An Overjoyed Messi Dances With The Trophy On A Table

A video of Lionel Messi dancing with the World Cup trophy on a table inside the dressing room is going viral. Argentina forward led his team to victory in the final match against defending champion France. Also, he won the golden ball award.


• Lionel Messi celebrated his World Cup victory by dancing with the trophy
• He made a new world record for most World Cup appearances
• He also became the ‘Player of the Tournament

Why Was Lionel Messi Dancing With The World Cup Trophy?

Argentina won the World Cup in the penalty shootout with 4-2 goals. While the defending champion France played well with Kylian Mbappe scoring a hat-trick for France, the Les Bleus couldn’t defend their goalpost from Messi’s attack. But Kylian Mbappe became the second player ever to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final. Lionel Messi scored two goals for Argentina and even converted a penalty into a goal to lead his team to victory and became the ‘Player of the Tournament’.

What Was Messi’s World Cup Score?

Lionel Messi scored 7 goals in the World Cup just one short of Mbappe. But he made a new world record for most World Cup appearances with his 26th appearance in the FIFA World Cup 2022. Also, he has 13 goals in World Cup history.

Messi was given the Golden Ball award for the second time in World Cup history. The first time he won the award was in 2014 even when Argentina lost to Germany in … Read the rest

Angel Di Maria Said Only Lionel Messi Could Do This

Argentina’s 2-0 win over Mexico hadn’t been an easy affair for Lionel Scaloni’s boys as they had been struggling till the second half when Lionel Messi snatched an opportunity to take a 1-0 lead over El Tri. While it was a loose shot, Messi knew how to turn it into a goal.


• Argentina beat Mexico 2-0 in a hard-won game
• Argentina has to win the next game with Poland to qualify for World Cup

Let’s see the goal from Angel Di Maria’s eyes….

Di Maria opened up about the first goal as he was the key player who passed the ball to the desired place and time for Messi to send the ball past the net.

Angel Di Maria’s

Di Maria praised his captain by saying “I threw him a turd, but he always finds solutions to everything.” He further said that Messi found an opportunity in Mexico’s defensive plan and him to pass Messi the ball in a certain situation and Messi knew how to make a goal from that spot.

Messi reached outside the penalty box and waited for the pass. Di Maria passed the ball at the right time and Messi turned it into a goal getting a 1-0 lead over Mexico. Later, Enzo Fernandes the second goal from the left corner of the penalty box and sealed the win for Argentina.

Di Maria further opened up that they had spoken before. After Argentina found it difficult to score a goal against Mexico, they strategized to get a goal. Maria said that Mexicans were deep and narrow inside the area and the space in front of them was open to snatch an … Read the rest

Lionel Messi Is Called ‘La Pulga’ For This Reason

Argentinian footballer Lionel Andrés Messi is called different names and each name has a history. For some, he is Leo Messi and for others he is Messiah. But his family and childhood friends call him ‘La Pulga’ which translates into ‘the flea’ in Spanish.


• Lionel Messi is called ‘La Pulga’ since he was a kid
• Messi had a growth hormone disorder that led to this moniker
• Some would call him ‘La Pulga Atomica’ or the atomic flea for his explosive talent

Why Is Lionel Messi Called ‘La Pulga’?

Lionel Messi Called ‘La Pulga

The Rosario native got this moniker while he was just a kid. Youngest of three brothers, Lionel Messi got this name due to his short stature. His two elder brothers called him ‘the flea’ and so did his childhood friends. But some Spanish media called him ‘La Pulga Atomica’ because of his explosive talent on the ground.

Did Lionel Messi Experience Problem With Growth?

It is learned that the footballer was suffering from growth hormone disorder (GHD) during childhood. It is due to GHD that he appeared short in stature and got the nickname ‘La Pulga’. But he got treated for GHD with financial help from Barcelona.

The story behind Spanish media calling him ‘La Pulga Atomica’ is equally interesting. Messi could be short in stature but his upper body strength is in no way smaller than his opponents on the ground. On the contrary, his short stature helps him maintain balance while dribbling. He has a low center of gravity that prevents him from falling while he dribbles or sprints with the ball.

