Ligue 1

Ronaldo Finishes 6th In Ballon d’Or Voting, Doesn’t Attend Ceremony And Still Steals The Show

Lionel Messi edged Robert Lewandowski for the men’s 2021 Ballon d’Or, the Argentine’s record-extending seventh trophy as the best men’s player in the world. But Cristiano Ronaldo, who didn’t even attend the award show in Paris, still managed to make it all about him.

Messi, who this year helped Argentina win the 2021 Copa América and Barcelona win the Copa del Rey (lol), was also named the world’s best men’s player in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2019. 

Lionel Messi Gets Hat-Trick Of Assists On Sergio Ramos’ PSG Debut

On Sunday morning, for the first time this season, all of Paris Saint-Germain’s heavy hitters graced the pitch together, including a debut for Sergio Ramos at the heart of defense alongside Marquinhos. Up top, Saint-Étienne squared up with the quartet of Neymar, Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi and Ángel Di María.

French Sports Minister Threatens Future Of Ligue 1 After Dimitri Payet Injured By Thrown Bottle

PARIS — Repeated crowd problems in Ligue 1 are putting the future of French soccer at risk, French Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu said after Sunday's game between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique Marseille was abandoned due to fan violence.

The disciplinary commission of the French League (LFP) on Monday said that Lyon would play their Ligue 1 home games behind closed doors until it rules on the incident on Dec. 8 after an investigation.

After Many Months Of Waiting Lionel Messi Has Scored His First Ligue 1 Goal

PARIS — Lionel Messi scored his first Ligue 1 goal as Paris Saint-Germain opened a 13-point lead in Ligue 1 despite playing almost half an hour with 10 men in a 3-1 home win against Nantes on Saturday.

Messi found the back of the net with a curled left-footed effort from outside the box three minutes from time, adding to Dennis Appiah's own goal after Randal Kolo Muani had cancelled out Kylian Mbappe's first-half opener.

Con Su Clásica Fórmula De Derecha A Izquierda, Messi Por Fin Hizo Un Gol En La Ligue 1

Cinco partidos, 416 minutos o 19 tiros al arco. Cualquiera sea la medida, eso es lo que le costó a Lionel Messi convertir su primer gol defendiendo al PSG en la Ligue 1 de Francia.

La Pulga ya había anotado por los parisinos en Champions League, pero su estreno en las redes locales continuaba siéndole esquivo. Tanto que varios comenzaban a poner en duda su fichaje. "Se está marchitando", llegó a decir incluso el periódico Le Parisien.

No obstante, este sábado, Messi cortó la mala racha, sellando la victoria por 3-1 sobre el Nantes.

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