Argentina will be a dark horse at the SWC - Yorke, Booth

2018-05-27 13:04

Without any real pressure of winning the competition, Argentina have a great chance of World Cup glory, Dwight Yorke and Matthew Booth believe.

Inter striker Icardi left out of Argentina SWC squad

2018-05-21 19:50

Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, the joint-leading scorer in Italy this season, was a notable omission from Argentina's 23-man World Cup squad.

Isis threatens Ronaldo, Messi ahead of World Cup

2018-05-20 08:00

Fundamentalist group the Islamic State has issued an eerie new threat ahead of the World Cup in Russia.

Aguero says club link-up with Messi 'impossible'

2018-05-18 13:42

Sergio Aguero says he will probably never play alongside Lionel Messi at club level as he is staying at Manchester City and his compatriot will never leave Barcelona.

Barca-Sundowns game 'felt like a PlayStation match' - Twitter users react

2018-05-16 21:41

Twitter went into overdrive after Spanish giants Barcelona beat Mamelodi Sundowns 3-1 in their Mandela Centenary Cup clash.

Messi, Iniesta included in Barca squad to face 'Downs

2018-05-16 07:33

Superstars Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta were some of the names included as Spanish giants Barcelona named their squad to face Mamelodi Sundowns.

Sundowns to host Barcelona in historic clash

2018-05-05 07:37

European giants Barcelona will be coming to South Africa in May to play a friendly against PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns.

Messi hat-trick seals Barca's 25th title in style

2018-04-30 07:41

Barcelona completed a league and cup double after thrashing Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final and regained the Spanish crown from Real Madrid.

Lionel Messi scores trademark goal at EU court

2018-04-26 12:20

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, the record four-time world player of the year, has won a European Union court challenge over the trademark rights to his own logo.

Messi zooms past Ronaldo as top earner

2018-04-23 15:25

Lionel Messi has overtaken Cristiano Ronaldo as the highest earner in world football while Jose Mourinho tops the managers' chart.


Dads Ronaldo and Messi still seek World Cup glory

2018-05-23 08:48

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi go into their fourth World Cup as changed men each seeking to win the game's most coveted prize for the first time.

Barcelona vs Sundowns match set to have cost magnate Patrice Motsepe, R105 million, and tickets are selling out fast

2018-05-21 13:30

The match is part of this year's Nelson Mandela's centenary celebrations.

Messi played Sundowns friendly due to 'contractual issue'

2018-05-19 21:02

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has admitted Lionel Messi played in last week's friendly against Mamelodi Sundowns due to a "contractual issue".

VIDEO/PICS: Security nabs fan who jumped fence to touch Messi

2018-05-17 13:14

A spectator jumped a fence at FNB Stadium to get a once in a lifetime opportunity to touch Barcelona star Lionel Messi.

As it happened: Mamelodi Sundowns 1-3 Barcelona

2018-05-16 16:45

Follow all the action as it happened on the Mandela Centenary Cup clash between Mamelodi Sundowns and Barcelona.

Barca draw with Real to stay unbeaten

2018-05-07 08:55

Lionel Messi weaved his magic to keep 10-man Barcelona's unbeaten season alive as they held Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw at the Camp Nou.

Barcelona have been far superior in La Liga - Messi

2018-04-30 08:41

The Argentinian star scored a brilliant hat-trick as Barca survived a scare to beat Deportivo La Coruna, wrapping up the club's 25th league title.

Gooooal! Messi scores in EU court battle to trademark name

2018-04-26 18:03

Lionel Messi, the world's top earning footballer has won a legal battle to register his name as a trademark to sell sports goods.

Messi can trademark name for sports goods

2018-04-26 11:27

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi won an EU court battle to register his surname as a trademark to sell sports goods.

'Footquakes': Messi really does make the Earth tremble

2018-04-11 11:21

It's a scientific fact: when living football legends Neymar or Lionel Messi score a goal, the Earth moves and the ground shakes.

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