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

Timelines
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.

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes top scorer in football history: Records broken

21 Jan 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes top scorer in football history: Records broken

Legend Cristiano Ronaldo has become the top goal-scorer in football history with his 760th strike.

Barcelona to appeal Lionel Messi's two-game ban for red card

20 Jan 2021

Barcelona to appeal Lionel Messi's two-game ban for red card

Barcelona were stunned by Athletic Club 3-2 in the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday and the match saw Lionel Messi receive a red card towards the end of extra-time.

Athletic Bilbao upset Barcelona to win Supercopa: Records broken

18 Jan 2021

Athletic Bilbao upset Barcelona to win Supercopa: Records broken

Barcelona suffered a shocking defeat to Athletic Bilbao, as they won the Spanish Supercopa on Sunday.

Spanish Super Cup final preview: Barcelona vs Athletic Club

17 Jan 2021

Spanish Super Cup final preview: Barcelona vs Athletic Club

Barcelona and Athletic Club gear up for a cracking Spanish Super Cup finale later tonight.

La Liga: Messi smashes these records as Barca thrash Granada

10 Jan 2021

La Liga: Messi smashes these records as Barca thrash Granada

Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi scored a brace each as Barcelona thrashed Granada 4-0 in gameweek 18 of La Liga 2020-21 season.

La Liga: Barcelona aim to go eight matches unbeaten

08 Jan 2021

La Liga: Barcelona aim to go eight matches unbeaten

Barcelona take on Granada in a crunch La Liga encounter on Saturday.

Messi scores twice as Barcelona go third in La Liga

07 Jan 2021

Messi scores twice as Barcelona go third in La Liga

Lionel Messi scored a brace to help Barcelona overcome Athletic Bilbao 3-2 in La Liga.

La Liga: Barcelona beat Huesca in Lionel Messi's 500th game

04 Jan 2021

La Liga: Barcelona beat Huesca in Lionel Messi's 500th game

Barcelona claimed a comfortable victory over bottom-placed side Huesca in Sunday's La Liga fixture.

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton knighted in New Year's Honors list

31 Dec 2020

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton knighted in New Year's Honors list

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, on Wednesday, was awarded a knighthood in the UK New Year's honors list.

Globe Soccer Awards: Cristiano Ronaldo crowned Player of the Century

28 Dec 2020

Globe Soccer Awards: Cristiano Ronaldo crowned Player of the Century

Cristiano Ronaldo, on Sunday, was crowned the Player of the Century at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai.

La Liga: Presenting Atletico Madrid's emphatic run this season

23 Dec 2020

La Liga: Presenting Atletico Madrid's emphatic run this season

Atletico Madrid have been brilliant in the 2020-21 season of La Liga.

Messi scores 644th goal for Barcelona, breaks Pele's all-time record

23 Dec 2020

Messi scores 644th goal for Barcelona, breaks Pele's all-time record

Argentine legend Lionel Messi has broken Pele's all-time record for goals scored with a single club by netting his 644th career goal for Barcelona.

Legend Lionel Messi collects record seventh Pichichi award

22 Dec 2020

Legend Lionel Messi collects record seventh Pichichi award

Barca legend Lionel Messi, on Tuesday, secured the prestigious Pichichi trophy for a record seventh time.

Best FIFA Football Awards 2020: A look at the winners

18 Dec 2020

Best FIFA Football Awards 2020: A look at the winners

Bayern Munich ace Robert Lewandowski won the best men's player at the Best FIFA Football Awards in Zurich.

Ballon d'Or Dream Team: Messi and Ronaldo find berths

15 Dec 2020

Ballon d'Or Dream Team: Messi and Ronaldo find berths

Football legends Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been included in the greatest team of all time announced by France Football - Ballon D'or Dream Team.

UEFA announces Champions League Round of 16 draw

14 Dec 2020

UEFA announces Champions League Round of 16 draw

The Champions League Round of 16 draw has been announced by the UEFA.

