Ballon d'Or

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Messi cuts Ronaldo's lead to five

Lionel Messi's goal at the weekend saw the Argentine reduce Cristiano Ronaldo lead to five in the pair's head-to-head scoring contest in La Liga.

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Messi owes me: Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo explains to reporters how he helped out his rival Lionel Messi with language issues and now expects to be paid.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

‘Messi's achievements beyond my wildest dreams’

Lionel Messi's father says he could never have dreamed of the success Barcelona's five-time Ballon d'Or winner has enjoyed.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

Ronaldo statue vandalised

Culprits write 'Messi' on the back of the bronze homage to the Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo, scribbling the number 10 underneath.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

Magical Messi: Most dominant player of all time

Lionel Messi is rewriting football history. Before the emergence of the Argentine attacker just over a decade ago, the game's records were spread out among a select band of legends. But now there are hardly any left for anyone else.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

‘Messi is a miracle from God’

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan believes superstar forward Lionel Messi is "a miracle from God".

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Messi widely tipped to regain Ballon d'Or

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is targeting an unprecedented fifth Ballon d'Or award in Zurich, with the Argentine heavily favoured to reclaim the prize from three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

December 19, 2015
December 19, 2015

Maradona was my inspiration: Messi

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has credited Diego Maradona with being his biggest influence starting a career in football.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Messi wants £600,000-a-week Arsenal move

The winter window gets closer with each passing day and the transfer rumour mill is starting to pick up steam. Here’s the latest and greatest from Europe’s top football leagues.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

I have a few women: Ronaldo

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has yet to decide which lady to pick, while he claims it is not easy being pursued by girls only interested in him because of his fame.