ARTICLES RELATING TO LIONEL MESSI

Martino defends Messi

2014-04-19 15:17

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has defended Lionel Messi from criticism for his erratic play during three consecutive losses.

Messi targeting Madrid

2014-03-17 11:58

Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has set his sights on beating Real Madrid next weekend.

Ronaldo pips Messi in rich list

2014-03-10 16:03

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the world’s richest footballer after topping the annual list of players’ net worth.

Messi does not need SWC

2014-03-05 10:12

Lionel Messi does not need a SWC winners' medal to be considered among soccer's all-time greats, Diego Maradona has said.

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Messi vs Federer?

2014-02-05 09:15

Watch Lionel Messi take on Roger Federer in this hilarious ad!

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Ronaldo wins 2nd Ballon d'Or

2014-01-13 21:09
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Portugal and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the world's best footballer for the second time.

Messi may not start for Barca

2014-01-11 11:22

Barcelona have yet to decide if Lionel Messi will play from the start in the top of the table La Liga clash at Atletico Madrid.

Messi ready for 2014 challenge

2014-01-09 14:01

Lionel Messi said he is looking forward to another big year in 2014 after scoring twice in his comeback from injury.

Messi slams Barcelona boss

2013-12-20 12:22

Barcelona's Lionel Messi has lashed out at a club vice president who said the star didn't deserve an improvement on his contract.

Barca: Messi exit impossible

2013-12-12 20:21

Lionel Messi will be going nowhere as long as Sandro Rosell is in charge at Barcelona, the Catalans' president has said.

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Kobe photobombs Messi!

2013-12-04 09:59

Watch Kobe Bryant and Lionel Messi have a selfie shootout in this hilarious ad!

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Watch the world's best player Lionel Messi's best 10 goals of 2013.

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Barca hamstrung without Messi

2013-11-11 16:05

Barcelona have announced that Lionel Messi will be sidelined for 6-8 weeks due to a muscle tear in his left hamstring.

Ribery for Ballon d'Or?

2013-10-28 17:30

Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery a legitimate candidate for Ballon d'Or, if he can guide France to the 2014 SWC in Brazil.

Messi out for 2-3 weeks

2013-09-30 08:01

Barcelona's Lionel Messi will be sidelined for two to three weeks with an injury to his right leg, according to his club.

Messi faces tax evasion test

2013-09-26 09:07

Lionel Messi's squeaky-clean image off the pitch will come under scrutiny when he faces tax evasion charges.

Messi fires Argentina into SWC

2013-09-11 09:00

Lionel Messis scored a brace as Argentina qualified for the 2014 World Cup after thrashing Paraguay in Asuncion.

Ribery voted Europe's best

2013-08-29 19:15

Bayern Munich's French winger Franck Ribery has won the award for European player of the year for the 2012/13 season.

Messi: Sacrifice paid off

2013-08-06 14:40

Lionel Messi attributed his stunning achievements to hard work and sacrifice as his side prepare for the first game in Thailand.

Martino: Messi played a role

2013-07-23 21:44

Gerardo Martino believes a recommendation from Lionel Messi was behind his surprise appointment as Barcelona coach.

Messi joins WeChat user base

2013-07-03 15:30

Leading mobile social communication application WeChat has surpassed the 70 million registered user accounts milestone.

Messi to testify in fraud case

2013-06-20 14:41

A Spanish judge has named Barcelona star Lionel Messi as a suspect in a tax fraud probe and summoned him to appear in court.

Laporta backs Messi

2013-06-13 16:03

Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has defended Lionel Messi and his father against allegations of tax fraud.

Messis accused of tax fraud

2013-06-12 16:12

Lionel Messi and his father have been accused by Spanish tax authorities of defrauding the state of more than €4 million.

Messi called up by Argentina

2013-05-24 11:52

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella has called up Lionel Messi for the forthcoming SWC qualifiers against Colombia and Ecuador.

 

Messi will be world's best paid

2014-03-25 17:01

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has insisted that Lionel Messi will become the world's highest paid footballer.

