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Lionel Messi

Shobhaa De | Forget Messi mania… Who will win WC cricket 2023?

The time to dig into a juicy Argentinian steak has ended on December 18

24 Dec 2022 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Winners all: Messi, the beautiful game, Qatar

Besides a final for the ages, there was plenty of action of the modern kind in a more open and positive game that many countries play

20 Dec 2022 12:10 AM

Messi says will continue Argentina career after World Cup win

Messi has played 172 times for Argentina, scoring 98 goals since making his debut in 2005

19 Dec 2022 7:45 AM

AA Edit | Cup of hope: 4 amazing teams square off at WC

The coloniser versus the colonised is a nice narrative building up as France takes on Morocco, for long its protectorate.

12 Dec 2022 1:43 AM

Messi, Argentina beat Netherlands on penalties at World Cup

Messi converted his penalty in the shootout and Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez saved two attempts

10 Dec 2022 7:55 AM

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AA Edit | Football proves the great leveller

Sporting tales often become most interesting when the mice roar in the face of the lions

05 Dec 2022 12:15 AM

AA Edit | Does Qatar deserve this Cup?

FIFA officials are asking nations not to bring political or ideological issues to the World Cup where the focus should be on the game

19 Nov 2022 12:15 AM

Messi's Argentina beats Brazil 1-0, wins Copa America title

Argentina's winning goal at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro came in the 22nd minute

11 Jul 2021 9:24 AM

To keep pace with Suarez and Messi is not easy, Saviola warns Martinez

Lautaro Martinez has been one of the stars of Serie A in 2019-20, scoring 16 goals in 31 appearances before the coronavirus outbreak

29 Apr 2020 12:12 PM

Xavi Hernandez donates 1 million euros to Barcelona hospital

Lionel Messi, Pep Guardiola, Rafael Nadal and Pau Gasol are among several Spanish sports stars to have donated or led fundraising campaigns

04 Apr 2020 9:18 PM

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Luis Suarez 'hurt' by criticism of Barca players' pay cut delay

Footballers across Europe's top leagues came under fire as some clubs have made cuts to their non-playing staff or their salaries

03 Apr 2020 11:57 AM

Lionel Messi confirms pay cut for Barca players, criticises board

Atletico Madrid and Espanyol also confirmed temporary pay cuts

30 Mar 2020 6:41 PM

FIFA names Sunil Chhetri along with Lionel Messi in its campaign against COVID-19

FIFA and WHO have teamed up to combat the coronavirus by launching a new awareness campaign led by world-renowned footballers

24 Mar 2020 1:43 PM

Argentina call up 6 Italy-based players for World Cup qualifiers

Argentina imposed restrictions on people traveling from Italy, Spain, Germany and France, says 14-day quarantine is mandatory

11 Mar 2020 12:05 PM

Barcelona back on top of Spanish league, courtesy Messi

The club has not lost points against the Real Sociedad at Camp Nou since a 1995 draw

08 Mar 2020 1:17 PM

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Lionel Messi score four to put Barcelona back at the top

Real Madrid defeated by Valencia and injury to Eden Hazard handicaps them ahead of Clasico

23 Feb 2020 9:12 AM

Ronaldo good, Messi the best, says Valskis

Chennaiyin FC’s goal scoring machine, Valskis, is eager to watch cricket matches.

24 Jan 2020 12:53 AM

Lionel Messi expecting 'very strong' Real Madrid ahead of El Clasico

'I expect a very strong Real Madrid. They have shown it in the last matches, in La Liga and in the Champions League,' Goal.com quoted Messi.

12 Dec 2019 4:01 PM

Lionel Messi will now get rest: Ernesto Valverde on Argentine's omission from squad

Messi recently won the Ballon d'Or for the 6th time and scored a hat-trick against Mallorca to help his side register a 5-2 win in La Liga.

10 Dec 2019 11:09 AM

Lionel Messi surpasses Cristiano Ronaldo to record most hat-tricks in La Liga

Messi now has 35 hat-tricks in the tournament, while Ronaldo had 34, goal.com reported.

08 Dec 2019 7:59 PM

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