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Lionel Messi

Lionel Andres Messi is an Argentine footballer that currently plays for Barcelona as a forward. Having scored 520 goals and counting for both club and country during his career, not only is Messi Barcelona’s leading all time goalscorer, he is also the leading all time goal scorer in La Liga and for international team Argentina. With an unprecedented 5 BalonD’Ors to his name, Messi is widely regarded as the greatest footballer of his generation, and possibly of all time.

Lionel Messi

Messi has two sons with long-term partner AntonellaRoccuzzo.
His current salary is £275 000 per week, or £14,5 million per year, making him the second highest paid footballer in the world.
He is managed by his father Jorge Messi.

It’s time to put the Messi Ronaldo Debate to Rest

Last night as Cristiano Ronaldo bagged his 600th career goal and Real Madrid lifted their 12th European Cup/Champions League trophy. Many saw this as the peak of footballing achievement. 12 months ago, Ronaldo fired his homeland to Euro glory. Meanwhile Lionel Messi, Ronaldo’s arch rival has suffered the indignity of losing out on the Ballon D’or to Cr7 and Barcelona …

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5 richest footballers in 2016

Top Five Richest Footballers In 2016

Football happens to be the most popular sport in the world. Goal.com recently released details on the incredible amounts of money footballers are paid, and it provides a detailed look of which players make the most amounts of money and where their wealth comes from. Here are the top 5 richest football players in 2016. Lionel Messi ($350 Million) Lionel Messi …

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Premier League Clubs in the Champions League Tuesday Roundup

Premier League Clubs in the Champions League Tuesday Roundup Both Premier League clubs involved in Tuesday’s Champions League action were victorious, as Manchester City and Arsenal found the win column. Manchester City vs. Barcelona After being shutout two weeks ago in a 4-0 loss, Manchester City returned the favor to Barcelona with a 3-1 win at home. The English side …

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The Top 10 La Liga Goals

In a league containing two of world football’s powerhouses, it’s sometimes easy to write off the rest of the competition. This neglects the obvious talent spread out through La Liga, proven by Atletico Madrid’s league triumph of 2013/14 and the dominance of Sevilla in the Europea League. Here we look at the top 10 La Liga Goals from the 2015/16 …

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Chelsea prepared to pay £100million for Messi

Chelsea hold talks with Lionel Messi

According to reports, Chelsea have begun to move for Lionel Messi after his uncertain situation at the Nou Camp. Messi feels disappointed with the lack of support he has received from his club following his conviction for tax fraud. The 29–year-old player was sentenced to 21 months. However, it’s unlikely he’ll serve any time behind bars due to no previous …

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Lionel Messi – Highest Paid Footballer

Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar as the world’s highest-paid footballer. In 2015, Messi’s annual earnings amounted to £59.3 million, earning roughly £1.1 million a week. According to France Football, Ronaldo earned £54 million topping Neymar with an earning of £34.8 million. The article clarified that they took into account the “players’ pre-tax salaries, sponsorship revenues and various bonuses.” …

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Pictures of Lionel Messi’s girlfriend

Born and raised in Argentina, Lionel Messi was detected with a growth hormone lack as a kid. At age 13, he moved to Spain to Join Barcelona, who accepted to pay for his medical cure. After a quick progression via Barcelona youth Academy, Lionel made his remarkable debut aged 17 in October 2004. Since 2009, when he was twenty, Messi …

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Barca Dreams

Win a Copy of Barca Dreams – The Story of FC Barcelona

How would you like the chance of getting your hands on a copy of Barca Dreams, the brand new documentary from Metrodome Distribution which shows the story of Barca’s rise to becoming one of the biggest football clubs in the world. The film, directed by Jordi Llompart, is one of the most detailed documentaries ever produced about the Catalan football …

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El Clásico: Ten things to consider during Barcelona vs Real Madrid match today

First round: 4-0 and Knockout for Real Madrid. Second round: Same protagonists, different purpose, and a new protagonist. This won’t be any other Clasico like we expect to follow. Following the fascination from the media around the world and fans, we will see two teams with contrasting situations: One team close to be La Liga champion and another one to …

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Arsenal fan proposes mad plan to entice Messi to the Emirates

Recent reports have suggested that Lionel Messi is keen on a move to the Emirates, linking the star footballer with a record breaking £600,000 a week deal with Arsenal. Arsenal fans were quick to dispel this rumour, taking to Twitter to voice their humour on the report given the frugal nature of Arsene Wenger and his background team. Messi has been linked …

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