“To be honest, this is unbelievable. Winning the award for the fourth time is too awesome to describe in words,” said Messi when he received the Golden Ball, the main prize of the FIFA Gala, held in Zurich, Switzerland.
The FC Barcelona player wanted to recognize the role of the Argentine national team colleagues and the Catalan team, with particular emphasis on Andres Iniesta, also named: “It has been a pleasure to train and play with you.”
Lionel Messi, who defeated the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and Iniesta, do not forget the coaches he worked with, family, friends and especially his wife and son, to whom he dedicated the prize.
“It’s a Martian. It’s amazing what we have achieved, “said Argentine coach César Luis Menotti. compatriot of Messi.
“His deep commitment with the team, their solidarity, prudent and respectful. When he score a goal embraces his colleagues, no celebrates with the croud. When it is bright it becomes impossible to see what it does. Never seen him play poorly. Never. Neither in Barcelona nor in the selection, “said Menotti, who believes” there are no doubts ‘about who deserved to win the Golden Ball, although it adds that “it would also be fair a award for Iniesta.
About Cristiano Ronaldo says he is ” individually remarkable”, but in this sense “individual plays to win the game.” “When she does not get the team playing with ten ‘claims, speaking to radio Xarxa.
A brilliant Messi warmed the frosty Luzhniki stadium. Barcelona beat Spartak Moscow for 3 -0 with 2 goals from Lionel Messi who has one more remarkable exhibition.
With these 2 more goals Messi has equaled Ruud van Nistelrooy as second top scorer in the history of the Champions League. Leo has scored 56 goals and only surpassed by Raúl with 71.
This season, Lionel Messi is the top scorer in La Liga with 15 goals in 11 games. Also, Messi is more decisive away from home than at Camp Nou. In the stadium of Barcelona, the Argentine striker scored two goals against Real Sociedad and Real Madrid. As a visitor, he scored two goals against Osasuna, Getafe, Rayo and Mallorca, another hat-trick against Deportivo Coruña.
In Spanish Supercup, scoring twice. And in the Champions League, three: two against Spartak Moscow and the last, at Celtic Park, that goal was dedicated to his son Thiago.
Lionel Messi has revealed in social network ‘Facebook’, that he’s very happy with the birth of his son, Thiago Messi.
“Today I am the happiest man in the world, my son has born. Thank God for this gift! Thanks for the support I received from my family. Hugs for everyone, “stated Messi in his Facebook account.
Thiago Messi was born in the Hospital USP Dexeus in Barcelona today.
Lionel Messi undervalues the two goals he scored and helped Barcelona to come out of Vallecas with a strong 5-0 win.
“The most important thing is not to have scored two more goals, but the team came back to wins and that’s how we want to continue. Despite the cold, we played well and did not suffer goals with two adapted central defenders [Adriano and Busquets]. Both were very well, ” Said Messi after the match.
With two goals in this match, Messi brings the count of the season to 13 goals in nine championship matches, overcoming the barrier of 300 (301) in his career. But not really think being closer to winning the Golden Ball: “It is a beautiful achievement but the merit is for the whole team. I share this award more with my mates because, in football, the prizes are won as a team. ”
“We have overcome a difficult match, but we’re focused on tomorrow’s match against Celtic. We are good.”
Leo Messi Sums in is account at Tencent Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, hes and Barça squad feelings after the epic Deportivo 4- Barcelona 5 at the Riazor.
As highlighted by the Argentinian star, Barcelona is now with the mind set only on the resumption of the Champions League and to reaffirm the lead in Group F and without urgency to reach the second round of the playoffs.
Lionel Messi scores a great goal and leads Argentina to victory over Chile.
Higuain scored the second but gets injured. Chile had their chances but forgave, and Gutierrez’s goal at the end was to little for Chile
Ranking of South American qualifying group for the World Cup in Brazil.
1.º Argentina 20 points
2.º Ecuador 17 pts.
3.º Colômbia 16 pts.
4.º Venezuela 12 pts.
5.º Uruguai 12 pts.
6.º Chile 12 pts.
7.º Bolívia 8 pts.
8.º Peru 8 pts.
9.º Paraguai 7 pts.