Lionel Messi - King of La Liga
Lionel Messi won the 10th La Liga title of his glittering career on Saturday as Barcelona beat Levante.
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.
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.
Messi wins fifth Golden Shoe award
Lionel Messi has won the Golden Shoe award for a record fifth time after finishing as Europe's top scorer last season with 34 league goals.
Modric wins 2018 Ballon d'Or, Hegerberg asked to twerk
Real Madrid's Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named winner of the 2018 Ballon d'Or on Monday, breaking Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's decade-long hold on the prestigious award.
Modric voted UEFA's Player of the Year, Beckham wins award
Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was voted Player of the Year for last season by European soccer body UEFA on Thursday (August 30), ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah with Lionel Messi fifth.
No mercy for misfiring Messi, says Nigeria coach
Nigeria have no sympathy for the struggles of Argentina striker Lionel Messi at the World Cup and will do everything they can to bring his tournament to a premature end when the teams meet in St Petersburg on Tuesday.