• Neymar and Messi share topless photo after thrashing Celtic 7-0

    Neymar and Messi share topless photo after thrashing Celtic 7-0

    Barcelona star Neymar shared a topless photo of himself and Lionel Messi after they both helped in Barca’s 7-0 thrashing of Celtic last night.

    Barcelona star Neymar shared a topless photo of himself and Lionel Messi after they both helped in Barca’s 7-0 thrashing of Celtic last

  • See How Barca Star, Messi and His Fiance Celebrated their Son’s Birthday in Style (Photos)

    See How Barca Star, Messi and His Fiance Celebrated their Son’s Birthday in Style (Photos)

    Ahead of FC Barcelona’s Champions League opener against Celtic on Tuesday, superstar footballer, Lionel Messi and his partner have celebrated their son’s birthday.

    Five-time Ballon D’or winner and Argentina international, Lionel Messi, has celebrated his second son’s birthday as he took some time off from his Barcelona duties.

    Taking to his Instagram page, Messi’s partner, Antonella Roccuzzo, posted a photo of their whole family where the football star is seen holding his oldest son Thiago, while his partner is holding the birthday […]

  • My son doesn’t really like football – Messi

    My son doesn’t really like football – Messi

    Barcelona star Lionel Messi revealed his son, Thiago, has little interest in the game his dad has become arguably the greatest player in.

    The Argentine’s plethora of individual awards, eight La Liga titles and four Champions League crowns seemingly are not enough to get the three-year-old interested.

    So the Barca ace’s biggest challenge yet may be trying to get Thiago loving the game his father dominates.

    “I don’t buy him many balls or force him to play with them because he doesn’t like […]

  • Barca failed to support Messi at tax fraud trial – Laporta

    Barca failed to support Messi at tax fraud trial – Laporta

    Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta says the club should have better supported Lionel Messi during his tax fraud trial and also criticised the Blaugrana board for renewing the shirt sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways for well below the current market rate.

    After Messi and his father, Jorge, were found guilty by a Barcelona court of three counts of defrauding the tax department and handed down suspended jail sentences of 21 months, Barcelona launched a controversial #WeAreAllLeoMessi campaign urging fans to “express […]

  • Neymar: I was afraid when I first saw Messi & Barca’s stars

    Neymar: I was afraid when I first saw Messi & Barca’s stars

    The Brazil forward has revealed he was in awe of his teammates ahead of his debut and says it felt like he was playing the Playstation when he saw them in the dressing room

     

    Neymar has admitted he was slightly overwhelmed by the presence of Lionel Messi and his teammates ahead of his Barcelona debut.

    The Brazil international joined Barca from Santos in June 2013 and has since developed into one of the Catalans’ undisputed stars.

    But Neymar needed some time to adapt […]

  • Ronaldo’s fans mock Messi, ask him to reconsider retirement

    Ronaldo’s fans mock Messi, ask him to reconsider retirement

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s fans in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, are mocking Lionel Messi, and urging him to reconsider his retirement as a way of attaining the current feat of their Portuguese idol.

    The fans, who celebrated Ronaldo’s “Euro 2016’’ victory with Portugal over hosts France on Sunday at major bars in the town, said he had overtaken his Argentine counterpart in their unending supremacy battle.

    The fans further commiserated with Messi who announced his retirement from international football after the “Copa America’’ […]

  • Bale on same level as Ronaldo and Messi – Karembeu

    Bale on same level as Ronaldo and Messi – Karembeu

    Gareth Bale is as good as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the view of Christian Karembeu, making the former France and Real Madrid midfielder confident Wales can beat Portugal and reach the Euro 2016 final.

    Anticipation is rising ahead of Wednesday’s semifinal in Lyon, where Chris Coleman’s men enter into uncharted territory as the first Welsh side to ever reach the last four of a major tournament.

    Portugal stand in the way of the Stade de France finale and many are […]

  • Ronaldo, Messi Superiority Argument Leads to Free-for-all Fight in Abakaliki

    Ronaldo, Messi Superiority Argument Leads to Free-for-all Fight in Abakaliki

    Fans of two of the world’s best football players, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been involved in a massive brawl that has led to severe injuries.

    Three football fans were wounded in a free-for-all in a bar in Abakaliki on Saturday night over an argument about who is a better player between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

    A correspondent who witnessed the melee reports that the incident occurred at the Kpirikpiri area of the town during the EURO 2016 second round […]

  • Messi is the Prince, I am the King – Pele, Brazil Legend

    Messi is the Prince, I am the King – Pele, Brazil Legend

    Brazil legend Pele feels Lionel Messi is arguably the best player of his time and has hailed the Barcelona star as “the prince” of football.

    Pele was nicknamed ‘the king’ during his career and he thinks Messi is as important to the game as he was during his playing days, even if he believes the prolific attacker is not the best Argentine player ever.

    “If I am the king, then Messi has been the prince over the past 15 years,” Pele told […]

  • Nobody at Barcelona wants Real Madrid to win anything – Messi

    Nobody at Barcelona wants Real Madrid to win anything – Messi

    Lionel Messi has admitted that everybody at Barcelona, wants Real Madrid to end this season without any trophy.
    Madrid take on city rivals Atletico, in the final of the Champions League on May 28.

    Although Barca were eliminated in the quarter-finals by Diego Simeones men, Messi is still backing them to win the cup.

    “It is clear that the people at Barcelona do not want Real Madrid to win anything,” Messi told ESPN.

    “It would hugely please Barcelona if Atletico beat them in the […]

  • ‘It’s Going To Hurt When Messi Breaks My Record’ – Batistuta

    ‘It’s Going To Hurt When Messi Breaks My Record’ – Batistuta

    Argentina legend Gabriel Batistuta, has confessed it will hurt when Lionel Messi breaks his goalscoring record.

    Batigol is the Albiceleste’s all-time goalscorer with 56 goals, when Messi has already scored 50 times in international colours and is certain to surpass the former Fiorentia striker soon.

    “I came to be the highest goalscorer of all time without even realising. One day I woke up and I heard I had scored more than Maradona,” Batistuta told FoxSports.

    “How could it not hurt me to see […]