Lionel Messi

THE ANNOUNCEMENT BY PREMIER LEAGUE GIANTS Manchester United that Cristiano Ronaldo was returning to the club that first brought global attention to the Portuguese superstar has set social media afire. The announcement on Instagram has garnered 12,907,022 likes and counting thus far.

And with it, Manchester United's Instagram post has become the most liked post by a sports team on Instagram. For context, Paris Saint-Germain's recent announcement video on Instagram that Lionel Messi was joining the Lique 1 outfit from FC Barcelona had attracted 7,819,089 likes.

Aug 11, 2021 11:08
PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday announced that Lionel Messi, the world's best footballer, has signed a two-year contract with the French Lique1 club, with the option of an additional year. 
Aug 06, 2021 17:08
MUMBAI: After months of "will he stay, won't he", Barcelona confirmed Thursday that Lionel Messi will not be playing in the colours of the LaLiga giants from the next season onwards.  Over a month since Messi’s contract with the iconic Catalan club, with which he has been "joined at the hip" since his youth days, expired and the world's best footballer, who is currently on holiday in Ibiza, is headed elsewhere. 
Sep 29, 2020 13:09
INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL ICON Lionel Messi has been named as the world’s most marketable athlete for 2020. The Barcelona forward and six-time Ballon d’Or winner narrowly edges out fellow soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to take top spot in SportsPro’s 2020 list of the World’s 50 Most Marketable Athletes.
Sep 18, 2020 18:09
FOOTBALL SUPERSTAR LIONEL MESSI has won a nine-year legal battle to register his name as a trademark, with the European Union's top court ruling in his favour. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg dismissed an appeal moved by a Spanish cycling company Massi and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) over trademark rights related to his logo.
Sep 16, 2020 18:09
NEW YORK: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo top this year’s Forbes ranking of the highest-paid soccer players once again, after Messi resolved a weeks-long contract drama to land the top spot with $126 million, nudging out Juventus’ Ronaldo, who comes in at No. 2 with $117 million. 
Sep 10, 2020 17:09
BARCELONA: OrCam Technologies, a leader in personal, AI-driven innovations, Thursday announced that Lionel Messi, the global soccer legend, will be OrCam Technologies' new ambassador and advocating improved accessibility through AI technologies for people who are blind or visually impaired.  
Jun 12, 2019 09:06
MUMBAI: Argentinian football wizard Lionel Messi is the world’s highest paid athlete, according to Forbes magazine's 2019 rankings. The Barcelona captain tops the list for the first time, displacing superstar boxer and self proclaimed "Money Man" Floyd Mayweather from the top slot.
Apr 09, 2019 16:04
CHICAGO: Gatorade, the world's No.1 sports drink, has premiered its 2019 international campaign "Make Them Sweat," which features five-time Ballon d'Or winner and four-time UEFA Champions League winner, Leo Messi, and Manchester City FC star forward, Gabriel Jesus.
Jan 23, 2019 14:01
MADRID: Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been ordered to pay up 18.8 million euros ($21.44 million) by a regional court in Spain on four counts of tax evasion during the 2011-2014 period, amounting to 14.7 million euros ($16.7 million), when he was an active player for Real Madrid.
Jan 22, 2019 16:01
NEW YORK: Football superstar Lionel Messi has agreed to become the new face of American watch brand Jacob and Co. in a three-year deal, US news agency National Jeweller reports. Messi was spotted sporting their watch as he collected his fifth Golden Boot award recently. Now, he will team up with the brand for an exclusive, limited edition ‘Epic x Chrono Messi’ range of watches.