Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are arguably the two fiercest rivalry the game has ever seen. What created such a great rivalry might not be known, but it is certain that both players' incredible success in the game is one of the many things that has always been seen both players linked to one another.
Opinion: How Messi's Copa América win has shown that international success is not about scoring goal
Over the years, football fans across the globe have always been involved in the argument of who is the best player in the history of football. While there are lots of great footballers to have graced the game, two footballers have always been at the center of arguments, and that are Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Source: Facebook. If there's one player who has had a remarkable summer, then it's Lionel Messi. The Argentina and Barcelona number 10 went to this Summer's Copa América tournament with a weight of expectations and cloudy cloud of uncertainty around his future. However, within a matter of weeks, everything seems to have been settled, Messi is finally happy again, and his future has been settled as well.
The Olympic gold is special, that is why Dani Alves felt a need to get one, even though he had his trophy cabinet full. Furthermore, instead of resting after Copa América, Richarlison decided to play in the Olympics, and it was worth it for him as his goals were crucial.
Nearly every Summer's activities is coming to an end. The Copa América and European tournament has come and gone, the Olympic game is also coming to an interesting end. Transfer activities are full swing, many signings and departures have been confirmed by many clubs. The new season has even started in some country.
Source: Google. Lionel Messi is a professional footballer who plays club football for Barcelona in Spain and also represents the Argentina national team. He primarily operates as a right-winger but come play any role across the frontline and as an attacking midfielder too. Lionel Messi has arguably been the most consistent performer the game has ever seen, having been in the limelight for almost two decades.
Lionel Messi has achieved a lot in the year 2021, and he has performed well in most competitions. The Argentine forward may win the 2021 ballon D'or award due to his achievement in football in 2021 alone. The following are the achievements he made in 2021: 1.Copa América winner
The 2021/2022 season will kick off in less than two weeks from here and many things are expected to happen in it. Many old rivals are set to continue their rivalries while the battle for supremacy between Ronaldo and Messi is set to continue, at least after Messi's Copa América win has changed people's mind about the debate.
Until this Summer's international tournaments, most people believed that Cristiano Ronaldo has had more success than Messi because he has won two trophies with Portugal, however that believe changed after the Copa América tournament, after Messi and Argentina emerged victorious to win their first major international tournament for decades.
The ballon D'or award is the most recognized award when it comes to football. It's an individual award given to a player base on their achievement and contribution in a football season. It's one of the honours almost every player would love to win. Football fans around the world has been anticipating and eagerly waiting to see who will be the winner of the award for 2021.
The battle for supremacy between Ronaldo and Messi is one of the most interesting thing in the game of football. The comparison between the two players has taken many new turns over the years. At a time, it used to be Messi whose praises are being sang by fans and media, in another time, it will be Ronaldo who will make the headline for the very right reason.
Opinion: 2 things Giroud achieved at Chelsea that Haaland may struggle to replicate if he joins them
The end of Euro 2020 and Copa América tournaments officially marks the end of 2020/2021 season. Long before the end of the two competitions, the transfer window has been in full swing and plenty of transfers has been completed. Clubs across Europe, including Chelsea, have been making moves either to sign new players or tie the ones on their books to new a new deal.
In the last Copa América tournament, Messi continued playing for Argentina in one of the matches, even though he was injured and had a bloody foot, but Pochetinno brought him out to 'protect' him, a move the Messi didn't look to appreciate. When Messi won the Copa América, it was all over the news, football fans were happy for him because he'd been wanting to win something for his country for years.
After joining PSG, Leo Messi has broken a lot of records in terms of his marketability. His Jerseys sold out in just 20 minutes, he increased PSG's Twitter followers by more than 20% amongst many other records. Also, Messi now has the 2 most liked sports-related posts in Instagram history.
Few weeks ago, Messi's Argentina won the Copa América 1-0 against a permeable Brazil side. A new trophy that was missing from the Pulga's charts. Following this resounding victory, a debate arises: the question of this year's Ballon d'Or winner is on everyone's lips.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are two of the most brilliant footballers the game has ever witnessed. Comparing the duo with each other has been a common phenomenon in football, as such, after Lionel Messi went 35goals behind Ronaldo in terms of goals scored at international level yesterday, we will analyze what the Argentine striker needs to do to equal Ronaldo's International goals record.
Chelsea will square up against Villareal tonight in the UEFA Super Cup match. The blues will be seeking to win the trophy for the first time in four attempts, while Villarreal will be playing the match for the first time in their history. Here a five things to expect in tonight's match.
In a summer that is expected to be turbulent and full of movements, a name is at the epicenter of all the summer rumors. Lionel Messi ends the Copa América without a team, since his contract with Barcelona expired a couple of weeks ago, and right now he is the most desired player on the planet, but... Where will the Rosario born Superstar play in August?
When Argentina won Copa América, Lionel Messi said that this holiday will be different for him and his family. Messi revealed that he and his family members were usually sad on the first few days of the holidays, this happens when Argentina loses the finals. This recent triumph means that they will enjoy this holiday.
The Argentina legend is currently a free agent, however he his expected to sign another con with the club before the end of this week. The 34-year-old Argentina superstar, whose contract expired toward the end of June 2021, has agreed new terms with SPORT guaranteeing that negotiations are ongoing with the club.