Copa del Rey: Messi speaks on Barcelona winning three titles after 6-1 bashing of Sevilla

Copa del Rey: Messi speaks on Barcelona winning three titles after 6-1 bashing of Sevilla

Barcelona skipper, Lionel Messi believes the Catalan giants showed their appetite for the Copa del Rey by blowing away Sevilla 6-1 on Thursday to pull off a brilliant comeback and book their place in the semi-finals. Sevilla had won the first leg 2-0 but their lead was wiped out within 31 minutes at the Camp Nou, after Philippe Coutinho scored a penalty, referred to him by Messi, before Ivan Rakitic poked in a second. Ever…

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2018 Ballon d’ Or: Messi breaks silence on losing award to Modric

2018 Ballon d’ Or: Messi breaks silence on losing award to Modric

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi has broken his silence on not winning this year’s Ballon d’Or. The 2018 Ballon d’ Or was won by Real Madrid ace, Luka Modric earlier this month. Messi, who has won the world individual top prize award five times, said he was not surprised that he didn’t win this year’s Ballon d’ Or. The 31-year-old said he knew that this time he would not be the winner, while admitting that the…

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Messi opens up on Neymar’s return to Barcelona

Messi opens up on Neymar’s return to Barcelona

Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, has said he would love to have Neymar back at Camp Nou. In an interview with Marca, he also ruled out the possibility of leaving the Catalan side. Neymar, 26, left Barca to join Paris Saint-Germain in a world record €222million deal in 2017. Since leaving, he has regularly been linked with a return to the club, as well as a move to rivals Real Madrid. And, while Messi said he…

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Lionel Messi acquires £12million customised private jet (Photos)

Lionel Messi acquires £12million customised private jet (Photos)

Lionel Messi has ensured he can travel in style after splashing £12million on a new luxury private jet. The 31-year-old Barcelona star has reportedly leased the incredible plane so his family and friends can travel around in comfort. The jest being leased from an Argentine company, includes some incredible attention to detail. The exterior sees the tail branded with his signature number 10, whilst the names of him his wife, Antonello, and their three children, Thiago, Ciro…

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LaLiga: Griezmann reveals Barcelona player that made him reject Camp Nou move

LaLiga: Griezmann reveals Barcelona player that made him reject Camp Nou move

Atletico Madrid ace, Antoine Griezmann has disclosed that he rejected a move to Barcelona because he doesn’t want to be captain, Lionel Messi’s lieutenant at Camp Nou. Griezmann opted to reject an £87million move to the Catalan club in June, and committed his future to Atletico. The French international decided to stay with Atletico, and extended his contract to 2023. Barcelona then had to settle for the Brazilian winger, Malcom, who was signed from French…

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Matuidi names player in the world who combines Ronaldo, Messi, Ibrahimovic’s personalities

Matuidi names player in the world who combines Ronaldo, Messi, Ibrahimovic’s personalities

Paris Saint-Germain, PSG, midfielder, Blaise Matuidi has named fellow teammate, Kylian Mbappe as the only player in the world that has the same personality as Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi and LA Galaxy striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Mbappe, who was shortlisted for this year’s Ballon d’ Or, has already scored 17 goals in all competitions for PSG this season. Matuidi, however, believes the 19-year-old is a great player like Ronaldo, Messi and Ibrahimovic….

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Lionel Messi shows off five Pichichi trophies as he takes his total number of individual awards to 160

Lionel Messi shows off five Pichichi trophies as he takes his total number of individual awards to 160

Barcelona striker, Lionel Messi, was pictured today posing with his five Pichichi awards given to the top scorer in La Liga each season as he took his individual awards to160. The 31-year-old Argentine who scored 34 goals in 36 matches and 12 assists last season was awarded the Alfredo Di Stefano trophy and the latest Pichichi award at a ceremony on Monday. Messi, who is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time won his first individual honours in…

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Owen Hargreaves names only 2 players better than Neymar

Owen Hargreaves names only 2 players better than Neymar

Former Bayern Munic star, Owen Hargreaves, has said that Brazilian ace, Neymar, is the closest player in the world to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Chelsea star, Hazard had been seen by many as the next big star after Messi and Ronaldo but Hargreaves thinks Neymar is better. The Brazilian was in top form to help Paris Saint-Germain to an emphatic 6-1 home win over Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League on Wednesday night….

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Champions League: Rio Ferdinand reveals what Messi does better

Champions League: Rio Ferdinand reveals what Messi does better

Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand has revealed what Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi does better than anyone else. The former England star claimed Messi’s decision making is better than anyone else currently playing. Messi scored a brace for Barcelona against Tottenham last night and Ferdinand said he was blessed to watch Messi in the match. Barcelona beat Tottenham 4-2 at Wembley in the Champions League Group B clash. After scoring a hat-trick in the group…

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UEFA outlines nine historic records Messi, Ronaldo are yet to break

UEFA outlines nine historic records Messi, Ronaldo are yet to break

The Union of European Football Associations, UEFA, has revealed nine records Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi and Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo have not yet broken in the history of Europe’s topflight competitions, (Champions League and Europe League). UEFA took to their official website on Wednesday to release the records, indicating that Messi and Ronaldo are yet to break the following feats in the Europe topflight leagues: 1. Most appearances – Messi has 126, while Ronaldo has…

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