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LIONEL MESSI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Barcelona chief: Messi will never leave Nou Camp

Lionel Messi will never leave Barcelona, according to the club's sporting director Robert Fernandez. The forward was linked with a move to Manchester City last season following a dispute with coach Luis Enrique. However, after suffering a dip in form he returned to his brilliant best in the second half of the campaign as Barca won the treble for the second time in the club's history...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

How to build your perfect 5-a-side team – featuring Ronaldo, Messi and Suarez

How to build your perfect 5-a-side team – featuring Ronaldo, Messi and Suarez - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Long gone are the 5-a-side days of just turning up with your mates, sticking the dunce in goal, and kicking lumps out of the opposition until the final whistle. Now, the game is full of tactics, individual player strengths and weaknesses, and intricate, total football...
Via Soccerlens
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi wins UEFA Best Player in Europe award

MONACO -- Lionel Messi added another individual trophy to his collection Thursday, being voted UEFA's Best Player in Europe for last season. The Barcelona star beat Luis Suarez, his teammate at the Champions League winner, and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in a Europe-wide poll of journalists. Messi, the four-time FIFA world player of the year, got the UEFA honor after a season...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Messi wins inaugural UEFA.com Goal of the Season

Lionel Messi received nearly 40% of more than half a million votes cast to win the UEFA.com Goal of the… The post Messi wins inaugural UEFA.com Goal of the Season appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Lionel Messi’s 80 UEFA club goals

Lionel Messi starts the new UEFA Champions League season as the joint-top scorer in UEFA club competition history; see all… The post Watch Lionel Messi’s 80 UEFA club goals appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi’s Penalty-Kick Woes Continue Into New Barcelona Season (Video)

Lionel Messi is a better goal scorer when the ball is in motion than when it lies stationary just 12 yards away from the opponents’ goal. Messi missed a penalty kick Sunday in Barcelona’s win over Athletic Bilbao in the first round of the 2015-16 La Liga (Spanish first division) season. Goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz denied Messi’s spot-kick in the 31st minute. Messi penalty misery...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi Buries Two Free-Kick Goals In 2015 UEFA Super Cup (Video)

Lionel Messi started the 2015-16 season in the same manner as he ended previous ones: scoring jaw-dropping goals. Messi scored two direct free-kick goals Tuesday for Barcelona against Sevilla in the 2015 UEFA Super Cup. Messi proved himself to be unstoppable in open play many years ago, but his ability to convert set-pieces into goals adds a dangerous new dimension to his game. Sevilla’s...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi headbutts, puts hands on Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa’s neck (Video)

Lionel Messi got uncharacteristically physical with an opponent during a preseason friendly between Roma and Barcelona on Wednesday. Messi got into it with Roma’s Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and headbutted his opponent. Then he put his hand on Yanga-Mbiwa’s neck, though he did not appear to squeeze. Messi received a yellow card for the exchange. He remained in the match and scored a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Angry Messi headbutts, chokes Roma's Yanga-Mbiwa

Who is this guy playing for FC Barcelona, and what has he done with Lionel Messi? Messi appeared to lose his cool Wednesday in Barcelona’s exhibition game against Italian club AS Roma. Messi choked then headbutted Roma defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa in the 35th minute of the preseason outing. We’re not sure what led up to the altercation, but it’s safe to say Messi’s lucky...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Messi could face prison time over alleged tax fraud

Lionel Messi is set to go to trial for alleged tax fraud after a Barcelona court shot down an appeal that was filed by his lawyers this week. According to a report from El Pais, prosecutors believe there is evidence to support claims that Messi used a network of companies that were created by his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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