This man divorced his wife for saying Ronaldo played better than Messi

Reuters A Russian man has taken drastic action after his wife “mocked Messi”. The couple first met in a bar while watching the 2002 World Cup and are huge football fans. Despite Argentina beating Nigeria during the World Cup 2018, his wife insisted Ronaldo was the better than Messi. The next morning he filed for […]

Messi on the Metro: Over 14mn passengers watch World Cup games on Moscow underground

More than 14 million passengers have watched World Cup games on the screens installed on Moscow Metro trains, according to the city authorities. A total of 8,720 screens installed on 1,896 carriages of the Metro system have been showing games throughout the tournament – giving passengers a chance not to miss any of the World […]

‘Musa’s done more than Messi’ – Nigeria goal hero hands Argentina lifeline

Ahmed Musa’s brace gave Nigeria a vital 2-0 World Cup win over Iceland in Volgograd, handing Lionel Messi and Argentina a lifeline as a three-way battle for qualification behind Croatia in Group D goes to the wire. Musa opened the scoring just after half-time with a stunning half-volley, before embarking on a blistering run down […]

These 3 stats show how truly awful Lionel Messi was during Argentina’s humiliating 3-0 loss to Croatia

Getty Images Argentina suffered a shock 3-0 loss against Croatia in a 2018 FIFA World Cup game on Thursday. Wilfredo Caballero’s goalkeeping howler led to Croatia’s opening goal, but Lionel Messi — Argentina’s captain — struggled to make an impact. In fact, three key statistics indicate how truly awful Messi was. Messi, considered one of […]

‘We have to keep calm & win’: Messi feels ‘hurt’ but focused after bitter draw with Iceland

While Lionel Messi feels personal responsibility for his failure to convert a penalty, which led to a 1-1 draw with Iceland, the Argentine star is confident his team will shine during its next World Cup match, against Croatia. “We have to look ahead. I think we deserved three points, but we have to be calm,” […]

Messi misses penalty kick as Iceland holds Argentina to draw

Lionel Messi missed yet another penalty kick and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina in an impressive World Cup debut on Saturday. Messi failed to give his team the lead when his 64th-minute penalty was stopped by Hannes Halldorsson. The Iceland goalkeeper dived to his right and got two hands behind the […]

‘Messi is only human, the penalty miss affected him’ – Mourinho on Argentina-Iceland draw

Jose Mourinho has said Lionel Messi is “only human,” after the Argentina star missed a penalty and suffered a frustrating afternoon in his team’s 1-1 draw with World Cup debutants Iceland. Manchester United boss Mourinho praised the fearless Iceland team after they matched a heavyweight Argentina in their World Cup Group D opening game in […]

Barcelona transfer news LIVE: Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez agree on Antoine Griezmann SNUB

Barcelona transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest from the Nou Camp Wednesday June 13 Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez agree… Antoine Griezmann is using Barcelona’s interest to secure a lucrative contract with Atletico Madrid. That’s what Spanish website Don Balon claim Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are thinking. Griezmann, who’s been strongly linked with […]

Lionel Messi: Barcelona star reveals World Cup hopes and fears – EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

GETTY Lionel Messi reckons Argentina can win the World Cup “Our challenge is to be champions,” said the Barcelona superstar. “We know it won’t be easy but I’m certain that Argentina has a squad capable of being a champion in Russia. If the players all believe the same then we can be contenders.” Fans wearing […]