All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lionel Messi’

Lionel Messi: Is He Going To Jail?

This is one of those scandals that is yet another reminder as to why it’s never wise to put any sports athlete on a pedestal. Just ask fans of Lance Armstrong or Oscar Pistorius. Though Lionel Messi was not busted doping and thankfully hasn’t killed his girlfriend, the FC Barcelona player has become mired in a scandal that is distasteful …

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Lionel Messi Is An International Flop

No one in their right mind lowers the bar for elite athletes, and yet this is exactly what is done for Argentinian international Lionel Messi. Quite frankly it’s both disappointing and disturbing. Three World Cups and only two goals. This is not a statistic that sets the world on fire. It’s instead something that, had it been any other athlete …

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Lionel Messi Now El Clasico’s All-Time Leading Goal Scorer

Lionel Messi has just become El Clasico’s all-time leading goal scorer, after scoring three goals in the game between Futbol Club Barcelona and Real Madrid Club de Futbol last Sunday. Messi is FC Barcelona’s forward and considered by many as the greatest footballer of all time. The El Clasico is any match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. The match, …

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Lionel Messi Kicks Barcelona Into Quarter-Finals

Lionel Messi’s left foot scored the goal that placed Barcelona into the quarterfinals when the team won against Manchester City in the Champions League. Barcelona has been in a slump lately, and Messi’s winning kick has broken the spell. The kick came when there was just about 20 minutes left on the clock. The ball dropped near Messi and he …

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Cristiano Ronaldo Upset at FIFA President’s Remarks

It is one of the most debated questions in the soccer world: Messi or Ronaldo? While many people believe that Messi is perhaps the best player to ever grace the field, Ronaldo is arguably just as talented. Thus, when presented with an opportunity to question Sepp Blatter, the President of FIFA, students at Oxford University had to ask Blatter whom …

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