Tag: messi

SponsorFebruary 24, 2021

Burna Boy goes global again with Pepsi Ad featuring Messi, Pogba

Love us some Burna and Pepsi! We saw the new Pepsi Global Ad, we heard the vocals featuring this African ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 9, 2020

#YNaijaSportsAnalysis: Is Messi still ahead after Ronaldo’s victory? See Stats

The football world last night got treated to arguably the biggest and certainly the most anticipated match of the UEFA ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 25, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: At age 33 and 35, Messi and Ronaldo still dominate conversations for World best footballers

It’s been over a decade of dominance for both superstar players, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, and even in their ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 28, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Ronaldo vs Messi showdown not happening, owing to a small misunderstanding

Remember how excited the football world was to discover that both Lionel Messi’s team Barcelona, and Cristiano Ronaldo’s team, Juventus, ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 1, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: UCL draws pit Ronaldo against Messi in the group stages

What teams are your squad up against? Is the dreaded question that follows the conclusions of the annual UEFA Championship ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 8th of May

Catch up on all our latest stories by using the links below: The Late 5: Tribunal holds inaugural sitting on ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 4, 2018

Messi’s masterclass in the Champions League affirms his G.O.A.T. status

Lionel Messi does it again! In the latest Champions League fixture, Messi shows us, yet again, that Spanish football is ...

Ade ThompsonJune 26, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: Rohr must let the cannons loose to defeat Argentina

Nigerian football legend Segun Odegbami along with NFF President Amaju Pinnick addressed the Super Eagles ahead of their most important ...

Ade ThompsonJune 21, 2018

Ronaldo is the G.O.A.T… or is it Messi?

Twitter has sparked the Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi debate again on who is the real G.O.A.T. Perhaps the greatest ...

Ade ThompsonJune 16, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Roundup: Croatia overpowers Nigeria after underwhelming display | Messi disappoints in draw with Iceland

The Nigerian Super Eagles fell 2 – 0 to the Vatreni’s of Croatia in their group D clash in Kaliningrad ...

Ade ThompsonJune 10, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Messi will look to finally conquer the world in Group D

The climax of the 2017/2018 club season made me realise that there is nothing more important in football than representing ...

Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 27, 2018

[The Sports Blog] Here’s our European team of the Week

As the season draws to a close to pave way for the World Cup, the top 5 European Leagues; English ...

AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

Just In: Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar make FIFA best player shortlist

Lionel Messi has been named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar on the three-man shortlist for the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award. ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 6, 2017

Neither Messi nor Ronaldo is the greatest player of all time

by Amir Abdulazeez There is one thing apiece that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi sympathizers are finding it difficult to ...

RoqeebahAugust 6, 2017

Your complete guide to understanding Neymar’s record-breaking €222m move from Barcelona to PSG

It’s very likely that as a regular Joe, your relationship with football does not go beyond your knowledge that your ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 9, 2017

Opinion: Luis Enrique – Barca success at a sad cost

by Umar Hassan Luis Enrique won a treble in his first season as Fc Barcelona Coach and in the process, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 4, 2016

FIFA Best Player: Ronaldo, Messi, Suarez top 23-man shortlist

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is joined by Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez for the FIFA Best Player ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 18, 2016

Ronaldo, Messi, Griezmann compete for best player in Europe award

European football governing body UEFA has announced a shortlist of ten players for the 2015/16 UEFA best player in Europe award. ...

AzeezJuly 6, 2016

Messi to appeal tax fraud sentence

Lawyers of Messi and his father, Jorge have said that they will appeal the 21-month jail term pronounced on them. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 6, 2016

BREAKING: Messi sentenced to 21 months in prison

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and his father have both been given a 21-month suspended prison sentence for tax evasion today. ...

Mallam YeroJune 29, 2015

Argentinian man kidnapped in Nigeria saved after mentioning “Lionel Messi”

I honestly wish I made this one up. Via Bleacher Report: The 28-year-old by the name of Santiago Lopez Menendez ...

ifrekeMarch 25, 2015

Messi, Rooney, Aguero & more… See the 10 highest earning footballers for 2014

by Mark Bassey France Football has released the 10 players, who banked the most money last year. Lionel Messi is ...

ifrekeMarch 25, 2015

Spanish officials want Cristiano Ronaldo punished for his celebration against Barcelona

by Mark Bassey President of Spain’s professional football league (LFP), Javier Tebas, has hinted that Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo, ...

ifrekeMarch 23, 2015

Why Real Madrid may pip Barcelona to La Liga title despite El Clasico defeat

by Mark Bassey On Sunday night, Barcelona beat Real Madrid 2-1 in a thrilling El Clasico fixture. Although the victory ...

ifrekeMarch 23, 2015

Ifreke Inyang: 5 quick thoughts from Sunday’s El Clasico

Casillas’ time is up After watching tonight’s game, you have to hold your hands up and say Iker Casillas has ...

ifrekeMarch 15, 2015

Ifreke Inyang: 5 things we learnt from Saturday’s football

by Ifreke Inyang The English Premier League was in action on Saturday, March 14, and as always, football fans and ...

ifrekeMarch 7, 2015

Who are the 11 players that made Ronaldinho’s Champions League dream team? – See list

by Mark Bassey Former Barcelona and AC Milan dazzler Ronaldinho, has picked his Champions League dream team. The Brazilian picked ...

ifrekeMarch 5, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo tops the list of richest footballers in the world – see others

by Mark Bassey Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, has been named the richest footballer in the world, with a personal ...

ifrekeFebruary 23, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo guns for Real Madrid’s goalscoring record

by Mark Bassey Until last year, the most talked about football subject in Real Madrid, was when they would land ...

ifrekeFebruary 11, 2015

Messi-Neymar-Suarez is not Barcelona’s best attacking trident yet

by Mark Bassey According to former Barcelona defender Edmilson, the trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez, make up ...

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail