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Cristiano Ronaldo wants Lionel Messi to resume their rivalry in Italy

Cristiano Ronaldo wants Lionel Messi to resume their rivalry in Italy

Ronaldo moved to Serie A champions Juventus in July for 100 million euros ($113.76 million) after spending nine trophy-laden seasons at Real Madrid.

Dec 11, 2018, 11:40 AM IST
La Liga: Lionel Messi says Ballon d'Or snub was no extra motivation

La Liga: Lionel Messi says Ballon d'Or snub was no extra motivation

Messi, a five-time Ballon d`Or winner, did not make the podium for the first time in a decade with Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric given the trophy.

Dec 09, 2018, 12:57 PM IST
Lionel Messi shines as Barca thrash Espanyol in La Liga

Lionel Messi shines as Barca thrash Espanyol in La Liga

Barcelona will play their next La Liga clash against Levante on December 17. 

Dec 09, 2018, 09:36 AM IST
Diego Maradona better than Lionel Messi, says Pele

Diego Maradona better than Lionel Messi, says Pele

Pele and Maradona have not always seen eye to eye, but Pele said the pair now enjoy a "perfect" relationship.

Dec 06, 2018, 07:45 AM IST
Lionel Messi's fifth place in Ballon d'Or absurd: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde

Lionel Messi's fifth place in Ballon d'Or absurd: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi finished in fifth place in the Ballon d’Or voting on Monday night.

Dec 05, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
Luka Modric breaks Messi-Ronaldo dominance to win 2018 Ballon d'Or

Luka Modric breaks Messi-Ronaldo dominance to win 2018 Ballon d'Or

Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric was previously player of the tournament after his national side finished second best in the FIFA World Cup.

Dec 04, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Champions League: Lionel Messi's magic seals top spot for Barcelona

Champions League: Lionel Messi's magic seals top spot for Barcelona

Messi provided an assist for defender Gerard Pique to score the second for Barcelona, who have 13 points from their five matches and an unassailable lead at the top of the pool. 

Nov 29, 2018, 08:30 AM IST
 It was the right time to retire: Didier Drogba

It was the right time to retire: Didier Drogba

Drogba had two spells at Chelsea, most notably from 2004-2012, scoring 164 goals in 381 games, and winning four Premier League titles and a Champions League crown in 2012. 

Nov 24, 2018, 15:51 PM IST
La Liga: Messi returns but Barcelona beaten at home by rampant Real Betis

La Liga: Messi returns but Barcelona beaten at home by rampant Real Betis

Messi scored from close range in stoppage time but Betis hung on to clinch a first league win at the Nou Camp since 1998.

Nov 11, 2018, 23:58 PM IST
Super League players would risk a World Cup ban: FIFA President Gianni Infantino

Super League players would risk a World Cup ban: FIFA President Gianni Infantino

A 16-team Super League would replace the Champions League and feature 11 `founders`- including Lionel Messi`s Barcelona and Real Madrid- who could not be relegated for the first 20 years.

Nov 08, 2018, 20:46 PM IST
La Liga: Sevilla fall further behind leaders Barcelona with draw at Real Sociedad

La Liga: Sevilla fall further behind leaders Barcelona with draw at Real Sociedad

Sevilla had the chance to go clear in second place and close the deficit with Barcelona to two points but they came unstuck in a game of scant chances. 

Nov 05, 2018, 18:31 PM IST
UCL: Lionel Messi in Barcelona squad for Inter Milan match, not yet cleared to play

UCL: Lionel Messi in Barcelona squad for Inter Milan match, not yet cleared to play

Barcelona`s captain and all-time top scorer was initially ruled out for approximately three weeks after sustaining the injury against Sevilla on Oct. 20, although he returned to training last week.

Nov 04, 2018, 23:03 PM IST
No player can replace Lionel Messi: Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde

No player can replace Lionel Messi: Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde

Lionel Messi will be out of action for around three weeks and miss 6 games after breaking a bone in his right arm. 

Oct 23, 2018, 22:31 PM IST
La Liga: Tests confirm a broken arm for FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi

La Liga: Tests confirm a broken arm for FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi

Messi had to be substituted midway through the first half of his side`s 4-2 win at home to Sevilla after providing an assist and scoring a goal, before falling badly on his arm. 

Oct 21, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
La Liga: Barcelona are angry about recent results- Lionel Messi

La Liga: Barcelona are angry about recent results- Lionel Messi

Striker Luis Suarez also criticised the team`s display and said they needed to stop depending on Lionel Messi for goals.  

Sep 30, 2018, 14:29 PM IST
Give Lionel Messi time to decide on International future: Former Argentina forward Javier Saviola

Give Lionel Messi time to decide on International future: Former Argentina forward Javier Saviola

Messi had decided to retire from international duty following a defeat against Chile in the 2016 Copa America final leaving the world shocked

Sep 28, 2018, 12:20 PM IST
La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid suffer humbling losses in midweek fixtures

La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid suffer humbling losses in midweek fixtures

The two clubs registered defeats on the same day for the first time since January 2015 

Sep 27, 2018, 10:25 AM IST
UCL Roundup: Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick as Cristiano Ronaldo sent off on debut for Juventus

UCL Roundup: Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick as Cristiano Ronaldo sent off on debut for Juventus

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick in a 4-0 Barcelona rout of PSV while Cristiano Ronaldo left the field in tears after being handed a red card for the first time in 154 Champions League games

Sep 21, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
Change afoot as La Liga begins life without Cristiano Ronaldo

Change afoot as La Liga begins life without Cristiano Ronaldo

Change is in the air as the new La Liga season begins on Friday without one of its most emblematic players, Cristiano Ronaldo, and with video technology (VAR) being introduced for the first time in Spain’s top flight.

Aug 14, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
 Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on Champions League awards shortlist

Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on Champions League awards shortlist

The winners will be announced during the 2018-19 Champions League group stage draw in Monaco on August 30.

Aug 09, 2018, 19:50 PM IST

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