Thursday , 8 December 2022

Lionel Messi

Sell Messi and balance the squad. Five main tasks of PSG this summer

A year ago, Paris Saint-Germain assembled a squad, looking at which many began to feel dizzy. Then, finally, the actual football Paris went crazy at the moment when the club officially confirmed the information about the transfer of Lionel Messi. But even the Argentine was unable to fulfil the main dream of the owners of PSG — the Champions League is still something unattainable for the best club in France. Anyway, everything is going to the fact. PSG will have to carry out another reboot of the project in the summer, and it will affect absolutely everyone — starting from …

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This will never happen! Five events that will not occur in world football

The unpredictability of football is an okay–known fact that there is absolutely no reason to question. You can find thousands of cases when the favourites of individual matches are lost to the seediest outsiders. History knows more memorable sensations that took place in the most significant tournaments. But now it’s not about them. Therefore, we will not brush off the dust of history from them and extract the white light – let them remain in the historical annals. We want to talk about something that will never happen in football under any circumstances. They identified not the most fantastic events …

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Lionel Messi: childhood, wife, children, height, weight, tattoos and problems with the law

Lionel Messi is the greatest player of modern football. His perseverance, unique ability to overcome the opponents’ defence and amazing feints at the beginning of his career continue to delight fans. Titles, achievements and titles have been secured for him, but the striker himself claims that individual awards are in second place for him; the main thing is the team’s success. Childhood and youth The athlete was born on June 24, 1987, in the Argentine city of Rosario. His nationality is mixed, and his zodiac sign is Cancer. He grew up with two older brothers, Mathias and Rodrigo, and his sister …

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Homesickness. How Lionel Messi Doesn’t Conquer Paris

The 34-year-old mascot of Barcelona (with the prefix “ex”) worked wonders all summer, winning America’s Cup and breaking a couple more records. But I didn’t have to rejoice for a long time: having achieved his first trophy in Argentina’s blue and white T‑shirt, Messi sold his soul to the devil, exchanging his native Barca for wealthy Parisians. And it seems that he still could not come to terms with this fact. The current Messi does not look like himself at all. His performances in a new country are a sad sight. Let’s remember PSG’s victory against Lille. Victory is a victory, …

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Messi made a scandal: he did not score again and did not shake the coach’s hand. So what’s going on with him?

After moving to Paris, Messi will not be recognized. Unlike his main competitor Ronaldo, who scores in every match for the “MU”, Leo can not yet get used to the new club — in the three opening meetings, the Argentine has not scored a single goal. In the 6th round of Ligue 1, he got a great opportunity to finally open the scoring with a goal in PSG because for the first time, and he entered the field of the home stadium “Parc des Princes”. However, this time it ultimately failed. In the game with Lyon, Messi gave an excellent …

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Las Vegas? Miami? Where will Messi finish his career

How much easier it would have been if everyone had listened to Ferran Soriano in 2005. Barcelona would have a solution to its salary crisis, MLS would have a better deal with broadcasters, and Messi would know precisely what he would do after Barca. But the conservatives from Catalonia insisted on their own, and the commercial director did not sign a contract with the head of the MLS, Don Garber. This agreement would have marked the creation of a New York version of Barcelona. Eight years will pass, and Soriano will successfully share his idea with Manchester City. So there is …

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Golden Ball-2021. The main contenders

2021 may be the most exciting year for the football world in a long time. After the interrupted 2020, we returned to the ordinary course of things, and new champions were determined in the fields of Europe and South America. Of course, this means that it will be more difficult than ever to predict the “Golden Ball” owner. But we will try. Neymar (PSG and Brazil) Statistics for 2021: 12 goals, 12 assistsTrophies: French Cup It was a challenging year for Neymar and PSG, especially since he was waiting for an annoying defeat by Argentina in the final of the Copa …

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It’s official: Messi has left Barcelona

Lionel Messi has left the Barcelona football club. The decision was made due to financial reasons related to the regulations of the Spanish championship and, according to Barcelona, contrary to the parties’ intentions. “Even though FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi have reached an agreement to sign a new contract and were going to do it today, this will not happen due to financial and structural obstacles (the regulations of the Spanish Football Championship),” the club’s website says. Lionel Messi has been playing in the main squad of Barcelona since 2004 when he was 17 years old. Before that, he and …

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Ten leading contenders for the “Golden Ball” have been identified

