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Ronaldo vs Messi: What if Ronaldo had signed with MLS?

For years, the likelihood of Cristiano Ronaldo coming to Major League Soccer was high. It was a natural fit for the Portuguese who fit the framework for a popular athlete in the United States. That did not happen, as Ronaldo opted for the Saudi Pro League. Instead, Lionel Messi, his individual rival, joined Inter Miami […]

Apple TV

/ 2 days ago

'Messi's World Cup' on Apple TV+ recaptures magic of triumph

Apple TV+'s latest documentary, Messi's World Cup: The Rise of a Legend, recounts the 2022 tournament in Qatar that Argentina won dramatically. The series debuts on Apple TV+ on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Told over four episodes, the documentary series goes through the lows of losing to Saudi Arabia before the highs of lifting Argentina's third […]

Hong Kong

/ 2 days ago

Messi posts video to explain his side of the Hong Kong story

The drama from Messi and his lack of appearance in a Hong Kong friendly has now led to the star releasing a video on social media. Messi, who is always reserved and avoids the media, spoke about how he has spent ample time playing games in China. He said the video was necessary because he […]

Inter Miami CF

/ 3 days ago

MLS to start 2024 season with replacement referees

MLS referees withdrew from the 2024 season's first week of the season after the rejection of a collective bargaining deal. In fact, it has since caused widespread confusion. The outcome is that the league has had to bring in substitutes at the eleventh hour. Almost all members of the Professional Soccer Referees Association (PSRA) voted […]

Inter Miami CF

/ 4 days ago

Martin Tyler reveals what he'd love to ask Lionel Messi

Legendary soccer commentator Martin Tyler has done just about everything in his prestigious career. Having started in the industry back in the 1960s, Tyler eventually became the voice of the Premier League in the subsequent years. He then remained in this position for over 30 years. In undoubtedly his most famous call from the booth, […]

Angel Di Maria

/ 5 days ago

World Cup winner set to join Messi at Olympics

Another famous Argentina star, Emiliano Martinez, is interested in representing his country in the 2024 Summer Olympics. He may play with Lionel Messi at this summer’s event. With a 1-0 win against Brazil, Argentina secured their spot in the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. Now, coach Javier Mascherano has three players above the age of […]

American Soccer

/ 6 days ago

Inter Miami squad in ‘dire situation’ ahead of new season

Inter Miami needs to make significant squad changes to be in line with Major League Soccer's financial rules. According to several sources at The Athletic, the club's financial issues are apparently "dire" and need to be addressed soon. One executive from a different MLS team told the news outlet that Miami is "screwed." Miami either […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 7 days ago

Not Messi nor Ronaldo: Romario names 2 players surpassing him

According to Brazilian icon Romario, there have only been two players in history who were better than him, and they are not Ronaldo or Messi. Romario scored 55 goals in 70 games for Brazil from 1987 to 2005. In 1994, he earned the Golden Ball award when the Seleção captured the World Cup trophy. Even […]

Argentina

/ 9 days ago

It's up to Messi to decide if he wants to play in the Olympics

The status of Lionel Messi in the Olympics is still unclear, but the boss of the Argentina U-23 side has informed the star that his presence is welcome. Javier Mascherano, a former teammate of Messi's at both Barcelona and Argentina, is the youth side's head coach. Messi would be eligible to play in the competition, […]

Argentina

/ 10 days ago

USA could host cancelled Argentina friendlies

The capital of China, Beijing, joined a growing number of cities on Saturday in postponing an Argentina friendly. Lionel Messi's injury, missing last week's match in Hong Kong, is starting to have a bigger impact. With the declaration, the Beijing Football Association halted a friendly match between Ivory Coast and Argentina. "Beijing does not plan, […]

Friendlies

/ 12 days ago

Messi no-show results in Hong Kong promoter losing money

Tatler Asia, the organizer of the recent Inter Miami and Hong Kong XI matchup, has announced that fans will soon receive a partial refund. Ticket holders for the February 4th game became noticeably frustrated when Lionel Messi did not feature in the fixture. The superstar remained on the bench due to a minor injury. After […]