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#Lionel Messi

# lionel-messi - Monday 11 October, 2021

Messi's Argentina thrash Uruguay, Brazil lose 100% qualifying record
# Unbeaten
# Unbeaten

Messi's Argentina thrash Uruguay, Brazil lose 100% qualifying record

Oct 11th 2021, 7:52 AM 9,588 Views 0 Comments

Lionel Scaloni’s side closed the gap on Brazil at the top of the table.

# lionel-messi - Friday 8 October, 2021

'I hoped Messi would play for free' - Barcelona president
# No Dice
# No Dice

'I hoped Messi would play for free' - Barcelona president

Oct 8th 2021, 1:32 PM 11,133 Views 7 Comments

Messi joined Paris Saint-Germain in August after Barca decided not to renew the Argentinian’s contract.

# lionel-messi - Monday 27 September, 2021

Messi in contention to face Man City in Champions League but Pochettino calls for patience
# Just A Man
# Just A Man

Messi in contention to face Man City in Champions League but Pochettino calls for patience

Sep 27th 2021, 8:36 PM 2,806 Views 1 Comment

‘Let people work, let the player adapt and start to feel at home,’ said the PSG boss of his marquee recruit.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Lionel Messi sidelined with knee injury
# Sitting Out
# Sitting Out

Lionel Messi sidelined with knee injury

Sep 21st 2021, 1:22 PM 5,708 Views 5 Comments

Messi was substituted during Sunday’s win over Lyon, expressing his displeasure to manager Mauricio Pochettino as he made his way to the bench.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Messi, M'bappe and Neymar upstaged by Icardi as PSG see off Lyon
# Kings Of Lyon
# Kings Of Lyon

Messi, M'bappe and Neymar upstaged by Icardi as PSG see off Lyon

Updated Sep 19th 2021, 10:10 PM 8,860 Views 0 Comments

PSG have won six from six in Ligue 1 this season but Messi has yet to score for them.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Lionel Messi's European debut for PSG ends in anti-climactic fashion
# Underwhelming
# Underwhelming

Lionel Messi's European debut for PSG ends in anti-climactic fashion

Sep 15th 2021, 10:04 PM 11,919 Views 1 Comment

Neymar and Kylian Mbappe also start up front against Club Bruges.

# lionel-messi - Monday 13 September, 2021

Sergio Busquets 'in a state of shock' over Messi's Barcelona exit
# No Sweet Sorrow
# No Sweet Sorrow

Sergio Busquets 'in a state of shock' over Messi's Barcelona exit

Sep 13th 2021, 3:25 PM 5,121 Views 0 Comments

The midfielder also landed his support to manager Ronald Koeman, who recently spoke out against club president Joan Laporta.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Without Neymar and Messi, former Man United midfielder stars in PSG win
# Strength In Depth
# Strength In Depth

Without Neymar and Messi, former Man United midfielder stars in PSG win

Sep 11th 2021, 6:56 PM 9,577 Views 0 Comments

Ander Herrera scored a brace in the comfortable victory over Clermont.

The rise and fall of the world's greatest football club
# Drama
# Drama

The rise and fall of the world's greatest football club

Sep 11th 2021, 12:11 PM 44,174 Views 17 Comments

Simon Kuper on documenting Barcelona’s successes and struggles.

# lionel-messi - Friday 10 September, 2021

Prodigal son returns as Messi waits for home debut: John Brewin's standout matches this weekend
# William Hill
# William Hill

Prodigal son returns as Messi waits for home debut: John Brewin's standout matches this weekend

Sep 10th 2021, 9:00 AM 2,898 Views 0 Comments

Our European football expert singles out games from the Premier League, the Bundesliga, Ligue 1, La Liga and Serie A.

Lionel Messi breaks Pele’s South American international goals record
# Goat
# Goat

Lionel Messi breaks Pele’s South American international goals record

Sep 10th 2021, 8:02 AM 9,571 Views 7 Comments

Messi scored a hat-trick as Argentina beat Bolivia in a World Cup qualifier.

