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LIONEL MESSI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rivaldo claims he would win Ballon d'Or three times in current era

Rivaldo has claimed he would win the Ballon d'Or three times if he was at his peak in the current era. The Brazil great was crowned the world's best player in 1999, but Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have since won the award seven times between them in as many years. However, Rivaldo believes their domination of the game is evidence of a decline in quality at the top level....
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

TWEET: Alex Morgan To Be On FIFA 16 Cover, Along With Lionel Messi

Alex Morgan, who is one of the most recognizable stars of the United States Women’s National Team (and women’s soccer in general), will graze the cover of the United States’ version of FIFA 16. This year’s cover is a historic one as Morgan will be the first woman ever to be on the cover of the storied FIFA video game franchise in the United States. Surely, this is a response...
Via 32 Flags
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan shares historic FIFA 16 cover with Lionel Messi

EA Sports’ FIFA 16 video game has an exciting new cover athlete. On Monday afternoon, it was announced that United States soccer star Alex Morgan will join Lionel Messi on the cover for the latest intallment of the popular series. Morgan becomes the first woman to ever be featured on the cover. I’m so honored to be featured on the cover of #FIFA16. Thank you @EASPORTSFIFA! https...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo nominated for 'Best Player In Europe' award

Cristiano Ronaldo Earlier today, the list of ten nominees for the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award was released, revealing that Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo has once again earned a spot on that list. Founded in 2011, the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award is given to the player who performed best in that year’s season.  The nationality of the player is not relevant, but...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi kicked in stomach by Chilean defender (Video)

Argentina's soccer superstar Lionel Messi was brutally kicked in the stomach by Chilean defender Gary Medel during the first half of Saturday's Copa America final. Medel was only given a yellow card for the infraction.H/T FTW. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
Via Holdout Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Deshorn Brown Scores Selfie With Lionel Messi After Argentina-Jamaica (Photo)

Deshorn Brown knows soccer players can’t score if they don’t shoot … even after a game. Brown, a striker on Jamaica’s national team, took a postgame selfie with Lionel Messi on Saturday following Argentina’s 1-0 win over the Reggae Boyz in COMNEBOL Copa America 2015. Brown sidled up to Messi after the final whistle, snapped the photo with the...
Via NESN.com
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Messi refused award because he was angry over draw

Argentina blew a 2-0 lead in the second half of the Copa America opener on Saturday and ended with a 2-2 draw against Uruguay. Lionel Messi, who scored the second goal of the game in the 36th minute to give his team a two-goal lead, was not pleased. According to a report from Goal.com, Messi...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Messi could face prison time over alleged tax fraud

Lionel Messi is set to go to trial for alleged tax fraud after a Barcelona court shot down an appeal that was filed by his lawyers this week. According to a report from El Pais, prosecutors believe there is evidence to support claims that Messi used a network of companies that were created by his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi To Debut Adidas ‘Messi 15′ Cleats In Champions League Final (Video, Photos)

Lionel Messi will showcase what Adidas hopes is its next hit product on European soccer’s biggest stage. Lionel Messi will wear his new signature cleats by Adidas on Saturday in the UEFA Champions League Final, the sportswear company announced Monday. Messi will don the new, light-blue soccer shoes, as he attempts to lead Barcelona past Juventus and win club soccer’s biggest...
Via NESN.com
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi scores (possibly) the most amazing goal of all time

Barcelona's Lionel Messi scored possibly the best soccer goal of all time in the Copa del Ray Finals.
Via Gamedayr
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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