Lionel Messi
Football  /  Published 25.08.20

Their story, stuff dreams are made of

From being Robert Lewandowski’s first Champions League win to being Thiago Silva’s last game in a PSG shirt, the final in Lisbon meant many things to many people. The Telegraph does a roun...
By The Telegraph

Football  /  Published 22.08.20

Messi eyes set on exit

Lionel Messi still wishes to leave Barcelona after meeting new coach Ronald Koeman, according to reports in the Spanish media on Friday, as all four sports newspapers dedicated their front covers to t...
By Reuters in Barcelona

Football  /  Published 20.08.20

Messi to be ‘pillar’in Koeman’s Barcelona

FC Barcelona have appointed Ronald Koeman as their next coach, the club said in a statement on Wednesday, as the Catalans look to rebuild after their 8-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich in the Champions Le...
By Reuters in Barcelona

Football  /  Published 19.08.20

Change clamour in Messi threat

When is a threat to quit not a threat to quit? There was some dispute on Monday morning, ahead of an emergency board meeting, about whether Lionel Messi had explicitly told Barcelona that he wanted to...
By The Daily Telegraph

Football  /  Published 18.08.20

Messi wants to exit Barca

Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club following their humiliating Champions League exit at the hands of Bayern Munich, according to reports in the media. Barca-based Brazilian jo...
By The Daily Telegraph, Our Bureau


Football  /  Published 16.08.20

Bayern ‘not done yet’

Bayern Munich inflicted on Barcelona the most humiliating defeat of the Lionel Messi era and among the worst in team history by 8-2 to reach the Champions League semi-finals. Bayern’s stunning ...
By AP in Lisbon

Football  /  Published 16.08.20

Rejig hint as Barca hit ‘rock bottom’

The post-mortem from Gerard Pique was as brutal as the humiliation dished to Barcelona by Bayern Munich. “It’s a disastrous result,” the defender said. “An embarrassment, that...
By AP in Lisbon

Football  /  Published 15.08.20

Blown-away Barca needs to brew afresh

The vacant, staring-at-yonderland look in Messi’s eyes at the final whistle said it all. Barca were pulverized by Hans-Dieter Flick’s slick and hungry Bayern outfit which held too many gun...
By Subhro Saha

Football  /  Published 14.08.20

Ter Stegen and Manuel Neuer ready for tie

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen took on Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer in a public spat last year over the Germany goalkeeper’s jersey and the confrontation will be played out on ...
By Agencies in Lisbon

Football  /  Published 14.08.20

Buzz over CR7-Messi line-up in Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo teaming up with Lionel Messi in Barcelona. This could be a dream-come-true moment after Spanish journalist Guillem Balague revealed that the Portuguese superstar’s present club...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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