Virat Kohli named sixth most marketable athlete ahead of Messi, Ronaldo
Virat Kohli named sixth most marketable athlete ahead of Messi, Ronaldo

British Sports business magazine 'SportsPro' has named Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli as the six most marketable athlete of this year ahead of the likes of sprint king Usain Bolt and football superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo's retirement will bring Atletico to fore: Diego Simeone
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo's retirement will bring Atletico to fore: Diego Simeone

 Atletico Madrid coach's Diego Simeone believes his side will find it easier to break the stranglehold that FC Barcelona and Real Madrid have over the La Liga title once the attacking megastar duo of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo retires from football.

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique noncommittal on his future
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique noncommittal on his future

FC Barcelona coach Luis Enrique refused to speculate about his future at the football club after leading them to the La Liga title.

Five facts from Barcelona`s title-winning season
Five facts from Barcelona`s title-winning season

Barcelona sealed their 23rd La Liga title on Sunday thanks to Lionel Messi`s winner in a 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid.

Five games that won Barcelona La Liga
Five games that won Barcelona La Liga

Barcelona sealed their 23rd La Liga title on Sunday thanks to Lionel Messi`s winner in a 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid.

Lionel Messi leads Barca from crisis club to champions
Lionel Messi leads Barca from crisis club to champions

A year that equals the best in Barcelona`s history, with La Liga in the bag and Champions League and Copa del Rey finals to come, couldn`t have started more inauspiciously.

Lionel Messi hands Barca 23rd Liga title
Lionel Messi hands Barca 23rd Liga title

Barcelona claimed their fifth La Liga title in seven years and their 23rd overall as Lionel Messi scored the winner in a 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid on Sunday.

Containing Barca's ''MSN'' will be a huge task: Massimiliano Allegri
Containing Barca's ''MSN'' will be a huge task: Massimiliano Allegri

 Stopping prolific Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez in the Champions League final will be a formidable task, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said after his side clinched their place in next month`s showpiece in Berlin.

Manchester United new boy Memphis Depay wants to be world`s best
Manchester United new boy Memphis Depay wants to be world`s best

Manchester United`s new signing Memphis Depay declared on Wednesday that his ambition is to become the best player in the world during his time at Old Trafford.

Pep Guardiola hails Lionel Messi as 'best footballer of all time'
Pep Guardiola hails Lionel Messi as 'best footballer of all time'

German champions Bayern Munich's manager Pep Guardiola believes Spanish side FC Barcelona's talismanic forward Lionel Messi is the "best footballer of all time".

Barcelona's 'MSN' attacking trio in unstoppable form
Barcelona's 'MSN' attacking trio in unstoppable form

Messi to Suarez to Neymar, goal. Messi to Suarez to Neymar, goal.

Barcelona's 'MSN' attacking trio in unstoppable form
Barcelona's 'MSN' attacking trio in unstoppable form

Messi to Suarez to Neymar, goal. Messi to Suarez to Neymar, goal.

Franz Beckenbauer wants Pep​ Guardiola to extend his Bayern Munich deal
Franz Beckenbauer wants Pep​ Guardiola to extend his Bayern Munich deal

 Bayern Munich's honorary president and German football legend Franz Beckenbauer have defended club coach Pep Guardiola and expressed hope that the Spaniard will renew his contract when it expires next year.

Luis Enrique 'suffers' on sidelines as Barcelona reach final
Luis Enrique 'suffers' on sidelines as Barcelona reach final

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique saw his team beat Bayern Munich 5-3 on aggregate to reach their eighth European Cup final on Tuesday, but said it had been a nerve-racking experience having to watch their stellar run from the sidelines. 

Lionel Messi is the best player of all time: Bayern's Pep Guardiola
Lionel Messi is the best player of all time: Bayern's Pep Guardiola

Barcelona`s Lionel Messi is the best player ever, Bayern coach Pep Guardiola said on Tuesday after the Spanish side eliminated the Bavarians 5-3 on aggregate to reach next month`s Champions League final.

UEFA Champions League: Barcelona survive Bayern Munich fightback to reach final
UEFA Champions League: Barcelona survive Bayern Munich fightback to reach final

Neymar struck twice as Barcelona reached the Champions League final on Tuesday, beating Bayern Munich 5-3 on aggregate in their semi-final despite losing 3-2 on the night to the Germans at the Allianz Arena.

UEFA Champions League, semi-final, 2nd leg: Bayern Munich vs Barcelona - As it happened...
UEFA Champions League, semi-final, 2nd leg: Bayern Munich vs Barcelona - As it happened...

Barcelona march into the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League final with a 5-3 win on aggregate over Bayern Munich. The Bavarians won the second leg tie 3-2 at Allianz Arena, Munich.

Personal row casts shadow over Spanish soccer
Personal row casts shadow over Spanish soccer

A long-simmering squabble between Spain`s most powerful football chiefs could bring the Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo show to a halt this weekend.

UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich vs Barcelona - Factfile
UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich vs Barcelona - Factfile

Factfile on Bayern Munich and Barcelona ahead of their Champions League semi-final, second-leg, tie on Tuesday

Carlos Tevez, Javier Pastore get Copa America call
Carlos Tevez, Javier Pastore get Copa America call

Carlos Tevez and Javier Pastore, overlooked for the 2014 World Cup, have been named alongside Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Ezequiel Lavezzi in Argentina`s preliminary 30-man squad for the Copa America.