Ronald Koeman hopes Lionel Messi’s two-match ban will be reduced after he was sent off for the first time ever playing for Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup final defeat by Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
Lionel Messi reached a new landmark Saturday by scoring his 643rd goal for Barcelona, equalling the record held by Pele for goals recorded for the same club, but who is football’s greatest marksman?
Lionel Messi might never have been faced with a more daunting task at Barcelona than engineering a victory against Bayern Munich in Lisbon on Friday.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar remain the three best-paid footballers.
Lionel Messi showed Barcelona what they have been missing with his repeated injuries this season by producing a stunning and decisive assist in Wednesday’s 2-1 victory over Inter Milan which kick-started their Champions League campaign.
Visitors to Barcelona city will soon be able to see a circus show about the five-times world footballer of the year.
Van Dijk hogs the spotlight among Liverpool’s defenders with a superb campaign.
Lionel Messi clinched an eighth La Liga title for Barcelona in 11 seasons on Saturday as he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at home to Levante.
Lionel Messi is the best player ever, the club’s former player David Villa has said.
Barcelona reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League in style.
Lionel Messi is included in Barcelona’s squad for tonight’s Champions League game away to Inter Milan.
Barcelona’s hat-trick hero says they deserve extra credit for humiliating Real Madrid.
Messi will be out of action for three weeks after he fractured his right arm.
Argentina great Diego Maradona has hit out at his countryman Lionel Messi, saying the forward is not a leader on the pitch.
Messi’s mesmeric display in Barcelona’s 4-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur proves he is above the other players, Jordi Alba says.
Messi says his team is “angry” about dropping 7 points in their last 3 league games.
Messi was to pledge to bring the Champions League back to the Nou Camp.
Mbappe, Griezmann and Varane are included for the FIFA best player award.
Brazil arrives in Russia hungry to make amends for their World Cup humiliation in 2014 with Neymar apparently fighting fit.
Lionel Messi was in unstoppable form once again as he came off the bench to score an 89th-minute equaliser.
Liverpool manager Klopp believes comparisons between Mo Salah and Barcelona’s five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi are premature.
Conte says he believed Messi will remain at Barcelona for the rest of his playing days.
Argentina coach expects Messi to arrive at the World Cup in peak form after he battled fatigue at the 2014 tournament.
Pep Guardiola suggests his old Barcelona charges still remain Europe’s team to beat.
Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to match his great rival Lionel Messi tonight by claiming a fifth Ballon d’Or.
The draw for the 2018 finals in Russia is held in a glitzy ceremony within the Kremlin.
Lionel Messi knows the teams he fears most at the 2018 World Cup: champions Germany, Brazil, France and Spain.
A nation exploded with relief as Lionel Messi single-handedly dragged his Argentina team into next year’s World Cup finals.
As qualifying reaches its climax, Argentina find themselves in trouble, Syria face a play-off and Portugal have work to do.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is reassuring his club’s supporters that Lionel Messi’s new contract has been signed.