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'What a surprise!' - Lewandowski and Bronze voted world's best

'What a surprise!' - Lewandowski and Bronze voted world's best

Poland's Robert Lewandowski has been voted FIFA's world best men's footballer while England's Lucy Bronze has landed the equivalent women's award. 18 Dec 2020
The Greatest of All Time - Head, Shoulders (and Hand) Above the Rest

The Greatest of All Time - Head, Shoulders (and Hand) Above the Rest

I have never understood the debate regarding which of Pele, Maradona – and in later days Messi – was the greatest of all time. 26 Nov 2020
Adelaide offer Messi 'house in Magill' in bid to sign Barcelona star

Adelaide offer Messi 'house in Magill' in bid to sign Barcelona star

Adelaide United have launched an audacious, very tongue-in-cheek offer to bring wantaway Barcelona star Lionel Messi to the A-League. 27 Aug 2020
Maclaren: Golden boots are for Messi and Ronaldo

Maclaren: Golden boots are for Messi and Ronaldo

Star Melbourne City striker Jamie Maclaren says he's desperate for team success, and he believes the club has what it takes to win this season's Championship. 20 Aug 2020
Socceroos will never forget Copa: Arnold

Socceroos will never forget Copa: Arnold

The chance to play for your country in football-mad South America at next year's Copa America will be unmissable, Socceroos coach Graham Arnold says. 5 Dec 2019
Arnie: We've got Messi and Argentina in our sights

Arnie: We've got Messi and Argentina in our sights

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold is daring to dream after Australia were drawn alongside co-hosts Argentina and global superstar Lionel Messi for next year's Copa America. 4 Dec 2019
The five star firepower facing Australia at Copa America

The five star firepower facing Australia at Copa America

Australia will face some of the biggest names in world football at next year's Copa America, including these five superstars. 3 Dec 2019
Historic Copa America draw looms for Roos

Historic Copa America draw looms for Roos

Lionel Messi or Neymar? Luis Suarez or James Rodriguez? The Socceroos will discover on Wednesday just which giants of South American football they'll face at next year's Copa America. 3 Dec 2019
Busy Socceroos period exciting keeper Ryan

Busy Socceroos period exciting keeper Ryan

He's deep in the mix of Australia's World Cup qualifying campaign but Socceroos goalkeeper can be forgiven for having one eye on next year's Copa America. 13 Oct 2019
Watch! Puskas award nominees revealed

Watch! Puskas award nominees revealed

FIFA revealed the top 10 goal contenders 21 Aug 2019
Arnie keen to play Copa America

Arnie keen to play Copa America

Australian coach Graham Arnold has confirmed the Socceroos have been invited to play in the 2020 Copa America. 6 Jun 2019
Iconic CR7, Messi, Beckham and Mbappe boots to be auctioned off in late April

Iconic CR7, Messi, Beckham and Mbappe boots to be auctioned off in late April

Throw in an expired Pele passport too! 2 Apr 2019
Espanyol star Wu Lei faces off with Lionel Messi in the Catalan Derby

Espanyol star Wu Lei faces off with Lionel Messi in the Catalan Derby

The former Shanghai SIPG star has been a revelation at Espanyol since arriving in January 29 Mar 2019
FIFA President Infantino Says Argentina Captain Messi 'Amazing' at 2018 World Cup

FIFA President Infantino Says Argentina Captain Messi 'Amazing' at 2018 World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said Friday that Argentina forward Lionel Messi had been "amazing" at this summer's World Cup and that Argentina would come out strong at the the next global tournament. 13 Jul 2018
Graffiti of Croatia captain painted in Kazan

Graffiti of Croatia captain painted in Kazan

Graffiti artists started painting a mural depicting Croatia captain Luka Modric in Kazan, the mayor's office said on Saturday. 8 Jul 2018
Baby boy named Lionel in Kazan after Messi

Baby boy named Lionel in Kazan after Messi

A newborn baby boy has been named Lionel in the Russian city of Kazan, which saw Argentina captain Lionel Messi bow out of the FIFA World Cup on June 30, the city's mayor's office said. 6 Jul 2018