The report further revealed that the duo of Mascherano and striker Cristian Pavon almost exchanged blows in the dressing room, moments after the embarrassing defeat by Croatia after the former blasted shot-stopper Willy Caballero
Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo has disclosed why he is growing a beard during this summer’s World Cup finals. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick for the European champions in their match against Spain, in a thrilling game.
It was not a night to be for Leo Messi and co as a Luka Modric led Croatia beat Argentina by 3 goals to nil. Leo Messi playing the entirety of the game without a shot on goal is perhaps the best portrait summary of the game.
Former England and football icon David Beckham has tipped England to go all the way to the final and meet Lionel Messi's Argentina in the World Cup Russia finals. Albiceleste, have had a long history with England in the mundial.
The 2018 World Cup has gifted football fans around the world with some of the most memorable recollections, with Ronaldo netting a magical hat-trick to secure Portugal a vital point against Spain and Messi missing a penalty.
No doubt Barcelona's Lionel Messi is the highest paid footballer after signing a new deal with the Catalan club with £500,000 weekly wages. And you can be sure that the Argentinian superstar has a fleet of collection of cars.
The global fame and stardom of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are such that even non-football and non-sports fans know who they are. These two players have been at the top of the pile of talented international footballers.
Forbes magazine has released its annual top 100 list of the world's highest-paid athletes. US boxer Floyd Mayweather emerged top followed by Barcelona star Lionel Messi. However, no woman featured in this year's list.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi scored thrice in Argentina's 4-0 victory over Haiti in a test game, but he believes they are not favourites to win this year's FIFA World Cup in Russia. He says they are going there to compete.
Barcelona finished tops of the La Liga table with 93 points from 38 games after beating Real Sociedad 1-0 at the Camp Nou. Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho scored the only goal that gave the Catalans their last league win.
Mamelodi Sundowns defender Wayne Arendse says he did not plan to ask Barcelona FC superstar Lionel Messi to swap shirts and got the coveted number 10 shirt by pure chance. Arendse said Messi was the closest player to him.