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Lionel Messi’s brutal message to Ronaldo after record-breaking Ballon d’Or win

Lionel Messi’s brutal message to Ronaldo after record-breaking Ballon d’Or win

Premier League
Lionel Messi could extend his record for the most Ballon d'Or wins to eight this year and now move three clear of Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi is the favourite to win the award after Argentina's World Cup triumph last year, while Ronaldo has not been nominated at all for the first time since 2004. Messi won his seventh Ballon d'Or two years ago in 2021 and said after the ceremony he was confident that nobody would be able to surpass his record. "I don't know if the record is beatable," he claimed. "I just have to accept it but I'm not sure if it can be beaten. Seven is really impressive." Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or five times, with his last one coming in 2017, and has finished as runner-up on six occasions. But, at the age of 38 and now plying his trade in the Saudi Pro Leagu...
Lionel Messi’s angry Van Gaal celebration explained after ill-judged comment

Lionel Messi’s angry Van Gaal celebration explained after ill-judged comment

World Cup 2022
Lionel Messi's anger-fuelled goal celebration in front of Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal in their bad-tempered World Cup quarter-final game has now been explained by Juan Riquelme. Argentina's win against the Netherlands was a memorable one, which saw 15 yellow cards given by Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz, in a fiery clash that went to penalties after it finished 2-2 in normal time after Weghorst equalised in stoppage time. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Messi was spotted arguing with Van Gaal and his assistant Edgar Davids at full-time, he is believed to have turned to Weghorst during an interview & shouted: "What are you looking at fool? Get back there." Messi played a key role in Argentina's win. He set up Nahuel Molina's opener in ...
Ronaldo’s new manager at Al-Nassr claims he wanted Lionel Messi first

Ronaldo’s new manager at Al-Nassr claims he wanted Lionel Messi first

Trending, Transfer Info
Al-Nassr manager Rudi Garcia has already risked the wrath of Cristiano Ronaldo by joking he wanted to sign Paris Saint-Germain superstar Lionel Messi first. Man Utd get 2023 off to an awkward start as fans spot Ronaldo mistake Cristiano Ronaldo falls short behind world’s richest footballer despite £1.3bn deal Ronaldo joined the Saudi Arabia club on Friday and is expected to earn in the region of £173m per year. The deal comes after he forced an exit from Manchester United through the interview with Piers Morgan. atOptions = { 'key' : '677bec88d5359434973f045e310a9066', 'format' : 'iframe', 'height' : 250, 'width' : 300, 'params' : {} }; document.write(''); With few other offers on the table, Ronaldo chose to join Al-Nassr and will link up with his n...
Wojciech Szczesny reveals the bet with Lionel Messi before saving his penalty

Wojciech Szczesny reveals the bet with Lionel Messi before saving his penalty

World Cup 2022
Wojciech Szczesny joked he could earn a ban from FIFA after making a bet with Lionel Messi over the award of Argentina’s penalty in yesterday's World Cup clash against Poland. Szczesny reveals how he saved Lionel Messi penalty & speaks on Juventus ‘chaos’ Eriksen names best midfielder at Man Utd & explains why he picked No.14 shirt Ferdinand & Neville name the ‘only defender’ that can stop Kylian Mbappe Both teams booked their place in the last 16 after an eventful night at Stadium 974 with second half goals from MacAllister and Julian Alvarez securing a 2-0 win for the the Albicelestes.      (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Poland’s players were forced to wait nervously on the pitch after the final whistle to know their fate, but wer...
Di Maria admits “throwing a turd” at Messi in World Cup admission

Di Maria admits “throwing a turd” at Messi in World Cup admission

World Cup 2022
Argentina forward Angel Di Maria has refused to take any credit for his pass to Lionel Messi before the PSG star rifled home a key goal to break the deadlock against Mexico. Ronaldo “knew” interview would lead to Man Utd exit with new bombshell revealed Vertonghen takes swipe at Kevin De Bruyne & Eden Hazard after Belgium defeat Barcelona star names Man Utd as the only other club he would join La Albiceleste needed to avoid defeat on Saturday to remain in the World Cup, but anything less than a victory would have dented their hopes of progressing beyond the group stage in what is surely Messi's last hurrah at the competition. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); With Mexico's defence proving difficult to break down, tension was growing among...
Messi brutally mocked by Saudi Arabia fans’ Ronaldo celebration

