Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar up for FIFA award
22 September 2017 | 4:13 pm
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are once again up for the FIFA Best player of the year award, along with PSG's Neymar.
15 Oct 2020
Neymar scored a hat-trick in what he calls a 'tribute' to Ronaldo and became the second-highest scorer in Brazil's history as the Copa America champions won 4-2 away to 10-man Peru in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.
30 Dec 2020
Rio de Janeiro residents react after several Brazilian media report that football star Neymar is organising a huge New Year's Eve party at his luxury beachside mansion near the city amid the coronavirus pandemic, a claim his lawyers have denied.
22 Jan 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo was hailed as the most prolific professional goalscorer in the history of the game on Wednesday (January 20) after notching his 760th senior goal to help Juventus beat Napoli 2-0 in the Italian Supercup.
16 Feb 2021
Flair players such as Neymar need more protection from referees so they can continue to excite fans, Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said on Monday ahead of the Champions League clash with Paris St Germain on Tuesday which Neymar will miss due to injury.
15 Jun 2021
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5 Jul 2021
Wall-scaling artists have painted a mural of Lionel Messi in the Argentinian town where he was born 34 years ago. The mural covers one end of a four-story apartment building in the La Bajada neighborhood of Rosario where the star lived as a child, and faces the primary school he attended.
9 Jul 2021
Neymar says he and Lionel Messi are "rivals" now, as Brazil and Argentina prepare for Saturday's Copa America final. Like Brazil's Pele and Diego Maradona of Argentina before them, neither Messi nor Neymar has ever won the Copa. That statistic will change for one of them in the dream final at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium.
5 Aug 2021
Barcelona, Spain - August 05, 2021 - FC Barcelona officially announced that Lionel Messi would not be returning to the club.
9 Aug 2021
Barcelona players train without Lionel Messi, after the club ruefully accepted it cannot afford the star player who joined Barcelona aged 13 and went on to lift 10 league crowns and four Champions Leagues. The team will face Juventus on Sunday for the Gamper Trophy pre-season game.
11 Aug 2021
Lionel Messi says he is "extremely happy" after signing a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain, as he speaks during a press conference for his official presentation at Parc des Princes.
12 Aug 2021
Lionel Messi says he is "dreaming" of winning a fifth Champions League after signing a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain. Hundreds of fans gather outside the Parc des Princes with supporters queueing near the club shop on the Champs Elyseees to buy Messi shirts.
19 Aug 2021
The world's street elite competed at a skatepark in front of the Eiffel Tower at the Place du Trocadero on Wednesday (August 18). The skateboarders showcased their skills in front of a crowd of around 3,500 including Paris St Germain and Brazil forward, Neymar who was cheering on his friend and compatriot, Leticia Bufoni who won the women's competition. Japan's Aori Nishimura finished second with Charlotte Hym of France in third. All three competed at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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After speaking with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the German chancellor bristled at his use of the words apartheid and Holocaust with regards to Israel.
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11 Hindu men given life sentences for raping a Muslim woman in 2002 and killing seven of her family have been released from prison. The rape took place during riots in Gujarat state, led at the time by Narendra Modi.
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Officials of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) currently being questioned by the Nigerian Senate have claimed that some of the payment vouchers relating to the transfer of the sum of 17.16 billion in 2013 have been eaten up by termites.
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The vast majority of Sierran Leoneans — 80 percent in fact — are under 35. But is the government doing enough to empower this young generation? DW's Edith Kimani asks young Sierra Leoneans if they feel powerful enough to make their mark on the global stage.