Few More Names Of Lionel Messi

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Barcelona V/s Huesca Was A Record Setting Match For Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi emerged as the star player for Barcelona in the Monday match against Huesca. He was part of Ronald Koeman’s starting XI but Koeman was proud of Messi and he even praised him for his game.

It was a record-setting night for both Messi and Barca….

Barca won the Monday match with Huesca with a decent 4-1 score that helped Barcelona reach a little closer to the La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid. At 59 point, Barca is now four points behind Atletico. Also, it is the only unbeaten team in league play in Europe’s top-five leagues since 2021 began.

For Lionel Messi, it was a night of setting records. He scored two crucial goals to in the 13th and 90th minute. His first goal in the match was his 20th in the La Liga in his 13th season. With this goal, he became the first player in Europe’s top five leagues to accomplish the feat.

Lionel Messi set another record of appearing in all competitions for the club with Barcelona legend Xavi at 767. Also, he got many appreciations and praises from his manager Ronald Koeman who even went to the length of thanking god for Messi was with them.

What did Ronald Koeman say about Lionel Messi?

Ronald Koeman said that Messi was the most important person in Barca’s history and he thanked goodness that Messi was them. He further said that he thought that Lionel Messi had shows once again that he was the best. The first goal of Messi was fantastic and he deserved to be important that the team.


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World Of Football Gets A Rejig With Messi, Alba, Semedo Make A Come Back

Jordi Alba and Nelson Semedo are now part of the FC Barcelona squad that is going to challenge Real Sociedad on Saturday. The left back Alba didn’t feature after suffering a recurrence of his calf knock against Slavia Prague in the start of November.

Portuguese international and the right back Nelson Semedohad been standing for the injured Alba but he too was ruled out for five weeks 23 minutes after Alba pulled up again.

Return of players

Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto made a ceremonial return to La Liga after remaining out fromBarçathat travelled to Milan midweek and clinched their first ever victory over Inter at the San Siro.

AnsuFati and Carles Perez, the goalscoring heroes of that match were rewarded for their spectacular performance. Also, Jean-Clair Todibo and Carles Alena are included in the squad. But keeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen is expected to replace Neto that made his debut in the Italian fashion capital.

Brazilian midfielder Arthur is still suffering from a pubis problem but a rejuvenated Ivan Rakitic hasn’t got a break even after giving excellent performance. He has yet to start his fifth match in competitions.

Griezmann’s reception

He left his family in France at 13 to join the Basque outfit’s academy and started his football career in 2009. Soon he was promoted to La Liga with his impressive track record. But he received a frosty reception in the team. The Spanish press termed his reception as “another test of fire” for the World Cup winner.


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Copa America: Lionel Messi Penalty Helps Argentina To Grasp A Point Against Paraguay

As two times world champion Lionel Messi struggled hard fought 1-1 draw in Copa America against Paraguay at the Estadio Governador Magalhaes Pinto in Belo Horizonate on Thursday.

Messi got great attention in a match for 57th-minute spot kick at Belo Horizonate to cancel out the first-0half opener from Paraguay Richard Sanchez.

Argentina also had the best goalkeeper Franco Armani to thank for the second half of the match against Paraguay from taking a 2-1 lead in the match.

Group B has already qualified for the quarter-finals with six points from two matches and Paraguay sits in second place after two games.

Whereas Qatar sits third having point against Paraguay. Argentina can still reach in eight with win over Qatar in the final game.

Argentina started the match with good attacks but failed to create pressure on the opposition. They failed too many chances to win over them. On the other hand, Paraguay took an approach in the start but for 37th minutes.

Paraguay got lead in the start but they were too overconfident going up top by scoring 1-0 in half. Well, after the break game is totally the opposite. Argentina struggled for scores and they got it in the 55the minute.

Sergio Aguero showed some power and put the ball in the center from the right, however, they were unable to hit the goal. VAR intervention in the game awarded a penalty.

Lionel Messi stepped up and goal the penalty. After a few minutes, Argentina has handled a huge lifeline. Thereafter, both teams were failed to crack the match and made peace with a draw.


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