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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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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Argentina doesn’t depend on me – Messi

Lionel Messi says he doesn’t believe that Argentina have ever been overly dependent on his contributions. The Argentine said that the team is currently on the right track ahead of the Copa America. Messi has long been one of the best players in the world. However, incredible success on the club level and on a personal level, international trophies have…

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Messi to miss Barcelona’s last game

Barcelona FC skipper Lionel Messi may have played his last game for Barcelona. It was confirmed that the Argentine will miss Sunday’s clash with Eibar. The Camp Nou side will finish their campaign with a trip to Eibar. However, they have little to play for after being ruled out of the title race with a 2-1 loss to Celta Vigo…

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Messi and Ronaldo end 16-year Champions League quarter-final dominance

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will not see their teams involved in the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time since 2004/2005. Messi and Barcelona were eliminated at the last-16 stage by PSG following their 1-1 draw on Wednesday evening. This means that PSG sealed a quarterfinal slot with a 5-2 aggregate victory. On Tuesday, FC Porto stunned Juventus and Ronaldo…

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Cristiano Ronaldo surpasses Pele to become second-highest goalscorer

Cristiano Ronaldo has passed Pele to become the second-highest goal scorer ever following his double against Udinese. The 35-year-old forward scored twice in the 4-1 win to keep the pressure on the top four in Serie A. Ronaldo scored his 757th and 758th goal of his illustrious career with the goals coming in either half as Andrea Pirlo’s side moved…

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