Football fanatic writes Christmas list for sporting Santa

Story Published: 7 Dec 2012

IT MIGHT be a little bit premature, but I thought I would send Santa my Christmas list early so the big man has a chance to...

A-League, Chelsea, Christmas, English Premier League, European Champions League, Football, Lionel Messi, Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo closes in on Lionel Messi after win

Story Published: 14 Jan 2015

CRISTIANO Ronaldo edged one closer to Barcelona rival Lionel Messi by easily winning his third Ballon d’Or as the world’s...

Cristiano Ronaldo, Football, Lionel Messi, Real Madrid

Messi or Maradona: part one

Story Published: 10 Mar 2012

IN THE first part of a two part series, The Independent's Pete Jenson outline why Lionel Messi is already being touted as...

Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi

Taking a look into the crystal ball for 2014

Story Published: 3 Jan 2014

SO the big man in the red suit has come and gone, and now is the time to look forward to what lies ahead in 2014.

Lionel Messi, Opinion, Phil Dillon, Soccer

Paris Saint-Germain set to make record bid for Lionel Messi

Story Published: 29 Dec 2013

FRENCH champion Paris Saint-Germain is reportedly planning to smash the world-record transfer fee

Barcelona, Football, Lionel Messi, Paris Saint-Germain, Soccer, Transfer Fees

Lionel Messi a football god after becoming top goal scorer

Story Published: 10 Dec 2012

BARCELONA superstar Lionel Messi has climbed off the canvas to become the greatest goal scorer of all time.

Barcelona, European Champions League, Football, Lionel Messi, Soccer

Lionel Messie awarded FIFA Ballon d'Or for fourth year

Story Published: 9 Jan 2013

LIONEL Messi won his fourth straight Ballon d'Or on Tuesday, but said he was more concerned with winning trophies with...

Award, Ballon D'Or, Barcelona Fc, Fifa, Football, Lionel Messi, Soccer

Messi closes in on goal record

Story Published: 20 Sep 2013

ARGENTINEAN superstar Lionel Messi moved closer to Real Madrid legend Raul’s Champions League scoring record.

Ac Milan, Lionel Messi, Real Madrid, Soccer

Maradona is best, says ex-Welsh star

Story Published: 11 Apr 2012

BARCELONA star Lionel Messi became the first player in almost 40 years to score 60 goals in a single European top-flight...

Lionel Messi, Maradona, Pele, Soccer

Lionel Messi celebrated his 400th game for Barcelona

Story Published: 24 Jan 2014

FOUR-time world player of the year Lionel Messi celebrated his 400th game for Barcelona.

Barcelona, Levante, Lionel Messi

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