Monday, January 13, 2014

Ronaldo a worthy winner - Messi

Lionel Messi, who competed with Cristiano Ronaldo for the Ballon d'Or, believes that the Portuguese is the fair winner of the trophy that honors the best player of 2013.

 "I want to congratulate Cristiano because it was a fair winner.I've Got nothing more to say. Was a good year for the three (Ronaldo, Messi and Ribery) and therefore were here. I'm not complaining or apologizing for anything"' Said Messi after the ceremony.

 Asked if he could have won the trophy if we not been injured so much time: "I ​​do not know if it would have been different. It's true that I've been a long time out. I did not get well the semi-finals of the Champions this season and got injured early in the season. But I think it has nothing to do. Cristiano had merit. "

Friday, January 10, 2014

Messi will improve contract with Barcelona

Returned to competition after a two-month absence due to injury, Messi prepares to meet with officials from Barcelona to discuss the improvement of his contract.

 According to Catalan daily newspaper "Sport", the meeting between the parties should happen soon in order to formalize what was agreed even before Messi have headed to Argentina, where he was recovering from a muscle tear that sidelined him from competition for almost two months .

 The current contract expires at the summer of 2018, with a termination clause  of EUR 250 million.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

"Messi is good but I was better '- Maradona

Always controversial, Diego Armando Maradona was considered himself better than Lionel Messi, player he trusts to give Argentina the win at the next World Cup.

"I hope that Messi gives Argentina the World Cup but will not be easy, because they know him and know what he can do.

In the game with Milan, they built him a cage. For me, Messi is a great kid but I think I was better, said "El Pibe" in a press conference in Italy, even before the "classic game" between Barcelona and Real Madrid, which ended with the triumph (3-1) of Madrid.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Messi misses Barcelona training

Barcelona started this Friday morning the preparation of the league match against Osasuna on Sunday without Lionel Messi, who underwent a physiotherapy session.
According to the club, the Argentinian star will be able to play.

 However, it is almost certain that Messi will be resting against Osasuna in order to play against Real Madrid, in the best physical condition.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Messi donates 150 000 euros

Lionel Messi, the Barcelona footballer, donated one million pesos, about 152 thousand euros for the rehabilitation of a sports complex in a depressed area of Rosario, Argentina.

"The rehabilitation of this sports complex will benefit thousands of people in this area of ​​the city," said Rolando del Lago, the municipality responsible for sports.

Messi, who at age 13 left the Newell `s Old Boys from Rosario to head to Barcelona, has a foundation that has made several works of charity in the town.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Lionel Messi is speechless with a fourth Golden Ball

"To be honest, this is unbelievable. Winning the award for the fourth time is too awesome to describe in words," said Messi when he received the Golden Ball, the main prize of the FIFA Gala, held in Zurich, Switzerland.

The FC Barcelona player wanted to recognize the role of the Argentine national team colleagues and the Catalan team, with particular emphasis on Andres Iniesta, also named: "It has been a pleasure to train and play with you."

Lionel Messi, who defeated the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and Iniesta, do not forget the coaches he worked with, family, friends and especially his wife and son, to whom he dedicated the prize.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Menotti: "Messi is a Martian»

"It's a Martian. It's amazing what we have achieved, "said  Argentine coach César Luis Menotti. compatriot of Messi.

"His deep commitment with the team, their solidarity, prudent and respectful. When he score a goal embraces his colleagues, no celebrates with the croud. When it is bright it becomes impossible to see what it does. Never seen him play poorly. Never. Neither in Barcelona nor in the selection, "said Menotti, who believes" there are no doubts 'about who deserved to win the Golden Ball, although it adds that "it would also be  fair a award for Iniesta.

About Cristiano Ronaldo says he is " individually remarkable", but in this sense "individual plays to win the game." "When she does not get the team playing with ten 'claims, speaking to radio Xarxa.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Messi and Co. wins in Moscow

A brilliant Messi warmed the frosty Luzhniki stadium. Barcelona beat Spartak Moscow for 3 -0 with 2 goals from Lionel Messi who has one more remarkable exhibition.

With these 2 more goals Messi has equaled Ruud van Nistelrooy as second top scorer in the history of the Champions League. Leo has scored 56 goals and only surpassed by Raúl with 71.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Lionel Messi top scorer in La Liga

This season, Lionel Messi is the top scorer in La Liga with 15 goals in 11 games. Also, Messi is more decisive away from home than at Camp Nou. In the stadium of Barcelona, ​​the Argentine striker scored two goals against Real Sociedad and Real Madrid. As a visitor, he scored two goals against Osasuna, Getafe, Rayo and Mallorca, another hat-trick against Deportivo Coruña.

In Spanish Supercup, scoring twice. And in the Champions League, three: two against Spartak Moscow and the last,  at Celtic Park, that goal was dedicated to his son Thiago.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Messi - I'm the happiest man in the world

Lionel Messi has revealed in social network 'Facebook', that he's very happy with the birth of his son, Thiago Messi.

"Today I am the happiest man in the world, my son has born. Thank God for this gift! Thanks for the support I received from my family. Hugs for everyone, "stated Messi in his Facebook account.

Thiago Messi was born in the Hospital USP Dexeus in Barcelona today.
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