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OFFICIAL: Brazil to meet Argentina in Australia

Juan Arango | Posted 02.10.2017 | Sports
Juan Arango

On Friday, the Brasil Global Tour would resume and would see the Pentacampeão face off against their eternal rivals Argentina in the city of Melbourn...

How Athletes Stay Calm Under Pressure: Breath is everything

Johann Berlin | Posted 01.15.2017 | Sports
Johann Berlin

For Swiss Olympic golfer Fabienne In-Albon, competing in the Olympic Games had been a life-long dream -- one she'd been training for since she was...

Afghan Boy Who Made A Lionel Messi Jersey From A Plastic Bag Finally Meets His Hero

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.15.2016 | World

Talk about #goals. The little boy from rural Afghanistan who became an internet sensation after he was photographed in a Lionel Messi soccer jersey ma...

Barcelona Soccer Star Lionel Messi Sentenced To 21 Months' Jail

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 07.06.2016 | Sports

MADRID (Reuters) - Barcelona's Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison and fined 2 million euros ($2.2 million)...

Lionel Messi, God Of Soccer, Meets His Disciple

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.22.2016 | Sports

A mortal ran onto the field during #USAvARG. This is how a soccer god treats his subjects. (h/t @teamLionelmessi)— HuffPo...

Lionel Messi Just Perfected The Free Kick Goal

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports

The U.S. men's national team played what some called the "most important game in American men's soccer history" on Tuesday night against Argentina in ...

Dempsey's USA vs. Messi's Argentina To Go To Copa America Final And A Plea To American Outlaws - Get Freakin' Saucy!

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.21.2016 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

With the NBA finals finishing on the weekend, the USA has a perfectly timed opportunity to steal the American sports spotlight for a few days.

4 Reasons Why You Should Discover Turkey

Milena Milićević | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Milena Milićević

Surrounded by three seas: the Black, the Aegean and the Mediterranean Sea; in the neighborhood of the Balkan and Middle East countries; at the crossro...

Happy Story About Child With Homemade Messi Jersey Turns Very Sad

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 05.04.2016 | Sports

Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old boy from a village in rural Afghanistan, used to wake up at night and cry to his father that he wanted to meet Argenti...

The Panama Papers: When Will We Finally Do Something About Corruption and Theft?

Wahab Raofi | Posted 04.14.2016 | World
Wahab Raofi

The Panama Papers scandal triggered tsunami waves of shock throughout the world's media, as if this were an unprecedented event. It is not. The concea...

theSKIMM's Guide to the Panama Papers

theSkimm | Posted 04.08.2016 | Politics

The Panama Papers have been described by Edward Snowden himself as the "biggest leak in the history of data journalism" and they could eventually expose mass corruption in governments all over the world. And possibly give Snowden a new pen pal.

The Obama Daughters Wanted To Meet Soccer Superstar, According To POTUS

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics

First daughters Sasha and Malia Obama's request to meet Barcelona soccer player Lionel Messi was denied, according to their dad. While speaking at a t...

Afghan Boy With Plastic Bag Jersey Gets The Real Thing -- From Messi Himself

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.26.2016 | Good News

A 5-year-old soccer fan captured the world’s attention -- and plenty of affection -- last month when photos of him playing his favorite sport in a p...

The Dance of Chess Kings

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 02.02.2017 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

What does Carlsen have in common with sport superstars Lionel Messi, Jaromir Jagr or Stephen Curry? They all seem unstoppable. Everybody knows they are going to score, but not many are able to prevent it.

Soccer Star Messi To Meet Afghan Boy Who Wore Plastic Bag Jersey

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 02.01.2016 | Good News

KABUL, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Barcelona star Lionel Messi will meet an Afghan boy who gained Internet fame after a touching series of photographs went vira...

Messi Steals FIFA Player Of The Year Award Back From Ronaldo

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 01.11.2016 | Sports

Barcelona's Lionel Messi has done it again. On Monday in Zurich, Swizterland, Messi was awarded FIFA's prestigious Ballon d'Or (also known as the Worl...

Instagram Champ Lionel Messi Shows Off Jersey From Stephen Curry

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.04.2015 | Sports

Now that soccer king Lionel Messi has notched an impressive social media goal, he's getting big-time props from another athlete at the top of his game...

Lionel Messi Says Kobe Bryant Was The Reason He Got Into Basketball

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 12.02.2015 | Sports

Kobe Bryant has been getting a lot of love since he announced his plan to retire after this season. Now you can add soccer great Lionel Messi to that ...

Lionel Messi Suffers Left Knee Injury

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.26.2015 | Sports

FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is out for six to eight weeks after hurting his left knee at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Saturday. The club ann...

Lionel Messi Grabs Opponent's Throat During Preseason 'Friendly'

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 12.28.2016 | Sports

Lionel Messi uncharacteristically lost his cool in a Joan Gamper Trophy match on Wednesday night. His Barcelona side defeated Roma 3-0 in front of the...

Women's Soccer Players, Including Alex Morgan, To Cover FIFA Video Game For First Time

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.20.2015 | Sports

Women's soccer continues to make history, as EA Sports announced on Monday that Alex Morgan will be among the first women ever to cover its FIFA video...

How Shouting 'Messi!' Helped An Argentine Man Survive A Kidnapping

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.06.2015 | Sports

"Messi" is the new international safe word.

Pelé: Messi, Not Ronaldo, Is 'Best In The World'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports

The world may never reach a consensus on who’s the better soccer player: Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. But for soccer legend Pelé, the answer ...

Bitter Defeat at Old Trafford, Manchester United Week 21 Recap

Marvin Blugh | Posted 03.15.2015 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

Van Gaal will be asked many questions about his decisions and selections this past Sunday. For instance, why was Radamel Falcao not used if he was available? Why did Wayne Rooney not play above Di María for parts of the match, if not all of it?

Messi Breaks All-Time Champions League Goals Record

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.27.2014 | Sports

Lionel Messi is coming for all the records. Just days after becoming the leading scorer in La Liga history, the Barcelona star moved to the top of...