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It Could Be the Priciest
Collection Ever Sold
Nov 23, 2023 3:12 PM CST
It Could Be the Priciest Sports Memorabilia Collection Ever Sold
Sotheby's to auction 6 shirts worn by Lionel Messi in winning World Cup run
- Sotheby's is to auction six shirts worn by Lionel Messi during Argentina's winning run at last year's soccer World Cup in Qatar and thinks they could become the most valuable collection of sports memorabilia ever sold at potentially more than $10 million. The auction house said Monday...
Messi Seals Winning Debut
With Stunning Goal
Jul 22, 2023 11:40 AM CDT
Messi Seals Winning Debut With Stunning Goal
Global star touches off Florida celebration in 94th minute
- Some people paid hundreds and even thousands of dollars to see Lionel Messi's debut for Inter Miami—and to be able to say they were there. The team's owners committed well over $100 million to have moments like this. So far, it looks like money well spent. Messi...
Some Tickets for
Messi's US Debut
Have Eye-Popping Price
Jul 18, 2023 2:30 AM CDT
Some Tickets for Messi's US Debut Have Eye-Popping Price
Soccer star's first US match is Friday
- Soccer superstar Lionel Messi's US debut is planned for Friday, when he'll play his first match for Inter Miami, the Major League Soccer team he recently stunned the world by signing with . And to say it's a hot ticket is a bit of an understatement: A search...
Jun 7, 2023 5:45 PM CDT
Lionel Messi Stuns Soccer, Joins MLS
Argentinian star announces he'll play for Miami Inter
- Lionel Messi has pulled off his latest stunning feat: He is headed to Major League Soccer, and joining Inter Miami. After months—years, even—of speculation, Messi finally revealed his decision to join a Miami franchise that has been led by another global soccer icon, David Beckham, since its inception...
World Cup Victory Parade
Gets a Little Out of Hand
Dec 21, 2022 7:39 AM CST
World Cup Victory Parade Gets a Little Out of Hand
Argentine team was airlifted off bus in Buenos Aires chaos; one fan is dead, young boy in coma
- The world is still celebrating the Argentine soccer team's World Cup win over France over the weekend, with exuberant fans scooping up Lionel Messi jerseys and celebrating on the star's Instagram page. The celebration got a little too wild in the nation's capital and elsewhere, however, leading...
A Messi Image Is Now
the King of Instagram
Dec 20, 2022 10:55 AM CST
A Messi Image Is Now the King of Instagram
Celebration photo has more than 62M likes
- Lionel Messi vanquished France , and now he has vanquished the famous egg of Instagram. An image of Messi celebrating Argentina's dramatic World Cup victory had racked up more than 62 million likes as of Tuesday morning on on the soccer star's Instagram page , making it the most-liked image...
Some People Were a Bisht
Upset by Messi's Garb
at Trophy Ceremony
Dec 19, 2022 4:22 PM CST
Some People Were a Bisht Upset by Messi's Garb at Trophy Ceremony
Others say the gifted garment is sign of deep respect
- For football and soccer fans alike, it was an exciting World Cup, right down to the shootout in a wild final between France and Argentina, who took the trophy for the first time since 1986. They probably couldn’t have done it without the great Lionel Messi, who was in...
Messi, Argentina Top France
in World Cup Final for the Ages
Dec 18, 2022 3:22 PM CST
Messi, Argentina Top France in World Cup Final for the Ages
Penalty kicks decide champion after Mbappe scores hat trick in losing cause
- In what analysts are calling one of the most exciting finals in World Cup history, highlighted by exceptional performances by the teams' biggest stars, Argentina defeated France on Sunday on penalty kicks to take soccer's championship for the third time. The shootout won 4-2 by Argentina took place after...
Argentina, France Are
Counting On These Players
Dec 17, 2022 5:10 PM CST
Argentina, France Are Counting On These Players
Teams have potential heroes beyond Messi and Mbappé
- Lionel Messi will line up for Argentina and Kylian Mbappé will be on the opposite side for France on Sunday in the World Cup final in Qatar. Messi has been there before but lost in the 2014 final to Germany. Mbappé won the 2018 title after scoring a goal against...
