Sunday, April 21, 2024

Former Spain manager Del Bosque calls Messi the “best ever”

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Vicente del Bosque says he prefers Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo and calls him the best player ever. The 72-year-old former Spain manager, who led his country to a World Cup victory, lauded the PSG star for his consistency and quality over the years and admitted that, in his opinion, Messi ... Read more

Argentina wins FIFA World Cup 2022 after defeating France on penalties

Messi wins Golden Ball after indelible World Cup triumph Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Lionel Messi’s last World Cup match was a fantastic one. The Argentine star’s final World Cup was a magnificent conclusion. The start versus Saudi Arabia was disappointing, but the finale was romantic, exhilarating, and visceral. After the game ended 3-3 after two ... Read more

Messi vs. Mbappé: World Cup final between France and Argentina

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com The 2022 FIFA World Cup final will be between Argentina and France. The young French superstar Kylian Mbappé will play against the living legend Lionel Messi of Argentina. France can repeat as World Cup champions after winning in 2018. (the last team to repeat was Brazil in 1962). Messi’s final World ... Read more

Messi propels Argentina to the World Cup final, Alvarez scores twice

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com It fit the occasion. Argentina and Croatia, two modern football powerhouses, faced off in the FIFA World Cup’s first semifinal in Qatar’s Lusail Stadium in front of a packed audience. However, one man and one phenomenon, Lionel Messi stole the show. Messi scored one goal and assisted on two more as ... Read more

‘We didn’t expect to start like this…’ – Lionel Messi

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com It’s been some time since the first game on day 2 ended in a shocker with Saudi Arabia beating Argentina 2-1 in FIFA World Cup 2022. Lionel Messi, who was the lone scorer for his team said five bad minutes of play saw them going down in their first encounter at ... Read more

Messi misses out on the 30-man shortlist for the 2022 Ballon d’Or

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com The PSG player wasn’t on the final list that was released on Friday. The 30 contenders for the 2022 Ballon d’Or, which will be awarded on October 17, 2022 in Paris, have been announced by France Football magazine, but Lionel Messi, the star player for PSG, is surprisingly not one of ... Read more

World Cup qualifier: Argentina enjoy comfortable win over Venezuela

Copa America Champions were in brilliant form as they defeated Venezuela by 3-0. Lautaro Martinez open scoring for Argentina in extra time of 1st half after Venezuela had been reduced to 10 men by Luis Adrian Martinez’s red card for a reckless challenge on Messi. Joaquin Correa doubled the lead in 71st minute and Angel ... Read more

Messi returns to bercelona for weekened

Lionel Messi, who was left out of Paris Saint-Germain’s squad for their Ligue 1 encounter against Brest on Friday, has returned to Barcelona with his family, reported Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo. According to the report, Messi, who has spent most of his life in Barcelona since joining the Spanish club in 2000, went back to ... Read more

Messi refuses to accept Copa America best player award

After initial speculation on Sunday morning’s broadcast, reports from Argentina suggest that the Copa America’s best player of the tournament award was removed from the stage and not awarded after Messi turned it down following his country’s penalty shootout defeat to Chile. There was criticism and cynicism after Messi won the Golden Ball at the ... Read more

Messi gets all three Bangladesh votes

Both Bangladesh national team coach Saiful Bari Titu and captain Mohammad Sujan voted for Lionel Messi for the FIFA Ballon d’Or award that was announced in Zurich on Monday. Messi won the award for the record fourth time in a row receiving 41.60 percent of the votes cast by national team coaches and captains plus ... Read more

What good will Messi do?

As Lionel Messi and his Argentina team amble back into the daily drudgery of club football they leave behind in their wake an adoring crowd of Bangladeshi supporters hopeful for another visit of football’s most famous star. If Messi had even had half an ear open during most of the game on Tuesday, he would ... Read more

Messi rocks big bowl

Lionel Messi dazzled in an otherwise under-whelming Argentina performance which still proved enough to negotiate an ultimately comfortable 3-1 victory over Nigeria in their international friendly match held at the Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) in Dhaka yesterday. Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain claimed two of the goals, at least one of which was

Messi says…

“Se grande problemo.” Lionel Messi uttered the phrase on way to his room after having lunch on the ground floor at the Ruposhi Bangla Hotel yesterday as the enthusiastic fans, photographers and cameramen gathered to capture his photo whenever he is seen in the lobby. The sensational Messi’s conversation with his teammates was interpreted by ... Read more

Messi! Messi!! Messi!!!

Fans, players and organisers alike were awestruck by the sight of the inimitableLionel Messi as the two-time world player of the year set foot on Bangladeshi soil with his Argentina team on Monday. The magical marksman was received with more than a dozen garlands at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as he made his way ... Read more