Tag: Lionel Messi

I want to win a trophy with Argentina: Lionel Messi

I want to win a trophy with Argentina: Lionel Messi

Buenos Aires: Lionel Messi has reiterated his commitment to Argentina’s national team and hit out at “lies” about him in his homeland. The 31-year-old ended an eight-month self-imposed exile from international football against Venezuela last week, but could not prevent a 3-1 defeat in Madrid. He then missed the Albiceleste’s[Read More…]


Messi sentenced to 21 months in jail for tax fraud

A 21-month jail term to Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has been confirmed by Spain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday. The footballer and his father Jorge, who handles his finances, were convicted in 2016 of defrauding Spain of approximately $4.6 million. However, he is unlikely to go to prison, as the Spanish[Read More…]

FIFA bans Lionel Messi for 4 World Cup qualifying games

Lionel Messi has been banned from Argentina’s next four World Cup qualifiers, starting with Tuesday’s game in Bolivia. FIFA says Messi was banned for verbally abusing an assistant referee during a home qualifier against Chile on Thursday. FIFA intervened when the incident was not initially reported by the Brazilian referee[Read More…]

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