Tag: Lionel Messi


Barcelona’s April fall

Spring has well and truly rained on the Barcelona parade and the abundant 38-game unbeaten streak has withered to three consecutive league defeats for the first time since 2003 and a quarter-final exit from a Champions League they were favourites to


Watch: Barcelona’s Lionel Messi launches headbutt on Roma’s Yanga-Mbiwa

Lionel Messi is not only considered to be the best footballer on the planet by many, but he’s also regarded as a model professional, with a calm manner and a likeable character. However, during Barcelona’s friendly against Roma on Wednesday, the


Watch: Lionel Messi waxwork unveiled in New York

Lionel Messi, the little Argentinian magician, hasn’t had a bad year really, has he? He’s just won La Liga and could end the season with three winners medals on his mantlepiece should Barca do the treble. He’s also had a waxwork


Record breaker Messi’s first goal for Barcelona

If you were living under a rock over the weekend you might not be aware of the incredible record breaker that is, Lionel Messi. The little magician from Argentina shot himself to the top of La Liga’s all-time scorers’ table


Brilliant drawing of Lionel Messi

There have been thousands of tributes to Argentina’s Lionel Messi over the years, particularly during the World Cup in Brazil where the little maestro has shone and played his part in some memorable moments from what has been an enjoyable tournament. This


World Cup: fan gets in the same elevator as the entire Argentinian squad

You’re at the World Cup celebrating what really has been a beautiful tournament and desperate to get a glimpse of some your heroes close up. Then, all of a sudden, you walk into an elevator that the entire Argentina squad just happen


Lionel Messi’s stunning winner against Iran turned into brilliant animation

There have been some memorable moments during the World Cup so far and, with the list continuing to grow, we’re in for a superb rest of the tournament. Arguably one of the standout goals from Brazil, especially at the moment, is Lionel


Lionel Messi’s World Cup showing: why mock a potential legend?

Lionel Messi’s average World Cup displays of the past have been one of the main talking points heading into this year’s tournament in Brazil. They heightened somewhat before Argentina’s game against Bosnia, with people questioning Messi’s commitment and even quality before


Messi to secure legacy at the World Cup?

No trophies, no Ballon d’Or and no La Liga’s Golden Boot for Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi. Some might say the little Argentinian magician has been under a bit of rare pressure during the 2014 campaign exemplified by his refusal to


Lionel Messi refused to shake hands with Atletico’s players after title decider

It’s impossible to slate Lionel Messi; the man’s a gent and conducts himself brilliantly compared to most footballers. He’s also a phenomenally talented player, which helps his cause a bit. However, Messi hasn’t covered himself in glory in this latest clip


All of Lionel Messi’s 371 goals for Barcelona

The phenomenal Lionel Messi broke Paulino Alcantara’s 369 goals in 357 appearances for Barcelona on Sunday night after scoring a hat-trick which helped Tata Martino’s men to a 7-0 victory over Osasuna, and taking his Barca career tally to an unbelievable 371. All