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Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi plays for Argentina and is currently an integral member of FC Barcelona. He is rare in his prodigious talent, his physical condition (a growth hormone deficiency – Barcelona paid his medical bills as part of the deal to sign him up) and the fact that of the many pretenders to Diego Maradona’s throne, Messi seems capable of living up to the expectations.

  1. Xavi more important than Messi

    Lionel Messi’s level of superstardom has reached another strata in the last few weeks following his hat-trick against Arsenal and the opening goal of El Clasico; all of it on the back of another exceptional, free-scoring season. This is not …


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  2. Beware the underdog; Arsenal could bite

    There is something quintessentially British about tonight’s Champions League second leg at the Camp Nou, something that harks back to the days of English clubs pre-ascendancy in the Champions League. Arsenal are clear underdogs despite a stirring comeback from 2 …


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  3. Arsenal 2-2 Barcelona

    Barcelona dominated Emirates last night with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Lionel Messi, Xavi and Sergio Busquets being among the Catalan soldiers who missed chances in the first half. If all the chances were accounted for, Barcelona would have entered the dressing room …


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  4. 50 Highest Paid Footballers

    Futebol Finance compiled a list footballers with the top 50 paychecks from their football clubs. You might feel that some of the players on the list are over-paid and maybe some under-paid. Nonetheless, here is the list: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real …


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