Messi Leads Argentina
to World Cup Final
Dec 13, 2022 3:07 PM CST
Messi Leads Argentina to World Cup Final
Superstar scored 1 goal, set up 2 others in win over Croatia
- Lionel Messi is back in the World Cup final with Argentina on his mission to win soccer’s biggest prize for the first time. And, at 35, he could hardly be playing any better. Messi converted a penalty and had a hand in the other two goals by Julián...
Messi, Argentina Celebrate
Dec 9, 2022 5:25 PM CST
Messi, Argentina Celebrate
Shootout victory sets up match Tuesday against Croatia
- Lionel Messi and his teammates hung around on the field for 20 minutes, taking turns dancing and jumping up and down in front of their celebrating, scarf-waving fans. Argentina was going to savor reaching the World Cup semifinals. Messi's quest to win soccer's ultimate prize is still alive....
It May Be the Biggest
Upset in World Cup History
Nov 22, 2022 7:10 AM CST
It May Be the Biggest Upset in World Cup History
Saudi Arabia stuns Argentina and Lionel Messi
- Sportswriters are running out of superlatives to describe Saudi Arabia's upset victory over powerhouse Argentina in the World Cup on Tuesday. CNBC calls the 2-1 win by the Saudis "one of the greatest upsets in World Cup history." The
New York Times
sees the loss for Argentina'...
Aug 14, 2021 4:35 PM CDT
Paris Fans Cheer Their New Star
Soccer great Lionel Messi is introduced but doesn't play yet for his new team
- Lionel Messi wasn't in the lineup Saturday in Paris, but he was made to feel at home by fans. The newly acquired soccer great was introduced before Paris Saint-Germain's 4-2 victory over Strasbourg, the
reports. After receiving a standing ovation from the 49,000 fans at...
10 Most Admired
Men, Women in World
Jul 19, 2019 12:57 PM CDT
10 Most Admired Men, Women in World
Michelle Obama and Bill Gates lead their respective lists
- Michelle Obama is not only the most admired woman in America , but also in the world, according to new poll. Market research firm YouGov asked 42,000 people in 41 countries to name the men and women they most look up to, and Obama's name came up a lot,...
2 Giants Exit the World Cup
Jul 1, 2018 2:22 AM CDT
2 Giants Exit the World Cup
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo head home after failing once again to perform for their countries
- Lionel Messi stared, hands on hips, pain etched across a face once boyish and filled with limitless joy, now hardened by unmet expectations for his nation. Four hours later and 950 miles away, Cristiano Ronaldo's eyes were wide in anger as he shouted in protest just ahead of the...
ISIS Releases Threat Against
Lionel Messi and Neymar
Oct 29, 2017 11:00 AM CDT
ISIS Releases Threat Against Lionel Messi and Neymar
It's just the latest threat made against the upcoming World Cup
- Two of the biggest soccer stars in the world are the target of a new threat from ISIS ahead of the World Cup this summer in Russia. Per AS , Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar appear in a photoshopped image released by the terrorist group this week....
Who Beat Out LeBron for
Most Famous Athlete
May 31, 2017 10:00 AM CDT
Who Beat Out LeBron for Most Famous Athlete
That would be Cristiano Ronaldo, per ESPN ranking
- Tom Brady who? The all-star NFL quarterback might be a household name in the US, but he doesn't even make the top 20 of ESPN's list of the most famous athletes in the world, reports the
. The 10 most well-known athletes, based on social media followers,...
Time in Court
Jul 6, 2016 7:40 AM CDT
Another Blow for Messi—This Time in Court
He's guilty of tax fraud but likely won't serve jail time
- Another blow for Lionel Messi: The star soccer player was sentenced to 21 months in jail for tax fraud in a Barcelona court Wednesday, but don't expect that to keep him from the soccer field. Messi is unlikely to serve time behind bars since jail sentences under two...
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