#Lionel Messi

Messi restricted in PSG draw as Man City, Liverpool win thrillers

Lionel Messi made his first Paris Saint-Germain start in a 1-1 draw at Club Brugge in the Champions League on Wednesday, while last season's runners-up Manchester City and Liverpool won high-scoring thrillers.

Messi treble breaks Pele record as Argentina routs Bolivia

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to overtake Pele as the top international goalscorer in South American football history on Thursday as Argentina cruised to a 3-0 victory over Bolivia in their 2022 World Cup qualifier.

Fil-Austrian David Alaba in Munich team that thumped Messi's Barcelona XI

Fil-Austrian defender David Alaba provided the only dash in Bayern Munich’s emphatic 8-2 thumping of Lionel Messi and Barcelona in their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal Friday in Lisbon, Portugal.

Football: Lionel Messi, Barcelona headed for legal 'divorce'

Six-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi told Barcelona he wants to leave -- on a free transfer -- in a ''bombshell'' fax on Tuesday that is expected to spark a legal battle over a buy-out clause worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Messi the 'winner' absent from Barca training, says sporting director Planes

Lionel Messi informed Barcelona coaches he was not going to turn up to training on Wednesday, according to Barcelona's newly-appointed sporting director Ramon Planes.

Messi fails to attend coronavirus test -- Barcelona sources

Lionel Messi was not seen attending Barcelona's training ground for coronavirus tests on Sunday morning, raising the possibility he will boycott pre-season to force his way out of the club.