Lionel Messi

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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.

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 - 02:57 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Lionel Messi, Argentina, FIFA, Football Sports, FIFA Men's Best Player Award

Courtesy: Inside Sports

Lionel Messi

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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.

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 01:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Lionel Messi, Football, Argentina, International, Sports news

Courtesy: Live Mint

Cristina Kirchner

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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.

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 11:04 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Argentina, Buenos Aires, Brazil, Cristina Kirchner, Assassination Attempt

Courtesy: ANI

Pope Francis

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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.

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 05:31 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: POPE FRANCIS, Bishop Of Rome, Vatican city, Argentina, Archbishop

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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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

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 05:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Iran, Argentina, BRICS, BRICS Summit, membership

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

PM Narendra Modi.

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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. 

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 02:25 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: YouGov, PM Modi, Most Admired men, Ronaldo, Argentina

Courtesy: Times Now News

Argentine footballer Lionel Messi and Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior

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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

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 10:01 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: World Cup, Brazil, Argentina, south america, Football

Courtesy: The Hindu

Indian Women's Hockey Team

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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.

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 10:54 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Indian Women Hockey Team, Tokyo Olympic, Semifinals, Argentina, Finals

Courtesy: Zee News

Lionel Messi's Injury

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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.

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 04:35 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: COPA AMERICA FINAL, Lionel Messi, Argentina, Brazil

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Argentina have won the Copa America final 2021 at Maracana Stadium.

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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.

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 10:27 AM / by Brijesh Goswami


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