Messi and Aguero in Argentina Copa America squad
Lionel Messi and the returning Sergio Aguero headed a 23-man list as Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni hopes all footballers will play as they do "in their clubs".
There's nobody like Messi - Kovac
Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac hailed Barcelona's Lionel Messi as the best player in the world following the Argentine's performance against Liverpool.
Klopp hails 'unstoppable' Messi after Barca beats Liverpool
Jurgen Klopp says Lionel Messi is "unstoppable" after he leaves Liverpool needing a miracle to reach the Champions League final. But Ernesto Valverde warns against Barcelona being overconfident at the second leg in Anfield.
Argentine women's football turns professional, but only just
The women's game recently turned professional in football-mad Argentina, but there's very little in that status to compare to the world in which superstar Lionel Messi operates and excels.
From Olympic medals to passport a sports sale
Beverly Hills auction house Julien's Auctions prepares to host a sports memorabilia sale, with items like the Olympic torch carried by Muhammad Ali in the 1996 Atlanta Games and a pair of Lionel Messi's signature cleats.
We are blessed to be in Messi's era - Valverde
Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde believes everyone is blessed to be living through Lionel Messi's era as a player.
Argentina gear up ahead of Venezuela friendly
Lionel Messi and the Argentine squad train ahead of their friendly against Venezuela.