Tag: Lionel Messi

A look at the latter stages of the extraordinary career of Lionel Messi. The games, the moments, and the magic produced by the greatest footballer of all time.

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Messi’s Late Run – Tying United In Knots & Sharing The Stage With Ajax

Messi’s Late Run – Tying United In Knots & Sharing The Stage With Ajax

With his 13th touch of the ball, in the 16th minute, Lionel Messi put this tie to bed. With his 16th touch, in the 20th minute, David de Gea gifted ...
Messi’s Late Run – Ahead By A Nose vs Manchester United

Messi’s Late Run – Ahead By A Nose vs Manchester United

Henrik Larsson said there are no more words left to describe Messi, but Rio Ferdinand gave it a go. "Illegal" "Laughable" He's clutching at s ...
Messi’s Late Run – The Free Kick King

Messi’s Late Run – The Free Kick King

Just over 70 minutes into the derbi barceloní, with the scores locked at 0-0, Lionel Messi calmly dinked his free kick into chaos. Víctor Sánchez t ...
Messi’s Late Run – Red Wine For His Men

Messi’s Late Run – Red Wine For His Men

Kazan. June 30th 2018. The last time Lionel Messi played international football prior to tonight's friendly against Venezuela. On that day Argentin ...
Messi’s Late Run – Possessed vs Real Betis

Messi’s Late Run – Possessed vs Real Betis

Real Betis are no ordinary side. Quique Setién's team are second in LaLiga when it comes to average possession in games with 60.4 percent, just behind ...
Messi’s Late Run – 443 In The League – Lightning vs Rayo

Messi’s Late Run – 443 In The League – Lightning vs Rayo

Ernesto Valverde won’t entertain the idea that Lionel Messi needs a break. There were calls to rest the Argentine against Rayo Vallecano as a Champ ...
Messi’s Late Run – Clásico 41

Messi’s Late Run – Clásico 41

It’s easy to produce Lionel Messi content, but it’s difficult to write about Lionel Messi. This is the preamble, or pre-ramble depending on how it ...
Why Is Argentina’s Attack Still So Reliant On Lionel Messi?

Why Is Argentina’s Attack Still So Reliant On Lionel Messi?

Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain, Angel di Maria, Paulo Dybala. The names trip off the tongue when contemplating Argentina’s attack. Mauro Icardi cou ...
Can Sampaoli’s Argentina Be More Than Messi?

Can Sampaoli’s Argentina Be More Than Messi?

Argentina are one of the greatest footballing countries of all time. Blessed with a rich footballing history and extremely passionate fans, you wou ...
Barcelona Crisis? What Crisis? Let’s Talk Treble, Eh?

Barcelona Crisis? What Crisis? Let’s Talk Treble, Eh?

From trouble to treble, by Mudassir Mustafa. Cast one's mind back to the start of the season when Real Madrid trashed Barcelona 5-1 in the Supercop ...
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