Tag: lionel messi

YNaijaJune 14, 2023

The Kylian Mbappe Debate: Will PSG Lose Their Crown Jewel?

In a shocking revelation that has sent shockwaves through the football world, Kylian Mbappe, the electrifying French striker, has dropped ...

YNaijaMay 23, 2023

Lionel Messi’s New Restaurant ‘Hincha’ Adds Exquisite ‘Ballon d’Or’ Dessert to Menu

Renowned football legend Lionel Messi has recently expanded the culinary delights at his newly-opened restaurant, Hincha, by introducing a one-of-a-kind ...

YNaijaMay 3, 2023

Lionel Messi’s future uncertain at PSG following suspension after unapproved Saudi Arabia trip

Lionel Messi, the Argentine superstar footballer, has found himself in hot water at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) after travelling to Saudi ...

YNaijaMarch 29, 2023

Bukayo Saka second only to Messi as best player – Tony Adams

Former Arsenal skipper Tony Adams has said that England’s Bukayo Saka is second only to Lionel Messi as the greatest ...

YNaijaDecember 18, 2022

Lionel Messi and Argentina win the FIFA 2022 World Cup

After a thrilling 3-3 draw in the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar, Lionel Messi and Argentina won the tournament ...

YNaijaDecember 13, 2022

World Cup referee who awarded 17 yellow cards in one game kicked out of the tournament

After experiencing the wrath of Argentina’s star Lionel Messi, referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz will not officiate any more World Cup ...

YNaijaNovember 22, 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: France begins title defence while Argentina and Lionel Messi kick off their campaigns

Didier Deschamps’ squad, which won the 2018 World Cup by overcoming Croatia in the final, is aiming to become the ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 28, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Messi talks about Neymar and his need for a psychologist

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi who rarely airs his opinions had the most personal interview we have seen of him with ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 23, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Messi makes a case for football GOAT as he overtakes Pele

Lionel Messi since the start of his career in Spanish club Barcelona has been nothing short of phenomenal. His impression ...

Temidayo 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 ...

Ade ThompsonJune 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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

RoqeebahMarch 28, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 28th of March

Read these stories and analyses here, here and here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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