Lionel Messi breaks records better than anyone else. He’s been doing exactly that since the beginning his career, but there’s one unwanted record that he’ll want to get off his back this coming weekend. Barcelona and Messi take on Real ...

Although Lionel Messi is still around, Barcelona go into the start of their Champions League campaign with restrained expectations. After their humbling exits from Europe in recent seasons, the Catalan club aren’t as confident as before. Last season’s 8-2 thrashing ...

In an institutional crisis in the summer, Lionel Messi demanded to leave via burofax after two decades with the club, but Barcelona’s crisis really began when Neymar left in 2017. Josep Maria Bartomeu lost authority and then the trophy cabinet ...

Former Arsenal super scout Francis Cagigao believes Thomas Partey will enable title challenge New Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey could be the signing that turns them back into title contenders, says the man who watched him for the club over the ...

Romelu Lukaku boasts a better record than Ronaldo AND Messi in internationals What must Ole Gunnar Solskjaer be thinking? Romelu Lukaku, the player he deemed surplus to requirements on deadline day a year ago and sold to Inter Milan without ...

Messi won the titles, not Guardiola” – Magath slams Pep’s “boring” style German footballing legend Felix Magath has slammed Pep Guardiola’s “boring” approach to the game, claiming his success at Barcelona was mainly down to Lionel Messi. Pep Guardiola is ...

Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona in the summer would NOT have been a good idea, says Javier Tebas LaLiga president Javier Tebas insists Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona in the summer would have been a mistake for all involved, including the league ...

Luis Suarez says his friendship with Lionel Messi led to Barcelona exit Luis Suarez has claimed Barcelona forced him out of the club because of his close relationship with Lionel Messi. The Uruguayan striker, 33, joined Atletico Madrid last month ...

It’s not easy to play with this shirt! – Scaloni salutes Argentina desire after Messi penalty winner Lionel Scaloni was not too worried about Argentina’s disjointed performance against Ecuador, as a 1-0 win gave them a World Cup platform ahead ...

Argentina 1-0 Ecuador: Lionel Messi’s early penalty seals victory for hosts in World Cup qualifier Argentina got their World Cup qualifying campaign off to the perfect start on Thursday when Lionel Messi’s early penalty gave them a 1-0 win over ...

Farre claims brother of a Barcelona player has signed no-confidence petition against Bartomeu Jordi Farre has claimed the brother of a Barcelona first-team player has signed the petition of a vote of no confidence against current president Josep Bartomeu. Only ...

Lionel Messi held ‘long private phone call’ with Jose Mourinho over Barcelona exit Lionel Messi held a long private phone call with Jose Mourinho over a move to Chelsea in 2004. The Argentine was desperate to work under The Special ...

Messi and Luis Suarez fly together to South America The October international break has arrived and the South American World Cup qualifiers begin this week, so Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez have both flown across the Atlantic to join up ...

Lionel Messi looks to put summer of uncertainty behind him and calls for unity at Barcelona Lionel Messi has insisted he wants to draw a line under his summer transfer stand-off with Barcelona. Messi was embroiled in a transfer saga ...

Messi searches for a new partner The start of the new season signals the beginning of a new era for Lionel Messi at Barcelona. The Argentine is back in competitive action on Sunday for the first time since the 8-2 ...