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July, 2019

  • 20 July

    Messi Pushing For Neymar’s Return To Barcelona – Report

    Messi Pushing For Neymar’s Return To Barcelona - Report

    Lionel Messi has been behind Barcelona’s quest to bring Neymar back to the club, a report has said. Sky Sports News quotes Spanish football expert and Transfer Podcast’s Graham Hunter, as saying that the Argentine has been key to Barcelona’s pursuit of their former player. Neymar joined Paris Saint-Germain in …

  • 8 July

    Copa America: Messi Faces Two-year Ban Over Corruption Claims

    Copa America: Messi Blames Referee, VAR for Argentina’s Semi-final Defeat

    Lionel Messi could be banned for two years from international football following his corruption allegations against CONMEBOL after Argentina’s 2-1 victory against Chile in the Copa America third-place playoff. Argentina lost 2-0 to eventual winners, Brazil in the semi-final. Read Also: Messi Questioning Integrity Of Copa America ‘Unacceptable’ – CONMEBOL Messi …

  • 7 July

    Brazil Set Up To Win Copa America, Alleges Messi

    Brazil Set Up To Win Copa America, Alleges Messi

    Lionel Messi, Argentina captain, has accused South American Football Authority of setting up Brazil to win the tournament. Argentina lost 2-0 to Brazil, the hosts, in the semi-final, with the Barcelona forward accusing the referee and the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) of helping the Selecao win the game. Messi was sent off in his …

  • 6 July

    Copa America: Messi Sent Off As Argentina Beat Chile In Third Place

    Copa America: Messi Sent Off As Argentina Beat Chile In Third Place

    Lionel Messi was sent off in the first half of the third place match against Chile in the 2019 Copa America in Corinthians on Saturday. Argentina led the Chileans 2-0 in the first half, with goals by Sergio Aguero in the 12th minute and Paulo Dybala ten minutes later. But …

  • 3 July

    Copa America: Messi Blames Referee, VAR for Argentina’s Semi-final Defeat

    Copa America: Messi Blames Referee, VAR for Argentina’s Semi-final Defeat

    Lionel Messi, Argentina captain, has blamed poor referring and the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), for his team’s defeat to Brazil in the semi-final of the Copa America on Tuesday night. Argentina were impressive and had 10 more shots at Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker, than the hosts. The Albiceleste also hit …

June, 2019

  • 29 June

    Copa America Pitches Are ‘Shameful’, Says Messi

    Copa America Pitches Are 'Shameful', Says Messi

    Lionel Messi, Argentina captain, has berated pitches at the ongoing Copa America championship. Argentina beat Venezuela 2-0 on Friday, to set up a mouth-watering semi-final clash against hosts, Brazil, next Tuesday. The Barcelona star echoed the thoughts of Brazil coach, Tite, who also condemned the quality of the turf at …

  • 20 June

    Copa America: Messi Penalty Saves Argentina

    Copa America Pitches Are 'Shameful', Says Messi

    Lionel Messi converted a second-half penalty to earn Argentina a 1-1 draw against Paraguay in their second group game at the ongoing Copa America on Wednesday. The Barcelona forward scored in the 57th minute at Belo Horizonte’s Mineirao Stadium to cancel out a first-half opener by Paraguay’s Richard Sanchez. Read …

  • 6 June

    Argentina Not One Of Favourites To Win Copa America – Messi

    Argentina Not One Of Favourites To Win Copa America - Messi

    Lionel Messi has downplayed Argentina’s chances of winning the Copa America in Brazil. The Albiceleste lost the final to Chile in the last two editions of the competition.  The captain, Messi, has insisted that the team should not be considered one of the favorites in this edition, as there are …

May, 2019

  • 8 May

    Messi Left Behind By Team Bus After Liverpool Defeat

    Lionel Messi was left behind by Barcelona team bus, after their dramatic defeat to Liverpool in Tuesday’s second leg semi-final Champions League clash at Anfield. According to Spanish TV channel, El Chiringuito, the Barcelona bus left for the airport while Messi was held behind by anti-doping testers.  However, he eventually made …

  • 2 May

    Lionel Messi ‘Unstoppable’, Says Liverpool’s Klopp

    Liverpool Boss, jurgen Klopp Targets Victory Over Old Club

    Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has described Barcelona midfielder, Lionel Messi, as unstoppable. Messi scored twice in his team’s 3-0 victory over Klopp’s side in the first leg semi-final of the Champions League on Wednesday. The Barcelona captain pounced on a rebound to tap into an open net for his first …

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