Messi is isolated at PSG – Henry

Lionel Messi’s former teammate Thierry Henry feels Paris Saint-Germain could be getting more from the ex-Barcelona man. The Argentine is still adapting to Ligue 1, having scored no goals in four domestic appearances so far this season. Some people are critical of Messi’s output in the French top flight. “He Messi is isolated, he is on the ball less,” Henry told RMC Sport. “I wouldn’t say…

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Messi becomes first South American to score 80 international goals

Lionel Messi became the first South American to score 80 international goals. He reached the milestone during his Argentina side’s win against Uruguay in World Cup qualifying. Captain Messi opened the scoring for his side with a floated cross that somehow evaded the goalkeeper. Rodrigo de Paul doubled Argentina’s lead before half-time, with Lautaro Martinez adding a third after the…

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Lionel Messi named in PSG squad to face Manchester City

Lionel Messi has been named in Paris St-Germain’s squad to face Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday after recovering from a knee injury. The Argentine, who played under City boss Pep Guardiola at Barcelona, is yet to score. Messi has already featured in three games for his new club before missing two further matches through injury. “He is…

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Lionel Messi’s salary at PSG revealed

French newspaper L’Equipe have revealed that Lionel Messi will make 30 million euros in each of the next two seasons at PSG. This figure is subject to rise by a further 10 million if he stays for a third year. Messi moved to Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer after failing to agree on new deal with Barcelona. Lionel Messi’s salary is…

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Messi overtakes Pele as South American top scorer

Lionel Messi has overtaken Pele as the leading South American men’s goalscorer in international matches. He scored a hat-trick in Argentina’s World Cup qualifier win against Bolivia. Scoring all the goals in the 3-0 win in Buenos Aires brought Messi’s total for Argentina to 79 in 153 games. Brazil legend Pele finished his career on 77 international goals in 92…

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Brazil and Argentina game abandoned five minutes of play

Brazil and Argentina’s World Cup qualifier was abandoned just minutes after kick-off on Sunday. This came after health officials from Brazil objected to the participation of three Argentine players they believe broke quarantine rules. The visitors walked off the pitch at the Corinthians Arena after the officials came out to stop the game. The dramatic intervention came hours after Brazil’s…

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Messi in line to make his debut against Reims

Lionel Messi has been included in Paris St-Germain’s 22-man squad for their Ligue 1 game at Reims on Sunday. Messi has not played for the club since sensationally signing for them earlier this month. He left Barcelona following the expiry of his contract. The Argentina forward last played on 11 July when he helped his country beat Brazil in the…

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Messi targets Champions League win at PSG

Lionel Messi said he dreams of winning the Champions League once more after joining Paris St-Germain. The Argentina captain, 34, won four Champions League titles with Barcelona, the last of which came in 2015. PSG are still searching for their first title in the competition, having lost to Bayern Munich in the 2020 final. “My goal and my dream is…

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Messi agrees Paris St-Germain two-year deal

Lionel Messi has agreed a two-year deal to join Paris St-Germain according to Guillem Balague. This follows his shock exit from Barcelona as the two parties failed to agree on a new deal. The deal, which has the option of a third year, is subject to a medical. The 34-year-old Argentina captain left Barca the only club he has played…

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Messi, Argentina wins Copa America

Lionel Messi ended his wait for a first major international title after winning Copa America. Argentina beat Brazil in the Copa America final in Rio’s Maracana stadium. Messi, 34, dropped to the ground in joy at the full-time whistle and was swiftly mobbed by his team-mates. He was then hurled in the air in celebration, as he finally claimed top-level…

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