Tag Lionel Messi

2026 WCQ: Argentina secure 1-0 win over Brazil

Argentina defeated Brazil 1-0 on Tuesday in an ill-tempered 2026 World Cup qualifying clash marred by pre-match crowd trouble that forced kick-off to be delayed. A 63rd-minute header from veteran defender Nicolas Otamendi secured victory for Argentina as the world…

Lionel Messi wins record eighth Ballon d’Or

Football legend, Lionel Messi was named the Ballon d’Or 2023 winner at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, the eighth time he has won the prestigious award. Messi captained Argentina to 2022 World Cup success in Qatar last winter, the…