From dream to nightmare: Afghan 'Little Messi' forced to flee

2018-12-06 11:17

Murtaza Ahmadi had to leave southeastern Ghazni province in November with his family after the Taliban launched an offensive attack.

Messi inspires Barca to UCL win over PSV

2018-11-29 07:02

Barcelona overcame PSV Eindhoven to finish top of their Champions League group with one round remaining thanks to a Lionel Messi goal and assist.

Barca stunned at home by Real Betis

2018-11-12 11:00

Barcelona lost at home in La Liga for the first time in more than two years as Real Betis pulled off a stunning win.

Messi nears return against Inter

2018-11-05 10:24

Lionel Messi could make an earlier return than expected against Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday but Barcelona have hardly missed him.

'It hurts in the depths of my soul' - Messi absence a disaster for fans

2018-10-27 13:32

Barcelona will miss Lionel Messi on Sunday - his goals, his dribbles, his presence as much as anything.

Bartomeu: Barca can cope without Messi

2018-10-23 10:22

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is confident that the Blaugrana will maintain a high level of performance despite missing their talisman Lionel Messi.

Messi suffers arm injury ahead of clash with Real Madrid

2018-10-20 22:05

Barcelona face an anxious wait on Lionel Messi's fitness ahead of next weekend's Clasico after the striker injured his arm against Sevilla.

Messi would struggle in current Man United team, says Scholes

2018-10-17 10:30

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has argued that even Lionel Messi would struggle in the current Red Devils side.

Who is bluffing? Man City deny claims of Messi bid

2018-10-14 06:12

Manchester City have rubbished claims they made a failed bid to sign Barcelona legend Lionel Messi.

World Cup expectations a 'sufferance' for Argentina, Messi

2018-10-09 18:30

Former Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli said his team were saddled with excessive expectations at the World Cup, stifling the performances of his players.


Modric tipped for Ballon d'Or and end Ronaldo and Messi era

2018-12-03 10:54

The winner of the 2018 Ballon d'Or will be revealed at a glittering ceremony in Paris on Monday evening.

'I love Leo' - Maradona denies Messi criticism

2018-11-14 20:54

Diego Maradona says he "loves" Lionel Messi and described as "false" comments attributed to him attacking his Argentine compatriot and Barcelona legend.

Messi 'icing on the cake' for dangerous Barca

2018-11-05 16:38

Lionel Messi is the icing on Barcelona's cake, Inter Milan coach Luciano Spalletti said on the eve of the Champions League Group B game between the two teams.

Messi returns to training after arm injury

2018-10-31 20:57

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has returned to training following an arm injury, the club has announced.

Let's miss Messi while we're winning - Valverde

2018-10-23 19:39

Ernesto Valverde has challenged Barcelona to miss the injured Lionel Messi while they are winning without him.

Messi injury gives Barca chance to prove their worth

2018-10-23 07:20

Barcelona's lowest ebbs are invariably followed by questions about Lionel Messi but the issue of over-reliance may become clearer over the coming weeks.

Barcelona and Real scrap for revival as Clasico looms

2018-10-19 09:35

Real Madrid and Barcelona cannot avoid heading into next week's Clasico under pressure but each have two games to lift the mood at least.

Maradona slams Messi, claims he is not a leader for Argentina

2018-10-14 08:56

Lionel Messi "is not a leader," said Diego Maradona of the current Argentina talisman in an interview in Mexico.

Messi's life story to be new Cirque du Soleil show

2018-10-10 16:05

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi's stellar career will be the subject of a new Cirque du Soleil show next year.

Barcelona held at Valencia as Sevilla go top in Spain

2018-10-08 08:44

Sevilla are the surprise leaders in La Liga after Lionel Messi could only rescue a draw for Barcelona away to Valencia on Sunday.

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