My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Bodyguard of Barcelona's Messi sparks Argentina controversy

There's controversy over one of the bodyguards minding Barcelona star Lionel Messi while he is on international duty.

The presence of Ariel Pugliese, nicknamed 'the worm', at Argentina training this week has brought stinging criticism for the Argentina FA, says Ole.

Pugliese is a bodyguard for Messi and reportedly is a leader of one of the most violent fans group in the Argentine stands: Los Perales de Nueva Chicago.

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?