Messi to miss Morocco friendly after injury on international return
Lionel Messi will miss Argentina's friendly against Morocco next week after picking up a groin injury in the shock 3-1 defeat to Venezuela...
Messi to start Venezuela friendly on Argentina return
Lionel Messi will start Friday's friendly against Venezuela in Madrid as he makes his return for Argentina following a self-imposed eight-month exile, coach Lionel Scaloni confirmed.
Messi and Suarez lead Barca to Rayo victory
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez might have been rested but instead both played and scored as Barcelona came from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano on Saturday...
Eyes on Messi, Modric as Real Madrid, Barca clash
Argentine talisman Lionel Messi, and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric will be the cynosure of all eyes this evening, as Real Madrid and Barcelona clash once again in the race to this year’s LaLiga Santander title.
Lokosa’s award boosts battles for goals in the NPFL
When Junior Lokosa picked up the first ever Eunisell Boot Award at the Nigerian Professional Football League’s (NPFL) 2017/18 season highest goal scorer with 19 goals, even he did not envisage the career-defining boost it would have on him in the last couple of months For his performance in Nigeria’s top football league, the 25-year-old…
Five things we learned in European football this weekend
It was a weekend of landmarks in Europe, with Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe both reaching notable half-centuries. Meanwhile, Monaco look reborn, Borussia Dortmund won again, and Cristiano Ronaldo came in for criticism in Italy.
Messi records 50th career hat-trick as Barca defeat Sevilla
Lionel Messi scored his 50th career hat-trick to fire Barcelona to a 4-2 win at Sevilla yesterday after the champions had twice fallen behind, giving the Catalans a 10-point lead at the top of La Liga.
Messi and Coutinho create Barcelona dilemma for Valverde
Barcelona will hope to reassert their authority in the title race on Saturday after a stuttering spell has given Real Madrid fresh hope in La Liga.
Arbeloa ‘counting days’ for Messi to retire
Former Real Madrid right-back Alvaro Arbeloa claims he is counting the days until Lionel Messi announces his retirement and that he doubts he’ll ever be able to enjoy him as a footballer. The 36-year-old, who himself retired in 2017, played against Messi during his Madrid days, with Arbeloa making 237 appearances in all competitions during two…
Dembele and Messi named in Barca squad to face Bilbao
Ousmane Dembele is back in the Barcelona squad for Sunday's La Liga match away to Athletic Bilbao while Lionel Messi was also included in the matchday group by the Catalan club. Barca coach Ernesto Valverde reiterated on Saturday Messi would play at San Mames only if he is fit, after the Argentinian started on the…