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According to the 22-year-old Brazilian ace, playing alongside the Argentine superstar is a walk in the park.
Barcelona ace Neymar has praised his Blaugrana team-mate Lionel Messi, confessing he holds the uttermost respect for the diminutive wizard, insisting that the Argentine superstar is the best player he has ever seen.
The 22-year-old former Santos attacker also admitted on Monday that his partnership with the four-time Ballon d'Or winner has been steadily growing, claiming that playing alongside... Read the rest of the article »
Get ready to savour the second leg of this Copa del Rey quarter-final clash, Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona, on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. We have live streaming info and TV listings for it!
Last weekend in La Liga, it rained goals between Atletico and Barcelona. At the Vicente Calderon, a brace by key player Antoine Griezmann inspired the hosts to a 3-1 win over Rayo Vallecano. With this result, the Rojiblancos remain ahead of fourth-placed Valencia in La Liga as the defence of their crown continues.
For Luis Enrique’s men, things were even sweeter as Lionel Messi and Neymar... Read the rest of the article »
Coach Arsene Wenger has been a fan of developing young talent. 19 years after taking over the club, he knows Arsenal’s starting XI could be much different
It has been 11 years since Arsenal last hoisted the trophy as the Premier League champions. Over the course of the club’s history, its coach Arsene Wenger has been in charge of three (1998, 2002, 2004) of the club’s 13 titles.
Since then, the Gunners mostly aspire to end up in the top-five of what many consider the best league in the world. Their roster is made up mostly of young... Read the rest of the article »
The runner up for the 2013 award thinks it's not worthy going to a ceremony where the third nominee 'has no chance of winning'
French midfielder Franck Ribery stated today that any player nominated for FIFA's Ballon D'Or should consider not attending the gala if Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi are candidates to win the award, since they have almost no chance of winning if they are present.
"As long as Ronaldo and Messi are playing, the third nominee has to be smart enough to know he has no chance of winning.... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid superstar hailed his competition with the Barcelona attacker, claiming it to be a huge positive for football.
Despite the fans engaging in non-stop war in the never-ending Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Lionel Messi debate, the Real Madrid superstar has shed some positive light on his competition with the Argentine ace, insisting they motivate one another.
In an interview published by France Football, the 29-year-old former Manchester United winger claimed that his contest with the 27-year-old Barcelona man... Read the rest of the article »
Ahead of their Copa del Rey matchup, what are the key elements that could make this a series for the ages?
Barcelona and Atletico will meet for the second time in less than two weeks, this time to determine which side will make it through the Copa del Rey Quarterfinals. Recently, this rivalry has lifted La Liga's competitiveness, and it will surely bring fans lots of fun and controversy, with Lionel Messi apparently returning to his old form, and with Fernando Torres recently scoring his first brace against... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid star feels the Liga BBVA duo would not have been the dominant figures that they are today had they been around during his time.
La Liga duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are undeniably the two most dominant figures in the world of football. This has been so for years, supported by the fact that the Real Madrid and Barcelona attackers have shared the last seven Ballon d'Or prizes.
Many football fans and pundits alike go as far as to label Ronaldo and Messi as football legends, the greatest of this generation. A defenders... Read the rest of the article »
The Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid clash in the 2014/15 Copa del Rey arrives at a time when only three points separate both teams in La Liga. Get live streaming info and TV listings for this January 21st match.
Camp Nou will be set ablaze as Atleti’s darling player, Fernando Torres, will be making his return at that venue for the first time since April 2012 when his late goal for ex-club Chelsea abruptly ended Barcelona’s hopes in the UEFA Champion League semi-finals.
Will the Spanish striker produce more wonders on Wednesday after rising to the occasion to send Cristiano Ronaldo’s... Read the rest of the article »
Lionel Messi was again in great form as his side cruised to a comfortable win over Deportivo.
For La Liga fans it has been an interesting weekend indeed.
First Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed himself a brace as his team cruised to a comfortable win, and in doing so, set some records in the process.
And not to be outdone, the man that he has shared the past 7 Ballon d'Or trophies with, Lionel Messi, scored his fourth goal in two games with a well-taken hat-trick to power Barcelona to... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu looks to squash rumors linking the Argentine superstar Lionel Messi with a move away from Camp Nou.
Argentine superstar Lionel Messi knows not of life outside La Liga. The Barcelona attacker joined the club's renowned academy, La Masia, as a youngster, and since then, has been at center stage of one of the Blaugrana's most successful period.
However, since the appointment of Luis Enrique as the Catalan giants' manager back in May, rumors have been linking the 27-year-old Argentina captain... Read the rest of the article »
The German midfielder praised his team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo as a fair winner, since he was the best player last year.
