Messi maturing with age as he picks up fourth Golden Shoe
Lionel Messi insisted he was getting better with age after receiving the European Golden Shoe award for the fourth...
Messi keen to avoid Spain in World Cup
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi says the worst possible draw for his Argentina side at next year’s World Cup would...
Magical Messi hits four as Barcelona thrash Eibar
Lionel Messi struck four goals as Barcelona romped past Eibar 6-1 on Tuesday to extend their lead at the...
Messi maturing with age as he picks up fourth Golden Shoe
Lionel Messi insisted he was getting better with age after receiving the European Golden Shoe award for the fourth time on Friday. The 30-year-old Argentine won the prize for being the top scorer in Europe´s leading leagues last season after netting 37 times for Barcelona. Barcelona´s Argentinian forward Lionel... Read more
Messi keen to avoid Spain in World Cup
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi says the worst possible draw for his Argentina side at next year’s World Cup would be Spain in the first round. “The worst that could happen to us would be to draw Spain at the group stages,” Messi told TyC Sports Wednesday from Moscow where... Read more
Magical Messi hits four as Barcelona thrash Eibar
Lionel Messi struck four goals as Barcelona romped past Eibar 6-1 on Tuesday to extend their lead at the top of La Liga and maintain their 100 percent record. The Argentine was at his brilliant best as he lethally picked off the demoralised Basques, opening the scoring from the... Read more
Messi, Ronaldo lead sports stars in condemning Barcelona attack
Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after Thursday’s terror attack in Barcelona left 13 people dead. Barcelona’s most famous street Las Ramblas was packed with tourists when a van drove into the crowds, leaving... Read more
Messi hits Barca 500 with last gasp El Clasico winner
Lionel Messi struck his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to blow the La Liga title race wide open with a thrilling 3-2 win at Real Madrid on Sunday. Messi had broken a three-year goalless drought against Madrid to cancel out Casemiro’s opener for Madrid... Read more
Messi double, Suarez stunner take Barca top
Lionel Messi scored twice on his return from suspension as Barcelona piled the pressure on Real Madrid on Wednesday by moving top of La Liga with a 3-0 win over Sevilla. Messi was banned for his last two outings for club and country but looked rested rather than rusty... Read more
Barca close in as Real fixture is called off
Lionel Messi struck another trademark free-kick as Barcelona moved to within one point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. Madrid have two games in hand, the first of which was supposed to take place on Sunday at Celta Vigo. However,... Read more
Suarez, Messi keep Barca on Madrid’s tail
Luis Suarez scored twice and Lionel Messi continued his sensational form as Barcelona moved to within two points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid on Saturday with a 5-0 rout of Las Palmas. Madrid remain very much in pole position, though, with two games in hand, the first of... Read more
Cristiano Ronaldo wins Fifa best player award beating Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo has been named FIFA’s Best Men’s Player for 2016. Cristiano Ronaldo takes the award beating Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to claim the prize in Zurich. Real Madrid and Portugal forward Ronaldo, 31, beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann to the prize. Ronaldo also... Read more
Messi screamer salvages draw for Barcelona at Villarreal
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi rescued a 1-1 draw at Villarreal with a sensational late free-kick on Sunday but could not prevent the champions finishing the weekend third in La Liga, five points behind leaders Real Madrid. Messi bent a stunning free-kick into the top corner in the 90th minute after... Read more
Afghan bag shirt boy meets idol Messi
An Afghan boy who became an internet sensation after pictures of him wearing an improvised Lionel Messi football shirt went viral finally got to meet his superstar idol on Tuesday. Murtaza Ahmadi met the Barcelona forward in Doha, where the Spanish league champions are due to play a friendly... Read more
Ronaldo caps dream year with fourth Ballon d’Or
Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth Ballon d’Or on Monday to get one over his nemesis Lionel Messi in their long-running duel for the title of best footballer on the planet. It was the perfect ending to another fantastic year for the Real Madrid star, who won the Champions League... Read more
Messi penalty snatches thrilling Barca win
Lionel Messi shrugged off his recent woes from the penalty spot with a decisive 94th-minute spot-kick to move Barcelona top of La Liga with a pulsating 3-2 win at Valencia on Saturday. However, the dramatic victory came at a cost for Barca as a tearful Andres Iniesta suffered ligament... Read more
Messi scores on return as Atletico, Real stay on top
Lionel Messi took just three minutes to score on his return from injury as Barcelona thrashed Deportivo la Coruna 4-0 on Saturday, but Barca remain two points adrift of free-scoring Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. Yannick Carrasco’s hat-trick and Nicolas Gaitan’s first two goals for Atletico inspired a storming... Read more