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Argentina stepped onto the field for the first time in this year’s World Cup against Iceland, an opponent they have not faced before. People all over the world expected Lionel Messi to put up a sensational performance against Iceland after Cristiano Ronaldo had raised the bar with three goals against Spain …

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Lionel Messi

The Golden Boot is one of the most prestigious individual honours bestowed upon a footballer and this year the pool of contenders looks very promising. With the World Cup already underway, we mentioned on WhatsThe Hype how we’re hoping to see our favourite stars playing in their national colours. The following list, …

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Shah Rukh Khan and Lionel Messi

The FIFA World Cup is just a few days away and people all over the world are eagerly waiting for the mega event to get underway at Russia. One of the favourites to lift the World cup trophy are Argentina and this perhaps Lionel Messi’s last chance to get his …

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As we inch closer to the World Cup finals in Russia, all eyes will be on the two greatest players of the generation – Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. With the battle for the ultimate all set to commence from 14th June, both the gentlemen are gearing themselves up for …

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As we slowly crawl towards the World Cup finals in Russia, the biggies have already started to reveal their 23-man squads. While heavyweights like Brazil, Portugal, France, Spain etc have already put forward their team sheets, there were a few yet to name their gang. There is no doubt about …

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Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi, as always, made the headlines as scored an excellent 89th-minute equaliser in order to bring the score to 2-2 against Sevilla so as to maintain their unbeaten La Liga season. They are now sitting 12 points clear of Atletico Madrid with only just eight games remaining at hand. Excited …

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Just a day after winning the Ballon d’Or for the 5th time, Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has successfully grabbed the headlines again. The Portugese star delivered some massive statements after he won the trophy for the 5th time equaling the milestone rooted by Lionel Messi. Undoubtedly one of the …

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Back in 2012 Lionel Messi had 5 Ballon D’or awards to his name while Cristiano Ronaldo had only 1. Nobody would have thought that the Portugese could ever touch Messi’s record of 5 Ballon D’or awards but Ronaldo has just done the impossible. Ronaldo has had an amazing season for …

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi (Source: Twitter)

Real Madrid and Portugal sensation Cristiano Ronaldo bagged the FIFA men’s player of the year award for the second time in a row. He received his award in front of his greatest rival Lionel Messi whose reaction surprised the whole universe. Ronaldo has been in terrific form this year for …

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Lionel Messi. (Photo source: Twitter)

World Cup hopes seemed to have almost faded as the whole of Argentina counted on their talisman, Lionel Messi ahead of their final qualifying match against Ecuador. Sampaoli’s side started the game at the 6th position in the table and the nation demanded something extraordinary from the man who had …

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