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Messi to start against Venezuela in friendly

The Argentine striker lines up alongside Lautaro Martinez and Gonzalo Martinez in attack

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Spectacular Messi hat-trick helps Barcelona defeat Real Betis

Barcelona attacker scored his second hat-trick of the month

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Messi powers Barcelona into Champions League quarter-finals

Catalans register a 5-1 win over Lyon in the second-leg of the Round-of-16 fixture

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Messi to the rescue as Barcelona beat Real Valladolid

Argentine attacker scores penalty to secure 1-0 win for defending champions

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Substitute Messi guides Barcelona to victory over Leganes in La Liga

Talismanic attacker came off the bench and helped side clinch 3-1 home win

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India’s Chhetri overtakes Messi in international goals

34-year-old scored his 66th international goal as India rout Thailand in Asia Cup

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Messi wins record fifth Golden Shoe

Barcelona attacker was once again top-scorer last season with 34 league goals in just 36 games

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Messi hat-trick helps Barcelona sink Levante

Skipper also assisted the other two goals as his side ran riot 5-0

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Hunted by Taliban, Afghan ‘Little Messi’ forced to flee again

Murtaza says he misses Messi after having to leave star’s gift of signed jersey behind

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Modric breaks Messi-Ronaldo Ballon d’Or duopoly

Croatia skipper wins by considerable margin for World Cup and Champions League exploits

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Pique rescues point for 10-man Barcelona against Girona

Gerard Pique salvaged a point for Barcelona to complete his own blockbuster night

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Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world’s best

Luka Modric was named the Best Player in the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia

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Don’t ask for Messi’s shirt at halftime, PSV coach tells team

PSV Eindhoven coach Mark van Bommel wants the Dutch league players to stay professional

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Will Messi quit the international stage after Argentina World Cup pain?

Four France goals ended Lionel Messi’s fourth World Cup on Saturday and may have brought down the curtain on an international career seemingly destined to end in disappointment. Tens of thousands of Argentines poured into Kazan hoping to see Messi carry an ageing side over one more hurdle after his solitary goal in Russia helped…

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France beat Messi’s Argentina 4-3 to reach World Cup quarter-finals

France roared back against Argentina to reach the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday as wonderkid Kylian Mbappe sent Lionel Messi home empty-handed following a seven-goal thriller. The 1998 champions won 4-3 and looked a different side from the one that struggled to find their cutting edge in the group stage, pouring forward with pace and purpose to…

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Maradona drama is a problem for Argentina and Messi

When Lionel Messi ran to the corner and sank to his knees, the enduring image of Argentina scrambling into the World Cup’s last 16 was set. Their number 10, in the blue and white stripes, his head tilted and fingers vertical, about to be swamped moments later by adoring team-mates. But all those cameras not…

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Messi, Rojo rescue Argentina from humiliating early exit

Marcus Rojo’s stunning finish four minutes from time kept Lionel Messi and Argentina’s World Cup hopes alive to see off Nigeria 2-1 on Tuesday and set up a last 16 meeting with France. Messi’s first goal of the tournament got the two-time winners off to a perfect start in Saint Petersburg, but Victor Moses’s 51st…

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I can win Musa v Messi duel, declares Nigeria’s goal hero

Deadly Ahmed Musa struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday and then promised to do the same to Lionel Messi’s Argentina in Tuesday’s Group D showdown. The Leicester City striker, currently on loan at CSKA Moscow, became the first Nigerian to score at two World Cups as the Super Eagles secured a…

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Messi feels pain as World Cup dream turns to nightmare

Lionel Messi sloped off down the tunnel in Nizhny Novgorod with his head bowed, knowing Argentina face the humiliation of a group-stage exit at the World Cup in Russia. The Barcelona star was silenced by a far superior Croatia side in a brutal 3-0 defeat that left the South Americans needing an unlikely series of…

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Messi’s Argentina staring at World Cup exit after Croatia humbling

Lionel Messi’s Argentina were on the brink of a humiliating World Cup exit on Thursday after they were humbled 3-0 by Croatia on a dramatic day at the World Cup that saw the European side join France in the knockout rounds. Argentina knew they had to chase a win in Nizhny Novgorod after their disappointing…

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