Category Archives: Messi

Messi eyes 100th goal against Olympiacos

Lioel Messi  has made a flying start to the season for club and country, assuming the goalscoring mantle at domestic and international level  culminating in his timely hat-trick for Argentina  to secure the Albiceleste’s ticket to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Lionel Messi In LaLiga, the Barcelona forward has hit 11 goals in eight […]

I want to face Super Eagles at World Cup – Messi

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has reportedly picked a match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria as one of his favorites in the 2018 World Cup in Russia Argentina’s forward and captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal during a Group F football match between Argentina and Iran at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte […]

Barcelona to hand Messi £80 m bonus

Lionel Messi’s ‘signing bonus’ for staying at Barcelona could be as high as a record-breaking £80million and the club hope to have a naming-rights sponsor for the Nou Camp as early as next season to help them pay for it. Argentina’s forward and captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal during a Group F […]

Messi: World Cup empty without Argentina

Lionel Messi said “it would have been crazy a World Cup without Argentina” after his dramatic hat-trick secured the nation’s qualification for the tournament. Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi (R) gestures next his teammate forward Dario Benedetto during their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match against Peru, at La Bombonera stadium, in Buenos Aires, on […]

Messi wins for Argentina, Brazil knocks out Chile

Argentina have won their place in the Russia FIFA World Cup, but Chile, the South American champions are out. Messi. Brazil, first to qualify in the CONMOBEL group, handed out a humiliating 3-0 defeat to Chile, with second half goals by Paulinho and a brace by Gabriel Jesus, ending their hope of qualifying for Russia. […]

Messi and Argentina fight for World Cup lives

Lionel Messi and Argentina will be fighting for their World Cup lives here Tuesday as the South American heavyweights take on Ecuador aiming to avoid a humiliating failure to qualify for next year’s finals in Russia. Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi (R) gestures next his teammate forward Dario Benedetto during their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier […]

World Cup: Messi, Argentina in battle of Quito

Lionel Messi and Argentina will be fighting for their World Cup lives on Tuesday as the South American heavyweights take on Ecuador aiming to avoid a humiliating failure to qualify for next year’s finals in Russia. The eyes of the football world will turn to Quito’s Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa to see if the once unthinkable […]

Messi eyes 100th European goal

Sporting vs Barcelona on Wednesday could see Lionel Messi match up to Carles Puyol in the all-time top appearance makers list for Barcelona. If he plays, Messi will be making his 593rd official appearance for Barcelona – and if he scores, his 100th European goal. Messi. Messi will be level with Puyol and behind only […]