Argentine fans find faith again after Messi leads World Cup revival against Poland

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 - 06:31 GMT

Argentines renewed their hopes in the country's national soccer team after it defeated Poland 2-0 on Wednesday, booking a place for the team led by star Lionel Messi in the knockout stages of the World Cup.

Messi on World Cup mission in 'Last Dance' for Argentina

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 09:34 GMT

Lionel Messi has won nearly 40 trophies for club and country in an illustrious career but the Argentine forward's glittering resume has one major omission -- a World Cup winner's medal.

Messi is counting the days until the World Cup

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 11:52 GMT

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has said he is counting the days until the World Cup and believes his team have a good chance of winning the tournament.

Messi powers Argentina past Honduras in Miami

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 - 12:28 GMT

Lionel Messi scored twice and Argentina dominated Honduras 3-0 on Friday in Miami.

Benzema, Ronaldo and Haaland nominated for Ballon d'Or, Messi misses out

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 11:37 GMT

Seven times reigning winner Lionel Messi was not nominated for this year's Ballon d'Or for the first time since 2005.

Laporta hopes Messi finishes career at Barcelona

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 01:33 GMT

Laporta is hopeful that the 35-year-old will be able to return to Barca before he hangs up his boots.

Messi's Argentina outclass Italy to win 'Finalissima'

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 03:02 GMT

Messi, who lit up the evening with a series of trademark dribbles, was hoisted into the air by his team mates who danced jigs of joy on the lush Wembley turf.

Messi tops Forbes' highest-paid athletes list

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 11:11 GMT

Messi earned $130 million, a figure which includes $55 million of endorsements, during the 12-month period ended May 1, 2022.

Pochettino confident he and Mbappe will stay at PSG

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 12:21 GMT

Pochettino's position came under scrutiny after PSG were knocked out of the Champions League in the last 16.

Argentina appeal decision to replay World Cup qualifier

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 04:20 GMT

An official with the association said Argentina would take their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Messi left to pick up pieces at PSG after jeers and Champions League failure

Fri, 18 Mar 2022 - 11:20 GMT

Unhappy Paris Saint-Germain fans targeted the Argentine as well as Neymar during the 3-0 win over Bordeaux that followed the club's spectacular Champions League elimination at the hands of Real Madrid.

PSG fans whistle their players, with exception of Mbappe

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 03:19 GMT

The exception was Kylian Mbappe. The volume rose for the names of Neymar and Messi.

Neymar keen to play in MLS

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 02:23 GMT

Neymar, who is under contract at PSG until June 2025, said he was more likely to play in the U.S. than return to his home country.

Mbappe strikes late to give PSG edge over Real Madrid

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 - 11:05 GMT

In the last minute of stoppage time, Mbappe burst into the box from the left and between two defenders before finishing past Courtois for his 22nd goal this season.

Pochettino sure Messi will rise to the occasion

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 10:06 GMT

Messi has scored only two goals in Ligue 1 since his shock move to PSG last August after being forced to leave Barcelona after 21 years as the Catalans could no longer afford his salary.

Messi rested but Argentina still too good for Chile

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 - 02:02 GMT

Argentina were without Lionel Messi but goals from Angel Di Maria and Lautaro Martinez gave the visitors all three points against Chile in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday.

Argentina rest Messi for World Cup qualifiers

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 02:01 GMT

The 34-year-old Messi was omitted from Argentina’s 27-man squad after not playing for PSG since Dec. 22 against FC Lorient in French Ligue 1.

Salah shortlisted for The Best FIFA Men's Player award

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 03:09 GMT

FIFA unveiled on Friday the nominees for the The Best FIFA Men's Player award for 2021.

Messi returns to Paris after negative COVID test

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 12:48 GMT

Messi was among the four PSG players who returned positive results on Sunday.

Icardi salvages a point for 10-man PSG at Lorient

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 11:07 GMT

Mauro Icardi's stoppage-time strike helped 10-man Paris St Germain salvage a fortunate 1-1 draw at lowly Lorient.