust. Following Argentina's second match, a dismal 3-0 defeat to Croatia, the players, led by Javier Mascherano and Lionel Messi, reportedly forced a meeting where they made their grievances known; they had no faith in the coach, in his idea of play and even in his excessively nervous behaviour.
Carlos Tevez has urged Lionel Messi not to retire from international football in the wake of Argentina's disastrous World Cup campaign.
Messi struggled under the weight of expectation in Russia as Argentina crashed out in the round of 16, leading to rumours he could retire from international football for a second time. But Tevez wants him to stay on and believes more could be done to get the best out of his country's star man.
"I think Leo has to think about himself," Tevez told ESPN. "He has to...