Messi spearheads Argentina’s Copa America defence

Lionel Messi will spearhead Argentina’s Copa America title defence in the United States later this month. Manager Lionel Scaloni said on Saturday he was relying on a squad brimming with…

Messi to miss Olympics but leaves door open for 2026 World Cup

Eight-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi has confirmed in an interview with US broadcaster ESPN that he will not attempt to win a second gold medal with Argentina at the…

Whitecaps tell fans not to expect Messi for Miami MLS clash

Hosts Vancouver Whitecaps warned eager fans the club don’t expect Inter Miami superstar Lionel Messi to be playing against them when the Major League Soccer teams clash Saturday. Whitecaps chief…

Five assists and goal for Messi, hat-trick for Suarez as Miami hit six

Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick and Lionel Messi had an incredible five assists and a goal in the second half as a rampant Inter Miami crushed the New York Red…

Messi scores two more as Miami win 4-1 at New England

Lionel Messi continued his rich vein of scoring in MLS, scoring twice as league leaders Inter Miami came from behind for a 4-1 win at the New England Revolution on…

Sub Messi scores but Miami held by Colorado

Lionel Messi scored after coming off the bench but his Inter Miami were held to a 2-2 draw by the Colorado Rapids in Major League Soccer on Saturday. The Argentine…

Argentina down El Salvador 3-0 in friendly without Messi

The absence of captain Lionel Messi didn’t slow Argentina on Friday as the world champions warmed up for their Copa America title defense with a 3-0 friendly victory over El…

We are making Messi work too hard, Martino tells Miami

Inter Miami are expecting too much work from their Argentine star Lionel Messi, coach Gerardo Martino said on Friday, ahead of the team’s Florida derby clash with Orlando City. Miami…

No Messi and just eight MLS teams in US Open Cup after deal

Lionel Messi and Inter Miami will not participate in the US Open Cup this season with just eight Major League Soccer clubs competing in the traditional knockout competition, after a…

Messi, Beckham booed after Argentine star sits out Hong Kong friendly

Lionel Messi and Inter-Miami co-owner David Beckham were booed on Sunday and angry fans demanded refunds after the Argentina superstar sat out the team’s pre-season friendly in Hong Kong. The…