Lionel Messi

Memory of the day: First successful attempt to treat diabetics with insulin in 1922

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 10:00 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 11.

Messi is ready for Uruguay’s clash

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 04:08 GMT

The Argentine captain enjoys his best spell with the national team so far, having lifted the Copa America trophy last summer.

Barca cruise past Leganes to turn up heat on Real Madrid

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 08:06 GMT

Lionel Messi was rugby tackled and then scored a penalty as Barcelona put the pressure back on Real Madrid by easing to a 2-0 victory over Leganes at an empty Camp Nou on Tuesday.

Messi thanks Turki Al-Sheikh for hosting in Saudi Arabia

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 10:58 GMT

Messi led Argentina to a 1-0 friendly win over Brazil in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday in his first appearance with tango dancers after his international suspension ended.

Dreaming of Messi and Ronaldo, Beckham looks for Miami signings

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 01:00 GMT

David Beckham has less than a year before his new Major League Soccer team, Inter Miami, takes the field and is finally turning his focus to bringing in players with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on his mind.

Barcelona doubled up but still feeling the blues

Mon, 14 May 2018 - 12:56 GMT

"I feel very angry but I have to look forwards, because what makes me angry isn't going to give me solutions," said Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde.

Ferdinand explains the difference between Messi & Ronaldo

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 - 07:30 GMT

Former Manchester United player, Rio Ferdinand was amazed at the skills of Leo Messi During the round of 16 Champions League match between Barcelona and Chelsea.

Revitalised Dembele can help Barcelona fill Neymar void

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 06:00 GMT

Ousmane Dembele endured a rough start to his Barcelona career but the French winger appears to be finding his feet at a crucial time in the season.

Coutinho, Valverde heap praise on improved Dembele

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 - 11:54 GMT

Dembele earned the praise of coach Valverde and his team mates after making the most of Lionel Messi's absence with an inspired performance.

Magical Messi hailed by Betis fans after rolling back the years

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 - 11:30 GMT

It is easy to forget how talented Messi is when he performs at such a consistently high level that you simply expect him to work wonders in every match.

I didn't see anything like Ronaldinho until Messi: Guardiola

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 - 04:33 GMT

Pep Guardiola has been the coach of Barcelona when Ronaldinho was the star of the Catalan club. Later, Ronaldinho ended up leaving the club.

Harry Kane is top scorer of the 2017 calendar year

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 04:33 GMT

Harry Kane, widely known as "HurriKane", ended the 2017 calendar year as top scorer with 56 goals.

Suarez and Messi settle 'Clasico' as Barca race 14 points clear

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 02:20 GMT

Real Madrid's hopes of retaining their La Liga title appeared to be fading fast as goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal.

Cristiano, Messi ends 2017 rivalry with ‘El Clasico’

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 08:00 GMT

There are many stars that give brilliance to this encounter, but without a doubt it is the duel between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Messi: Football owes me a World Cup

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 12:00 GMT

In an interview with, FC Barcelona player Lionel Messi looks back at 2017 with a view to 2018.

Messi demands Argentina improvement ahead of World Cup

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 06:00 GMT

Argentina captain Lionel Messi believes they need to improve if they are to stand a chance of winning next year's World Cup in Russia.

Ballon D’or will be awarded at the Eiffel Tour on Thursday

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 04:26 GMT

‘Marca’, a Spanish newspaper, revealed that the Ballon D’or winner will be awarded on Thursday at the Eiffel Tour in Paris, France.

Messi renews his contract with Barcelona

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 03:50 GMT

Finally, Messi renewed on Saturday his contract with FC Barcelona until 2021.

Lionel Messi receives his fourth Golden Boot

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 04:35 GMT

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi received the Golden Boot award on Friday, which recognizes him as Europe’s top scorer for the 2016-2017 season.

Valverde praises Messi & Ter Stegen

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 02:05 GMT

Barcelona`s coach Ernesto Valverde answered questions about the line-up for their match yesterday against Juventus in the UEFA Champions’ League group stage.