Tag: Lionel Messi
Mbappe and Messi on target as PSG beat 10-man Lens 3-1
Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi scored first-half goals as Paris St Germain beat 10-man Lens 3-1 at the Parc des Princes on Saturday to charge nine points clear at the top of Ligue 1.Lens, still second but with their challenge badly dented,
Milestone Messi surpasses 100-goal mark as Argentina beat Curacao 7-0
Lionel Messi surpassed the 100-goals mark for World Cup champions Argentina on Tuesday by scoring a hat-trick in their 7-0 friendly win over Curacao. Argentina's leading scorer reached a century of international goals when he opened the sc
Messi eyes 800-goal milestone in first Argentina game since World Cup triumph
Having fulfilled a lifetime dream, Lionel Messi will get to celebrate with Argentina's fans on Thursday as they play their first match after winning the World Cup in Qatar last year.More than 80,000 people will attend the Monumental Stadium
Gang sprays bullets on Lionel Messi's family business and leaves a message: "Messi, we are waiting for you"
Two people on motorcycles shot at a supermarket belonging to the family of Antonela Roccuzzo, wife of Lionel Messi, in Rosario, in Argentina's Santa Fe province
Messi named FIFA player of the year 2022
Lionel Messi was named FIFA player of the year 2022 on Monday as Argentina scooped all major men's awards after winni
Lionel Messi open to playing in 2026 World Cup
After hoisting his first World Cup trophy with Argentina in December, Lionel Messi said that tournament would be
Ronaldo vs. Messi: The last dance in Saudi Arabia or a fresh start?
The rivalry between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo dominated football for more than a decade and the world will on Thursday get the chance to see another contest between the Portuguese and Argentine, which may not be the last time they face ea
Argentine corn field planted with face of World Cup winner Lionel 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.
Messi to return to PSG in early January, manager says
Lionel Messi will return to Paris St Germain at the beginning of January, the Ligue 1 club's manager Christophe Galtier said on Tuesday.
'French didn't mention this' - referee hits back as petition to replay World Cup final hits 200,000 signatures
The World Cup final ended nearly a week ago but the drama around it continued as the match referee showed a photo on his phone during a news conference to respond to claims that Lionel Messi’s extra-time goal should not have stood. Argen
Argentina considers putting Lionel Messi's image on banknotes
Argentina is considering putting World Cup-winning football captain Lionel Messi on their official banknotes following the nation's recent success in Qatar.Local paper El Financiero reports that following the team's remarkable perfor
Lionel Messi extends contract with PSG until 2024 - report
World Cup winner Lionel Messi has reached a deal with Paris St Germain to stay with the club for at least the 2023-24 season, French daily Le Parisien reported on Wednesday. The 35-year-old forward, seven-times winner of the Ballon D'Or, h
Lionel Messi and World Cup heroes whisked into helicopters as street party overflows
Argentina's World Cup heroes had to abandon an open-top bus parade in Buenos Aires on Tuesday as millions of ecstatic fans flooded onto the streets and brought the city to a standstill, with Lionel Messi and his teammates whisked into helicopters
Demand for Messi, Mbappe soccer gear spikes after World Cup
In the wake of Sunday's World Cup final soccer fans around the world have rushed to buy merchandise, with demand for Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe soccer club jerseys more than tripling, sports merchandise retailer Fanatics Inc told Reuters
Messi's jersey will be ready if decides to play at next World Cup, says Scaloni
Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni said that he will keep Lionel Messi's jersey ready in case the talismanic captain wishes to play at the next World Cup after he ended the country's 36-year wait to hoist the golden trophy again.
Argentina win incredible World Cup final in penalty shootout
Argentina won their third World Cup in an extraordinary final on Sunday as they beat France 4-2 on penalties after Lionel Messi scored twice in a 3-3 draw and Kylian Mbappe grabbed a hat-trick to bring the holders back from 2-0 and 3-2 down.
A second chance: How Messi's Argentina reached the World Cup final again
Pre-tournament favourites Argentina stumbled at the first World Cup hurdle before getting their act together to storm into another final, led by their inspirational skipper Lionel Messi who has moved to the top of the tournament's scoring charts.
Messi confirms Qatar final will be his last World Cup game
Lionel Messi has confirmed he will play his last World Cup game when Argentina take on France or Morocco in Sunday’s final in Qatar.Messi led Argentina to a 3-0 win over Croatia in their semi-final on Tuesday and will earn his 172nd cap a
Alvarez and Messi steer Argentina past Croatia into World Cup final
Argentina's Julian Alvarez scored twice and earned a penalty converted by Lionel Messi as they swept past Croatia 3-0 on Tuesday and into the World Cup final where they will face either holders France or Morocco at the weekend.While all eye
FIFA sends home Spanish referee who clashed with Lionel Messi
Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz has been barred from officiating any other FIFA World Cup match following h