The soccer star is self-isolating after a positive coronavirus test. His fellow PSG players Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico and Nathan Bitumazala have also tested positive for the virus.
30 Aug 2021
"I'm really happy that he joined the club (...) he's really humble as a person and also on the pitch, he tries to help the team and tries to help you as a player," says PSG midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum about Lionel Messi. The Argentian star could make his hotly anticipated debut for Paris Saint-Germain against Reims in Champagne on Sunday.
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.
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.
5 Aug 2021
Barcelona, Spain - August 05, 2021 - FC Barcelona officially announced that Lionel Messi would not be returning to the club.
8 Oct 2020
Superstar footballer Lionel Messi will take a break from his Barcelona chaos as he bids to fire Argentina to the World Cup in Qatar and what will probably be his last chance to try to win the coveted trophy.
1 Sep 2020
The latest views from Catalonia on the Lionel Messi saga.
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31 Aug 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Tuesday.
26 Aug 2020
Lionel Messi has written to Barcelona executives expressing his desire to leave. The Spanish club recently suffered a humiliating loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
31 Mar 2020
We look at the French junior economy minister's "wartime" call for businesses to adapt to the needs of the country, while Libération looks at how confinement has spurred "melancovid" in France, Lionel Messi announces he and his Barcelona teammates will take a pay cut to help amid the club's shutdown and an article looks at how the pandemic could seal the end of the hipster beard (or not!)
6 Jan 2020
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez gave the kids at Casa Ronald McDonald children's hospital a new year to remember on Sunday.