Posted on Tue 25 Sep 2018, 09:49 AM

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were conspicuously absent from the FIFA Awards held in London on September 24 where Croatian captain, Luka Modric was awarded the FIFA footballer of the year.

This did not go down well with former Real Madrid and Juventus manager, Fabio Capello who stated that it is lack of respect for the stars to boycott the award that they dominated for a decade. He said;

Posted on Sun 26 Nov 2017, 05:46 AM

Any club that want the signature of Barcelona star, Lionel Messi, should keep 700 million euros for a start as the Argentine captain agreed to a new deal that will keep him with his longtime football club team till 2021.  

"I'm happy to continue with the club, which is my home. My dream was to finish my career at Barça, and we are moving down that path.

Posted on Wed 11 Oct 2017, 07:03 AM

Lionel Messi’s three goals lifted Argentina into the World Cup on the last day of South American qualifying, keeping the Albiceleste from missing out for the first time since 1970. The two-time champions and losing finalists three years ago in Brazil rode Messi’s hat trick in the thin air of the Andes to defeat Ecuador 3-1, after the home side took a 1-0 lead in the first minute.

The team had a shaky qualification journey, raising the fears that Argentina with the best footballer in the game, may not be at the biggest football tournament in the world.

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