Found January 13, 2013 on
The marketing fallout of Lionel Messi’s fourth consecutive Ballon d’Or award continues, as his shoe sponsor Adidas unveiled some honorary kicks for the Barcelona star to don this weekend. The German shoe giant has come up with a new version of its f50 soccer cleats that are black and gold, with the years of his four respective Ballon d’Ors represented by a sun-like symbol across the boot. The adulation for Messi is not unexpected, as the Argentine superstar is coming off perhaps his best year ever, individually, as he scored 91 goals in all competitions and broke Gerd Muller’s calendar year mark that had stood for four decades. Messi, who sat out Barcelona’s mid-week Copa del Rey clash with Cordoba, is expected to wear the specially designed shoes in his team’s game against Malaga on Sunday. Barcelona is currently running away in the La Liga race tournament, is in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League and in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey, with Messi again leading ...

Ridiculous “double save” by Peruvian goalkeeper (VIDEO)

If this isn’t one of the best soccer highlights you have ever seen, you’re either lying or you live next to Lionel Messi…and we know that isn’t true. Check out this “double save” from Peruvian goalie Angelo Campos in a recent game against Uruguay.  It’s video game-ish. I’ve watched it a handful of times and my right thumb is throbbing…and my R2 button is broken...

Barcelona Continue Stellar Form In 3-1 Victory Over Málaga

A goal and 2 assists from the magnificent Lionel Messi left Manuel Pellegrini's men reeling at La Rosaleda on SundayThe post Barcelona Continue Stellar Form In 3-1 Victory Over Málaga appeared first on The Soccer Daily.
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