Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona thrash PSV

2018-09-18 21:42

Lionel Messi pictures the Champions League ending with him hoisting the trophy and it began with him scoring a hat-trick against PSV Eindhoven.

Suarez: Messi determined to win Champions League

2018-09-05 12:21

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez admits it's been difficult to watch Real Madrid dominate the Champions League and says Lionel Messi is determined to win it again.

Palestinian FA boss gets ban over Messi comments

2018-08-24 17:07

FIFA hit the Palestinian Football Association chief with a year-long "match" ban after he called for protests against Lionel Messi.

Messi left out of Argentina squad for friendlies

2018-08-17 20:50

Barcelona star Lionel Messi was left out of the first post-World Cup Argentina squad announced ahead of four upcoming friendlies.

Champions League the dream for Barca, says Messi

2018-08-15 23:02

Barcelona star Lionel Messi said the club will "do everything possible" this season to prise the Champions League trophy away from arch rivals Real Madrid.

Facebook to broadcast La Liga games for free on subcontinent

2018-08-14 10:13

Lionel Messi and other La Liga stars will soon be beamed for free to viewers on the Indian subcontinent as part of a landmark deal with Facebook.

Messi assumes Barcelona captaincy

2018-08-10 18:20

Lionel Messi will captain Barcelona this season with Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique acting as the Argentine legend's lieutenants.

Strange days at the World Cup

2018-07-08 05:57

The 2018 World Cup has hadupsets galore as star teams and legends drop out and outsiders become front runners.

As it happened: France 4-3 Argentina

2018-06-30 18:24

All the action as it happened on the Round of 16 clash between France and Argentina at the Kazan Arena.

Messi, Ronaldo gear up for SWC knockout phase

2018-06-29 15:52

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi take centre stage as the Soccer World Cup shifts into high gear at the weekend.


Barca desperate to make amends in UCL

2018-09-17 12:41

With rivals Real Madrid claiming four of the last five Champions League crowns Barcelona are desperate to make amends in Europe.

Palestinian chief calls ban for Messi comments 'political'

2018-09-03 20:15

The head of the Palestinian football association pledged to appeal against FIFA's ban for comments made about Lionel Messi, calling it an "unjust".

Scaloni keeps Argentina guessing about Messi's future

2018-08-21 23:03

Argentina's interim coach Lionel Scaloni refused to be drawn on Lionel Messi's international future after leaving Messi out of his squad.

La Liga to play regular season game in US/Canada

2018-08-16 12:48

LaLiga has agreed a first-of-a-kind deal to host regular season games in the US and Canada to promote the game globally.

Messi to skip Argentina friendlies - reports

2018-08-15 07:47

Captain Lionel Messi will miss Argentina's next four friendly matches, according to local press reports on Tuesday.

Barcelona kick off in Spanish Supercup with Messi as captain

2018-08-11 18:44

Barcelona kick off a new season and a new era when they take on Sevilla in the Spanish Supercup in Morocco on Sunday with newly installed as club captain.

FIFA World Cup: The creation of superstars and branding machines

2018-07-12 08:21

The FIFA World Cup isn't just a sporting event. It's a lucrative - and sometimes highly contentious - branding exercise, writes Janine Hollesen.

Is Messi set to quit Argentina?

2018-07-01 08:48

Four France goals ended Lionel Messi's fourth World Cup and may have brought down the curtain on his international career,

Messi’s Argentina dream ends with France defeat

2018-06-30 17:53

Teenager Kylian Mbappe struck twice inside five second-half minutes to ensure France beat Argentina 4-3 and became the first team to qualify for the SWC quarter-finals.

Messi must deliver and France must fire in World Cup last 16

2018-06-29 08:17

Argentina and Lionel Messi need to find form fast if they are to go any further in the World Cup when they meet France in the last 16.

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