I am trying to purge my brain of the FedEx Field experience. Many of us will never recover. In a nutshell: Lionel Messi didn’t play, organizers botched the Salvadoran anthem (Isle of Man anthem? Really?), no one was sitting where they were supposed to, stadium personnel was understaffed, two parents told me they feared for their […]
Argentina triumphed in the absence of Lionel Messi as they beat El Salvador 2-0 at the FedEx Field on Saturday night. After a goalless first half, Neston Renderos put through his own net in the 54th minute to give Argentina the lead. The 2014 World Cup finalists sowed up the victory when Federico Mancuello enjoyed […]
World Cup finalists Argentina made hard work of El Salvador in Maryland on Saturday night. It was goalless in the international friendly at half-time with a deflected Ever Banega long ranger giving Argentina the lead. Lionel Messi did not take part in the game, but Independiente midfielder did score a Golazo from an impossible angle […]
El Salvador received a double whammy before kick off in their friendly against Argentina on Saturday night in Washington. First off, Lionel Messi wasn’t in the Argentina starting line-up. Then, as can be seen on the video above, when it came to play the El Salvador national anthem, the band at the FedEx Field played […]
Lionel Messi and Argentina are at FedEx Field today for a friendly against El Salvador, but the FC Barcelona wonder might miss out because of a foot injury. His absence would disappoint a crowd of more than 50,000 and require the Argentina federation to return a percentage of the $2 million appearance fee it received […]
Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi is dealing with a foot issue that could keep him out of Argentina's clash with El Salvador on Saturday. Continue for updates. Messi Misses Practice With Knee Injury Saturday, March 28 David Wood...Show More Summary
Robert Griffin III, who has a tenuous hold on the Redskins starting quarterback job, was at FedEx Field on Friday to take in a little futbol.
Messi & co. were in town this week, in case you didn't hear. [ more › ]
Superstar Lionel Messi & the Argentinian national team attend @Pacers-@WashWizards in D.C.: http://t.co/WC49wECpwI pic.twitter.com/ddYsfWiBUd — NBA.com (@NBAcom) March 26, 2015 The magic of the Jumbotron is an allure that grabs us all. Show More Summary
Lionel Messi and the Argentina team took in an NBA game before their international clash with El Salvador this week, and it turns out the Barcelona star is just like everybody else when it comes to turning up on the Jumbotron. You'dShow More Summary
Lionel Messi is currently in Washington, DC, with his Argentina team-mates ahead of Saturday's friendly with El Salvador. The Barcelona legend took time out of his schedule of training and meeting extremely tall former NBA players to...Show More Summary
The perks of being in America.
With Lionel Messi in town with Argentina for Saturday’s friendly against El Salvador at FedEx Field, the question must be raised: Are we witnessing the greatest player in soccer history? Because it’s difficult to compare players over the span of almost 100 years, we are going to limit our poll to the past 50. That […]
Luis Suarez has dismissed rumours Barcelona's players are trying to help Lionel Messi win La Liga's top scorer award by providing him with assists. German magazine kicker (translated by ESPN) suggested "an agreement" is in place that...Show More Summary
MESSI IS SITTING RIGHT BEHIND ME RIGHT NOW AT THE WIZARDS GAME pic.twitter.com/GL60Z2nbFr — ice queen (@myohmaya7) March 25, 2015 Credit to the Mirror for spotting these tweets. Argentina have two friendlies in the next few days, as they prepare for this summer’s Copa America in Chile. Lionel Messi, Carlos Tevez, Sergio Aguero and co. face El […]
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has named his dream 5-a-side team and the usual suspects are there: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and Sylvain Distin...wait what? Yes French defender Distin is the surprising...Show More Summary
Argentina is in Washington, D.C. for a friendly and took in a Wizards-Pacers game.
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Argentina have two friendlies in the coming days, as they build up to this summer’s Copa America. Lionel Messi, Carlos Tevez, Sergio Aguero and co. face El Salvador in Maryland on Friday, followed by Ecuador on Tuesday. On Wednesday night, Lionel Mess was described by NBA commentators “as arguably the greatest soccer player alive today” […]
Lionel Messi is one of the biggest names on the planet for his exploits on the pitch. Big in stature, he is not. Lionel Messi and his Argentina teammates were at the Washington Wizards' Verizon Arena on Wednesday night to take in some NBA action while they prepare to face El Salvador in a friendly on Saturday in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary