Mid-field pivot Sahal Abdul Samad wants to become 'Indian Messi'

Sahal made an immediate impact in his debut match against Curacao in the King's Cup in June and within four months, he has become the mid-field pivot of the Indian football team.

published on : 18th September 2019

Messi Jr's football skills storms the Internet

Messi, meanwhile, is in doubt for Tuesday's Champions League clash against Borussia Dortmund as he has yet to recover from the calf injury he picked up in August, coach Ernesto Valverde said.

published on : 15th September 2019

Barcelona could have done more to bring Neymar back: Lionel Messi

Neymar cost PSG a world record 222 million euro in August 2018 when he joined the French club from Barcelona.

published on : 12th September 2019

Lionel Messi 'can leave' at end of season but Barcelona calm, says club president

Messi, Barca's record goalscorer, is currently out injured with a calf injury, with the team struggling in his absence, managing to collect just four points from their opening three La Liga matches.

published on : 7th September 2019

Virgil van Dijk, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi shortlisted for FIFA award

The Dutch international denied Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the European title last week and the same trio are in the running for the FIFA accolade to be announced in Milan on September 23.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Would love to have dinner with Messi, says Cristiano Ronaldo

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk was named 2019 UEFA Men's Player of the Year, beating Messi and Ronaldo at the same stage.

published on : 30th August 2019

Barcelona handed tough Champions League draw as Liverpool face Napoli again

Barcelona, Dortmund and Inter, with nine European Cups between them, were drawn together in Group F along with the Czech champions Slavia Prague.

published on : 30th August 2019

I tried to copy Lionel Messi and LeBron James, says Antoine Griezmann after Barca double

Griezmann imitated the basketball superstar by tossing confetti into the air to celebrate his second at Camp Nou, a curling effort into the corner that he said was inspired by watching Messi.

published on : 26th August 2019

Barcelona coach Valverde wants more from Antoine Griezmann as Lionel Messi doubtful to face Real Betis

Messi has returned to training this week after the Argentinian sustained a calf injury on August 5 and missed the whole of Barca's pre-season. 

published on : 25th August 2019

Troubled Barcelona look to Lionel Messi for inspiration

Suarez and Dembele both picked up strains against Bilbao while Griezmann delivered the sort of hesitant display to suggest he may also need time to adapt.

published on : 23rd August 2019

Lionel Messi has 'made me better player', says Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have won the coveted Ballon d'Or five times each, a factor that helps each player flourish.

published on : 22nd August 2019

Lionel Messi back in training, in contention to face Real Betis

Messi trained alone in the morning before joining his team-mates in the afternoon, increasing hopes that Barca's captain could play a role against Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday. 

published on : 22nd August 2019

Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic nominated for FIFA goal of the year

Messi, who has yet to win the award, earned a seventh nomination with a delicate chip for Barcelona against Betis in Seville.

published on : 20th August 2019

Luis Suarez injured, joins Lionel Messi on Barca treatment table

Suarez hobbled off in the 37th minute against Bilbao, leaving Barca without their two premium strikers for the start of the defence of their La Liga title. 

published on : 17th August 2019

Lionel Messi unlikely to play La Liga opener

Messi is currently suffering from a calf strain and due to this he even missed Barcelona's trip to the United States.

published on : 11th August 2019
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