Looks like the people of Kolkata are in for some major star gazing! The city will soon host a friendly match between Argentina and Venezuela and popular footballer Lionel Messi is all set to play the match. Ranbir Kapoor, who is a major fan of Messi, will be there to be a part of the historic match.
The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) are being inundated with requests from supporters and sponsors all desperate to grab a piece of the action when Argentina and Nigeria clash in Dhaka next month.
Striker Carlos Tevez has been left out of the star-studded Argentina football squad led by Barcelona supertstar Lionel Messi for a friendly match against Venezuela, which would be held at the Salt Lake Stadium on September 2.
The Asian Football Confederation has approved the name of Services referee A Rowan who will supervise the star-studded international friendly involving Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez here on September 2.
Lionel Messi volleyed a late winner as Barcelona beat arch-rivals Real Madrid 3-2 in a fiery Spanish Super Cup second leg to secure a 5-4 aggregate victory after the match ended with a mass brawl that saw three players sent off.
Football legend Franz Beckenbauer has hailed rising star Mario Goetze as Germany`s equivalent of Argentina`s Lionel Messi ahead of the Germans friendly against South American giants Brazil on Wednesday.