Lionel Messi Wins Prestigious FIFA Men's Best Player 2022 Award
Argentian football player Lionel Messi won the best FIFA Men's Player 2022 Award. The footballer received at the FIFA Football Awards 2022. This is the second time that Messi has won the most prestigious and biggest award in the Football world, the first was in 2019. Besides Messi, Argentina's head coach Lionel Scaloni won the Best Men's Coach Award and Emiliano Martinez won the Best Men's Goalkeeper Award.
Tags: Lionel Messi, Argentina, FIFA, Football Sports, FIFA Men's Best Player Award
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Lionel Messi Says "Achieved Everything," Drops Hint Of Retirement
Footballer Lionel Messi drops a hint of retirement with his recent statement while playing for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG.) He said, "I got everything in my career, individually," He further added that there is nothing left for him to achieve. "It's at the end of my career, closing a cycle. I achieved everything with the national team I always dreamed of," said Messi in an interview.
Tags: Lionel Messi, Football, Argentina, International, Sports news
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Man Arrested For Assassination Attempt On Vice President Cristina Kitchener: Argentina
The police in Argentina have reportedly arrested a man for allegedly attempting to assassinate Vice President Cristina Kirchner. Reportedly, the incident occurred in the capital city of Buenos Aires, and the attacker was a 35-year-old Brazilian national, identified as Fernando Montiel. He pointed a gun, inches away from her head, and attempted to shoot her. However, the gun did not fire. With this, Kirchner’s security has been increased.
Tags: Argentina, Buenos Aires, Brazil, Cristina Kirchner, Assassination Attempt
Pope Francis Talks About Retirement; Says Will Continue Hearing Confessions
Pope Francis said that after retirement, he would not return to his native Argentina nor stay in Vatican. He said, he would like to find a church in Rome band continue hearing confessions. In an interview with Spanish broadcaster TelevisaUnivision, Pope Francis said, "I'm the bishop of Rome, in this case the emeritus bishop of Rome". He has always shown interest in hearing confessions and visiting the sick at hospitals.
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Argentina, Iran Apply To Join BRICS Alliance Of Nations
Iran sent in their application to join the BRICS, a group of developing nations on June 27. Membership by Iran in the BRICS group, which also consists of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, "would result in added values for both sides," an official from Iran's foreign ministry stated. Separately, Maria Zakharova, a spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, said that Argentina had also submitted an application to join the… read-more
Tags: Iran, Argentina, BRICS, BRICS Summit, membership
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PM Modi Tops World Most Admired Men Ranking From India
The report of the world's most admired men by YouGov for the year 2021 was released on December 14. In India, PM Narendra Modi topped the ranking, securing 8th place among 20 men. Former President of the United States Barack Obama topped the ranking followed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina's Lionel Messi secured 4th and 7th spot, respectively.
Tags: YouGov, PM Modi, Most Admired men, Ronaldo, Argentina
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Brazil & Argentina's Road To World Cup Qualifiers Narrows Down
The recent match between Brazil and Argentina in Sao Paulo was called-off soon after a Brazilian health-inspector entered the field to remove four Argentina-players who he believed should be quarantined under COVID-19 regulations. Both teams won their second games of the international-window to qualify for Qatar. The teams will reportedly try to avoid any disruptions when the World Cup qualification starts on October 7 across South America.… read-more
Tags: World Cup, Brazil, Argentina, south america, Football
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Tokyo Olympics: Indian Women's Hockey Team Qualifies For Semifinals
The Rani Rampal-led Indian Women's hockey team has entered the semifinals after defeating World No.2 Australia on August 2. Notably, the Indian team also created history by qualifying for the semifinals as it came after the 1980 Olympic Games when India had finished fourth. India has so far defeated Ireland and South Africa and it is now preparing to take on Argentina on August 4.
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Copa America 2021: Despite Injury, Lionel Messi Played The Finals
Argentina Manager Lionel Scaloni revealed that Lionel Messi played the Copa America 2021 final against Brazil on July 11 despite a hamstring injury. He also played the semi-finals with a bleeding knee against Columbia. "If you knew the way that he played in Copa America you’d love him even more,” Scaloni told reporters after Argentina’s win. The 34-year-old legend has won his maiden international trophy.
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Copa America 2021: Lionel Messi's Argentina Defeat Brazil
In the final match of the Copa America final on July 11, Argentina defeated Brazil by 1-0 and claimed the title after 28 years since 1983. Although the win has left Lionel Messi in tears, the crucial winning goal was shot by Angel di maria. On the final scoreboard in the tournament of 33 matches, Argentina has won 15 matches, while Brazil has won 10 matches.
Tags: ARGENTINA VS BRAZIL, Argentina, COPA AMERICA FINAL, MARACANA STADIUM, Lionel Messi
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