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  • 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 […]

  • The 9 Biggest Underachieving Superstars in the History of the World Cup

    The 9 Biggest Underachieving Superstars in the History of the World Cup

    Every World Cup has its share of breakout stars. In South Africa in 2010, for example, Uruguay’s veteran forward Diego Forlán established himself as one of the greatest players in the world, and Thomas Müller made it clear that he was the future of German soccer. However, for every unexpected brilliant performance, there is always at least one epic disappointment. […]

  • Lionel Messi Stood Up Fans Who Paid $2500 Just to Meet Him (Video)

    Lionel Messi Stood Up Fans Who Paid $2500 Just to Meet Him (Video)

    When Lionel Messi announced that he’d be spending a good part of the soccer offseason touring America with some of his international soccer pals in order to raise money for charity, that sounded like a brilliant PR move. They could sell regular tickets to people who just wanted to sit in the stands, and they […]