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LIONEL MESSI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Barcelona v Eibar: Messi eyes Zarra record

Lionel Messi aims to commemorate the 10th anniversary of his Barcelona debut by surpassing Telmo Zarra as La Liga’s all-time […]
Via Soccer News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal's near-miss on signing Barcelona star Lionel Messi is revealed

Guillem Balague claims Arsenal tried to sign Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique at the same time they swooped for a young Cesc Fabregas. Thursday, October 16, 2014 marks ten years since Lionel Messi made his La Liga debut for Barcelona. Since that brief foray against Espanyol, the Argentina ace has established himself as arguably the most talented player of his generation. Along with...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tardelli double guides Brazil past Argentina; Messi misses PK

The Atletico Mineiro striker grabbed the first after a defensive blunder in the Argentinian defence, and headed the second just after the hour mark in Saturday's friendly at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. For Argentina, Lionel Messi missed a penalty when Brazil's lead was just one goal, seeing his spot-kick saved by Jefferson. It was a match that saw both teams under...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo discusses rivalry with Barcelona star Lionel Messi

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo discusses rivalry with Barcelona star Lionel Messi - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has publicly confirmed his rivalry with Barcelona counterpart Lionel Messi. The former Manchester United forward and the Argentine international has been one of the two standout players for close to a decade as the duo...
Via Soccerlens
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi’s Tax Problems Continue After Spanish Judge Rejects Appeal

BARCELONA, Spain — A Spanish judge rejected an appeal filed by Lionel Messi’s lawyers on Friday to drop tax fraud charges against the Barcelona star. The judge rebutted the counter demand that Messi be excluded from the case against him and his father, who are accused of withholding €4 million ($5.3 million) in unpaid taxes from 2007-09. “In this type of crime, it is not...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch All Of Lionel Messi’s 401 Career Goals For Club, Country (Video)

Lionel Messi hit another goal-scoring milestone Saturday. Messi scored twice in Barcelona’s 6-0 win over Granada in a La Liga (Spain’s first division) game. In doing so, Messi passed the 400-goal barrier in his glittering 14-year career. To commemorate Messi’s latest achievement, one YouTube user has compiled every goal he has scored for Barcelona’s first team and Argentina’s...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea transfer rumors: Rabiot, Costa, Messi, Coleman

In the words of Chelsea supporter and world famous rock star Damon Albarn, “Sunday Sunday here again in tidy attire. You read the color supplement, the TV guide. You dream of protein on a plate….” (CC Blur) It’s the best day for transfer rumors and gossip in all the expanded Sunday publications. So let’s dive right in with some of the latest Chelsea transfer rumors. ...
Via The Sports Bank
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea tried to buy Messi for £118m

Barcelona forward and international superstar Lionel Messi was reportedly a summer transfer target for Chelsea this past window. Yes, indeed. The man who is arguably one the best player alive (Cristiano Ronaldo is the other) and one of the top ten all time was almost moved to Stamford Bridge in what would have been a summer blockbuster deal. Details have emerged, via the Daily Express...
Via The Sports Bank
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi choked by opponent during soccer match (Video)

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi was choked by an opposing player during Wednesday's La Liga soccer match against Malaga.In the 82nd minute, Malaga defender Welington grabbed Messi by the throat and shoved him. As players from both sides converged, Malaga goalkeeper Carlos Kameni stepped in to help keep the situation under control. Although Messi may have embellished a bit...
Via Holdout Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Messi's hometown bans parents from naming kids after him

There can be no more Messis in Rosario, Argentina. Officials in Lionel Messi’s hometown have passed a new law, which makes it illegal for parents to name their children after the city’s most celebrated son, according to Mundo Deportivo. The ban applies to first names, as Rosario’s civil registry said it would lead to mass confusion. Officials drafted the law after a man in...
Via NESN.com
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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