Lionel Messi RUMORS & NEWS

  • Supreme Court upholds 21-month sentence for Barcelona's Lionel Messi

    ESPN FC "Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a 21-month suspended prison sentence for Barcelona star Lionel Messi in his appeal over three counts of tax fraud, a judicial source confirmed. However, the Barcelona star's father, Jorge Messi, has seen his sentence reduced from 21 to 15 months for his..." May 24

  • Lionel Messi's 21-month prison sentence in tax fraud case is upheld, but he is not expected to serve any jail time

    Business Insider "The Supreme Court in Spain has upheld a 21-month prison sentence for Argentine football star Lionel Messi and his father in the appeal of their tax fraud case. Neither are expected to serve any jail time. According to a Reuters report, sentences under two years in length in Spain can be served..." May 24

  • Barcelona fear they could lose Lionel Messi to this Premier League team

    The Express "Lionel Messi is again spearheading Barcelona's bid to win silverware this season. The Argentina international has scored the most goals in Europe with 48 across all competitions. However, despite his brilliant form, the 29-year-old's future at the Nou Camp is uncertain." April 30

  • Barcelona release statement on Lionel Messi following four-match ban

    The Express "The Argentina forward received the ban by FIFA yesterday for "having directed insulting words" at an official during Thursday's World Cup qualifier with Chile. He was caught on camera venting his fury at an assistant who signalled he had committed a foul in Argentina's 1-0 win. And Barcelona..." March 29

  • Cocaine with Lionel Messi branding seized by Peruvian police

    Sporting News "Peruvian police announced they seized 1,417 kilos of cocaine Wednesday that was packaged with images of Barcelona star Lionel Messi. Not only was Messi's face plastered all over the packaging, but his name, the Barcelona logo and the seal of the King of Spain was also depicted, Peruvian..." March 23

  • Patrick Kluivert coy on Paris Saint-Germain interest in Lionel Messi

    ESPN FC "Paris Saint-Germain director of football Patrick Kluivert has suggested the French champions might consider a move for Barcelona's Lionel Messi in the future if the Argentina international grows unsettled in Catalonia. Speaking with Spanish and French journalists in the mixed zone after PSG's..." February 15

  • Lionel Messi looking to the future at Barcelona as father Jorge claims there’s ‘no danger he will leave’

    The Sun "THERE is absolutely ‘no danger Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona’, according to the player’s father, Jorge. The Argentine ace’s season has been accompanied by numerous rumours that he is frustrated at the club, boiling down to the fact he has not been offered a bumper new deal like team-mate..." January 20

  • Lionel Messi: I'll stay at Barcelona as long as club want me

    Sky Sports "Lionel Messi has reiterated that he will stay at Barcelona for as long as the club wants him. The Spanish champions recently agreed extensions with Luis Suarez and Neymar, but are yet to reach a deal with Messi, whose contract runs until 2018. Barca's CEO Oscar Grau has suggested spending..." January 18

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