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newsfootball3 months ago

After the World Cup I will rethink a lot of things, proclaims Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has asserted that he will consider bringing his international career with Argentina to an end after the upcoming World Cup although he revealed that he will wait until after the end of the competition before making a final decision. Messi led Argentina to the Copa America in 2021.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Lionel Messi will play same way in France, in Spain, in Japan or in Madagascar, proclaims Ander Herrera

PSG midfielder Ander Herrera has revealed that he believes that Lionel Messi will adjust and adapt to French football in his own time which is why the fans and the team needs to back him up. The Argentine has endured a tough start to his new spell in France, with just one goal in the Ligue 1.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Not thinking about January as I want to make my evaluations about this squad, reveals Antonio Conte

Tottenham boss Antonio Conte has admitted that he is not thinking about the January transfer window right now because he is yet to evaluate this team and needs to make decisions. The Italian manager was appointed as Nuno Espirito Santo’s replacement and has taken charge of three games.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Important thing is we are doing well and continue to grow, reveals Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has revealed that the Argentina squad knew that facing Brazil in the World Cup qualifiers was going to be a tough match but admitted that they did well not to lose as they continue to grow. Argentina and Brazil played out a scoreless draw as both teams retained their unbeaten record.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Lionel Messi is confirmed to play tomorrow and we hope he’ll be well, reveals Lionel Scaloni

Argentina boss Lionel Scaloni has confirmed that Lionel Messi is fit and will play against Brazil on Tuesday despite the forward’s injury issues this season. Argentina’s decision to call-up the 34-year-old has been met with a lot of criticism from PSG and their fans, with Messi fitness struggles.
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newsfootball8 months ago

We do not agree to let player go by selection who is in rehabilitation phase, asserts Leonardo

Paris Saint-Germain’s sporting director Leonardo has hit out at Argentina for picking Lionel Messi despite him being injured and added that the club isn’t happy with the decision. The 34-year-old is currently out on the sidelines with a calf-injury and has played sparingly for the club this season.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Everything I won was important and beautiful but Copa America victory was most difficult, admits Lionel Messi

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has revealed that he has peace of mind after winning the Copa America after success had eluded him for so long on the international stage. Messi was voted the best player of the tournament after scoring four goals and providing five assists in the competition.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Argentina-Brazil World Cup qualifier suspended due to breach of Covid-19 protocols

A World Cup qualifier match between Argentina and Brazil was abandoned in the midst of bizarre scenes at the Neo Quimica Arena in Brazil. Four Premier League players violated health regulations as the authorities accused four players of providing false information and breaching Covid-19 protocols.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Lionel Messi yet to return to training with Barcelona following Copa America break

According to ESPN, Lionel Messi hasn’t returned to pre-season training following the extended break handed to him by Barcelona after the Copa America. The 34-year-old is technically a free-agent after his contract club expired on June 30th but has reportedly re-signed for the La Liga giants.
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newsfootballa year ago

Diego Maradona would have been very happy with Copa America win, admits Cesar Luis Menotti

Former Argentina coach Cesar Luis Menotti believes that Diego Maradona would have been proud and very happy at Argentina and Lionel Messi’s Copa America trophy win. The La Albiceleste lifted the 2021 Copa America for the first time in 28 years after beating rivals Brazil in the final in Brazil.
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