Articles about Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer. He was born, June 24, 1987, to a working-class family in Rosario, Argentina. He plays for both Barcelona club and Argentina national team. He played for Argentina for the first time in FIFA youth championship in 2005 and led it to victory. He won an Olympic gold medal in 2008 in football at the Beijing Olympics. https://www.facebook.com/leomessi

Decoding South America's top scorers as Messi surpasses Pele's tally

10 Sep 2021

Decoding South America's top scorers as Messi surpasses Pele's tally

Legendary footballer Lionel Messi has added a new feather to his illustrious cap.

Ronaldo vs Messi: Decoding their international career in numbers

02 Sep 2021

Ronaldo vs Messi: Decoding their international career in numbers

Cristiano Ronaldo has gone clear of Ali Daei's record for the most number of goals scored in international football.

Lionel Messi makes Ligue 1 debut as PSG beat Reims

30 Aug 2021

Lionel Messi makes Ligue 1 debut as PSG beat Reims

Argentine star Lionel Messi made his much-awaited debut for Paris Saint-Germain as the side defeated Stade de Reims on Sunday.

PSG maintain winning run without Messi and Neymar: Records broken

21 Aug 2021

PSG maintain winning run without Messi and Neymar: Records broken

Paris Saint-Germain claimed a third successive win in Ligue 1 to sit atop the table with nine points.

Lionel Messi joins Paris Saint-Germain on two-year deal

11 Aug 2021

Lionel Messi joins Paris Saint-Germain on two-year deal

Lionel Messi has completed his move to French giants Paris Saint-Germain.

Lionel Messi is joining Paris Saint-Germain

10 Aug 2021

Lionel Messi is joining Paris Saint-Germain

Legend Lionel Messi has agreed to a two-year deal with French giants Paris Saint-Germain after an exit from Barcelona.

Will Lionel Messi join Paris Saint-Germain? He drops a hint

09 Aug 2021

Will Lionel Messi join Paris Saint-Germain? He drops a hint

After bidding adieu to Barcelona, football legend Lionel Messi is expected to arrive in Paris on Monday.

Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona: Details here

05 Aug 2021

Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona: Details here

Six-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi will not continue his career at Barcelona anymore.

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi: Decoding the statistical comparison

16 Jul 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi: Decoding the statistical comparison

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have dominated the numbers in football for the last 16 years.

Decoding the records Lionel Messi can script in 2021-22 season

15 Jul 2021

Decoding the records Lionel Messi can script in 2021-22 season

Lionel Messi is set to stay at Barcelona after reports have claimed he has agreed to a five-year deal, taking a wage cut.

Lionel Messi agrees Barcelona contract, claims report

15 Jul 2021

Lionel Messi agrees Barcelona contract, claims report

Barcelona ace Lionel Messi has agreed on a contract extension with Barcelona.

Lionel Messi wins his first international trophy: Key stats

11 Jul 2021

Lionel Messi wins his first international trophy: Key stats

Lionel Messi lifted his first international trophy of his career as Argentina won Copa America after defeating Brazil 1-0 on Saturday.

Messi claims first international trophy as Argentina win Copa America

11 Jul 2021

Messi claims first international trophy as Argentina win Copa America

Argentina won their first major title in 28 years on Saturday after winning a record-equaling 15th Copa America.

Copa America final, Argentina vs Brazil: Decoding the key stats

10 Jul 2021

Copa America final, Argentina vs Brazil: Decoding the key stats

The 2021 edition of Copa America sees South American giants Argentina and Brazil take on each other in the finale.

Copa America: Argentina reach final with penalty shoot-out win

07 Jul 2021

Copa America: Argentina reach final with penalty shoot-out win

Argentina beat Colombia 3-2 on penalties in the Copa America semi-final after the match ended 1-1.

Copa America, Argentina beat Ecuador to reach semis: Records broken

04 Jul 2021

Copa America, Argentina beat Ecuador to reach semis: Records broken

Lionel Messi made two assists and scored a goal as Argentina reached the semis of Copa America.

Lionel Messi becomes free agent after his Barcelona contract expires

01 Jul 2021

Lionel Messi becomes free agent after his Barcelona contract expires

Argentine star Lionel Messi has become a free agent after his contract with Barcelona expired on Wednesday.

Lionel Messi turns 34: A look at his career achievements

24 Jun 2021

Lionel Messi turns 34: A look at his career achievements

Football superstar Lionel Messi is celebrating his 34th birthday today.

Copa America: Decoding Argentina's 28-member squad

11 Jun 2021

Copa America: Decoding Argentina's 28-member squad

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has named a 28-member squad for the upcoming Copa America to be held in Brazil.

India beat Bangladesh as Sunil Chhetri surpasses Lionel Messi's tally

08 Jun 2021

India beat Bangladesh as Sunil Chhetri surpasses Lionel Messi's tally

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri has gone past the legendary Lionel Messi in terms of international goals.

Lionel Messi wins record eighth Pichichi: Details here

23 May 2021

Lionel Messi wins record eighth Pichichi: Details here

Barcelona legend Lionel Messi finished as La Liga's top scorer once again after amassing 30 goals in the 2020-21 season.

