Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi plays for Argentina and is currently an integral member of FC Barcelona. He is rare in his prodigious talent, his physical condition (a growth hormone deficiency – Barcelona paid his medical bills as part of the deal to sign him up) and the fact that of the many pretenders to Diego Maradona’s throne, Messi seems capable of living up to the expectations.

On This Day in Football: Messi reaches Barca milestone

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On this day in 2010, Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal for Barcelona and became the youngest player in the club’s history to reach...

Barcelona ready to pay £132M to sign Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool

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Few can argue that football has gone absolutely mad nowadays, with the amounts being thrown around for players in transfer markets. It seems like Barcelona...

On This Day in Football: Independiente beat Liverpool, Messi sets new record

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On this day in 1984, Argentinean club Independiente beat Liverpool 1-0 to win the Intercontinental Cup. Played in front of 62,000 fans in Tokyo’s National...

Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi Football’s Greatest Rivalry?

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When two players emerge at the same point in history that both have an ability that sets them above their piers then a rivalry...

Barcelona star Lionel Messi to Man City – a dream or a possibility?

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Spanish football expert Terry Gibson believes Manchester City could sign Barcelona star Lionel Messi on a free transfer next summer. In July, Messi agreed terms...

Historical Barcelona Comeback Refocuses Treble Hunt

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FC Barcelona, one of the top clubs in the world, hold themselves to extremely high standards. Just weeks ago, it seemed as though Barcelona's...

La Liga Title Race: Real Madrid Pulling Away as Barcelona Falter Again

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Barcelona saw their title hopes fall even more this past weekend as they drew 1-1 against a relentless Villarreal side. Barcelona dominated most of...

2017 Best FIFA Football Awards Preview

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The annual FIFA awards show is taking place in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday, January 9th. Awards will be given out to honor the best...

La Liga Stars Dominate UEFA 2016 Team of the Year

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UEFA recently announced the eleven players that have been voted into the Team of the Year for 2016. The UEFA Team of the Year...

Football: The Modern Day Money Game

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The game of football was once just simply a game, but today it has turned into an empire. Rich owners and corporations flood the...

Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo – The definitive Clasico statistics

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Spain’s El Clasico fixture between age-old rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid is undoubtedly the biggest game in world football, with the global spectacle to...

El Clasico Infographic: Barcelona vs Real Madrid Stats, Possible Lineups, Records

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Barcelona v Real Madrid, often known as El Clasico, is not only one of the biggest footballing events, but one of the biggest sporting...