Chelsea and France midfielder N’Golo Kante led the top ten nominees for the prestigious award. In addition, it is worth noting that the Argentine forward of “Barcelona” Lionel Messi dropped from 5th place to 6th, allowing the Belgian Romelu Lukaku from “Inter” to bypass himself. The 7th position is the striker of Juventus and the Portuguese national team Cristiano Ronaldo, who previously occupied 10th place. Top 10 contenders for the “Golden Ball” according to Goal: N’Golo Kante (Chelsea, France national team)Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain, France)Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City, Belgium)Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich, Poland national team)Romelu Lukaku (Inter, Belgium national team)Lionel Messi …

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Symbolic Champions League squad named

Seven players of the English football club “Chelsea” were included in the symbolic team of the Champions League last season. The corresponding message was posted on the official page of the tournament on Twitter. On Saturday, May 29, in the final, Chelsea beat another club from Great Britain, Manchester City. The meeting ended with a minimum score of 1:0. The following Chelsea players were selected for the tournament: goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, defenders Ben Chilwell, Cesar Aspilicueta and Antonio Ruediger, and midfielders Mason Mount, Jorginho and N’Golo Kante. In addition, the national team of the league included: Goalkeeper — Ederson (Manchester …

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Messi’s relatives insist on his move to PSG

Le Parisien claims that Lionel Messi is used to discussing everything related to his contract with his father, who acts as his agent, and with one of his brothers. They are now pushing for the player to move to PSG. Parisians offer Messi a salary lower than his current one but higher than the one provided to the player by Barcelona under the new agreement. PSG are also ready to offer Messi a signing bonus. The source claims that the Argentine still has title ambitions, but the current “Barcelona” does not look like a team that can realize them. The 33-year-old …

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After Messi Attack, Liverpool to Face Benitez

Shuddered by the brilliance of Lionel Messi and defeat in Barcelona at Champions League, Liverpool is aware of the fact that anything but a win in the Premier League at Newcastle United is going to leave their dreams in tatters. The semi-final’s second league with Barcelona is awaiting at Anfield on Tuesday with the side of Jurgen Klopp requiring a comeback of Istanbul proportions if they would like to make it to the semi-finals. In case the scoreline in Spain appeared like a harsh reflection of the effort of Liverpool at night, there is a similar feeling about the campaign …

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Toshack, Liverpool Legend Says it is Difficult to Bet against Messi

John Toshack, the Liverpool legend has agreed on the fact that it is going to be silly to just bet against Barca as they prepare to face the semi-finals of Champions League since he believes that the Blaugrana can beat anyone when Lionel Messi is in the team. The Reds are going to arrive in Catalonia planning on extending their unbeaten streak of 19 in the first leg of the draw which Toshack said can depend on the performance of Lionel Messi, the 5 time  Ballon d’Or winner. Irrespective of the excellent form of Liverpool, their former striker has denied …

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Quarter Final Curse Looming Large on Barcelona

It’s been 4 years since Lionel Messi has made it to the semi-final of Champions League. This drought has turned out to be a source of unease for Barcelona before their attempt on Tuesday. Manchester United is looking forwards to imitate Atletico Madrid, Roma, and Juventus by sending Barcelona out of the quarterfinals for the 4th consecutive year. However, for the Catalans another year is going to be unforgivable, to say the least, because of the implication of the team’s captain. Messi had said in August that in the last season he did double but felt bad the way it …

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Barca’s Dependence on Messi Evident in Draw with Villarreal

The thrilling draw of Barcelona on Tuesday with Villarreal is being considered as the game of the season in Spain. However, once again, it has shown the vulnerability of Barcelona, the La Liga leaders when they try to give a break to Lionel Messi. Having 2 quarterfinal games in Champions League against Man United and top of the chart showdown against Atletico, Ernesto Valverde, the Barcelona coach has opted to rest the talisman. Messi was seen sitting on the bench along with Gerard Pique and Ivan Rakitic. Even though Barca was able to get a good start with 2 goals …

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5 Best of Messi Features that Make Him World’s #1

The debates regarding the best footballer in the world will never stop. Messi vs Ronaldo battle is one especially after the 1/8 leg of the UEFA Champions League with Juve beating Atletico and Cristiano scoring a hat trick. On the other hand, Messi scored twice and made two assists in the match against Lion. It seems like defining the top star is just a matter of preferences. We decided to dive deeper into details to answer some of the crucial questions that bother our generation of football fans. Is Messi the best player in the world? What are the best …

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