DeAndre Hopkins signs with adidas just like his soccer hero, Lionel Messi
FC Barcelona superstar gets the Sports Illustrated cover and video profile treatment.
It is one of football’s greatest questions, one that divides the millions who adore the sport: Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi: who’s better? This was put to David Beckham, the former Manchester United and England captain, who played...Show More Summary
MADRID (AP) — Only by Barcelona’s incredibly high standards can winning back-to-back doubles seem like a disappointment. The team led by Lionel Messi added the Copa del Rey to its Spanish league title on Sunday, but fell short of repeating its treble from last season. The ultimate goal, winning yet another Champions League title, ended […]
Barcelona’s Copa del Rey heroes Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba have hailed the battling spirit showcased by the team after securing the trophy in Madrid on Sunday. Goals from Alba and Neymar in extra-time, both coming via Messi assists,...Show More Summary
Barcelona lifted the Copa del Rey on Sunday night after beating Sevilla 2-0 after extra time, with Jordi Alba and Neymar the scorers as both sides ended with 10 men. While the goal-getters will get headlines and Lionel Messi 's contribution—including...Show More Summary
Buenos Aires (AFP) – Argentina coach Gerardo Martino named his 23-man squad for the Copa America on Friday, pinning his hopes on Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero but ignoring Carlos Tevez. Idolised by his Boca Juniors club and popularShow More Summary
Luis Suarez has spoken of the "true friendship" he shares with Barcelona team-mates Lionel Messi and Neymar, and joked that he steers clear of the pair when they try out tricks in training for fear of messing them up. In an interview...Show More Summary
Former Real Madrid star David Beckham believes Zinedine Zidane should remain as manager of the club even if he's unable to guide them to victory in the UEFA Champions League final against Atletico Madrid. According to Spanish magazine XL Semanal (h/t AS), he said: Madrid needs stability and continuity. Show More Summary
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has weighed in on the debate surrounding Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona's Lionel Messi and which player is the better, citing the former's ability to shine on any stage. Appearing...Show More Summary
Barcelona (AFP) – In little under two years with Barcelona, Luis Suarez has won six trophies, silenced his critics with almost impeccable on-field behaviour and now, most remarkably of all, left Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in his shadow. Show More Summary
There's a new top forward on the planet. For the first time in six seasons, someone other than Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi has won the Pichichi Trophy as the top scorer in La Liga. Barcelona forward Luis Suárez entered the final round of play on top, then scored a hat trick against Granada to make sure. Show More Summary
Luis Suarez becomes the first player other than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to finish as La Liga's top scorer since 2009.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has said Neymar and Lionel Messi are trying to help him win the Pichichi Trophy as Spain's top goalscorer. The controversial Uruguay international told ESPN Deportes' Ouique Wolff (h/t ESPN) his fellow Barca...Show More Summary
NL Lionel Messi equaled a Barcelona record on Sunday when he scored a free kick against Espanyol. He tied Ronald Koeman’s free kick goal record for the club, a whopping 23 directly from outside the box. To celebrate the landmark Barcelona made a video comparing the technique of two legends. Koeman could do curlers, so can […]
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the highest paid footballers in the world. The difference between what they earn is as slight as the difference in their performance on the pitch. The real comparison is how much more they make than everyone else.
Barcelona losing Lionel Messi is an unthinkable prospect. Of course he would be the man they have to keep at all costs, but the reality is it's unlikely to see him leave the Camp Nou until he feels it's time to either retire or see out...Show More Summary
GB Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has been reflecting on the club’s exit from the Champions League to domestic rivals Atletico Madrid at the quarter-final stage last month. The holders of the trophy suffered a drop in form last month and suffered defeats in Europe as well as in La Liga but they’re still on course to […]
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has said he doesn't want Real Madrid to win the UEFA Champions League and is pleased his own side rediscovered their form in time to salvage their La Liga campaign. In a wide-ranging interview with ESPN FC's Quique Wolff, Messi was asked if he would prefer Atletico Madrid or Real to win the Champions League final. Show More Summary