Lionel Messi

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Messi acknowledges Bangladesh's love

Lionel Messi and the Argentina team are massively popular in Bangladesh, something which got widespread coverage during the FIFA World Cup in Qatar last year.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Messi breaks another Ronaldo record

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) star Lionel Messi has broken rival Cristiano Ronaldo's record of scoring the most goals in Europe's top-five leagues.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Messi says World Cup trophy 'called out' to him

Lionel Messi won the World Cup because the sparkling solid gold trophy picked him to lift it, the Argentine star said in a radio interview aired on Monday.

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

Saudi Arabia set to profit from Ronaldo move, says football finance expert

Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Al Nassr could lead to a financial windfall for his new club and Saudi Arabia, football finance expert Neil Joyce told Reuters, as the Portugal international gears up for his first game in the country since the deal was announced.

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

Argentine corn field planted with face of Messi

Lionel Messi has been immortalized in Argentina in tributes ranging from tattoos to murals after leading the national team to win the soccer World Cup. Now his face can be seen from the heavens too - on a specially designed corn field.

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

Messi greater than Maradona, says Scaloni

Lionel Messi has surpassed Diego Maradona as the greatest player of all time, Argentina's World Cup winning coach Lionel Scaloni has said.

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

Messi's Argentina willing to come to Bangladesh in June

Lionel Messi’s Argentina, reigning world champions, have agreed to come to Bangladesh for a friendly match in June this year, given all the conditions are met, informed Bangladesh Football Federation’s vice-president Ataur Rahman Bhuiyan Manik.

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

Ronaldo to make Saudi debut in friendly against Messi's PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to play in Saudi Arabia for the first time since joining Al Nassr after he was named as captain of Riyadh ST XI for an exhibition match against Lionel Messi's Paris St Germain, officials announced on Monday.

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

Bidding for Ronaldo-Messi prestige seat passes $2.6m

 A Saudi Arabian businessman is leading bidding to watch the latest chapter in Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's celebrated rivalry in global soccer with a 10 million riyals ($2.66 million) offer for a ticket to a showpiece game.

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

Messi headlines shortlist for FIFA Best Men's Player award

Argentina featured heavily in shortlists for FIFA's Best awards following their World Cup triumph, with forwards Lionel Messi and Julian Alvarez, goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez and coach Lionel Scaloni receiving nominations in their categories.