Tag: Messi

I didn’t make a mistake leaving Barca for PSG — Messi

Lionel Messi insisted he did not make a mistake leaving boyhood club,  Barcelona FC  for Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain. Messi joined PSG on a free transfer after Barca were unable to re-sign the six-time Ballon d’Or winner due to their financial crisis. It ended Messi’s long-standing association with Barca,[Read More…]

Father Mbaka dumps Barcelona for PSG over Messi move

The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigerian (AMEN), Rev. Fr Ejike Mbaka, has renounced his support for the Spanish football club, Barcelona, and instead pitched his tent with Paris Saint-Germain, PSG, in response to Lionel Messi’s move. Although Rev. Fr Mbaka did not categorically note whether he was a[Read More…]

Barcelona lawyers move to block Messi’s transfer to PSG

Football fans are yet to see the end of Lionel Messi’s exit from Barcelona after a lawyer from the Catalan club writes to block his move over claims the French club cannot sign the Argentine icon due to their own FFP situation. Barcelona had on Thursday announced that Messi, 34,[Read More…]

Messi bids emotional farewell to Barca, says PSG deal not done

An emotional Lionel Messi has bid his farewell to the fans and officials of Barcelona, saying that he never wanted to leave the Catalan Giants.  Messi was in tears as he received a standing ovation in his final Barcelona press conference to announce the end of his 21 years with[Read More…]

Reactions as Messi’s Argentina defeat Brazil despite Neymar’s desperation

Argentina ended their 28-year wait to lift the Copa America after Angel Di Maria’s first-half goal clinched a 1-0 victory over Brazil in Saturday’s final at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana. Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) midfielder Di Maria, who was promoted to the starting line-up for the final match, coolly lobbed over[Read More…]

Lionel Messi Named 2015 Ballon D’Or Winner Ahead Of Neymar, Ronaldo

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, has been named FIFA World Player of the Year 2015. The Argentine beat team-mate Neymar and rival Cristiano Ronaldo, to the prize and has now won it five times. Messi was the clear favourite to win the prize, having led Barcelona to a famous treble last[Read More…]

Messi Set To Overtake Ronaldo As Highest-Paid Player

ESPN Lionel Messi has agreed terms on a new Barcelona contract which is set to see him overtake Cristiano Ronaldo as the world’s highest-paid player. Messi’s current deal ends in June 2018 and contains a £204million (€250m) release clause. Those details are apparently set to remain unchanged, but Spanish newspaper El[Read More…]