Lionel Messi

NBA Star Ja Morant Claims He’s Confident He Could Beat Lionel Messi One-On-One

Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant might be one of the most confident athletes on the planet. He believes in himself to the highest degree and so much so that he went on record to say that he could defeat Lionel Messi one-on-one in soccer.

The only caveat was that Morant wants to play goalkeeper when going up against Messi. 

Románticas Y Lujosas: Las Vacaciones 2022 De Leo Messi

Leo Messi está cargando las pilas para una temporada 2022-23 marcada por el Mundial de Catar, el gran sueño del futbolista argentino. Después de ganar la Finalissima ante Italia y meterle cinco goles a Estonia, el jugador estuvo unos días en su natal Rosario para luego viajar a Barcelona, asistir al matrimonio de Jordi Alba y dar comienzo a sus merecidas vacaciones. 

10 Players Who Desperately Need Transfers Ahead Of The World Cup

Ahead of the World Cup, there is always an influx of transfers featuring players who are on the fringes of their national teams and want to secure a roster spot for the tournament. Many players who sit on the bench for bigger clubs and get limited minutes desperately need quality playing time to be noticed by their national team managers. With so many rumors and confirmed deals happening every day, let's take a look at 10 players who need a transfer ahead of the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.

Today Marks 16 Years Since Messi's World Cup Debut Brought Maradona To Tears

When Lionel Messi hopped off the bench in the 75th minute of Argentina's 6-0 beatdown of Serbia and Montenegro to make his World Cup debut in 2006, it wasn't as if the world stopped as one to be witness to The Child ordained for greatness.

If anything, the global reaction outside of Argentina and Spain would probably be more adequately captured as "This guy? He's the future of football? He's got nothing on Ryan Babel." 

Amazon Prime Confirms ‘All Or Nothing: Argentina’ With July Release Date

While we all patiently await Amazon Prime's All or Nothing: Arsenal (a masterpiece takes time), the streaming service surprised us Wednesday with news of an All or Nothing Argentina release date set for July 10.

Where Arsenal represents the documentary series' fourth chronicling of an entire club season (following on from Manchester City, Tottenham and Juventus), this is the second time All or Nothing has closely followed an international team.

Algunos Dirán Que Lo Predijo Con Esta Foto: Messi Le Hizo Cinco Goles A Estonia

Con cinco goles de Lionel Messi, Argentina venció a Estonia y continúa su tour de la alegría.

La Albiceleste sumó 33 partidos sin perder y poco a poco se instala como una de las selecciones favoritas para quedarse con la Copa del Mundo Catar 2022. ¿Lo de Messi? Sensacional. 

Lionel Messi Records His First Five-Goal Game For Argentina

Prior to Argentina's friendly against Estonia at El Sadar in Pamplona on Sunday, Lionel Messi had only once registered five goals in a single game throughout his illustrious career. That was back in 2012 when Barcelona crushed Bayer Leverkusen 7-1 in the Champions League Round of 16.

Neymar Trolls Messi And Argentina For Celebrating Finalissima Win Like World Cup Title

The animosity between Argentina and Brazil is reaching a fever pitch at the perfect moment: right before the 2022 World Cup. Their only possible clash course in Qatar would see the bitter rivals meet in the semifinals, but that world-stopping event is plausible because La Albiceleste and the Seleção are as good as they've been in a long time.

The two have split the past two Copa Américas, playing out a bad-blooded semifinal in 2019 that Brazil won en route to the title while Argentina had its vengeance in the 2021 final at the Maracanã.

Lionel Messi Put On A Show Against Italy At Wembley

Earlier this week, Lionel Messi spoke about how lingering effects from Covid-19 greatly limited his abilities with PSG in 2022. In addition to being a reminder to everyone to get fully vaccinated (and boosted), it provided context to a season that, by Messi’s supremely high standards, was awful, with just six goals. 

Messi looked the picture of health on Wednesday.

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