Category: Football

June 29, 2021
Messi breaks Argentina's record for caps at Copa America win

Cuiba (Brazil), Jun 29 : Lionel Messi became Argentina's most capped international player, marking the occasion with two goals as he led his national team to a 4-1 win over Bolivia at the Copa America. The 34-year-old Messi's 148th appearance for Argentina beat the mark previously held by retired defender Javier Mascherano. His two goals […]

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June 12, 2021
Messi, Di Maria and Ag ero in Argentina's Copa America squad

Buenos Aires:  Lionel Messi, Sergio Ag ero and ngel Di Mar a are headlining the Argentina squad that will head to Brazil for the Copa America, seeking their national team's first major title since 1993. The list was published Thursday by South American soccer's governing body, CONMEBOL. Defender Juan Foyth and striker Lucas Ocampos are […]

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June 5, 2021
Spain, Portugal draw 0-0 in front of nearly 15,000 in Madrid

Madrid, Jun 5 :  Watched by almost 15,000 fans, Spain and Portugal drew 0-0 in Madrid in a warm-up match for the European Championship which attracted the biggest crowd for any event in Spain since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. In a festive atmosphere not seen in soccer matches in the country in more […]

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March 16, 2021
Messi ties Xavi's record as Barcelona cuts Atl tico's lead

Madrid, Mar 16 :  Lionel Messi scored twice as he tied Xavi Hern ndez's record of most appearances for Barcelona, putting them within four points of the Spanish league lead after beating last-placed Huesca 4-1. For his 767th match, Messi was honored by Barcelona with a large image behind one of the goals showing him […]

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March 6, 2021
Barcelona defender Pique out with right knee injury

Barcelona, Mar 5 : Barcelona captain Gerard Pique is facing another spell on the sidelines after spraining a ligament in his right knee, the club said Thursday. Piqu sustained the injury in the team's 3-0 win over Sevilla in the semifinals of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday. The defender scored four minutes into second-half stoppage […]

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February 1, 2021
Messi shows his worth, leads Barcelona to win over Athletic

Madrid, Feb 1 Lionel Messi showed his worth yet again, scoring on a beautiful free kick to lead Barcelona to a 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish league. The 650th goal in his Barcelona career came amid the noise prompted by Spanish newspaper El Mundo's report that his contract is worth 555 million […]

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January 22, 2021
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has coronavirus

Madrid, Jan 22 (AP) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Spanish club said Friday. The announcement came two days after Zidane coached the team in a 2-1 loss at third-tier Alcoyano in the Copa del Rey. The club has not provided any other information on his health status. Madrid plays […]

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January 4, 2021
Kiren Rijiju inaugurates Football Ground & Athletic Track in Shillong

Union Minister of State Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju, today inaugurated the Synthetic Athletic Track and Field and the Synthetic Football Ground at SAI Training Centre, NEHU Campus, Shillong. Addressing the event, Rijiju said Meghalaya and the whole of Northeast are gifted in the field of Sports and have a huge potential in producing […]

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December 14, 2020
Manipur’s Wungngayam Muirang Creates History in Bengaluru’s 4-2 Win over Kerala Blasters

Wungngayam Muirang made history by becoming the first-ever Tangkhul footballer to feature in the Indian Super League. The 21-year-old Ukhrul born defender who has played for top Indian clubs such as Shillong Lajong, Pune FC, and Gokulam Kerala came off the bench for Bengaluru in the club’s drubbing over Kerala Blasters in the ISL this […]

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December 3, 2020
Lionel Messi Takes Off his Jersey to Pay Tribute to Maradona, Fined 600 Euros

Lionel Messi was fined 600 euros () for taking his jersey off to pay tribute to Diego Maradona, the Spanish football federation said. The federation’s competitions committee fined the Argentine player for his actions after scoring in Barcelona’s 4-0 win over Osasuna in the Spanish league on Sunday. After a strike from outside the box, […]

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