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Lionel Messi


Messi says Ronaldo duel will last forever

January 16, 2020 1:33 pm

Lionel Messi said that El Clasicos used to be 'more special' when Ronaldo was there in the Spanish capital.

Laureus Awards: Rafael Nadal, Naomi Osaka up against Lionel Messi, Megan Rapinoe

January 15, 2020 8:00 pm

For the Laureus 'World Sportsman of the Year' award, the nominees are Rafael Nadal, Lewis Hamilton, Marc Márquez, Lionel Messi, and Eliud Kipchoge.

Lionel Messi closes year with 50 goals as Barcelona routs Alaves

December 22, 2019 10:13 am

While Barcelona opened a three-point lead over second-placed Real Madrid with a 4-1 win over Alaves, Sevilla consolidated the third position with a 2-0 win over RCD Mallorca.

Lionel Messi rested by Barcelona against Inter Milan in Champions League

December 10, 2019 3:19 pm

The Catalan club has already secured a spot in the knockout stage as the group leader, by having a four-point lead over Inter Milan and Borussia Dortmund.

Weekend Roundup: Racism mars United's derby win; Son, Suarez's hit wonder goals

December 09, 2019 4:11 pm

While a man was arrested for racist abuse directed at Manchester United players, Son Heung-min and Luis Suarez scored worldies, and Juventus suffered their first league defeat this season.

Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo’s La Liga hat-trick record

December 08, 2019 12:09 pm

With one of its best performances of the season, Barcelona cruised to a 5-2 win over promoted Mallorca on Saturday, keeping pace with Real Madrid and regaining the league lead.

Real Madrid robbed Cristiano Ronaldo of Ballon d'Or last year, claims Giorgio Chiellini

December 03, 2019 8:45 pm

Giorgio Chiellini claimed that Luka Modric didn't deserve to win Ballon d'Or last year, and it was only because of Real Madrid's intervention that Cristiano Ronaldo wasn't awarded the trophy.

Mateo Messi's reaction after father Lionel Messi receives his sixth Ballon D'or goes viral

December 03, 2019 11:33 pm

The four-year-old was seen unable to contain his excitement and jumping in his seat after it was announced that Lionel Messi had won the Ballon D'or for the sixth time.

Lionel Messi, Megan Rapinoe crowned Ballon d’Or winners

December 03, 2019 6:02 pm

Lionel Messi was back on top of his game over the past 12 months, scoring 36 times last season en route to winning the La Liga, and was also the Champions League top scorer.

Weekend Roundup: Barcelona beat Atletico, Inter leap over Juventus, City slip

December 02, 2019 9:30 pm

Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid in the weekend's big clash, Manchester City stumbled in their Premier League title defence and Inter Milan are now on top of Serie A.


From MS Dhoni's runout to Barcelona's Anfield misery, iconic sporting images of 2019

December 24, 2019 9:05 am

2019 offered all sporting moments that got etched in our minds — here are few snapshots, ranging from MS Dhoni's runout in the World Cup semi-final to Rafael Nadal bursting into tears after winning the US Open.

From England's World Cup win to PV Sindhu's gold, moments of sporting greatness in 2019

December 19, 2019 7:37 pm

A look back on the year which started off with Naomi Osaka lifting the Australian Open title and ended with Lionel Messi winning his record sixth Ballon d'Or.

Lionel Messi's hometown Rosario offers emotional trip to his childhood

December 10, 2019 12:45 pm

Soccer wasn't always Lionel Messi's favorite activity. When he was a child in the modest neighborhood of La Bajada in his Argentine hometown of Rosario, he spent his time bicycling with friends, building forts out of branches and stones, playing hide and seek — and occasionally stealing lemons from a neighbor to make juice.

Lionel Messi, Megan Rapinoe win Ballon d'Or awards

December 03, 2019 9:57 am

Lionel Messi won a record sixth Ballon d'Or while World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe earned the women's prize on Monday.

Lionel Messi wins FIFA Player of the Year for record-sixth time

September 25, 2019 1:33 pm

Lionel Messi beat Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo to win the best FIFA Player of the Year award for a record-sixth time.

Virat Kohli beats Conor McGregor, Mohamed Salah in Instagram’s rich list 2019

July 24, 2019 9:23 pm

Being the richest Instagram cricketer, Kohli is one of the most known faces in the world of cricket with 36,159,776 followers on the social media platform.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Day 3: Lionel Messi and Argentina hit Icelandic wall

June 17, 2018 2:23 pm

Lionel Messi's Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by Iceland.

Hitched: Sports stars who tied the knot in 2017

December 30, 2017 7:06 pm

Many sports stars including Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, football captain Sunil Chhetri, football legend Lionel Messi and tennis star Serena Williams got married in 2017.

From Rohit Sharma’s 35-ball ton to Barcelona’s mauling of Real Madrid: A look at the events of the week

December 24, 2017 11:55 pm

While Rohit Sharma scored the joint-fastest century in T20I, Lionel Messi became the leading goal scorer in El Clasico history

Lionel Messi surpasses Gerd Muller; Barcelona throw water on Real Madrid's title challenge with 3-0 win

December 23, 2017 9:02 pm

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez on target as Barcelona thrash Real Madrid 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu.