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NESN Soccer Show: Mohamed Salah Better Than Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo? - NESN.com

The Salah show came just 48 hours after the Egyptian was voted England's Players' Player of the Year, and many now are tipping him to win the Ballon d'Or and/or FIFA Best Player awards over Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in 2018. Marc DiBenedetto ...

Mohamed Salah coming for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo – A comparison - Football Paradise

International team: Argentina. Individual honours: FIFA Ballon d'Or (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015), European Golden Shoe (2010, 2012, 2013, 2017). Team honours: La Liga (eight), Copa del Rey (six), Champions League (four), Club World Cup (three). Goals ...

Messi 31, Ronaldo 27 - Soccer Laduma

Overall, Messi has lifted eight LaLiga titles, seven Supercopa de Espanas, six Copa del Reys, four Champions League trophies, three FIFA Club World Cups and three UEFA Super Cups. Unlike Ronaldo, the Albiceleste captain is yet to win a senior trophy ...

Lionel Messi can now finally trademark his own name - SportsJOE.ie

As the top-earning footballer on the planet, Lionel Messi isn't exactly strapped for cash. A hefty wage packet, several eye-wateringly big sponsorship deals: the Barcelona star probably has quite enough in the bank. However, just in case the 30-year ...

Lionel Messi 'worried' as Real Madrid identify 'Plan B' to Liverpool star Mohamed Salah - Daily Star

The Egyptian has been in stunning form since his summer switch to Anfield and his brace in Tuesday's Champions League win over former side Roma brought his season tally up to 43. Salah's goalscoring form has led to speculation surrounding his future ...

Where Maradona is God and Lionel Messi is Adam - The Hindu

There is no question that football is a sort of religion in Argentina. Now, on the ceiling of the Sportivo Pereyra de Barracas football club in Buenos Aires, in a painting modelled after Michelangelo's work in the Sistine Chapel, Diego Maradona is God ...

Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi, but Mohamed Salah is the best in the world - talkSPORT.com

Mohamed Salah is the best player in the world. Yes, in the eys of fans who voted in this talkSPORT.com poll, Liverpool's goal machine is better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. On current form, at least. The 25-year-old has scored more than 40 ...

Lionel Messi can trademark name for sports goods, says EU court - Business Standard

Barcelona could lose Lionel Messi if Spain loses Catalonia Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or for fifth time, levels Messi's record Kohli beats Messi in Forbes top 10 valuable brands among athletes Ballon d'Or award reignites the Ronaldo-Messi rivalry ...

Barcelona star Messi scores victory in European Union trademark case - City A.M.

Football star Lionel Messi has won a court victory over the use of his name for sports and clothing equipment. The Argentina and Barcelona striker, widely considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, had previously been prevented from using ...

Gooooal! Messi scores in EU court battle to trademark name - Sport24

Brussels - Lionel Messi, the world's top earning footballer, won a legal battle Thursday to register his name as a trademark to sell sports goods after an EU court ruled that he is too famous to be confused with other businesses. The Barcelona and ...

Lionel Messi transfer scare: Barcelona star worried about losing 'essential' player to Manchester United - CaughtOffside

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is reportedly concerned about losing key team-mate Ivan Rakitic in this summer's transfer window. According to Don Balon, the Croatian midfielder's future has Messi a bit worried as it looks like he's not ruling out a ...

Messi levels with Ronaldo after victory in trademark battle - Goal.com

Thursday's decision represents the end of a seven-year fight for Messi, with the Argentine having first applied for trademark with the EU's intellectual property office in 2011. Massi lodged at appeal in the same year, citing the “likelihood of ...

Messi scores in trademark tussle in EU court - Eyewitness News

BRUSSELS - Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi may register his name as a trademark for sports equipment and clothing, the EU's second-highest court said, as he was famous enough to overcome phonetic similarities with Spanish bicycle clothing brand ...

Lionel Messi scores in trademark tussle in EU court - The Indian Express

Argentine football player Lionel Messi may register his name as a trademark for sports equipment and clothing, the EU's second highest court said, as he was famous enough to overcome phonetic similarities with Spanish bicycle clothing brand Massi. The ...

Messi scores in EU court battle to trademark name - TRT World

"Lionel Messi may register his trademark 'Messi' for sports equipment and clothing," said a ruling by the General Court of the European Union, the bloc's second-highest court. "The football player's fame counteracts the visual and phonetic similarities ...

How Mohamed Salah compares to the previous 10 Ballon d'Or winners by April - GiveMeSport

If you told Liverpool fans back in August that Mohamed Salah would be linked with a Ballon d'Or win next year, they'd call you crazy. Even the most optimistic Kopite in the game wouldn't have imagined their then record signing going onto reach the ...

Lionel Messi won this trademark battle in EU court today - London Loves Business

World famous footballer Lionel Messi has won a legal battle today to register his name as a trademark to sell sports goods after an EU court ruled that he is famous enough not to be confused with a Spanish brand Massi. The case reached the EU General ...

