Lionel Messi

Advantage Real Madrid as Valencia stun Messi's Barcelona

Barcelona’s first defeat in 10 rounds means it will lose the league lead if Real Madrid takes a point or more at Valladolid on Sunday. Barcelona leads Madrid on goal difference.

published on : 26th January 2020

Messi and Ronaldo of course but who else made it to our football team of the decade?

As the decade comes to an end, we've picked an XI that would give any other team a run for their money.

published on : 31st December 2019

Lionel Messi sparkles in Barcelona Christmas stroll

Real Madrid, who drew 0-0 at Camp Nou in the midweek Clasico, can draw level top on 39 points but behind on goal difference if they win at home to Atletico Bilbao on Sunday.

published on : 22nd December 2019

The Messi scare: In Karim Benzema, Real Madrid trust ahead of El Clasico

Barcelona know their opponents now possess a player who may not be able to rival Messi but, like him, could win this match on his own.

published on : 16th December 2019

Lionel Messi special, Diego Maradona from another planet: Hernan Crespo

Messi is yet to win a World Cup for his nation after four failed attempts.

published on : 13th December 2019

Lionel Messi to miss Barcelona's Champions League trip to Inter Milan, Conte expects tough test

Barcelona are already through to the knockout rounds after six-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi scored in a convincing 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund last time out.

published on : 10th December 2019

Messi hat-trick breaks La Liga record as Barca put five past Mallorca

Messi now has 12 goals this season, the highest in the division and one ahead of Real Madrid's Karim Benzema.

published on : 8th December 2019

Hat-trick was a good way to celebrate Ballon d'Or: Ernesto Valverde hails Lionel Messi

Messi now has 35 hat-tricks in the tournament, while Ronaldo had 34. He registered the goals in the 17th, 41st and 83rd minute of the match.

published on : 8th December 2019

It's a shame Sadio Mane finished 4th in Ballon d'Or vote: Lionel Messi

The 32-year-old further admitted that he had voted for the Senegalese in The Best poll.

published on : 6th December 2019

‘Cristiano, Lionel, Zlatan, help me!’: Megan Rapinoe roasts GOATs for silence on sexism, racism

But, the US winger was clear about the respect she has for the legends as she went on to add that nobody can knock them off from history - no matter what.

published on : 5th December 2019

Socceroos to face Argentina at Copa America

The Socceroos, one of two guest teams invited to the South American football championship, will also face Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay and Chile in Group A. 

published on : 4th December 2019

Honoured to be in same company as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo: Virgil van Dijk

On Monday, Messi won his sixth Ballon d'Or and went ahead of Ronaldo, who has won the award five times.

published on : 4th December 2019

Diouf tells irate Senegalese fans to cool it after Lionel Messi beats Sadio Mane in Ballon d'Or voting

Mane, who won the Champions League, finished behind Argentine winner Lionel Messi of Barcelona, Dutch team-mate Virgil van Dijk and Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo.

published on : 4th December 2019

Virgil van Dijk deserved Ballon d'Or, says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

The Dutch captain came second to the Argentina forward despite playing a huge role as Liverpool won the Champions League last season, overcoming Messi's Barcelona in the semi-final.

published on : 4th December 2019

Magical to watch Lionel Messi on the field: Kuldeep Yadav

This was Messi's first Ballon d'Or since 2015 and comes after he scored 54 times for club and country in 2018-19, in which FC Barcelona won La Liga, reports BBC Sport.

published on : 3rd December 2019
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