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Lionel Messi News LIVE: Beckham Optimistic on Messi, Barcelona Transfer Stance and More

Mudeet Arora
Jun 11, 2021, 7:50 PM GMT+5:30
Lionel Messi latest news LIVE, updates and transfer
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Welcome to our hub of all the latest news, developments and rumours about Barcelona legend Lionel Messi.

This section will cover all the daily news and updates related to Messi.

Here we go!

Inter Miami owner 'optimistic' about landing Lionel Messi in the future

Inter Miami co-owner Jorge Mas is 'optimistic' FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will play for the MLS side in the future. "David [Beckham] and I have been working really hard, we have aspirations of bringing the best players here and Leo Messi is a generational player, arguably the best player of all time,” Mas told Miami Herald.

"I am optimistic Messi will play in an Inter Miami shirt because I think it will complete the legacy of the greatest player in our generation and will meet with the ambitions of the owners of Inter Miami to build a world class team."

Lionel Messi considered untouchable as Barca plan rebuild

Lionel Messi is one of few players who are considered untouchable at Barcelona, according to Goal.

The Catalan outfit are planning a summer rebuild, and several players could be put on the transfer market, however, Messi, is not among them.

How much is Lionel Messi's net-worth if converted in Indian rupees?

According to reports, Messi's estimated net worth $400m, which converts to Rs. 2917 crore in Indian currency. Apart from his net worth, Messi earns a huge amount from endorsements every year. In 2019, Messi made $35m in endorsements alone.

Argentina vs Colombia - Team news predictions, Messi to start

Argentina will take on Colombia in a World Cup qualifying clash. The match will begin live at 6:00 PM local time on Tuesday, June 8 (Wednesday, June 9 at 4:30 AM IST).

Messi seems to be fit to play and will be raring to go after scoring in Argentina's 1-1 draw against Chile.

Argentina predicted XI: Emiliano Martinez; Juan Foyth, Nicolas Otamendi, Lucas Martinez Quarta, Nicolas Tagliafico; Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Angel Di Maria; Sergio Aguero, Lautaro Martinez, Lionel Messi.

Clement Lenglet is not sure whether Lionel Messi will stay at Barcelona Next season or not

Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet is not sure of Messi's future at the club.

On being asked whether he thinks Messi will stay, in an exclusive interview with Eurosport, Lenglet said, "That, I don't know, but I hope [so]."

“He (Messi) is no longer the same as before”: Former Colombian star Adolfo Valencia

In an interview on Caracol Radio(via Marca), former Colombian footballer Adolfo Valencia gave his insight on Messi.

He said, "With Argentina, the game is very hard. Against them, we always play a final, but we have to go out and propose. Colombia must forget about Messi; he is no longer the same as before."

"Messi is Messi - All great players want to come to PSG" - Nasser Al-Khelaifi

"Messi is at the end of his contract and all clubs have the right to talk to him and recruit him for next season,” Al-Khelaifi told L’Equipe. “What I can tell you, and you can believe me, is that all great players want to come to PSG."

He added, "All – just to be clear, I’m not saying that to answer you on Messi. It’s not possible to sign them all, since we have great players too. And Messi is Messi, a fantastic player.”

Atalanta Striker Says There Won't Be Anyone Like Ronaldo and Messi for Another 100 Years

Speaking about Ronaldo as well as Messi, Ruslan said, "We all know what players Ronaldo and [Lionel] Messi are, there won’t be any like them for another 100 years!"

National team captains refused to attend meeting with Brazil president

Captains of Copa America teams refused to attend a tournament meeting, owing to the presence of Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro, according to Marca.

Messi spoke to Luis Suarez about the chaos surrounding Copa America

As reported by Sebas Giovanelli, Messi is said to have been in touch with his former teammate Luis Suarez regarding the chaotic situation surrounding the Copa America. The report adds that Suarez informed Messi that Uruguay would not lead a movement to stop the tournament from being played.

Messi speaks after Argentina's draw against Chile

Leo Messi spoke after his side's draw and said, "It had been a long time that we weren't together, it's not easy coming back but I think at times we played a good game. I'm happy about the result, beyond that, we couldn't win. Little by little, we have to get stronger again."

Messi and Argentina's team pay tribute to Diego Maradona

Argentina's team including their captain Lionel Messi paid tribute to Diego Maradona in a statue unveiling ceremony before their World Cup qualifier against Chile.

Lionel Messi drops masterclass performance in the draw against Chile

Messi came up with an incredible performance for Argentina against Chile in the World Cup qualifier last night.

The Argentine maestro scored the opening goal from a penalty in a 1-1 draw, taking his international goalscoring tally to 72.

It was Messi's first appearance for Argentina in 2021 and he was mesmerising.

Here are his highlights against Chile:

Messi invests in luxury hotel in Andorra

Messi has bought his fifth hotel, Casa Canut, located in Andorra on the famous Carlemany de Escaldes-Engordany. It boasts 31 luxurious rooms.

According to Diari D'Andorra,Messiintends to make the hotel one of the best in the country again after the establishment suffered huge losses when the tourism sector took a devastating hit due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Aguero says he will not force Messi to stay at Barcelona

Lionel Messi's new club teammate Sergio Aguero has said that he will not be influencing Messi's decision on his future.

Aguero stated, "It's up to him to sort it. I won't push Leo to stay. He is great. He will have to sort it with his agent. I'm very happy. It's a new challenge for me [on joining Barcelona]."