Lionel Messi wins EU trademark battle - POLITICO.eu

“EUIPO is wrong to conclude that the use of the trade mark 'MESSI' for sports and gymnastics clothing, equipment and protective equipment and instruments could create a likelihood of confusion with the trade mark 'MASSI' on the part of consumers,” it ...

Mohamed Salah is 'in the same class' as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo - Daily Post North Wales

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren believes Mohamed Salah has elevated himself into the same bracket as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo this season. The Egypt international took his tally in an incredible debut season for the Reds to 43 with two goals ...

Lionel Messi Wins Legal Branding Battle with Bicycle Producer 'Massi' - Bleacher Report

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is no stranger to winning battles on the pitch, and he has now won one off it after a court ruled in his favour amid a branding dispute with bicycle producer Massi. According to Marca, Messi registered his brand with the ...

Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi ">[ljoˈnel anˈdɾes ˈmesi]; born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and captains the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and rated by many in the sport as the greatest of all time, Messi is the only football player in history to win five FIFA Ballons d'Or, four of which he won consecutively, and the first player to win three European Golden Shoes. With Barcelona he has won eight La Liga titles and four UEFA Champions League titles, as well as four Copas del Rey. Both a prolific goalscorer and a creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals scored in La Liga, a La Liga season , and a football season , as well as those for most assists made in La Liga and the Copa América. He has scored over 500 senior career goals for club and country.

Lionel Messi
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Messi with Barcelona during the UEFA Super Cup in August 2015
Personal information
Full name Lionel Andrés Messi
Date of birth (1987-06-24) 24 June 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Barcelona
Number 10
Youth career
1994–2000 Newell's Old Boys
2001–2004 Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Barcelona C 10 (5)
2004–2005 Barcelona B 22 (6)
2004– Barcelona 361 (324)
National team
2004–2005 Argentina U20 18 (14)
2008 Argentina U23 5 (2)
2005– Argentina 116 (57)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 December 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 November 2016

Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi ([ljoˈnel anˈdɾes ˈmesi]; born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and captains the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and rated by many in the sport as the greatest of all time, Messi is the only football player in history to win five FIFA Ballons d'Or, four of which he won consecutively, and the first player to win three European Golden Shoes. With Barcelona he has won eight La Liga titles and four UEFA Champions League titles, as well as four Copas del Rey. Both a prolific goalscorer and a creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals scored in La Liga, a La Liga season (50), and a football season (82), as well as those for most assists made in La Liga and the Copa América. He has scored over 500 senior career goals for club and country.

Born and raised in central Argentina, Messi was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency as a child. At age 13, he relocated to Spain to join Barcelona, who agreed to pay for his medical treatment. After a fast progression through Barcelona's youth academy, Messi made his competitive debut aged 17 in October 2004. Despite being injury-prone during his early career, he established himself as an integral player for the club within the next three years, finishing 2007 as a finalist for both the Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year award, a feat he repeated the following year. His first uninterrupted campaign came in the 2008–09 season, during which he helped Barcelona achieve the first treble in Spanish football. At 22 years old, Messi won the Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year award by record voting margins.

Three successful seasons followed, with Messi winning three consecutive FIFA Ballons d'Or, including an unprecedented fourth. His personal best campaign to date was the 2011–12 season, in which he set the La Liga and European records for most goals scored in a single season, while establishing himself as Barcelona's all-time top scorer in official competitions in March 2012. He again struggled with injury during the following two seasons, twice finishing second for the Ballon d'Or behind Cristiano Ronaldo, his perceived career rival. Messi regained his best form during the 2014–15 campaign, breaking the all-time goalscoring records in both La Liga and the Champions League in November 2014, and led Barcelona to a historic second treble.

An Argentine international, Messi is his country's all-time leading goalscorer. At youth level, he won the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship, finishing the tournament with both the Golden Ball and Golden Shoe, and an Olympic gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. His style of play as a diminutive, left-footed dribbler drew comparisons with compatriot Diego Maradona, who declared the teenager his successor. After making his senior debut in August 2005, Messi became the youngest Argentine to play and score in a FIFA World Cup during the 2006 edition, and reached the final of the 2007 Copa América, where he was named young player of the tournament. As the squad's captain from August 2011, he led Argentina to three consecutive finals of the 2014 World Cup, for which he won the Golden Ball, and the 2015 and 2016 Copas América. He was then convicted of tax fraud committed from 2007 to 2009, for which he received a fine and a suspended prison sentence.


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Lionel Messi - The World's Greatest - 3rd Edition - HD

The famous video "Lionel Messi - The World's Greatest" in a new and even more spectacular version. More legends who say that Messi is the best ever, more goals, more dribblings, more nutmegs,...

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi ► The Final Battle - Best Skills, Goals, Tricks 2018

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