Tag: lionel messi

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 10, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 10th of April

Follow the link to read story on YNaija:   The Late 5: Court gives Evans last chance to get lawyer ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 30, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Kylian Mbappe tears Argentina apart to hand France quarter final spot

Kylian Mbappe was the star of the show as France ran riot over an Argentina side in a 4-3 victory ...

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SponsorJune 22, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Iwobi, Ronaldo, Messi… Here are the top content shared on Facebook

Facebook today released some Sub-Saharan Africa focused statistics on the top content shared on its platform since the World Cup ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJune 21, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Messi’s underwhelming Argentina falls to the sword against Croatia | France qualify at the expense of Peru

There was nothing Lionel Messi could do as Argentina were utterly outclassed and defeated 3-0 against a better Croatian team. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 7, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo wins his fifth Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or 2017 award, beating the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar to lift one of the biggest individual prizes in ...

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AzeezNovember 25, 2017

Messi extends contract, to stay at Barcelona until 2021

Argentine superstar, Lionel Messi has extended his contract with Barcelona until 2021. The club announced this on Saturday, after the agreement ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 14, 2017

We’ve a game plan with or without Messi – Super Eagles coach, Rohr

With or without Lionel Messi, the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has said his team are ready to take on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

2018 World Cup: Argentina’s ambassador to Russia calls for calm despite Messi poster

Argentina‘s ambassador to Russia, Ricardo Lagorio, has reassured fans that next year’s World Cup will be safe. Why it matters: A ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 25, 2017

ISIS wants to blow up the World Cup and they’re starting with Messi

In the wake of the euphoria emanating from the anticipation of the greatest football Mundial in Russia next summer, ISIS ...

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AzeezAugust 26, 2017

BREAKING: Real Madrid Twitter account just announced the signing of Barcelona’s Messi

The official Twitter account of Real Madrid FC has been hacked. The hackers announced the signing of Barcelona FC striker, ...

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AzeezJuly 5, 2017

Lionel Messi extends contract with Barcelona to 2021

Argentine star, Lionel Messi has agreed to a four-year contract extension which will keep him at Barcelona until the summer ...

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AzeezJuly 1, 2017

Lionel Messi weds childhood sweetheart in lavish ceremony

Football star Lionel Messi has married his childhood sweetheart, Antonella Roccuzzo in a lavish wedding in Argentina. Over 250 guests ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 14, 2017

Tax Fraud: “We have confidence in Cristiano Ronaldo” – Real Madrid

Spanish giants, Real Madrid, have on Wednesday said they have confidence in the star player, Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo, just like ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 13, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of €14m tax fraud

Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo, has reportedly defrauded the Spanish taxman of more than €14 million, according to the Madrid ...

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AzeezMay 5, 2017

FIFA overturns Messi four-game international ban

by Azeez Adeniyi World football governing body, FIFA, on Friday overturned the four-game ban against Barcelona star Lionel Messi for ...

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RoqeebahMarch 28, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 28th of March

Read these stories and analyses here, here and here now!

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 28, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Senate suspends confirmation of INEC RECs ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 28, 2017

FIFA hands Lionel Messi four-match ban

by Dolapo Adelana Football governing body, FIFA has banned Argentina captain, Lionel Messi for four matches. The FIFA Disciplinary Committee ...

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AzeezJanuary 26, 2017

“Lionel Messi is a rival because …” – Ronaldo

Real Madrid forward and World best player, Cristiano Ronaldo has said it is unfair to compare him with Argentina’s Lionel ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 9, 2017

Ronaldo wins FIFA World Best Player

Real Madrid and Portuguese forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the 2016 World Best Player at the maiden Best FIFA ...

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AzeezDecember 12, 2016

BREAKING: Ronaldo wins 2016 Ballon d’Or ahead of Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the 2016 Ballon d’Or ahead for the fourth time ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. He was ...

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AzeezDecember 2, 2016

Messi, Ronaldo, Griezmann shortlisted for FIFA player award

World football governing body, FIFA on Friday announced the 3-man nominee for the Best FIFA Men’s Player award. Lionel Mess ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 24, 2016

Ballon D’or: Ronaldo, Messi, Greizmann make 30-man shortlist

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona striker Lionel Messi are two of the top players to make the 2016 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 12, 2016

Just In: Messi returns to international football

Lionel Messi has reversed his decision to retire from international football, saying he loves Argentina “too much”. The Barcelona playmaker ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 5, 2016

Ronaldo, Bale and Greizmann make UEFA top 3, not Messi

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has been dropped in the final shortlist released by UEFA in its top three players for ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 7, 2016

Chelsea reportedly in talks to sign Messi

As the summer transfer season intensifies, the Sun reports that Chelsea owner, Roman Abramvoich had a meeting with Lionel Messi‘s father, ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 3, 2016

Pep Guardiola insists Messi is staying at Barcelona

New Manchester City coach, Pep Guardiola has dismissed the possibility of luring Lionel Messi from Barcelona during his tenure. Guardiola ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 29, 2016

Opinion: Lionel Messi – the curse of being so good

By Ololade Ajekigbe1 “Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real”- Jesse Williams I had a fairly difficult time ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 27, 2016

How Chile defeated Argentina to win another ‘Copa America’ trophy (WATCH)

For Chile, the last two championship finals against Argentina has been a hit back to back, while for the Argentines, ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 22, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo sets goal-scoring record (WATCH)

While the world was swooning over Lionel Messi‘s record breaking free-kick at the Copa America, pressure was mounting on his rival, ...

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