Lionel Messi

18 Of The Best Ray Hudson Calls Brought To Life

Ray Hudson's Best Calls

18. “GAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!

17. “Showing him this much space is like handing the keys to the blood bank to Dracula.”

 

16. “Defenders try to follow him on Facebook and he comes out on Twitter, that’s how evasive he is.”

 

15. “As electrifying as a hairdryer thrown into a hot tub, my friend.”

14. “He could shave a mouse in his sleep and not disturb her.”

 

Lionel Messi scores his first goal of the tournament as Argentina cruise to final with win vs. Canada

EAST RUTHERFORD — Defending champions Argentina booked their place in the Copa America final after goals from Julian Alvarez and Lionel Messi gave them a 2-0 win over Canada in Tuesday's semi-final in New Jersey.

Argentina have won a joint-record 15 Copa titles and reached the final six times in the past eight editions but Canada caused them problems in the opening 20 minutes, Jacob Shaffelburg twice shooting wide from promising positions.

Pathetic Messi fans send racist comments to Canada’s Moïse Bombito over his tackle on Messi

Racism is still the biggest plague of the “Beautiful Game”, and it reared its ugly head on Thursday as Argentina and Lionel Messi fans racially abused Canada’s Moïse Bombito on social media.

Fans weren’t happy about the tackle on Messi from the Colorado Rapids star during the Copa América opener between Canada and Argentina. During the second half Messi went down and received treatment following this tackle from the Canada defender.

FOX begins Copa América coverage with delayed audio as Argentina defeat Canada 2-0

The Copa América kicked off with Argentina defeating Canada 2-0 on Thursday, however a FOX audio delay frustrated fans who tuned into FS1.

For the entire first half of the opening match commentators John Strong and Stu Holden were on a roughly two second delay. 

FOX has had audio issues in the past, but thankfully this time at least the audio was behind rather than two seconds ahead. There’s nothing worse than the commentators spoiling what you’re about to see.

Here were some examples of what the audio delay looked like in the highlights during the first half.

Here is every MLS player participating in the 2024 Copa América

The Copa América will have a taste of MLS this summer.

MLS is slowly, but surely becoming one of the most competitive leagues in North and South America, with players representing the league at some of the highest levels of play in the world.

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Lionel Messi scores easiest goal of his career with Guatemalan gift from goalkeeper

Argentina defeated Guatemala 4-1 Friday night at FedEx Field near Washington D.C. in a friendly with Lionel Messi scoring twice. The first Messi goal vs Guatemala came after a terrible goalkeeper blunder and gave the Inter Miami star the easiest goal of his career.

In the 12th minute Guatemala had a surprise 1-0 lead against the defending world champions. Disaster then struck in the Guatemalan penalty area as goalkeeper Nicholas Hagen had a careless giveaway.

If there’s one guy you don’t want to give the ball away to in front of your goal, it’s Messi.

Lionel Messi says Inter Miami will be his last club ahead of final Copa América with Argentina

Lionel Messi has hinted to his retirement as he shared with ESPN Argentina on Wednesday that Inter Miami will be the last club he plays for.

Messi will turn 37 on June 24 and will likely be playing in his final major international tournament with Argentina this summer in the Copa América. The 2022 World Cup winner hasn't set an official retirement date but said that Inter Miami will be his curtain call.

His contract with the Herons runs until the end of 2025.

Lionel Messi Inter Miami final club quote

How many goals is Lionel Messi away from breaking the Inter Miami all-time scoring record?

Lionel Messi is close to breaking yet another record: the Inter Miami all-time scoring record.

The Argentine’s journey in MLS couldn’t be off to a greater start — helping his club secure their first ever piece of hardware when Inter Miami defeated Nashville on penalties in the Leagues Cup. He was the tournament's top scorer, most valuable player, scored in the final, and in every game played.

Messi accused of copying Prime's bottle design with new sports drink Más+

Lionel Messi announced the launch of his very own sports drink company, with fans calling out the Inter Miami superstar for ‘copying’ another hydration drink’s bottle design.

Messi launches Más+ hydration, fans call out drink for similarities with Prime

Lionel Messi announced the upcoming release of his very own energy and hydration drink company, 'Más+ by Messi,' on Tuesday, June 4 across his social media platforms.

Messi, alongside his wife and family, posed and previewed some of the flavors and bottle colors of Más+. 

Lionel Messi to miss numerous games with Inter Miami during Copa América

Inter Miami will have a tough month of June.

Messi to miss up to six games with Inter Miami during Copa América

Lionel Messi is set to miss over four games with Inter Miami in MLS ahead of his participation in the 2024 Copa América with Argentina this summer.

Messi, who will play his seventh edition of the South American tournament in the Albicelestes’ effort to defend the title won in 2021, will play his last match for Miami this Saturday against St. Louis City SC before joining the national team camp in Argentina.

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