Football: Ronaldo and Messi at the 2022 World Cup? Don’t bet against them – Channel NewsAsia

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are back on Friday. It’s been 265 days since we last saw them, each bowing out on the same day, at the same stage of the World Cup, likely with the same heartache. Lionel Messi was in Kazan, where his Argentina side had let a 2-1 second-half lead slip in a wild, …

Champions League quarter-final draw: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi the winners, Manchester United and Ajax the losers – Goal

The Champions League quarter-final ties are drawn and we now we also know the pathways to the final. If Barcelona and Lionel Messi are to go all the way – for the first time since 2015 – then they will have to overcome Manchester United and then most likely Liverpool. Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus, meanwhile, …

Football: Same sad story again for Messi’s Argentina return – Channel NewsAsia

It was a familiar story for Lionel Messi on his return to international duty. As he took the field in Madrid for Argentina’s friendly against Venezuela, a fan held up a banner with his name written on it. But the banner was upside down – an appropriate symbol for the way that the Barcelona genius is left mixed …

Football: Ronaldo and Messi at the 2022 World Cup? Don’t bet against them – Channel NewsAsia

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are back on Friday. It’s been 265 days since we last saw them, each bowing out on the same day, at the same stage of the World Cup, likely with the same heartache. Lionel Messi was in Kazan, where his Argentina side had let a 2-1 second-half lead slip in a wild, …

Lionel Messi to play for Argentina at Copa America confirms manager Lionel Scaloni – ESPN

6:12 PM ET Lionel Messi will play for Argentina in the Copa America in June in Brazil, according to coach Lionel Scaloni on Monday. Scaloni, speaking in Morocco where Argentina plays the national team on Tuesday, said he has not discussed the Copa America with Messi since Argentina was embarrassed by Venezuela 3-1 on Friday. …

Photo Of the Day: Assisat Oshoala meets Lionel Messi – P.M. News

Assisat Oshoala and Lionel Messi It is no longer news that 24-year old Nigerian striker and three times African player of the year, Assisat Oshoala has joined Barça women until June 30 on loan from Dalian Quanjian of China. Today Oshoala took photograph with the great FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi for the benefit of …

Barcelona 5-1 Lyon: Lionel Messi scores twice as Catalans progress in Champions League – BBC Sport

Lionel Messi scored twice and set up two more as Barcelona reached the Champions League quarter-finals for a record 12th consecutive year with a last-16 win over Lyon. Treble-chasing Barca, who drew 0-0 in the first leg, led when Messi chipped home a penalty. Philippe Coutinho tapped into an empty net from Luis Suarez’s unselfish …

Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Ex-Barcelona ace reveals who is better – Express.co.uk

That’s the verdict of Brazilian legend Romario. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have undoubtedly been the two best players in the world over the last decade, with many holding their own beliefs on who the better is. They have won five Ballon d’Or’s each, but Ronaldo has won one more Champions Leagues than his smaller …

Lionel Messi’s International Return – Football Crazy Podcast Episode 94 – beIN SPORTS USA

On this week’s Football Crazy, Lionel Messi finds out the hard way that nothing much has changed with the Argentinean national team (00:51), a sense of lethargy hangs over Tite’s Brazil (7:06), Tata Martino gets off to a flying start with Mexico (10:55), while Gregg Berhalter’s third game in charge of the USMNT divides opinion …

NxGn: ‘Mexican Messi’ Diego Lainez has no issue with Leo comparisons – Goal.com

Diego Lainez has expressed his joy at finishing in the top 10 of this year’s NxGn and says he has no issue with his giddy fans labelling him ‘The Mexican Messi’. The 18-year-old winger ranked eighth in Goal’s annual list of the world’s best Under-19s, after a remarkable and rapid rise to prominence. Lainez helped …