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.

'Average' Messi still fantastic - Pochettino

2018-10-04 08:39

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino lauded Lionel Messi's consistent brilliance after he scored a double in Barcelona's win at Wembley.

Kane plans to emulate Messi's goal spree

2018-10-02 17:48

Harry Kane has set his sights on emulating the incredible goal-scoring feats of Lionel Messi as he prepares for his shoot-out with Messi.

Barca and Madrid endure shock La Liga defeats

2018-09-27 07:29

Barcelona conceded twice in 68 seconds and Real Madrid were three down at half-time as La Liga's two title favourites were each stunned by surprise defeats

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 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.

Messi: Barca were extraordinary against Spurs

2018-10-04 13:13

Lionel Messi saluted his Barcelona teammates following their 4-2 defeat of Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Wednesday night.

'He's the best': Messi rocks sloppy Spurs

2018-10-04 07:09

Mauricio Pochettino admitted Tottenham had only themselves to blame for Lionel Messi's mesmerising masterclass in Barcelona's win at Wembley.

Messi back at Wembley aiming for UCL glory

2018-10-02 07:55

Lionel Messi returns to Wembley to face Tottenham with memories of lifting the Champions League trophy at the venue but aiming for more European glory.

Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world's best

2018-09-24 08:17

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's decade-long domination of football's individual awards is under threat from Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric.

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.

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