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LIONEL MESSI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Messi named La Liga player of month for first time in career

In a stellar 12-year career, Lionel Messi has won the world player of the year award five times and broken endless goalscoring records, but he had never been named player of the month in Spain, until now. The 28-year-old Argentine forward received the award for La Liga’s player of the month for January on Friday, the first time he has won a prize inaugurated in 2013. His eternal...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi Makes Light Of Rumors Of His $36M ‘New Car’ Purchase

Lionel Messi neither confirmed nor denied rumors he purchased the world’s most expensive car, but he certainly has a sense of humor about the ongoing speculation. Messi displayed his “new car” Thursday in a light-hearted post on Instagram. Rumors suggest Messi recently outbid rival Cristiano Ronaldo for the world’s most expensive car — a €32 million ($36 million) 1957...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi wins Liga player of month for first time

Lionel Messi has been named Spain's La Liga player of the month for January - the first time he has won the award.The award has been given out since the beginning of the 2013-14 Primera Division season, but the five-time FIFA Ballon d'Or winner had not won it until now.The Barcelona forward finally won the award at the 23rd time of asking after scoring six goals in as many league...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Messi outbid Ronaldo for most expensive car?

Lionel Messi might have denied Cristiano Ronaldo a prize for the second time in early 2016. Spanish newspaper Sport reported Monday that Messi might have outbid Ronaldo at a recent auction for the world’s most expensive car. The Proto Organization auctioned off the 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti in Paris for around €32 million. Proto declined to identify the winning bidder...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Messi to undergo tests for kidney problems

BARCELONA Spain - Barcelona says Lionel Messi is to undergo medical tests to assess a recurrence of kidney problems.Messi missed the Club World Cup semifinal in December due to a renal colic, an abdominal ailment often related to the presence of kidney stones within renal ducts.Barcelona says in a statement Monday that the tests to be conducted by Tuesday at the latest, are ''to...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona says Messi to undergo tests for kidney problems

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says Lionel Messi is to undergo medical tests to assess a recurrence of kidney problems. Messi missed the Club World Cup semifinal in December due to a renal colic, an abdominal ailment often related to the presence of kidney stones within renal ducts. Barcelona says in a statement Monday that the tests to be conducted by Tuesday at the latest, are...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Atletico defender Filipe Luis gets three-game ban for Messi foul

MADRID --Brazilian defender Filipe Luis has been suspended three games for a dangerous foul on Lionel Messi in Atletico Madrid's game against Barcelona last weekend.Luis earned a straight red card for sticking his studs into Messi's knee while going for a ball just before halftime in Barcelona's 2-1 win at the Camp Nou.Atletico Madrid said it will appeal the suspension, saying it...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lionel Messi Turned Down Real Madrid Three Times Since 2011

Imagine Lionel Messi playing in the white jersey of Real Madrid. Such a scenario might have come to pass if things went according to Real Madrid President Florentino Perez’s plans. Spanish radio program “El Partido de las Doce” which airs on Cadena COPE reported Thursday that Real Madrid made three attempts to sign Messi from FC Barcelona in recent years, according to The...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitch invader gets Lionel Messi’s shirt, before security takes him, and it, away!

In the history of sports, there are few stars bigger than Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona. Everyone wants a piece of him, from companies seeking endorsements to fans seeking any piece of him at all. One young fan took it to a different level after last weekend’s 2-1 win for Barcelona over Malaga in La Liga play. He invaded the pitch and was able to get right up to Messi, giving...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi Welcomes Dog Into Family; Nice Gift From Girlfriend (Photo)

Lionel Messi’s family just grew and became a little furrier than it was before. Messi is the proud owner of a new dog. The soccer superstar revealed Tuesday on Instagram he received the dog as a gift from longtime partner Antonella Roccuzzo. Nuevo integrante de mi familia !!🐶. Gracias amor por este regalo hermosooo @antoroccuzzo88 A photo posted by Leo Messi (...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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