Saturday, December 5, 2015

Friday, December 4, 2015

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Be it against Brazil or Real Madrid, the four-time Ballon d'Or winner has always shown his best side in derby clashes - but in Rosario, matches against Central were always tough.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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The Spain international believes that the Argentine is a worthy recipient of this year's Goal 50 after inspiring Barcelona to a treble last season.

Monday, November 30, 2015

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After Lionel Messi added the 2015 Goal 50 award to his trophy cabinet, we want to know where you think the Barcelona superstar ranks among the all-time greats of the beautiful game

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The newly crowned Goal 50 winner has been scoring stunning efforts for decades - as this rarely seen archive footage from when he played for Newell's Old Boys proves.

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Goal takes a look at the top 10 contenders for next year's Goal 50, from familiar faces like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to potential shock winners...

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The Argentine has won the Goal 50 for a record fourth time after a season in which he took his game - and Barcelona - to new heights. No player has achieved more in club football.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

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The Argentina star dedicated the award to his teammates after beating Cristiano Ronaldo to the top spot, claiming the prize for the fourth time in the process.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

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When the record-breaking duo finally succumb to the ravages of time, will there be any players capable of maintaining their unprecedented levels of sustained excellence?

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With the top four in our list of the year's finest footballers all playing in Spain, the Primera Division dominates yet another award. Can any other competition really compete?

Friday, November 27, 2015

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Ever wondered what the Barcelona star's life was like before he joined Barcelona? Goal has spoken to those who knew him when he was just a prodigiously talented young boy...

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Fifty footballing heavyweights entered the ring for the eighth edition of the global prize but it was the fleet-footed Argentine who danced his way to victory.

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The Goal 50 is a prestigious, annual award that recognises and ranks the world's 50 best footballers of the past 12 months...

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The Barcelona and Argentina ace has expressed his gratitude at winning the trophy for a record fourth time and says he is hoping to carry his fine form into 2016.

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Has Cristiano Ronaldo retained his title as the best player in the world or has the Real Madrid superstar been displaced at the top of the pile?

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The Argentine has dethroned Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who finished second, with Messi's teammates Luis Suarez and Neymar coming home third and fourth, respectively.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

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The Chelsea midfielder spent a season playing alongside the Barcelona attacker at Camp Nou and he is in no doubt that the Brazilian is destined for greatness.