Picture News June 8, 2019

San Juan, Argentina, June 8 – Argentina’s player Lionel Messi, center, fights for the ball with Nicaragua’s Luis Copete during a friendly soccer match in San Juan, Argentina. Photo courtesy of Nicolás Aguilera
Hong Kong, June 8 -Participants compete in a dragon boat race as part of celebrations marking the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival, held throughout Hong Kong. Dragon boat races are in remembrance of Chu Yuan, an ancient Chinese scholar-statesman, who drowned in 277 B.C. while denouncing government corruption. Photo courtesy of Kin Cheung