| Read time: 3 minute(s)

Egyptian Messi lookalike thrills soccer-loving orphans

They may not be meeting the real Lionel Messi, but Islam Battah’s resemblance to the Barcelona footballer is so uncanny, that the children at an orphanage in the Egyptian city of Zagazig swarm around him in delight anyway. Seeing the excitement his presence causes at such events, the 27-year-old Egyptian painter is happy to pose […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

Messi’s last minute goals save Barca in Copa

Initially, it seemed Barca fans were in for a disappointment as they thought that this year too the football team would exit Le Copa without even entering the quarter finals. Granada already had scored 2 goals and Barcelona with nil goals in the first 88 minutes of the match. Then Messi happened, and the destiny […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

750 goals for Ronaldo! Fans can’t sit still

Football fans are always in a fix on whom to support between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The fans of each side just wait for an opportunity to taunt the other. Seems, Ronaldo fans got the best shot.  Ronaldo scored his 750th career goal during Juventus’s 3-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League […]

| Read time: 4 minute(s)

RIP Maradona, the genius of football

There are a few names which can be used synonymously with the profession they are in. Diego Maradona is one such name. Any football fan would readily accept that the place Maradona holds in the universe of the game is unparalleled. And as if this year couldn’t have been worse, the genius of football is […]

| Read time: 3 minute(s)

Bayern Munich are the Champions!

It was a strange event after all, so no surprise the results were also strangely different. Bayern Munich won their sixth Champions League title against Paris Saint-Germain in Lisbon. But what’s most spectacular is that they didn’t lose a single match in the whole tournament. They won all their 11 Champions League matches this season, […]

| Read time: 4 minute(s)

Would Messi leave Barca?

As if their loss to Bayern Munich in the Champion League was not enough, Barcelona is battling yet another debacle: the news of their star player Lionel Messi’s exit. Yes, Messi has formally asked Barcelona to let him go. Why is it important? Over the years, Messi has become synonymous with Barcelona. Messi joined Barca […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

La Liga is back, with virtual cheers 

You would be able to catch the remaining 11 matches of the Spanish league. The La Liga is the second top European football league to resume amid the coronavirus pandemic, following the Bundesliga’s return last month. The 11 remaining rounds of fixtures will be played over the next five-odd weeks as age-old rivals Barcelona and […]

| Read time: 2 minute(s)

Messi is world’s best football player, again!

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best player for a record sixth time. It is the 32-year-old Argentine’s first Ballon d’Or since 2015 and comes after he scored 54 times for club and country in 2018-19, in which Barca won La Liga. Messi piped the likes of Cristiano […]

| Read time: 4 minute(s)

Messi is the footballer of the year, again!

Argentine football sensation Lionel Messi won the the best FIFA Player of the Year award for a record sixth time. He last won the award in 2015.  Messi beat Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo to win the honour.  He had won the Spanish La Liga title with Barcelona last season […]

| Read time: 5 minute(s)

Football Frenzy: Major transfers this season

Football fans gear up for some fun this season. With the transfer window closed and main clubs getting mostly what they desired, the Champions League and other tours are going to be an entertaining affair. The most speculated story about the transfer though remains of Brazilian player Neymar Jr. While Barcelona tried hard to buy […]