Lionel Messi

A Political Party In Gabon Doesn't Like Lionel Messi's Wardrobe

Gabon's political opposition, in an effort to get some attention, has denounced the best footballer in the world.

Jordan Henderson Will Be On The FIFA 16 Cover

What a week it's been for Jordan Henderson. The 25-year-old midfielder was officially named Steven Gerrard's replacement as Liverpool captain Friday.

That same day, it was also announced that Henderson had won a fan vote to join Lionel Messi on the cover of the U.K. version of FIFA 16. 

The Difference Between Messi And Ronaldo, Put Into One Word By Dani Alves

“The question of our times” is often thrown around at bars, universities, and kitchen tables between drunks, scholars, friends, and you and me. It might might take different forms, but its nature is always the same: it’s a question that we all have an answer to, but to which there is no real answer. 

There isn’t really a universal question of our times, but there are specific ones in specific areas. In football, there is no debate about what that question is: Messi or Ronaldo, who is better?

The 10 Times Lionel Messi Utterly Embarrassed A Great Player

Messi f***s people up. He runs around a pitch for 90 minutes and performs acts of greatness with a ball at his feet until he makes entire stadiums chant his name, and what’s left in his wake is the stuff of YouTube legend. I don’t think there’s a more viral athlete in the world than Lionel Messi; he might be the first of all time. 

The man destroys people, and then the world makes fun of them. 

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1. Marcelo. That is all.

Marcelo is one of the top two left-backs in the world. He and David Alaba are fighting it out for the crown right now, even though Alaba has been deployed everywhere this side of striker by Pep Guardiola for Bayern Munich. The thing is, Marcelo has a major handicap: he plays against Lionel Messi, who primarily attacks the left side of defenses.

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Joining Vidic during that 2011 Champions League Final was Nani, who loves dancing on the ball as if he were playing Dance Dance Revolution. The problem back then was that he didn’t really have much of a chance to dance because, well, Barcelona always had the ball, and let’s just say his defense lacks the same enthusiasm. 

In the lead up to Barcelona’s third goal, Nani was Manchester United’s first line of defense. It didn’t go well.