German midfielder Toni Kroos was not pleased with this year's Ballon D'Or results, since he believed Manuel Neuer should have been voted second instead of Lionel Messi. Kroos even thought it would be a much tighter dispute between Neuer and Cristiano Ronaldo, who ended up winning the award.
"I thought the results were going to be much closer between Cristiano and Manuel. Neuer was by far... Read the rest of the article »
Internet trolls were at their best after the Real Madrid star's unforgettable scream during Monday's award ceremony. Here are the top 10 most hilarious jokes.
Winning the Ballon d'Or, let alone clinching the coveted award for a second consecutive year, can erupt joy in the heart of any footballer. So it was forgivable to see Cristiano Ronaldo let out a scream of joy, yelling out “Si!”, meaning “Yes!”, during Monday's gala.
The Real Madrid ace was up against Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer... Read the rest of the article »
The January transfer window has not seen too many big moves so far, but rumors in the media haven't stopped making rounds.
This Wednesday, something crazy is making waves: a rumored move for Lionel Messi from Barcelona to Manchester United. This suggested transfer is not set to happen anytime soon but the English press claims that the Red Devils "lead the race to sign La Pulga".
How strange would such a move be, given that Messi is sponsored by Adidas and that his greatest rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, is... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid star's son was awe-struck to meet one of his favorite footballers at Monday's Ballon d'Or ceremony.
Although their most rabid fans are known to engage in ridiculous fights on the internet and social media, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have nothing but the most utmost respect for each other as rivals.
So, it would probably surprise some of these fans that the three-time Ballon d'Or winner's son is actually a huge fan of his father's rival, Lionel Messi.
The young child had a change... Read the rest of the article »
The German shot-stopper was quite frank when asked his opinion on the coveted yearly prize.
Yesterday, the moment that football fans had been waiting for finally arrived as the latest winner of the most recent Ballon d'Or was announced.
And not surprisingly, it was Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo who won his second consecutive and third prize, beating out Barcelona ace Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich star Manuel Neuer.
Many fans had hoped that the German shot-stopper could become... Read the rest of the article »
Despite dropping the biggest hint ever that he will leave Barcelona during the press conference on Monday, the Argentine has now gone on the record to clear the air surrounding rumors of a Camp Nou exit.
Argentine superstar Lionel Messi has once again reiterated his commitment to Catalan giants Barcelona, insisting he does not intend on leaving La Liga for a move to the English Premier League.
The 27-year-old attacker, who came in second to Cristiano Ronaldo in the Ballon d'Or race on Monday, stated in a press conference prior to the gala that he is not sure whether he will still be at Camp... Read the rest of the article »
After much debate and opinions, CR7 won the award over Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer. The player thanked his family, coaches and team-mates for helping him win this trophy for the third time.
After much controversy, Cristiano Ronaldo won his second consecutive Ballon D'Or over Lionel Messi and German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. The Portuguese collected his third award overall, and proved that his actions with Real Madrid were enough to hoist him as the Best Player of the World despite a not so brilliant performance with his National Team in Brazil.
Ronaldo proved to be very useful for... Read the rest of the article »
Watch the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony live on January 12, 2015. In addition to live online streaming links, LiveSoccerTV has live broadcast channels information for as many as 145 countries worldwide!
The judgement day to announce which of the three Ballon d’Or 2014 nominees – Lionel Messi, Manuel Neuer and Cristiano Ronaldo – will be crowned the world’s best player has finally arrived.
If you are the goalkeeper and national team football type, you will go for Manuel Neuer. Last year, he powered Germany to World Cup glory and despite falling 5-0 on aggregate to Cristiano... Read the rest of the article »
Speaking to the media ahead of the award ceremony, the Argentine made comments that seriously cast his future at Camp Nou in doubt.
Lionel Messi is one of the world's best football player, if not the best. That said, when a player of his status hints he might be switching clubs, social media goes into a frenzy, and the press
This is exactly what the Argentine did whilst speaking to the media in a press conference ahead of Monday's Ballon d'Or ceremony, Messi, who is rumored with a move to English Premier League giants... Read the rest of the article »
The Ballon d'Or award ceremony in Zurich is inches away, and given the Argentine's history of questionable fashion choices, he is bound to turn heads on Monday. Here we look at some options for the Barca ace.
Almost everything Lionel Messi does on the pitch is complete magic. One of this generation's greatest and most talented football player ever, the Argentine rarely does anything wrong when mesmerizing the fans for Barcelona or his national team.
The same, however, cannot be said for his wardrobe choices. The 27-year-old has become an icon for wearing unusual, eye-catching outfits when attending... Read the rest of the article »