Messi brutally mocked by Saudi Arabia fans’ Ronaldo celebration

World Cup 2022
Lionel Messi has been brutally mocked by Saudi Arabia supporters, who paid huge tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo after their shock 2-1 victory over Argentina. Roy Keane & Souness in angry live TV bust-up during Argentina & Saudi Arabia game Arsene Wenger names his favourite team to win the World Cup Cristiano Ronaldo responds to Man Utd threat & disagrees with Messi question Saudi Arabia stunned spectators across the globe with an impressive 2-1 win over the South Americans in their opening World Cup match in Qatar on Tuesday, with King Salman announcing a public holiday so the country can celebrate it. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Messi had opened the scoring for Argentina in what is likely to be his last opportunity to win the ...
Lionel Messi snubs England as he names two favourites to win Qatar World Cup

Lionel Messi snubs England as he names two favourites to win Qatar World Cup

Premier League
Argentina skipper Lionel Messi is most concerned about Brazil and France ruining his World Cup dream in Qatar - not even England. According to the bookies, the Three Lions, Brazil, France and Argentina are the big favourites to win this year's tournament, which begins on November 18 and ends on December 20. France are the defending champions after winning it four years ago. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Since then, Brazil and Argentina have both won the Copa America and England reached the final of Euro 2020. The side to win the latter tournament, Italy, failed to qualify for the World Cup. Spain, Germany and the Netherlands are also in contention. Yet Messi is most worried about Brazil and France. As quoted by RMC Sport, the PSG star told Argentin...
Barcelona fans furious at Messi for ‘liking’ post after Inter draw

Barcelona fans furious at Messi for ‘liking’ post after Inter draw

La Liga
Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi angered Barcelona fans by ‘liking’ a post by Inter Milan's Lautaro Martinez after the Italians put the La Liga club on the brink of exiting the Champions League. Xavi’s side were held to a 3-3 draw at the Camp Nou, which has left the Catalans on the cusp of dropping into the UEFA Europa League. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Barcelona spent beyond their means last summer and budgeted for reaching the last-16 of the European competition at a minimum in order to ease their financial issues. But, should Inter Milan win either of their last two group stage games against Viktoria Plzen or Bayern then Barcelona will finish third and therefore drop into the Europa League. That would be a disastrous outcome for a ...
Pep Guardiola reveals the difference between Haaland & Messi

Pep Guardiola reveals the difference between Haaland & Messi

Premier League, Ligue 1
Pep Guardiola revealed the difference between Erling Haaland and Lionel Messi after Manchester City’s 6-3 win over Manchester United on Sunday. Erling Haaland has started the season in fine form with Manchester City scoring 17 goals and providing three assists in 11 appearances. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Norwegian attacker, in his last game, scored three goals and provided two assists against United. His numbers are incredible, as he is on course to break all possible goalscoring records in the Premier League. Haaland slams ‘sloppy’ Man City as he says they should have scored more in Man Utd rout Christopher Nkunku finally signs pre-contract agreement with Chelsea for 2023 transfer Arsenal star issued apology to teammates at half-time...
Lionel Messi “wanted to kill” teammate after on-pitch comment

Lionel Messi “wanted to kill” teammate after on-pitch comment

Premier League
PSG midfielder and Argentina international Leandro Paredes has explained how Lionel Messi “wanted to kill” him after a comment during a match. The two stars are alongside at each other at club and international level but the midfielder was referring to Messi’s time at Barcelona, when his team crashed to a 4-1 home defeat against PSG in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 game in the 2020-21 season. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Things have not gone to plan for the Argentine star after his high-profile summer transfer from the Camp Nou to Paris last year as he has struggled to find form, while he was on the wrong end of a heavy defeat against the French side six months before his transfer. Ousmane Dembele to join Chelsea from Barce...
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