La Liga: Messi to miss Barcelona's final game this season

21 May 2021

La Liga: Messi to miss Barcelona's final game this season

Argentine star Lionel Messi is set to miss Barcelona's final fixture of the ongoing La Liga season.

La Liga, Barcelona held 3-3 by Levante: Records broken

12 May 2021

La Liga, Barcelona held 3-3 by Levante: Records broken

Barcelona were involved in a six-goal thriller against Levante in gameweek 36 of La Liga 2020-21 season.

Barcelona lose, miss chance to go top of La Liga

30 Apr 2021

Barcelona lose, miss chance to go top of La Liga

Barcelona suffered a shocking 2-1 defeat against Granada in La Liga.

La Liga, Messi scripts these records for Barcelona: Details here

23 Apr 2021

La Liga, Messi scripts these records for Barcelona: Details here

Barcelona thrashed Getafe 5-2 to climb to third in La Liga, two points behind second-placed Real Madrid.

Copa del Rey: Barcelona win trophy after beating Athletic Bilbao

18 Apr 2021

Copa del Rey: Barcelona win trophy after beating Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona thrashed Athletic Bilbao 4-0 in the final of the Copa del Rey 2020-21.

La Liga: Record-breaking Messi helps Barcelona beat Sociedad

22 Mar 2021

La Liga: Record-breaking Messi helps Barcelona beat Sociedad

Barcelona ace Lionel Messi celebrated a record-breaking 768th appearance for the club with two goals as the Spanish giants thrashed Real Sociedad 6-1 in La Liga.

La Liga: Record-breaking Lionel Messi shines for Barcelona

16 Mar 2021

La Liga: Record-breaking Lionel Messi shines for Barcelona

Lionel Messi scored a brace and provided an assist as he helped FC Barcelona thrash Huesca 4-1 in La Liga.

Decoding Barcelona's 2020-21 season in numbers

13 Mar 2021

Decoding Barcelona's 2020-21 season in numbers

FC Barcelona will be aiming to get hold of a trophy under manager Ronald Koeman in his debut season.

PSG through to UCL's quarters at Barca's expense: Records broken

11 Mar 2021

PSG through to UCL's quarters at Barca's expense: Records broken

Paris Saint-Germain saw off a spirited Barcelona side to make it to the quarter-finals of the Champions League 2020-21 season.

La Liga, Barcelona defeat Osasuna 2-0: Records broken

07 Mar 2021

La Liga, Barcelona defeat Osasuna 2-0: Records broken

Jordi Alba and Ilaix Moriba fired for Barcelona as they beat Osasuna 2-0 in La Liga away from home on Saturday.

La Liga, Sevilla 0-2 Barcelona: Records broken

27 Feb 2021

La Liga, Sevilla 0-2 Barcelona: Records broken

FC Barcelona moved to the second spot in La Liga standings after overcoming Sevilla 2-0.

Statistical comparison of Messi and Ronaldo in 2020-21 season

26 Feb 2021

Statistical comparison of Messi and Ronaldo in 2020-21 season

Football legends Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are showing no signs of slowing down despite reaching the twilight of their careers.

Barcelona thrash Elche 3-0 in La Liga: Records broken

25 Feb 2021

Barcelona thrash Elche 3-0 in La Liga: Records broken

Lionel Messi scored a brace to help Barcelona overcome Elche 3-0 in La Liga.

La Liga: Barcelona drop points in Messi's club-record appearance

22 Feb 2021

La Liga: Barcelona drop points in Messi's club-record appearance

Lionel Messi netted on his club-record 506th La Liga appearance but Barcelona were held by Cadiz.

Lionel Messi's contract leak: All that you need to know

02 Feb 2021

Lionel Messi's contract leak: All that you need to know

As Barcelona are wrestling with a huge debt amid the coronavirus pandemic, the leak of Lionel Messi's contract details has added more questions.

Barcelona beat Athletic Club, Messi scores 650th goal for Barca

01 Feb 2021

Barcelona beat Athletic Club, Messi scores 650th goal for Barca

Lionel Messi scored his 650th goal for Barcelona as they clinched a 2-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Sunday.

Barcelona reach Copa del Rey quarter-finals: Records broken

28 Jan 2021

Barcelona reach Copa del Rey quarter-finals: Records broken

Spanish football giants Barcelona moved to the Copa del Rey quarter-finals after a 2-1 win against Rayo Vallecano.

La Liga, Barcelona secure 2-0 win over Elche: Records broken

25 Jan 2021

La Liga, Barcelona secure 2-0 win over Elche: Records broken

Frenkie de Jong and Riqui Puig scored a goal each as Barcelona claimed a 2-0 victory over Elche in their latest La Liga fixture.

Copa del Rey: Barca overcome Cornella despite a lacklustre performance

22 Jan 2021

Copa del Rey: Barca overcome Cornella despite a lacklustre performance

Barcelona produced an unimpressive performance in the Copa del Rey as they needed extra-time to progress into the round of 16.