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Lionel Messi to remain out of action for 3 weeks

Lionel Messi to remain out of action for 3 weeks. Messi will remain away from the field for a span of three weeks owing to a fractured arm. The FC Barcelona captain had to be substituted in the 26th minute of the match against Sevilla at Camp Nou after he fell in midfield and fractured

Lionel Messi suffered more than ever to reach World Cup last 16

Lionel Messi suffered more than ever to reach World Cup last 16

Lionel Messi admitted to having survived the most nerve-wracking 90 minutes of his career as Marcus Rojo’s stunning finish four minutes kept his and Argentina’s World Cup hopes alive with a 2-1 win over Nigeria to reach the last 16. Messi’s first goal of the tournament got the two-time winners off to a perfect start

Messi shines again as Barcelona stroll into Cup quarters

Barcelona, Jan 12, FC Barcelona brushed past Celta Vigo 5-0 in the second leg and 6-1 on aggregate to book their place in the last 16 of the King’s Cup knockout football tournament. With new signing Philippe Coutinho watching on from the stands, Lionel Messi led the destruction of the Galician side, reports Xinhua news

Argentina will be stronger at World Cup: Messi

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 14 (IANS) Argentina will be a better team at the 2018 World Cup than the one that struggled during the South American qualifying tournament, according to Albiceleste captain Lionel Messi.The two-time World Cup champions avoided missing football’s biggest event for the first time since 1970 when a Messi hat-trick ensured a

Ronaldo better than Messi: Fernando Alonso

Sao Paulo (Brazil), Nov 12 : Ronaldo better than Messi: Fernando Alonso. Two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso said Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is a better footballer than Argentine international Lionel Messi.“I was born to be a Real Madrid fan,” the 36-year-old was quoted as saying by Spanish website Marca.”For me, Cristiano is better

Kohli’s brand value pips Messi on Forbes list

New Delhi, Oct 27, India skipper Virat Kohli has pipped Argentina and Barcelona star footballer Lionel Messi in the Forbes list of most valuable brands among sportspersons. Led by Swiss tennis great Roger Federer, the top five in the list comprise American basketball star LeBron James, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, star Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo

Messi to become father for third time

Buenos Aires, Oct 16 (IANS) Argentinean football star Lionel Messi is set to be a father for the third time, his wife Antonela Roccuzzo confirmed. Roccuzzo posted a family photo on Instagram of Messi and their two sons, Thiago and Mateo, on Sunday touching her belly with the legend “Family of 5,” reports Xinhua news

Messi makes amends for missed penalty in Barca win

Messi makes amends for missed penalty in Barca win

Messi makes amends for missed penalty in Barca win. Lionel Messi scored twice and saw a penalty saved as Barcelona maintained their perfect start to the season in La Liga with a 2-0 win at Alaves.Without new signing Ousmane Dembele, who completed the second most expensive transfer ever by moving for 105 million euros (125

Ronaldo beats Messi UEFA Best player award

Ronaldo beats Messi, Buffon to claim ‘Best Player in Europe’ award

Ronaldo beats Messi UEFA Best player award. Cristiano Ronaldo, on Thursday, won the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award for the third time in four years. He beat Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to the award.  Ronaldo, 32, scooped the award after helping his side to the Champions League glory in 2016-17, scoring 12 goals

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Real secure easy win over Barca in Spanish Super Cup first leg

Barcelona Real Madrid Spanish Super Cup, first leg sports news. Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brilliant goal before being sent off for a dive in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Barcelona in Supercopa de Espana first-leg match at Camp Nou on Sunday. Ronaldo, who came off the bench, scored the third goal of the visitors but earned a second yellow

Messi marries childhood sweetheart Argentinian hometown

Messi marries childhood sweetheart in Argentinian hometown

Argentina’s star footballer Lionel Messi has finally tied the knot with long-time partner Antonella Roccuzzo, in what has been dubbed as ” the wedding of the century”.According to the Mirror, Messi, 30, married his childhood sweetheart at Argentina’s most lavish venue City Center Rosario complex.  Over 250 guests, including football greats like Xavi Hernandez, Carles Puyol, Cesc Fabregas and Sergio Aguero graced the red carpet,

Lionel Messi Antonella Roccuzzo getting married sports news

This is where Lionel Messi, Antonella Roccuzzo are getting married

Lionel Messi Antonella Roccuzzo getting married sports news. Wedding bells are ringing for Lionel Messi, as the football star is all set to tie the knot with his long-term girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo. According to the Mirror, the couple will have their wedding ceremony at Argentina’s most lavish venue City Center Rosario complex.The five-time Ballon d’Or winner will return to his native place

Lionel Messis 21-month prison sentence likely swapped fine

Messi’s 21-month prison sentence likely to be swapped for fine

Barcelona star Lionel Messi could avoid his 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud for a fine.  On Friday, the Barcelona state prosecutor said it was not opposed to substituting the prison sentence for a fine handed down to Messi, as long as the fine was the maximum allowed under law.The maximum fine would be 255,000 euros, on

Messi says he will again play for Argentina’s national team

Buenos Aires: For the love of his country, Lionel Messi has reconsidered his decision to quit international soccer and will continue playing for Argentina’s national team.Messi said yesterday that he is returning despite “a lot of problems” involving the country’s federation, which is mired in financial chaos and under FIFA intervention. “There are a lot

Lionel Messi, father sentenced for tax fraud by Spanish court

Barcelona: A Spanish court on Wednesday sentenced FC Barcelona’s Argentine football star Lionel Messi and his father to a prison term for tax fraud committed between 2007 and 2009. The Barcelona Provincial Court ruled that Messi and his father, Jorge Messi, had committed three counts of tax fraud that were punishable with 21 months (one

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Several players may follow Messi into retirement, says Aguero

East Rutherford (New Jersey): Argentina star Lionel Messi may not be the only player to decide on international retirement after their Copa America heartbreak, according to compatriot and ace striker Sergio Aguero. Argentina drew 0-0 with Chile in the final on Sunday before a missed penalty from Messi contributed to a 2-4 defeat in the