Following yesterday's performance on the soccer pitch, Lionel Messi needs a new nickname. Calling him the Atomic Flea just doesn't do it for me anymore. Messi personifies all the panache of other soccer legends boasting far better nicknames like The Genius—Montenegro's Dejan Savicevic for this midfielder's uncanny passing and ball-handling ability; The Berlin Wall—Italy's Fabio Cannavaro for his fortress like defense; and Magic Feet—Portugal's Cristiano Rinaldo for this striker's masterful, quick footwork.
Yesterday, soccer fans saw something they do not see very often: the greatest player in the world, Lionel Messi, starting a game on the bench. In the first leg of Barcelona’s UEFA Champions League quarterfinal against Paris Saint-Ge... Read Post
Lionel Messi has had himself quite the season thus far, as the Barcelona striker’s seven goals in two matches last week helped him reached the 50-goal mark for the second time in his career, and he needed just 43 games to get there.... Read Post