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30 November, 2016 6:49 AM Football World Mourns as Plane Crash Kills Brazilian players

Football legends Pele and Diego Maradona as well as current superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo led tributes to the players of Chapecoense Real. The football world mourned after a plane carrying a Brazilian team crashed in the mountains in Colombia, killing 76 people but miraculously leaving six survivors, officials said. Football legends Pele and Maradona 80

6 July, 2016 3:03 PM Sports Greats Whom Fate Dumped The Same Day

Lionel Messi and Oscar Pistorius, greats in their own rights, saw their image tarnished forever on Wednesday, for off-field offences. Is it time to see our sporting heroes in a more mundane light now? On Wednesday, Argentina and Barcelona great Messi was sentenced to a jail-term of 21 months for being found guilty of tax-fraud. The same day, South African 272

28 June, 2016 2:51 AM Messi, a champion broken by dreams

For Argentina superstar Lionel Messi, it is difficult to imagine what affects a player's mind more - the glory of being carried on the shoulders by millions, or bearing the burden of disappointing them. on Sunday after Argentina crashed to an upset defeat against Chile in the final of the Copa America. was distraught after missing a spot-kick as Chile 161

27 June, 2016 9:58 PM Don’t cry for Lionel Messi, Argentina

Chennai: Lionel Messi’s odyssey with Argentina is over. The most loved football player of this era will not pull on the famous blue and white jersey again. It all ended in a flood of tears, not in a blaze of glory, after his country went down to Chile on penalties in the Copa America final at New Jersey on Sunday. The excruciating defeat, which extended 198

27 June, 2016 6:23 PM Spanish Press Reserves Sympathy For Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi was distraught after missing a spot-kick as Chile snatched victory in a penalty shoot-out in the final of Copa America -- the Barcelona star's fourth straight defeat in a major final while representing Argentina Lionel Messi joined Barcelona in 2004 and has won 24 titles, including eight Liga crowns and four Champions League trophies for the Spanish 138

27 June, 2016 5:43 PM Sporting fraternity shocked over Messi’s retirement

Indian sports personalities on Monday expressed their shock and surprise over Argentina talisman Lionel Messi quitting international football after their Copa America loss to Chile. Messi’s Argentina lost 2-4 on penalties against the defending champions at the MetLife stadium here on Sunday. The 29-year-old Barcelona star blasted his penalty kick off target 131

27 June, 2016 2:42 PM Lionel Messi Exit Leaves Argentinian Football in Turmoil

Lionel Messi's sudden decision to retire from international football after Argentina's Copa America final loss against Chile has shocked all. Many of his teammates including Sergio Aguero has hinted at retirement The heartbroken Barcelona superstar left the field in tears on Monday after missing a spot-kick in shoot-out - Messi's fourth straight defeat 122

27 June, 2016 12:13 PM Messi exit leaves Argentinian football in turmoil

Lionel Messi sensationally announced his international retirement leaving Argentinian football in turmoil after a traumatic penalty shootout defeat to Chile in the Copa America final. The heartbroken Barcelona superstar left the field in tears on Sunday after missing a spot-kick in the shootout — Messi's fourth straight defeat in a major final with Argentina 121

27 June, 2016 4:05 AM Chile win second straight Copa America title after Messi's penalty miss

Lionel Messi still awaits his first title with Argentina's national team. Lionel Messi put his penalty kick over the crossbar, Francisco Silva converted Chile's shootout finale and La Roja won their second straight Copa America title by beating Argentina 4-2 on penalty kicks following a 0-0 tie Sunday night. Playing two days after his 29th birthday 140

11 June, 2016 5:17 PM Maradona’s comments on Messi divide Argentina

Diego Maradona’s statements criticising his countryman Lionel Messi’s lack of leadership has divided fans in Argentina. “He doesn’t have the personality to be a leader,” Maradona said of Messi when asked by Pele, without knowing that a microphone was working during a pre-Euro 2016 five-on-five friendship match held in Paris on Thursday. Pele had only asked 125