While Lionel Messi rightfully claims football’s brightest spotlight today, the Argentine was waiting in the wings at the Nou Camp while Ronaldinho held centre stage. On the day it was revealed he would finally leave Barcelona, we look back at the moment he announced himself to the watching world.
Barcelona have released a superb video celebrating Lionel Messi’s 500th goal for the club, the incredible winner against Real Madrid, featuring congratulations from his friends.
Copa90 chart every game with every goal of Lionel Messi’s Barcelona and international career from his debut to present, used to create this epic Messi mural.
Many are calling him the greatest player of all time and he’s only just turned 28. While Lionel Messi rightfully claims football’s brightest spotlight today, the Argentine was waiting in the wings at the Nou Camp while Ronaldinho held centre stage. But ten years ago, he announced himself to the watching world.
Some are calling Lionel Messi’s mesmerising goal in the Copa del Rey final as his best. It looks even better from the fans’ perspective in the Nou Camp stands.
The final moment has come. Who will take the trophy home? Germany? Argentina? It’s glory or doom. It’s black or white. It’s #allin or nothing.
Spanish film-maker Álex de la Iglesia’s documentary about Lionel Messi
A FIFA disciplinary committee has found both Barcelona and the Spanish FA guilty of breaches in relation to under-age international signings and has banned the La Liga giants from business for two full transfer windows.
Lionel Messi posted a Youtube video showing how his recuperation has ended and he’s ready to return to action. And the world rejoices. Reports say he could return for Barcelona by January 5th, a week before a crucial meeting with Atletico Madrid.
The day after he turned 21, all eyes at Wembley will be on Brazil’s latest superstar Neymar but the followers of the Selecao will also be hailing the return of another hero, the grinning teeth and smiling feet of the one they call Ronaldinho Gaúcho.