ARTICLES RELATING TO LIONEL MESSI

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.

Argentina revival - false dawn or renewed promise?

2018-06-27 14:42

Lionel Messi hit his first goal of the World Cup as Argentina narrowly avoided an embarrassing group-stage exit but vast improvements are needed.

Three things we learned today at the World Cup

2018-06-27 07:31

Marcos Rojo's late winner against Nigeria salvaged Argentina's World Cup hopes and set up a heavyweight last-16 showdown against France.

Late win 'marvellous' way to progress - Messi

2018-06-26 23:15

A relieved Lionel Messi believes Argentina deserve their place in the last 16 of the World Cup after being saved by Marcos Rojo's late winner.

 

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.

World Cup wide open after dramatic group stage

2018-06-29 06:45

Only six countries have won the SWC in the last 50 years, but a thrilling group stage in Russia has increased the possibility of a fresh name at least making it to the final.

WATCH: Argentina fans celebrate late winner

2018-06-27 12:31

The Moscow fan zone was a place of celebration for Argentina fans after their team beat Nigeria to advance to knockout stages of the World Cup.

Messi suffered more than ever to reach SWC last 16

2018-06-27 06:42

A relieved Lionel Messi admitted the stress at the prospect of crashing out of the SWC at the group stages was the worst he had ever experienced.

Argentina sensationally qualify for last 16

2018-06-26 21:54

Argentina sensationally qualified for the World Cup Round of 16 after a late Marcos Rojo goal gave them a win over Nigeria in a Group D clash.

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