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Lionel Messi

Messi receives record sixth European Golden Shoe

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi picked up a record-extending sixth and third consecutive European Golden Shoe award following his outstanding individual 2018-19 domestic campaign. The award is presented to the top goalscorer in league…

Messi slapped with 3-month international ban

Argentina star Lionel Messi was banned from playing for his national team for three months and fined $50,000 on Friday by CONMEBOL after he heavily criticized the South American football governing body during the Copa America. The…

Messi scores 600th goal as Barcelona downs Liverpool

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi put Barcelona on the verge of the Champions League final with a devastating double in a 3-0 home win over Liverpool in the first leg of their last-four clash on Wednesday, taking his goal tally for the Catalans to…

Messi’s Barcelona lifts La Liga title

MADRID: Lionel Messi clinched an eighth La Liga title for Barcelona in 11 seasons on Saturday as he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at home to Levante. The Argentine star struck his league-leading 34th goal of the campaign after coming…