Paris Saint-Germain interested in signing Lionel Messi, claims report

05 Dec 2020

Paris Saint-Germain interested in signing Lionel Messi, claims report

French champions Paris Saint-Germain are exploring an opportunity to land Lionel Messi in the summer of 2021.

Best FIFA Football Awards 2020: Lewandowski leads 11-man shortlist

25 Nov 2020

Best FIFA Football Awards 2020: Lewandowski leads 11-man shortlist

Bayern Munich talisman Robert Lewandowski, who won the treble with the club in a brilliant 2019-20 campaign, heads the shortlist for the Best FIFA Men's Player award.

Champions League, Man United, Chelsea register wins: Records broken

25 Nov 2020

Champions League, Man United, Chelsea register wins: Records broken

Matchday four of the UEFA Champions League 2020-21 season saw Group H take an interesting turn.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi to hold 'formal talks' with Manchester City

24 Nov 2020

Barcelona's Lionel Messi to hold 'formal talks' with Manchester City

Despite Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wanting Lionel Messi to finish his career at Barcelona, the Argentine could be on the move.

Guardiola wants Messi to finish his career at Barcelona

21 Nov 2020

Guardiola wants Messi to finish his career at Barcelona

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants Lionel Messi to finish his career at FC Barcelona.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): List of records broken

18 Nov 2020

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): List of records broken

Matchday four of the South American FIFA World Cup Qualifiers saw heavyweights Brazil overcome Uruguay 2-0 to maintain their 100% start to the campaign.

La Liga: Key numbers from Barcelona and Atletico's thumping victories

08 Nov 2020

La Liga: Key numbers from Barcelona and Atletico's thumping victories

Lionel Messi came off the bench to inspire Barcelona in gameweek nine of La Liga 2020-21 season.

Man United and PSG lose in Champions League: Records broken

05 Nov 2020

Man United and PSG lose in Champions League: Records broken

Matchday three of the UEFA Champions League came to an end with the remaining four groups (E to H) playing their games.

Barcelona winless in four successive La Liga matches: Records broken

01 Nov 2020

Barcelona winless in four successive La Liga matches: Records broken

Barcelona managed a 1-1 draw against 10-man Alaves in gameweek eight of La Liga 2020-21 season.

Man United, Chelsea script victories in Champions League: Records broken

29 Oct 2020

Man United, Chelsea script victories in Champions League: Records broken

Matchday two of the UEFA Champions League saw more action with Group E to H playing their matches.

Champions League: Juventus to face Barcelona without Cristiano Ronaldo

28 Oct 2020

Champions League: Juventus to face Barcelona without Cristiano Ronaldo

Matchday two of the UEFA Champions League started on Tuesday with Group A to D in action.

Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu resigns after row with Messi

28 Oct 2020

Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu resigns after row with Messi

Josep Maria Bartomeu has resigned as FC Barcelona President after intense pressure kept building on him.

La Liga, Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Preview, stats and more

23 Oct 2020

La Liga, Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Preview, stats and more

Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid will lock horns in the first El Clasico of 2020/21 season on Saturday.

Champions League: Man United beat PSG, Messi scripts record

21 Oct 2020

Champions League: Man United beat PSG, Messi scripts record

Four groups were in action on matchday one of the UEFA Champions League 2020-21 season.

Barcelona, Real suffer shock losses in La Liga: Records broken

18 Oct 2020

Barcelona, Real suffer shock losses in La Liga: Records broken

Gameweek six of La Liga 2020-21 campaign saw giants Barcelona and Real Madrid suffer shocking losses.

World Cup Qualifiers: Messi and Suarez equal Ronaldo's record

09 Oct 2020

World Cup Qualifiers: Messi and Suarez equal Ronaldo's record

Lionel Messi scored for Argentina to hand his side a 1-0 victory against Ecuador in the World Cup Qualifiers.

Champions League draw: Messi and Ronaldo to face each other

01 Oct 2020

Champions League draw: Messi and Ronaldo to face each other

The draw for the UEFA Champions League 2020-21 season was out on Thursday.