Brazil coach Tite tells Messi to show some respect
Brazil coach Tite told Lionel Messi to show some respect following claims from the Argentina captain that the Copa America had been "fixed" so the hosts would win.
Messi sent off in Copa America third place play-off
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi was sent off after clashing with Chile's Gary Medel during the Copa America third place play-off on Saturday. In a niggly and fractious match, five-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi and Chile captain Gary Medel were given their marching orders eight minutes from half-time after tangling on the goalline. It was only…
Jesus, Firmino send Brazil into Copa America final as Messi fails again
Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino scored the goals as Brazil beat arch-rivals Argentina 2-0 on Tuesday to qualify for the Copa America final.
Argentina waiting for Messi magic to make an appearance
For the last dozen years, Argentina has been waiting for global superstar Lionel Messi to lead their football team to a major international trophy.
Messi rescues Argentina as Paraguay pay penalty
A Lionel Messi penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay on Wednesday as the two-time world champions once again struggled at the Copa America.
Messi 'bitter' as Colombia stun Argentina
Lionel Messi said his team was feeling bitter after Argentina lost their opening Copa America match 2-0 to Colombia despite dominating the second half. Goals from Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata in the final 20 minutes gave Colombia their first tournament victory over Argentina in 20 years as Messi's hopes of finally landing a major…
Colombia's Martinez and Zapata stun Messi's Argentina at Copa
Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata put a dent in Lionel Messi's hopes of finally landing a major international title as Colombia began their Copa America campaign with a 2-0 win over Argentina on Saturday. Martinez struck a stunning opener on 72 minutes and fellow substitute Zapata sealed the win three minutes from the end after…
Messi is sports world's highest earner: Forbes
Lionel Messi was the world's highest-paid athlete over the past year, Forbes reported on Tuesday in its annual sporting rich list.
Liverpool's Origi, Shaqiri deputise for injured Salah, Firmino
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp drafted in Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri to cover for the injured Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino as his side try to mount an unlikely Champions League semi-final comeback against Barcelona on Tuesday. The Reds trail 3-0 from the first leg and their odds of reaching a second consecutive Champions League…
Valverde warns Barcelona to be wary of history at Anfield
Ernesto Valverde wanted to keep Barcelona's feet on the ground after their 3-0 win over Liverpool so he hit his players where it hurt. "Liverpool are a team that can make any opponent suffer," he said in the press conference after the match. "And of course last year we had a three-goal advantage in the…