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Amitabh Bachchan meets Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr; says 'What an evening'
Entertainment

Amitabh Bachchan meets Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr; says 'What an evening'

Amitabh Bachchan met and shook hands with every player including the celebrated football stars Messi, Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappé, and Neymar Jr.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi both score in nine-goal Saudi union
Football

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi both score in nine-goal Saudi union

PSG defeated Riyadh XI 5-4 in a friendly that saw Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi reunited on the field.

Saudi businessman bids $2.6m for Ronaldo-Messi ticket
Football

Saudi businessman bids $2.6m for Ronaldo-Messi ticket

Lionel Messi's PSG will take on a select side made up of players from Ronaldo's new club Al Nassr and their Saudi rivals Al Hilal on 19 January.

Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe among nominees for FIFA Best award
Football

Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe among nominees for FIFA Best award

Lionel Messi, who has won the prize once before, captained Argentina to victory in Qatar, a career-defining triumph that has boosted his chances of winning an eighth Ballon d'Or but may also make him favourite for this prize.

Watch: Lionel Messi scores in PSG win on return after World Cup triumph
Football

Watch: Lionel Messi scores in PSG win on return after World Cup triumph

World Cup winner Lionel Messi has now scored a league goal in every calendar year since 2005.

On this day: Remembering historic events that happened on 11 January
World

On this day: Remembering historic events that happened on 11 January

On 11 January 2016, Argentine forward Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or title for the record fifth time with 41.33% of the votes.

Lionel Messi set for first PSG appearance since leading Argentina to World Cup victory
Football

Lionel Messi set for first PSG appearance since leading Argentina to World Cup victory

While Lionel Messi’s initial two-year deal is on the verge of an end, PSG will look to enter into a new contract with the Argentine legend.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo to meet in friendly between PSG and Saudi select
Football

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo to meet in friendly between PSG and Saudi select

Messi and Ronaldo will face off in a club-friendly match on 19 January as PSG tour the Middle east.

FIFA World Cup: One in 70 babies born in December named after Lionel Messi post Argentina’s victory
Football

FIFA World Cup: One in 70 babies born in December named after Lionel Messi post Argentina’s victory

Argentina's talismanic captain Lionel Messi led the side to end a prolonged wait of 36 years to engrave their name on the FIFA World Cup.

Shakira shares 'cryptic' message seemed to be a swipe at Gerard Pique, Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo is all hearts
Entertainment

Shakira shares 'cryptic' message seemed to be a swipe at Gerard Pique, Messi's wife Antonela Roccuzzo is all hearts

Taking to Instagram, Shakira posted her message in Spanish and noted how "wounds still remain open in this new year" while she believes in time taking its own course to heal the same.

PSG coach hopes Lionel Messi can play next Wednesday
Football

PSG coach hopes Lionel Messi can play next Wednesday

Lionel Messi took an extended break back home after leading Argentina to World Cup glory in Qatar, scoring twice in a wild final on December 18

World Cup winner Lionel Messi returns to PSG with a guard of honour, Watch
Football

World Cup winner Lionel Messi returns to PSG with a guard of honour, Watch

Lionel Messi was given a guard of honour by his teammates at the training ground, before being presented with a small trophy by PSG's sporting director.

Ligue 1: Lionel Messi leaves hometown to return to PSG
Football

Ligue 1: Lionel Messi leaves hometown to return to PSG

Lionel Messi reportedly left Argentina with his wife Antonela Roccuzzo and sons Mateo, Thiago and Ciro at 10:00 pm (0100 GMT).

Akhil Vaani | Alvida “O Rei,” Long Live The King
Opinion

Akhil Vaani | Alvida “O Rei,” Long Live The King

Pele rose from a Brazilian slum to become the iconic soccer player and the ultimate cultural icon transformative figure in 20th-century sports

Pele, Diego Maradona or Lionel Messi: Who is the greatest of all time?
Football

Pele, Diego Maradona or Lionel Messi: Who is the greatest of all time?

Who is the greatest player to wear the No 10 shirt? Argentina's Diego Maradona, the current magician Lionel Messi or Brazilian Pele who passed away on Thursday.

Argentine mother shares how Lionel Messi changed her son’s life; Twitter thread wins internet
Sports

Argentine mother shares how Lionel Messi changed her son’s life; Twitter thread wins internet

The Argentinian mother extended her gratitude to Lionel Messi for being the motivation for her son Tommy.

Lionel Messi’s Qatar University room to be converted into museum
Sports

Lionel Messi’s Qatar University room to be converted into museum

Lionel Messi and Argentina's squad stayed on the QatarUniversity campus during the FIFA World Cup instead of checking into a hotel.

A for Abortion rights, B for Bharat Jodo, C for…: A complete guide to 2022
Explainers

A for Abortion rights, B for Bharat Jodo, C for…: A complete guide to 2022

Who were the heroes and villains of 2022? Who rose to power, who left us? What were the events that shaped the year? A look back, from A to Z

'Like father, like daughter': MS Dhoni’s daughter Ziva poses with Lionel Messi-signed Argentina jersey; see photo
Sports

'Like father, like daughter': MS Dhoni’s daughter Ziva poses with Lionel Messi-signed Argentina jersey; see photo

A few days back, Messi sent a signed jersey for BCCI secretary Jay Shah. Former India cricketer Pragyan Ojha shared the info on his Instagram account.

Ligue 1: FIFA World Cup winner Lionel Messi to return to PSG next week
Football

Ligue 1: FIFA World Cup winner Lionel Messi to return to PSG next week

Messi looks likely to miss two Ligue 1 matches and the French Cup match at Chateauroux, possibly making his return at home against Angers on January 11.