If Lionel Messi and Argentina are to end a 26-year drought of major international titles the Albiceleste will have to get through eternal rivals Brazil to do it. The two traditional South American powerhouses meet in the semifinal stage of the Copa America on Tuesday in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The winner will play in the
Saturday, June 1, 2019 Lionel Messi has finished as outright top scorer for the first time since 2011/12, ending Cristiano Ronaldo’s streak. Lionel Messi has finished as outright UEFA Champions League top scorer for the first time since 2011/12, ending four goals clear of Robert Lewandowski. With no Tottenham Hotspur or Liverpool player within seven
(WFI) Germany, Brazil and Spain have problems in their World Cup openers; Neymar suffers more fouls than any player since 1998; Cristiano Ronaldo shines, Messi doesn’t.
(WFI) Also: Germany cancels public appearances; bugs before the England-Tunisia match.
(WFI) Barcelona superstar also talks about the disappointment of his international career during interview.
On the day of the Final, the winners of the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy outshine everything and everyone else. For the fourth time in the history of the FIFA World Cup, Germany have laid hands on the most prized trophy in football. But away from the action itself, a number of outstanding players have been
July 13 – Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win a thrilling World Cup final… Heavy police presence ahead of the final, with VIPs including Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, Dilma Rousseff and IOC chief Thomas Bach in attendance. Christian Radnedge reports from Rio.
April 23 – FIFA suspends Barcelona’s transfer ban pending the outcome of an appeal, allowing the club to sign new players in the summer. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Jan. 19 FIFA held its annual Ballon d’Or Gala in Zurich to honour the best players and coaches of the past year. Ronaldo picked up the coveted world player of the year award ahead of Lionel Messi.
Jan. 17 – The announcement that England will play Ecuador and Honduras prior to the 2014 World Cup and the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala got social media users talking this week. Compiled by Nicole Bennett.