Tag Archives: Lionel Messi

2016 Ballon d’Or Football Award Nominees Are…

France Football announced the list of 30 players for the Golden Ball 2016 on Monday morning and the notable exception was Karim Benzema, who was nominated in the last two editions but missing this time, purportedly due to his suspension from Euro selection following the case of the sex tape. With Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in the ...

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Copa America 2015: Chile looks to end 99-years of pain, Argentina stands in front hoping to World Cup loss, Preview, Prediction, TV and Live Streaming Info

It will not be an Argentina versus Brazil final when Copa America 2015 puts the curtain down on Saturday night. Instead, it will be – much to the nation’s delight, a Chile versus Argentina final. Chile will be looking to lift their maiden continental cup after failing for 99 years while Argentina will be hoping to win the tournament for ...

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Copa America 2015 Semi finals: Argentina will look to leave no stones unturned against Brazil-crusher Paraguay, Preview and Prediction

Paraguay showed that they have class and consistency when they defeated Brazil in the quarter finals of Copa America – again. Like the last edition in 2011, this edition also saw both the teams pass 90 minutes with equal score line – 1-1 this year unlike a goalless draw in 2011. However, Ramon Diaz’s side executed a great penalty shootout ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo gets his own galaxy, ‘CR7’

Real Madrid ‘star’ Cristiano Ronaldo has finally found his ‘star.’ The Portuguese now has a galaxy nicknamed “CR7” after him. COSMOS Redshift 7 is 13 billion years old and has been termed as an “exceptionally rare object by far the brightest galaxy ever observed at this stage in the Universe.” On Wednesday, the European Southern Observatory said that the “nickname ...

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Copa America 2015: Argentina vs Uruguay, Preview, Prediction, Venue, Timing, TV Info, Live Streaming Information

On Tuesday, Copa America 2015 will see the face-off between two of the most successful and power houses of football of Latin America as defending champions Uruguay takes on last year’s World Cup finalists, Argentina. Led by the little magician, Lionel Messi, Argentina will look to avenge their 2011 Copa America loss to Uruguay that snatched away their chance of ...

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Floyd Mayweather is Forbes’ highest paid athlete, rival Manny Pacquiao comes second

American Floyd Mayweather has topped Forbes’ list of 100 highest-paid athletes’ with earnings of $300 million, while India’s cricket star captain M.S.Dhoni slipped to 23rd position from 22nd last year and he is tied with Barcelona star, 23-year-old Neymar with earnings of $31 million. The undefeated boxer who won the mega fight against his Filipino rival, Manny Pacquiao is miles ...

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Lionel Messi to face trial over tax fraud charges, star’s father denies crime

Just days after winning the historic double treble with Barcelona, Argentine Lionel Messi is set to stand trial over alleged tax fraud, amounting to 4.1 million Euros. The decision came on Wednesday when a provincial court in Barcelona rejected the footballer’s appeal that was lodged by his lawyers. Messi’s father, Jorge Horacio Messi was accused of ignoring tax, amounting to ...

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Copa America 2015: Preview, Schedule, Live Streaming, Venue

Top players from South America have gathered in Santiago as the 44th edition of the South American Championship is all set to start fromThursday, June 11. The tournament that is organized by South America’s football governing body, CONMEBOL will 10 teams participate along with two invitees from CONCACAF, Jamaica and Mexico. Jamaica got the opportunity to play in the tournament ...

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World’s Top 10 Richest Football Players: Ronaldo still No.1, Messi Next

The list of 2014 world’s richest football players released by the magazine ‘Forbes’ recently, shows that Christiano Ronaldo tops the list with $80 million earned in sports and endorsements together in the last one year. About 15 footballers have found their place in the world’s 100 richest sports personalities in the year. Lionel Messi, with his total earnings of $64.7 million comes ...

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