# lionel-messi - Monday 30 August, 2021

Lionel Messi brought 'calmness' to PSG on debut
# Influence
# Influence

Lionel Messi brought 'calmness' to PSG on debut

Aug 30th 2021, 11:54 AM 5,532 Views 0 Comments

The Argentina international’s arrival was greeted with enthusiastic cheers from the 6,000 travelling fans.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Messi comes on for PSG debut but wantaway Mbappe steals show in victory over Reims
# Sliding Doors
# Sliding Doors

Messi comes on for PSG debut but wantaway Mbappe steals show in victory over Reims

Aug 29th 2021, 10:10 PM 12,120 Views 2 Comments

The French star scored both goals in PSG’s victory at Reims.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Messi gets rapturous reception, Mbappe jeered in PSG win
# Hero
# Hero

Messi gets rapturous reception, Mbappe jeered in PSG win

Aug 14th 2021, 11:12 PM 23,035 Views 5 Comments

The France striker is in the spotlight with speculation that he will seek a move away.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

'I am really impatient' - Messi keen to begin new life and immediate trophy hunt with PSG
# Quick Switch
# Quick Switch

'I am really impatient' - Messi keen to begin new life and immediate trophy hunt with PSG

Aug 11th 2021, 11:22 AM 7,725 Views 4 Comments

‘What I can say today is that I have the same will and same enthusiasm as when I was a kid. I still feel like this kid.’

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Paris Saint-Germain confirm signing of Lionel Messi
# Free Agent
# Free Agent

Paris Saint-Germain confirm signing of Lionel Messi

Updated Aug 10th 2021, 9:33 PM 82,481 Views 82 Comments

The Argentine superstar has signed a two-year deal.

# lionel-messi - Monday 9 August, 2021

PSG braced for Lionel Messi arrival
# Great Expectations
# Great Expectations

PSG braced for Lionel Messi arrival

Aug 9th 2021, 10:55 AM 13,875 Views 10 Comments

The 34-year-old is seen by the French giants’ Qatari owners as the vital missing piece of their frustrating Champions League puzzle.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Messi in tears as he says goodbye to Barcelona in emotional press conference
# Messi Que Un Club
# Messi Que Un Club

Messi in tears as he says goodbye to Barcelona in emotional press conference

Aug 8th 2021, 11:36 AM 18,173 Views 30 Comments

‘This year, my family and I were convinced we were going to stay here, at home.’

# lionel-messi - Saturday 7 August, 2021

PSG win French season opener while Messi waits in wings
# Ligue 1
# Ligue 1

PSG win French season opener while Messi waits in wings

Aug 7th 2021, 10:24 PM 12,351 Views 6 Comments

Mauro Icardi’s goal secured a 2-1 victory against newly-promoted Troyes.

# lionel-messi - Friday 6 August, 2021

PSG hopeful of Messi deal after completing Financial Fair Play analysis
# Messi Business
# Messi Business

PSG hopeful of Messi deal after completing Financial Fair Play analysis

Aug 6th 2021, 11:05 AM 12,594 Views 13 Comments

Messi is understood to have spoken to PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino last night after Barcelona announced his exit.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 5 August, 2021

The key questions around the future of Lionel Messi
# On The Market
# On The Market

The key questions around the future of Lionel Messi

Aug 5th 2021, 9:57 PM 10,094 Views 8 Comments

Barca are facing up to life without their Argentinian superstar.

Messi to leave Barcelona, club announce
# Gone
# Gone

Messi to leave Barcelona, club announce

Aug 5th 2021, 7:02 PM 72,939 Views 88 Comments

The end of an era.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Lionel Messi agrees to 50% pay-cut to stay at Barcelona – reports
# 50 50 Cashback
# 50 50 Cashback

Lionel Messi agrees to 50% pay-cut to stay at Barcelona – reports

Jul 14th 2021, 7:00 PM 14,422 Views 18 Comments

The 34-year-old has been a free agent since his previous four-year deal expired on 30 June.

# lionel-messi - Monday 12 July, 2021

Messi dedicates Copa title to family, country and Maradona
# Diego
# Diego

Messi dedicates Copa title to family, country and Maradona

Jul 12th 2021, 3:37 PM 4,753 Views 0 Comments

Messi had been desperate to lead Argentina to glory after a series of disappointments both at World Cups and the Copa.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Messi stars as Argentina set up Copa America semi v Colombia
# Copa America
# Copa America

Messi stars as Argentina set up Copa America semi v Colombia

Jul 4th 2021, 10:08 AM 6,305 Views 1 Comment

Argentina beat Ecuador 3-0 overnight while Colombia beat Uruguay on penalties.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Messi at the double as Argentina trounce Bolivia in Copa America
# Albiceleste
# Albiceleste

