Tag: Lionel Messi

FIFA 2022: Young players aiming to make an impact in their World Cup debut

Each day that passes brings us closer to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, and excitement levels are sky-high. In addition to legends like Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar, there are several young guns to keep an eye on

  • Tuesday, 08 November 2022
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Watch: Lionel Messi’s wonder goal against Troyes sends Twitter into frenzy

Messi has finally found his mojo back in the ongoing 2022-23 season after a poor run of form in his debut season in France.

  • Sunday, 30 October 2022
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Highest Earning Celebrities On Instagram: Ronaldo, Virat Kohli, Beyonce, Blackpink’s Jisoo In Top-10

Any idea how much the top celebrities and sportspersons make from sponsored posts on Instagram? Your jaw will drop! A report recently rolled out by NetCredit, based on analysis of millions of posts, placed Cristiano Ronaldo at the top of the Instagram Rich List. Ronaldo is followed by Lionel Messi and Virat Kohli who also made a lot of money from the social media site. Check out the list of highest-paid celebrities on Instagram for the year 2021.

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
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Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo Are No Longer The Best Players In World: Frank Leboeuf

Leboeuf has urged fans to shift their focus away from Messi and Ronaldo as the era of the duo has changed.

  • Thursday, 17 March 2022
Ronaldo, Messi To Play From The Same Team!
Ronaldo, Messi To Play From The Same Team!

Lionel Messi has returned to Argentina's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Ecuador, the Argentine Football Association said on Sunday.

  • Monday, 07 March 2022
Football Legend Lionel Messi Breaks Down In Tears As He Bids Farewell To FC Barcelona
Football Legend Lionel Messi Breaks Down In Tears As He Bids Farewell To FC Barcelona

Messi enjoyed tremendous success at Camp Nou, winning 10 La Liga titles, four Champions League crowns and the Ballon d'Or six times.

  • Sunday, 08 August 2021
End Of An Era: Barcelona Says Messi Won't Stay With The Club

Barcelona said in a statement that a deal for a new contract had been reached but financial obstacles made it impossible for the player to remain with the club.

  • Friday, 06 August 2021
Copa America
Argentina Beat Brazil 1-0; Messi Bags His First Major Title

The last time Argentina had won a major international trophy -- the Copa America itself -- was way back in 1993 when Messi was just six and Di Maria was only five.

  • Sunday, 11 July 2021
Messi named FC Barcelona captain for new season

Barcelona: Spanish football giants FC Barcelona on Friday named Argentine superstar Lionel Messi as their captain, replacing Andres Iniesta, for the new season. Iniesta, who had led the Catalan giants since 2015, moved to Japanese side Vissel Kobe earlier this summer. Messi, 31, has previously led Barca in Iniesta’s absence but will now begin the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Ronaldo-Messi dominance in Best FIFA Players faces huge challenge

Paris: The decade-long dominance of Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Lionel Messi is set to face tough challenges from other contenders like French sensational teenager Kylian Mbappe and Croatia’s key figure Luka Modric as 10 nominees for the Best FIFA Men’s Player were unveiled on Tuesday. Ronaldo and Messi combined to win all the Best […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Missing Messi fan's body found in Kerala river

Kottayam (Kerala): Two days after he went missing after Croatia whipped Argentina, the body of a 30-year-old Lionel Messi fan was found floating in Meenachil river near Kottayam town in Kerala. According to police, a group of people who had come to take a bath in the river on Sunday found the body of Dinu […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Playing for Spain was never something I considered: Messi

Buenos Aires: Argentina skipper Lionel Messi said not for a minute did he ever think of playing for the Spanish national football team, despite having been tempted at times, and added that to be champion of the 2018 Russia World Cup playing for his native country would be a unique experience. “The other day I […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Messi deserves to win World Cup, says Crespo

St Petersburg (Russia): Star forward Lionel Messi deserves to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup, former Argentina striker Hernan Crespo said. “We all want Messi to win the World Cup. He deserves it. But, to be realistic, Argentina team level is lower than Germany or Spain. Those two teams will be favourites of the tournament […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
This World Cup is last chance at glory: Messi

Barcelona: Argentina star forward Lionel Messi believes this is his generation’s last chance to win a World Cup after failing in the final against Germany four years ago. Messi, Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain, Angel Di Maria, Nicolas Otamendi and Javier Mascherano will all be 30 or over when the World Cup in Russia kicks off. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Messi credits coach for Barcelona's success

Barcelona: New manager Ernesto Valverde deserves credit for FC Barcelona’s improved performance, Lionel Messi has said. Under Valverde, who joined the club last summer, Barça have built a 11-point lead at the top of La Liga, reached the Champions League round of 16 and qualified for the semifinals of the Copa del Rey, Efe news […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021