ZURICH (AP) — Lionel Messi became the first four-time winner of the FIFA Player of the Year award after shattering the world record with 91 goals last year for Barcelona and Argentina. The 25-year-old won […]
LONDON (AP) — Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world and his Barcelona team is the top-rated club, according to the inaugural AP Global Soccer 10 rankings released Tuesday by The Associated […]
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi broke Gerd Mueller’s 39-year-old record for goals in a European club season, scoring a hat trick for Barcelona in a 4-1 win over Malaga on Wednesday night to raise […]
Instead of playing for a third Champions League title in four years, Barcelona is finished while Chelsea lives on, trying to win its first.
That debate has long centered around Pele and Diego Maradona, but many have started including Messi after a series of outstanding performances with Barcelona.