Barca send City crashing

2014-03-12 23:58

Barcelona have cruised into the Champions League quarter-finals with an ultimately comfortable victory over Manchester City.

'Something is wrong' with Messi

2014-03-08 09:09

Something is not right with Lionel Messi, according to Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino, after the star appeared to vomit.

Messi finish sees off City

2014-02-18 23:53

Barcelona will take a comfortable advantage back to the Camp Nou in their Champions League Last 16 tie against Manchester City.

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Messi vs Federer

2014-02-05 09:13

Watch Lionel Messi take on Roger Federer in this hilarious ad!

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Ronaldo tipped for Ballon d'Or

2014-01-12 16:01

After years living in the shadow of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to lift the 2013 Ballon d'Or.

Ballon d'Or mess for duo

2014-01-09 16:30

Should Cristiano Ronaldo or Franck Ribery win the Ballon D'Or, neither will be able to fully cash in on the accolade.

Messi to return to action

2014-01-07 16:12

Lionel Messi is expected to make his return from a hamstring injury when Barcelona host Getafe in the Copa del Rey.

Messi loses out to Del Potro

2013-12-14 09:10

Lionel Messi may be the world best footballer, but in his native Argentina it's Juan Martin del Potro who is top dog.

Ballon d'Or shortlist named

2013-12-09 16:21

FIFA have named Lionel Messi, Franck Ribery and Cristiano Ronaldo on the shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or.

Messi lauds Ronaldo prowess

2013-11-21 13:00

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi praised archrival Cristiano Ronaldo's goal-scoring prowess in an interview published this week.

Limping Messi rues injury

2013-11-13 07:49

Lionel Messi thanked his fans for their support and says it is "a pity" that he can not join his Barcelona team-mates on the pitch.

Messi magic steers Barca home

2013-11-06 23:49

Barcelona have booked their place in the Champions League last 16 as a Lionel Messi brace secured a home win over AC Milan.

Messi goal rescues Barca

2013-10-22 23:08

A Lionel Messi strike saw Barcelona maintain their lead at the top of Group H after drawing at AC Milan in the Champions League.

Messi answers tax charges

2013-09-27 13:06

Barcelona star Lionel Messi appeared in court to answer charges of evading taxes in a case that stunned the sporting world.

Messi treble crushes Ajax

2013-09-18 23:13

Lionel Messi has netted yet another Champions League hat-trick for Barcelona in a crushing win against Ajax Amsterdam.

Messi, father cough up cash

2013-09-04 20:30

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and his father Jorge have paid Spanish authorities after being accused of filing false tax returns.

Messi happy with Neymar

2013-08-08 17:25

Lionel Messi says he has a good relationship with Neymar after the pair starred in Barcelona's demolition of Thailand the night before.

Messi leaves Neymar dreaming

2013-08-01 17:02

Barcelona's new recruit Neymar says he is living a boyhood dream after completing a high-profile move from Santos.

Lionel Messi: I'm not worried

2013-07-17 13:34

Lionel Messi is optimistic his advisers will be able to sort out his tax problems after he and his father were accused of tax fraud.

Lawyers to clear Messi's name

2013-06-21 17:15

Lionel Messi's lawyers firmly believe he is innocent of avoiding tax on income generated from the sale of his image rights.

Messi puts tax woe behind him

2013-06-16 17:56

Lionel Messi surpassed Diego Maradona's international goalscoring record for Argentina with a hat-trick against Guatemala.

Messi, dad deny accusations

2013-06-12 19:00

Lionel Messi denied that he and his father engaged in tax fraud worth more than €4 million, expressing shock at the accusations.

Messi cleared for Argentina

2013-06-07 18:47

Lionel Messi is expected to captain Argentina in their 2014 World Cup qualifier against Colombia after receiving the all-clear from Barcelona's medical staff.

Messi loyal to Barca

2013-05-20 16:00

Lionel Messi has said that could not play for any team other than Barcelona, where he has been since the age of 13.

 
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