Lionel Messi under investigation for “breaking Covid-19 protocols by hosting a barbecue party for his Barcelona teammates and their partners” at his mansion

Lionel Messi is facing a probe by La Liga and Catalan government officials over a potential breach in Covid-19 protocols after it emerged he hosted a barbecue party for his Barcelona teammates at his mansion on Monday night. Reports in Spain said the Argentine striker hosted the gathering with wives and girlfriends of his teammates… Continue reading Lionel Messi under investigation for “breaking Covid-19 protocols by hosting a barbecue party for his Barcelona teammates and their partners” at his mansion

Messi reportedly buys £5m luxury apartment in Miami (Photos)

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi has reportedly splashed out £5million on his second apartment in Miami, fuelling speculation he might move to the MLS this summer. The Argentine playmaker previously said he would like to play in the United States one day and his contract at Barcelona expires this summer. It’s believed the 33-year-old already has… Continue reading Messi reportedly buys £5m luxury apartment in Miami (Photos)

Lionel Messi overtakes Xavi to break Barcelona all-time appearance list record

Lionel Messi has moved clear of Xavi Hernandez in the history books after marking his 768th game for the club against Real Sociedad on Sunday night. The Argentine football legend now has the record for Barcelona with his start against Real Sociedad marking his 768th for the club. Earlier in the season, he surpassed Xavi… Continue reading Lionel Messi overtakes Xavi to break Barcelona all-time appearance list record

You know you can’t leave’ – New Barcelona president Joan Laporta appeals to Lionel Messi to stay at the club

New Barcelona president, Joan Laporta has made a direct plea to Lionel Messi to stay at the club, barely hours after he was sworn into office on Wednesday, March 17. He won club elections last week and has returned to the helm of the club 11 years after leaving the post in 2010. With Lionel… Continue reading You know you can’t leave’ – New Barcelona president Joan Laporta appeals to Lionel Messi to stay at the club

Piers Morgan names his sports GOAT list, leaves Lionel Messi and NFL icon Tom Brady out

Controversial British journalist, Piers Morgan has named his all-time sporting GOAT list, and surprisingly six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi and NFL icon Tom Brady didn’t make the Top 10 list. On Sunday, Tom Brady won another Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was the superstar quarterback’s record-breaking 7th Super Bowl, meaning he’s… Continue reading Piers Morgan names his sports GOAT list, leaves Lionel Messi and NFL icon Tom Brady out

Robert Lewandowski defeats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win FIFA’s best player award

Robert Lewandowski has won the Best FIFA Men’s Player award on Thursday night during a virtual ceremony. The Polish and Bayern Munich striker, 32, who enjoyed an historic treble-winning season with his club, winning the Champions League, the Bundesliga, and the German Cup in 2020, broke up Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s dominance to scoop the… Continue reading Robert Lewandowski defeats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win FIFA’s best player award

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu sensationally quits Nou Camp following Lionel Messi row

Bartomeu has come under heavy pressure for a number of months and has now stepped down after six years in charge Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has stepped down from his position at the club along with the whole of the board. The 57-year-old had come under heavy pressure to hand in his resignation amid… Continue reading Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu sensationally quits Nou Camp following Lionel Messi row

Champions League 2020/21 draw revealed: Lionel Messi’s Barcelona to face Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus in group stage

The 2020/21 UEFA Champions League group stage fixtures has been released today with arch-rivals Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to battle again in the group stages this season, after their clubs Juventus and Barcelona were paired together in Group G.  Both Juventus and Barcelona will face Dynamo Kyiv and Ferencvaros in their group stage.  Current champions,… Continue reading Champions League 2020/21 draw revealed: Lionel Messi’s Barcelona to face Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus in group stage

Lionel Messi named the world’s most marketable athlete for 2020 ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi has been named No 1 in SportsPro’s 2020 list of the World’s 50 Most Marketable Athletes.  The Barcelona superstar and six-time Ballon d’Or winner claimed the top spot ahead of Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo who was placed in second spot. American basketball star LeBron James, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, and Canadian tennis player Bianca… Continue reading Lionel Messi named the world’s most marketable athlete for 2020 ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi blasts Barcelona for ‘throwing’ Luis Suárez out of the club

Lionel Messi has launched a fresh attack on Barcelona’s hierarchy for the way the club treated his close friend Luis Suárez after the striker left for rival club, Atlético Madrid.  The Argentine playmaker, who threatened to leave Barça last month and recently hit out at the club’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu’s leadership, said Suárez was… Continue reading Lionel Messi blasts Barcelona for ‘throwing’ Luis Suárez out of the club