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Lionel Messi


PSG name Galtier as new manager after parting ways with Pochettino

July 05, 2022 6:17 pm

Galtier's appointment comes after PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi put an end to speculation surrounding France great Zinedine Zidane

Virat Kohli becomes the first Indian to cross 200 million followers on Instagram

June 08, 2022 12:59 pm

The former RCB and India captain is only the third athlete after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to breach the 200 million mark on Instagram.

'The Messiah': Twitter reacts as Messi scores five for Argentina vs Estonia

June 06, 2022 5:15 pm

The Argentina captain broke multiple records as he scored five for his country against Estonia in a friendly.

Lionel Messi nets 5 for Argentina for 1st time, overtakes Ferenc Puskas

June 06, 2022 10:02 am

Messi scored twice in the first half, including from a penalty kick, and three times after the interval to reach 86 international goals. He moved past the 84 goals of former Hungary great Ferenc Puskas.

While you were asleep: Ruud stops Rune to reach French Open last four, Petrakov dedicates Ukraine win to those fighting Russia and Argentina outclass Italy to win 'Finalissima'

June 02, 2022 12:53 pm

Argentina marked the revival of the Cup of Champions in style as an inspired Lionel Messi helped them outclass Italy 3-0 in a heavyweight clash billed as the 'Finalissima' at a raucous Wembley Stadium on Wednesday.

Messi majestic as Argentina beat Italy 3-0 in La Finalissima

June 02, 2022 11:23 am

What makes this win all the more special for Argentina's number 10 is that the last La Finallisima holder was another Argentina number 10, one Diego Maradona. 

Italy vs Argentina Finalissima 2022 Live streaming: When and where to watch ITA vs ARG match live

June 01, 2022 10:37 pm

Italy vs Argentina (ITA vs ARG) Finalissima 2022 Live Streaming: Here is all you need to know about live streaming and telecast details of Finalissima where Argentina battle Italy.

Benzema deserves to win Ballon d'Or, says Messi

May 31, 2022 8:52 am

Benzema had the best season of his 13-year career at Real, scoring 44 goals with 15 assists in all competitions as they won a LaLiga-Champions League double.

FIFA takes on EA Sports video game in soccer's new rivalry

May 13, 2022 10:21 am

FIFA severed the licensing deal partnership with Electronic Arts Inc. on Tuesday, making FIFA23 the last new EA game with the involvement of both sides.

Loss of form doesn't mean loss of income: Kohli earned Rs 240 cr from endorsements last year

May 12, 2022 4:40 pm

The top 10 in the list features usual suspects like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Roger Federer and Tiger Woods – about whom it can be safely said that their best days are behind them and any major achievement in the future will be akin to a last hurrah.


Ballon d'Or 2021: Lionel Messi and Alexia Putellas win awards

November 30, 2021 9:21 am

Lionel Messi won the men's Ballon d'Or for a record-extending seventh time on Monday, ending the year in style after a brilliant final season with Barcelona and earning his first major international trophy with Argentina.

Messi pays his debt to Argentina with Copa America title

July 11, 2021 12:01 pm

Argentina finally made Lionel Messi cry with joy after four losses in finals, early exits in major tournaments and even a decision to retire from the national team.

Lionel Messi's journey to greatness at Camp Nou: At a glance

August 27, 2020 1:35 pm

After being associated with FC Barcelona for nearly two decades, star footballer Lionel Messi has finally decided to leave the Catalan side. We take a look at the time he spent at Camp Nou, where he won six Ballon d’Or awards and helped the club win 10 La Liga titles and four UEFA Champions League crowns.

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.