Lionel Messi Quits Argentina Team After 3 – 1 Defeat To Venezuela

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has left the team’s camp, following a 3-1 loss to Venezuela in an international friendly played in Madrid. Messi returned to international duty for the first time since the 2018 World Cup on Friday, but it was a disappointing night for the forward. Venezuela put three past their more illustrious rivals, with goals from Salomon Rondon, Jhon Murillo and Josef Martinez. Lautaro Martinez scored Argentina’s consolation. The team announced after the loss that Messi will miss Tuesday’s match against Morocco as a precaution following a groin…

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Lionel Messi’s Fifth Place Finish In Ballon d’Or Is Crazy’- Valverde

Lionel Messi finishing fifth in this year’s Ballon d’Or vote was “absurd”, says Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde. Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric won the prize, awarded by France Football and voted for by 180 journalists. Barcelona and Argentina forward Messi, 31, finished outside the top three for the first time since 2006, having won the award five times. “We congratulate Modric for winning the Ballon d’Or but Messi being in fifth place is absurd,” said Valverde. “I will not get into discussing the inconsistencies of the prize.” Messi won a…

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See How Messi Is Forcing Neymar To Make Switch To Real Madrid

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, will force Neymar to snub a return to the Catalan club and sign for Real Madrid instead. Messi’s strained relationship with Neymar will hinder any stunning Nou Camp return for the Brazilian, according OK Diaro director, Eduardo Inda. Inda said Neymar won’t be moving back to Catalonia any time soon. “Some think that Neymar is going back to Barcelona,” he told OK Diaro. “He cannot go back because of how things ended up with Messi and financial fair play. “The relationship [with Messi] was regrettable. The…

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Checkout 3 Records Messi Could Break Following Cristiano Ronaldo’s Exit From Real Madrid

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi could possibly break three records in the game of football following forward, Cristiano Ronaldo’s move from Real Madrid to Juventus this summer. Ronaldo ended his Los Blancos’s career this week when his £100million move to Juve was confirmed. The Portuguese captain’s move to the Italian giants would help him conquer Serie A football. The 33-year-old has managed to succeed in Spain and in England. He has also built a legacy that will forever be remembered by the world. However, below are three Ronaldo’s few records Messi…

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Lionel Messi Reveals Why He Didn’t Watch Madrid v Liverpool Champions League Final

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, has revealed he was unable to watch most of this year’s Champions League final because he was in Argentina. Messi and his team-mates were knocked out in the quarter-finals of the competition by Roma, meaning their last game of the season was on May 20, six days before the match in Kiev, Ukraine. By that time, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner had already linked up with the Argentina national team, ahead of the 2018 World Cup. Argentina is six hours behind Ukraine, meaning it was 13.45…

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“I’m Not Interested In Being The Best In History” – Messi

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi has stated that he has no interest in being considered the best in football history. Messi has edged his way up to measure up to great players in history, with many considering the forward to have reached that echelon. The Argentine captain has won nine La Liga titles, four Champions League crowns, five Ballons d’Or and scored 552 goals for Barcelona in his career so far but insisted that he has never been driven by the pursuit for individual honours. The Barca number 10, however, maintained…

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Alvaro Morata Believes Chelsea Will Find It Impossible To Stop Lionel Messi

Alvaro Morata has claimed that his Chelsea teammates will find it impossible to stop Barcelona star Lionel Messi in their Champions League last-16 clash. Chelsea will take on Barcelona in the first leg of the showdown at Stamford Bridge on February 20. Messi, who has won five Ballon d’Or awards, has had a miserable time against Chelsea in the past have failed to score on eight occasions. Morata, though, thinks that things could be different when the two clubs go head to head next week. “Messi can’t be stopped,” the…

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I Don’t Influence Argentina Team Selection – Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi says it makes him angry when people claim he makes the big decisions for the national team. Messi, whose hat-trick took Argentina to the World Cup last month, has been accused of selecting coaches and influencing which players do and do not make the squad in the past. The Barcelona forward, however, criticised the “ridiculous” comments which have been made about him. “It makes me angry that people say so many things so easily,” Messi told ESPN about his thoughts on the suggestion he runs the Argentina team.…

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Cristiano Ronaldo Is Finished’ – Messi

BARCELONA star Lionel Messi reportedly thinks Cristiano Ronaldo is finished at Real Madrid. Ronaldo has endured a nightmare start to the season, scoring just one La Liga goal for Real Madrid so far. There seems to be genuine concern at the Bernabeu that their talisman is finished, with the 32-year-old approaching the twilight years of his career. And Spanish website Don Balon claims that Lionel Messi thinks Ronaldo will never rediscover the form that has made him such a formidable opponent of the years. Ronaldo won FIFA’s Player of the…

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 Barcelona Star Lionel Messi Is Expecting A Third Child – See Gist

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi and his wife, Antonella Roccuzzo, has announced that they are expecting their third child. Antonella shared the wonderful news on Sunday, with an Instagram picture of herself and the five-time Ballon d’Or winner with their children, Mateo and Thiago. All four have a hand on her T-shirt, over her belly. The post came with the text “Familia de 5 #blessed” with a red heart over the number. It caps a remarkable week for Messi, whose hat-trick against Ecuador sent Argentina to the World Cup.

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