Cliftonville Ladies' Simpson joins Messi & Ibrahimovic in being nominated for world goal of year Cliftonville Ladies player Billie Simpson joins the likes of Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in being nominated for the Puskas Award. BBC News - Published 5 days ago
Raheem Sterling: Can Man City forward have a 'Lionel Messi' season? Raheem Sterling has enjoyed a stellar 2019 so far, but what does he need to do to take his game to the level of the world's best? BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Unfit Messi ruled out of season opener against Bilbao
Barcelona’s Ernesto Valverde says he will not risk an unfit Lionel Messi their La Liga opener on Friday while remining non-committal about Neymar re-joining the club from Paris St Germain.
Credit: Reuters - Sports Duration: 01:19 Published 1 week ago
A cut above: stylist creates portraits with hair
A North Macedonian hairdresser has gained fame online for her portraits of celebrities using trimmings from her clients. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 00:47 Published 2 weeks ago
Valverde backs Griezmann to connect with Messi, Suarez
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says he expects Antoine Griezmann to easily link up with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez when the trio finally appear on the same pitch together.
Credit: Reuters - Sports Duration: 00:50 Published on July 27, 2019
Meet the boy who played football with Messi
A mother has said she was “humbled” after her 11-year-old son played football with superstar Lionel Messi while on holiday in Antigua. Her son Mackenzie played with the Barcelona forward during..
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 01:31 Published on July 23, 2019
Lionel Messi plays football with British youngster on beach
Footage of Lionel Messi playing football with a British 11-year-old on a beach in Antigua. Mackenzie O’Neill from Canterbury played for 45 minutes with the football superstar and his son Thiago. Mute..
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 00:40 Published on July 22, 2019
Lionel Messi: Argentina forward banned from international football for three months Argentina captain Lionel Messi is banned from international football for three months after claiming the Copa America was "corrupt". BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Messi's Copa America 'corrupt' comments 'lack respect' say tournament bosses South American football bosses say accusations questioning the integrity of the Copa America are "unfounded" and "represent a lack of respect". BBC News - Published on July 7, 2019 Messi sent off for first time in 14 years as Argentina beat Chile in Copa America thriller Lionel Messi is shown only the second red card of his career as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 in a hot-tempered Copa America third-place play-off. BBC News - Published on July 6, 2019
Colombia beat Messi's Argentina at Copa America Argentina's bid to reach a third straight Copa America final begins with a 2-0 loss against Colombia. BBC News - Published on June 16, 2019
Lionel Messi: Why does Argentina's captain struggle internationally? Lionel Messi is one of the best players in football history. So why have he and Argentina had so little success together? BBC News - Published on June 12, 2019
Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking. BBC News - Published on June 11, 2019 Messi, Ronaldo, Bale and Ramos would not solve Man Utd problems - Rooney Signing Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos would not solve the problems at Man Utd, says ex-captain Wayne Rooney. BBC News - Published on June 9, 2019
'Liverpool defeat one of my worst moments' - Messi seeks Copa del Rey redemption Barcelona's Lionel Messi says he wants to win the Copa del Rey in order to ease the pain of the Champions League defeat by Liverpool which ranks among the "worst moments of his career". BBC News - Published on May 24, 2019
Lewandowski or Aguero alongside Messi? Pick your ultimate Guardiola XI Pep Guardiola has won eight domestic titles in his time as a manager but which players would make his ultimate XI? BBC News - Published on May 14, 2019
Upsets, comebacks and an all-English final - the stats behind this year's epic Champions League Ridiculous comeback after ridiculous comeback, the Ajax story, no Messi or Ronaldo in the final - who has been writing the script for the Champions League this season? BBC News - Published on May 9, 2019
May sacked Gavin Williamson after 'deciding he is not the Lionel Messi of the cabinet', former civil servant says Lord Gus O'Donnell remarks follow the brutal dismissal Mr Williamson from the Ministry of Defence following the Huawei leak inquiry Independent - Published on May 2, 2019 Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool: Lionel Messi double stuns Reds in Champions League semi-final Liverpool will have to produce one of their best displays of the season at Anfield after Lionel Messi scores twice in Barcelona's Champions League semi-final first leg win. BBC News - Published on May 1, 2019
Messi scores to secure his 10th La Liga title with Barcelona Lionel Messi comes on at half-time to score a decisive goal as Barcelona wrap up their 26th La Liga title against Levante. BBC News - Published on April 27, 2019 Thieves pinch rifles as Kenyan police watch Champions League football The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post.. Reuters - Published on April 17, 2019
Barcelona 3-0 Manchester United: Lionel Messi stars as United knocked out of Champions League Manchester United's Champions League run ends in the quarter-finals as Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona to victory in the second leg. BBC News - Published on April 16, 2019 Messi knew challenge that bloodied his nose was an accident - Smalling Manchester United defender Chris Smalling says Barcelona's Lionel Messi knew the challenge that left him with a bloodied nose on Wednesday was an accident. BBC News - Published on April 12, 2019
Chris Smalling: Man Utd defender on Messi, losing his dad aged five & fan abuse Manchester United defender Chris Smalling says Barcelona's Lionel Messi knew the challenge that left him with a bloodied nose on Wednesday was an accident. BBC News - Published on April 12, 2019 Fletcher analysis: How do Man Utd stop Messi? Ex-Manchester United captain Darren Fletcher explains what it is like to face Lionel Messi, and examines how his old side should approach their tie against Barcelona. BBC News - Published on April 10, 2019
Why Lionel Messi is Pep Guardiola and Man City's biggest problem - Alan Shearer Where the quadruple will be won and lost by Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, according to BBC football pundit Alan Shearer. BBC News - Published on April 8, 2019 FA Cup Magic: Manchester City 1-0 Brighton & Watford 3-2 Wolves Watch the quirkier moments from the FA Cup semi-finals, including Gerard Deulofeu's brilliant "Messi-like" display for Watford, Raul Jimenez's masked celebration and Raheem Sterling's non-City fans. BBC News - Published on April 7, 2019
Argentina lose to Venezuela despite Messi's return Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi makes a disappointing return to Argentina duty after being injured in a 3-1 defeat by Venezuela. BBC News - Published on March 22, 2019 Anything Cristiano can do... Messi reminds Europe he is Ronaldo's equal Anything you can do, I can do better. Why Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi need to compete with each other to keep the greatest rivalry in football history alive. BBC News - Published on March 14, 2019
Messi inspires five-goal Barca to win over Lyon Lionel Messi scores twice as Barcelona reach the Champions League quarter-finals for a record 12th consecutive year with a win over Lyon. BBC News - Published on March 13, 2019 Messi scores 50th hat-trick in Barcelona win over Sevilla Lionel Messi scores the 50th hat-trick of his career as Barcelona come from behind to beat Sevilla and go 10 points clear. BBC News - Published on February 23, 2019