Barcelona have taken a large step toward the La Liga title with this 2-0 win over Espanyol, and that's in no small part thanks to Lionel Messi. It was not just Messi 's goal, his 36th league strike of what has been a magnificent season for the Argentine, but also his general creativity and attitude. The Barcelona No. Show More Summary
Neymar and Lionel Messi were on target as 10-man Barcelona extended their lead at the top of La Liga table to five points with a 2-0 win over Espanyol at the Estadi Cornella -El Prat on Saturday. Luis Enrique's team were imperious in...Show More Summary
“A circle within a spiral,” we’re told by beIN’s Ray Hudson, as a perfectly-placed Lionel Messi pass opens up Barcelona’s opening goal today against Espanyol. Read more...
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson reveals who he considers the best - Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi.
Sir Alex Ferguson knows Cristiano Ronaldo better than most after working with him at Manchester United. Now he has explained why he thinks his former player is better than Lionel Messi. Ferguson told the BBC's John Parrott that he feels...Show More Summary
A return to Barcelona for Guardiola – but can he stop Lionel Messi? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com The Champions League draw yesterday threw up two mouthwatering semi-finals, with Real Madrid facing Juventus and Barcelona taking on Bayern Munich. Show More Summary
La Liga's top scorers all face tricky challenges when they take to the pitch in Week 33, as Barcelona look to defend their two-point lead over Real Madrid at the top of the standings. Lionel Messi and Company will take on Espanyol in...Show More Summary
Despite being the best soccer player in the world at the moment/arguably ever, Lionel Messi has a problem; he can’t stop vomiting. The Barcelona and Argentina wunderkind has had this issue throughout his career. In fact he’s been spotted vomiting on the pitch and on the sidelines a number of times. Show More Summary
Lionel Messi has scored 445 goals in 568 appearances for Barcelona and Argentina. That says it all, really, doesn’t it? Well, no, it doesn’t. An extraordinary new graphic has been gathering a bit of attention on Reddit today, it’s one that compares Messi with the original Ronaldo. Messi already has more career goals than the […]
Lionel Messi 's return to top form is reportedly down to the advice of a nutritionist named Giuliano Poser, and the Argentinian went to Italy to see him on Thursday, reports Sport. Poser, according to the paper, "is one of the best at...Show More Summary
Former Chelsea keeper Mark Schwarzer made a bold claim on Talksport on Friday. The Australian goalie was a guest on the talk radio station, where he was drawn into a discussion about the qualities of Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard. According to Schwarzer, Eden Hazard will be classed in the same bracket as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi […]
It’s widely agreed that Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world. But what has made him reach the pinnacle of the sport? Well the Argentinian ace has just revealed one of the rituals that he performs before every match that might be the reason for his prowess. Show More Summary
Lionel Messi and scoring goals for Barcelona go hand in hand. Ever since he first donned the Blaugrana, the Argentine has been prolific and hat-tricks have become his speciality. Thirty-two career triples to date is an insane statistic...Show More Summary
Spanish politician Alberto Garzon, who is a member of the Communist party, suggests there is no chance Barcelona forward Lionel Messi will receive a prison sentence if he is found guilty of tax evasion. Garzon implies the player's stature will see any punishment limited to a payment he's already made. Show More Summary
A few years ago, while visiting Barcelona, a friend told me that his son, four years old at the time, had three idols: Batman, Superman, and Lionel Messi, all of whom the child had grouped together in the category of superheroes. We laughed, of course, but the kid had a point. Show More Summary
Barcelona striker Neymar scored his 30th goal of the season in the comfortable 2-0 Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain last night. In doing so, history was made. It is only the second time in Barcelona’s history that they have had two players score at least 30 goals in the same season. With Lionel Messi […]
It's been a good month for Andy Murray. If tying the knot with childhood sweetheart Kim Sears wasn't enough, Murray has now witnessed two Barcelona victories in less than a week.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is the latest man to pick his Champions League Dream Team. It is another quality line-up that includes some of his ex-team-mates and a certain Lionel Messi. Buffon says of Messi, as per the Daily Mail: "When he is playing at a 100 per cent, you can forget about playing against him. Show More Summary
At the weekend Lionel Messi scored a barely believable 400th goal for Barcelona in their 2-0 win over Valencia. Still only 27 years old, there aren’t many superlatives that quite capture how phenomenal Messi is. He breaks records and reaches landmarks with such regularity that it’s almost hard to summon the energy to feel excited […]
Paris Saint-Germain's headline star is back in the lineup as the French side hopes for a miracle against Barcelona in Spain. If Paris Saint-Germain are going to pull off a second straight Champions League upset after going down 3-1 in the first leg, they need their big guns back and playing well. Show More Summary