Lionel Messi

Barcelona players celebrate with the trophy after winning the UEFA Super Cup soccer match

Messi, Suarez, Ronaldo in running for UEFA Best Player award

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez of Champions League winner Barcelona will compete with Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo for UEFA’s Best Player in Europe award for last season. UEFA says the three stars topped a Europe-wide […]

08/12/2015

Lionel Messi, Copa America

Argentina concedes late goal, draws Paraguay in Copa America

Argentina conceded a last-minute equalizer to open its Copa America participation with a disappointing 2-2 draw with Paraguay on Saturday. Substitute striker Lucas Barrios scored in the 90th-minute to cap Paraguay’s comeback after Argentina had […]

06/13/2015

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi from Argentina, right, reacts after scoring against Elche during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Lionel Messi back to the top of AP soccer poll

  LONDON (AP) — The season’s first Associated Press global soccer poll has Lionel Messi back at the top of the list. The Barcelona forward scored two goals in the 3-0 win over Elche, putting […]

08/26/2014