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  • Luis Suarez Reminds a Fan That He’s Not the Best, Messi Is (Video)

    Luis Suarez Reminds a Fan That He’s Not the Best, Messi Is (Video)

    While signing some autographs for fans prior to Barcelona’s friendly against the LA Galaxy, a young fan tells Luis Suarez that he’s the best. Suarez smiles, then insists that he’s not the best. He then asks the fan if he knows who the best REALLY is. The fan then replies, matter-of-factly, “Messi.” Suarez smiles some […]

  • Lionel Messi Considering Split From Argentine National Team

    Lionel Messi Considering Split From Argentine National Team

    After enduring plenty of scrutiny for coming up short in yet another international tournament, Lionel Messi is believed to be pondering a temporary split from Argentina’s national soccer team. According to Argentine newspaper Olé (via the Spanish Daily AS), Messi “has been hurt by a series of personal attacks” following Argentina’s loss to Chile in […]

  • Jamaican Player Grabs a Selfie with Lionel Messi After Loss (Video)

    Jamaican Player Grabs a Selfie with Lionel Messi After Loss (Video)

    The Copa America is a very high-stakes tournament in which the countries of South and Central America duke it out to establish regional dominance in between World Cups. But even with all that competition, there’s still the ability to get starstruck when a player from a small Caribbean island gets to take the field against […]

  • Lionel Messi Loses Tax Fraud Appeal, Will Face Trial

    Lionel Messi Loses Tax Fraud Appeal, Will Face Trial

    I guess FC Barcelona‘s recent championship celebration will be short-lived for Lionel Messi. The soccer superstar learned yesterday (as did the world) that his most recent appeal on tax fraud charges didn’t win, so he’ll be going to court. Messi argued that he didn’t know what was being done with his finances after both he […]

  • Lionel Messi Scores Ankle-Breaking Goal vs. Bayern Munich (Video)

    Lionel Messi Scores Ankle-Breaking Goal vs. Bayern Munich (Video)

    In case you thought Lionel Messi was starting to get old and washed up, we should probably remind you that the Barcelona star is only 27 years old (turning 28 in June).  He also has 40 goals and 18 assists in 38 La Liga games this season, and he is still capable of producing highlight reel […]

  • Watch Lionel Messi Faceplant While Celebrating Goal (Video)

    Watch Lionel Messi Faceplant While Celebrating Goal (Video)

    On Saturday, Lionel Messi scored his 400th goal as a member of Barcelona during their 2-0 win over Valencia. He celebrated the momentous occasion by running behind the opposing goal, slipping on the floor, and falling face first into the advertising hoardings. Watch: Lionel Messi fell flat on his face celebrating his 400th Barcelona goal […]

  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Son Meets Messi at Ballon d’Or Ceremony (Video)

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s Son Meets Messi at Ballon d’Or Ceremony (Video)

    With the way the media portrays their rivalry, you’d think Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi despise each other so much that they’d never allow their own child to speak to their counterpart. But there’s really no true hatred between these two soccer stars—at least nothing beyond what you’d typically expect from two players who play for […]

  • 9 Best Soccer Players to Never Win the World Cup

    9 Best Soccer Players to Never Win the World Cup

    Well, Argentina lost to Germany in extra time of the finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. And that means Lionel Messi, the man most observers regard as the greatest soccer player on the planet today—winner of six Spanish Liga trophies, three Champions League trophies, and four consecutive World Player of the Year awards—remains without a World […]