Mbappe, Messi and Neymar being outscored by Arsenal’s Balogun

Folarin Balogun is the joint-second top English scorer in a Ligue 1 season, behind only Glenn Hoddle Have you heard the one about the English youngster outscoring Kylian Mbappe, Lionel […]

Lionel Messi wins World Cup for Argentina

At laaaaaaaaaaaaast.Image: Getty Images It seems like something of a missed opportunity that my favorite Lionel Messi moment came 11 years ago. There’s been so much since. It just happened […]

Lionel Messi named best player as Kylian Mbappe wins Golden Boot

Argentina trio Enzo Fernandez, Lionel Messi and Emiliano Martinez all won individual awards, alongside France’s Kylian Mbappe Argentina’s Lionel Messi was named best player and France’s Kylian Mbappe won the […]

Morocco dream over as they are beaten France in semi-final

Morocco players prostrated at the end of the game Fifa World CupHost nation: Qatar Dates: 20 November-18 December Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC […]

Lotta goals in the desert

Argentina enjoys a well-deserved celebration.Photo: Getty Images Sometimes those who cover the game have to fistfuck a narrative into fitting. And then sometimes Lionel Messi does that. Argentina 3 – […]

Messi, Ronaldo, Mbappe, Neymar and other stars set for quarter-finals

Fifa World CupHost nation: Qatar Dates: 20 November-18 December Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Sounds and the […]