Messi at the double as Argentina trounce Bolivia in Copa America

Jun 29th 2021, 8:47 AM 4,556 Views 0 Comments

Argentina will now face Ecuador in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Messi hits milestone number of appearances as Argentina book Copa America quarter-final spot
# In The Mix
# In The Mix

Messi hits milestone number of appearances as Argentina book Copa America quarter-final spot

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:57 AM 6,603 Views 4 Comments

Chile are also through to the quarter-finals of the competition.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Messi scores stunning free-kick but Argentina left frustrated by Chile
# Copa America
# Copa America

Messi scores stunning free-kick but Argentina left frustrated by Chile

Jun 15th 2021, 10:43 AM 5,973 Views 1 Comment

Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez saved a penalty from Arturo Vidal but Eduardo Vargas equalised with the rebound.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Messi negotiations 'going well,' says Barcelona president
# Messi Situation
# Messi Situation

Messi negotiations 'going well,' says Barcelona president

Jun 1st 2021, 3:40 PM 2,609 Views 2 Comments

The Argentine’s contract expires on 30 June.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

With his contract set to expire, Lionel Messi urged to stay at Barcelona
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

With his contract set to expire, Lionel Messi urged to stay at Barcelona

May 25th 2021, 4:01 PM 7,988 Views 3 Comments

Luis Suarez has advised the Argentinian not to leave the Catalan club.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Ronald Koeman's Barcelona future in doubt
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

Ronald Koeman's Barcelona future in doubt

May 20th 2021, 2:30 PM 6,293 Views 1 Comment

Joan Laporta said on Tuesday a ‘cycle has finished’.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

La Liga launches investigation after Messi throws party for Barca players at his home
# Leo's Gaff
# Leo's Gaff

La Liga launches investigation after Messi throws party for Barca players at his home

May 4th 2021, 5:11 PM 11,850 Views 17 Comments

The get-together on Monday night may have been a breach of Covid-19 protocols.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Messi nets a double at Valencia to rescue Barcelona's title hopes
# In The Hunt
# In The Hunt

Messi nets a double at Valencia to rescue Barcelona's title hopes

May 2nd 2021, 10:10 PM 5,768 Views 1 Comment

The Argentine missed a penalty but scored twice, with Antoine Griezmann also on target.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final
# Goat
# Goat

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final

Apr 17th 2021, 10:50 PM 10,376 Views 2 Comments

Messi scored two of Barcelona’s four second half goals as they consigned their opponents to a second final defeat in two weeks.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

'I love you and Barcelona loves you' - New club president desperate to keep Messi at the Nou Camp
# Goat
# Goat

'I love you and Barcelona loves you' - New club president desperate to keep Messi at the Nou Camp

Mar 17th 2021, 11:04 PM 3,375 Views 2 Comments

Juan Laporta was elected as president for a second spell last week.

# lionel-messi - Monday 15 March, 2021

Spectacular double from Messi on night he equals Barcelona appearance record
# Star Of The Show
# Star Of The Show

Spectacular double from Messi on night he equals Barcelona appearance record

Mar 15th 2021, 10:12 PM 8,240 Views 7 Comments

Barcelona defeated Huesca 4-1 tonight.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Barcelona 'gutted' at earliest European exit in 14 years
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Barcelona 'gutted' at earliest European exit in 14 years

Mar 10th 2021, 11:59 PM 4,729 Views 2 Comments

The five-time European champions had not been knocked out before the quarter-finals since 2006/07.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time
# Return
# Return

Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time

Mar 7th 2021, 11:44 PM 6,630 Views 3 Comments

One of his main tasks will be to convince Lionel Messi to sign a new contract.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Messi soars past Suarez to become La Liga top scorer amid match-winning performance
# Still Got It
# Still Got It

Messi soars past Suarez to become La Liga top scorer amid match-winning performance

Feb 24th 2021, 8:41 PM 7,522 Views 2 Comments

The Argentine star inspired Barca to a much-needed win over Elche.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Super-sub Messi leads Barcelona comeback as €31 million youngster scores first goal
# Impact
# Impact

Super-sub Messi leads Barcelona comeback as €31 million youngster scores first goal

Feb 7th 2021, 10:25 PM 11,281 Views 0 Comments

Ronald Koeman’s side sit seven points behind La Liga’s leaders Atletico Madrid, with Francisco Trincao among the scorers.

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