Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi

Barca held at home by Granada as pressure cranks up on Koeman

Ronald Koeman's position as Barcelona coach became even more fragile on Monday as Ronald Araujo's late header was only enough to rescue a 1-1 draw at home to struggling Granada

Barcelona's Spanish defender Gerard Pique (C) leaves the pitch after the Spanish League football match between FC Barcelona and Granada at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on 20 September, 2021

PSG rubbish L'Equipe report of Messi's 'giant 110m' salary

Paris Saint-Germain's sporting director Leonardo angrily dismissed as "very far from reality" a story in L'Equipe on Saturday claiming the Qatar-owned club were paying Lionel Messi a "giant" salary ...

Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match Club Brugge against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at Jan Breydel Stadium in Bruges, on 15 September, 2021

Pochettino calls for patience with all-star PSG

Messi teamed up with Kylian Mbappe and Neymar for the first time

Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (C) fights for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match Club Brugge against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at Jan Breydel Stadium in Bruges, on 15 September 2021

Champions League

Messi makes first start as PSG held by Club Brugge in Champions League

Lionel Messi finally made his first start for Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday but the disjointed French giants had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Club Brugge in Belgium to begin their Champions ...

 Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match Club Brugge against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at Jan Breydel Stadium in Bruges, on 15 September, 2021

Champions League

Bayern thrash Barcelona again as Lewandowski hits double

Bayern Munich gave Barcelona a brutal demonstration of how far their opponents have fallen by strolling to a 3-0 win in the Champions League on Tuesday, with Robert Lewandowski scoring twice in a ...

Bayern Munich's Polish forward Robert Lewandowski (R) celebrates his goal with his teammates during the UEFA Champions League first round group E football match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on 14 September, 2021

World Cup qualifier

Messi breaks Pele record as Argentina rout Bolivia, Brazil stroll

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to overtake Pele as the top international goalscorer in South American football history

Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Bolivia during the South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires on 9 September 2021

FIFA 'regrets' chaos at abandoned Brazil v Argentina match

FIFA said Monday it regretted the chaotic scenes that preceded the suspension of the World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina

FIFA 'regrets' chaos at abandoned Brazil v Argentina match

World Cup qualifier

Uproar as Brazil v Argentina clash abandoned following Covid controversy

Brazil's World Cup qualifying clash against Argentina was sensationally abandoned shortly after kick-off on Sunday as controversy over Covid-19 protocols erupted

Brazil's Neymar (L) and Argentina's Lionel Messi talk before their South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the Neo Quimica Arena, also known as Corinthians Arena, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on 5 September, 2021

World Cup qualifier

Argentina cruise to win over Venezuela

Lautaro Martinez opened the scoring in first half injury time after Venezuela had been reduced to 10 men by Adrian Martinez’s red card for a reckless challenge on Messi

Argentina's Lautaro Martinez celebrates next to teammate Lionel Messi after scoring against Venezuela during their South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at the UCV Olympic Stadium in Caracas on 2 September 2021
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