Maradona criticises Messi

2016-08-25 20:00

Argentina great Diego Maradona has criticised Lionel Messi, saying his retirement from international football, and subsequent change of heart, was "staged".

Messi makes retirement U-turn

2016-08-12 21:38

Lionel Messi will return to play for the Argentine national team for "love" of his country, despite earlier vowing to retire.

Barcelona too strong for Ranieri's Leicester

2016-08-04 07:32

Barcelona thumped English Premier League champions Leicester City 4-2 in a pre-season friendly in Sweden.

LOOK! Lionel Messi bleached his hair and the internet is losing it!

2016-07-27 18:00

We all know Lionel Messi, the gorgeous Argentinian pro footballer who plays for Barcelona.

Conte: Hazard can reach Messi and Ronaldo's levels

2016-07-18 22:05

Antonio Conte sees no reason why Eden Hazard can't consistently play at the same level as Lionel Messi and Cristano Ronaldo.

Barca defend Messi social media campaign

2016-07-11 21:02

Barcelona have defended their campaign on social media in support of Lionel Messi after his 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud.

Leave Messi alone - Maradona to Argentines

2016-06-30 09:15

Soccer great Diego Maradona is urging fellow Argentines to leave Lionel Messi alone over the current star's decision to retire.

Tough love: psychology of Argentina's Messi relationship

2016-06-29 10:50

Like neurotic parents, Argentines swung from criticism to unconditional love for their star footballer Lionel Messi this week.

Messi exit leaves Argentinian football in turmoil

2016-06-27 19:00

Lionel Messi sensationally quit international football leaving Argentinian football in turmoil.

More Argentine stars could follow Messi out

2016-06-27 17:25

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has warned more Argentina players could follow Lionel Messi into international retirement.


Messi, Turan lead Barca Super Cup romp

2016-08-18 09:37

Arda Turan and Lionel Messi blew away Sevilla as Barcelona lifted their 12th Spanish Super Cup with a 3-0 victory on Wednesday.

Argentina coach in Spain to convince Messi to return

2016-08-10 12:40

Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza has traveled to Spain with hopes of convincing Lionel Messi to stay on the national team.

New Argentina coach plans to woo Messi back

2016-08-02 15:20

Argentina's new coach Edgardo Bauza has set his mind to luring Lionel Messi back from international retirement.

WATCH: Guardiola gets transfer advice from a 7-year-old

Manchester City’s new manager Pep Guardiola gets asked by a seven-year-old fan whether he could call Lionel Messi and make him sign with the team.

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Barcelona confident Messi will stay

2016-07-12 10:02

Lionel Messi is not interested in leaving Barcelona in the wake of his sentencing for tax fraud, according to club spokesman Josep Vives.

Suspended jail sentence for Lionel Messi

2016-07-06 13:16

Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi has received a 21-month suspended jail sentence for tax fraud.

Messi's Argentina no 1986 heroes - Maradona

2016-06-29 17:40

Diego Maradona apparently boasted that his 1986 World Cup-winning Argentina team was better than the current squad.

Maradona, Argentina beg Messi not to quit

2016-06-28 07:58

Football legend Diego Maradona and Argentina's President Mauricio Macri urged Lionel Messi not to leave the national team.

Argentina fans despair at 'Leo Mexit'

2016-06-27 18:22

Argentines begged Lionel Messi not to abandon the national team before the 2018 World Cup.

Clues to weary Messi's retirement

2016-06-27 14:18

Lionel Messi's retirement from international football may have come as a shock to his many admirers but ...

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