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As news broke of the Panama Papers, the world reacted in different ways. In Iceland, the Prime Minister was hounded out of office; in the United States, Bernie Sanders’ campaign got an apparent boost; and in Argentina, news …

If you were Leo Messi, you’d just give up by now. What a horrendous week the Barcelona forward is having. First off he’s outgunned by Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid in club football’s biggest match and then his name is banded …

President Mauricio Macri has arrived in Washington, D.C. and comes bearing gifts: La selección jerseys bearing Messi’s number 10 and the names of US President Barack Obama’s daughters, Sasha and Malia. Awwwww, adorable. One presumes that Carlitos and the …

Lionel Messi, with his measly 105 international caps, is set to square up against 106-cap Diego Simeone in the Champions League quarter finals.

International legend, Olympic silver medalist and two-time Copa América champion Simeone currently manages Atlético Madrid, which he …

“Messi, Neymar, Suárez… Who are ya!?”, asked the Arsenal fan, “you’re coming to our patch.” Presumably he lives under a rock, but came they did, saw they did, conquered they did to help Barça advance to the last eight of …

Goalgetter Sergio Agüero, center back Ramiro Funes Mori and Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo have been picked in manager Gerardo Martino’s World Cup qualifiers, with the tournament set to be hosted by Russia in 2018. La Selección faces Chile in …

We’ve all gotten involved in debates that got a little out of hand and culminated in a rude remark, a thrown book, cold-blooded murder… wait, what?

According to police reports, while in the throes of a debate on the merits …

Yes, apparently there is a sporting award Leo Messi has been nominated for and never won.

Despite having been nominated four previous times for the Laureus Award for Best Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year (which is one Laureus among …

The world’s second most-famous Lionel, Lionel Richie, said he’d be “quite honored” to meet the parents of the world’s most famous Lionel, Leo Messi, after discovering that they named La Pulga after him because of their purported love for his …

After waiting a month to receive his signed Messi jersey, 5-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi is clearly hard to please. The Afghan boy went viral last month after his brother uploaded a picture of him wearing a blue and white plastic bag