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The Royal Festival Hall on Monday night saw Croatian midfielder Luka Modric win the FIFA Best Men’s player title for 2018. For the past 10 years, it was Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo who have been getting their hands on the award but Modric changed the whole scenario with his …

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Croatian midfielder Luka Modric deservedly won the FIFA best player title on Monday night at the Royal Festival Hall. The creative genius starred for both club and country and ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards. Modric was a key factor in the heart of Real Madrid’s …

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When we talk of football, the first name that pops up in our mind is Lionel Messi. The 31-year-old Argentine is arguably the greatest to have ever stepped onto a football field and his skills are just unparalleled. With a god-like dribbling speed and the ability to fool several defenders …

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It was a thrilling match between France and Argentina in Kazan but in the end, the French side progressed to the quarter-finals. There were some amazing goals in the nail-biting encounter as the match ended 4-3 in favor of France. Argentina put up a brave fight with a vulnerable defense …

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The World Cup did not particularly start well for Lionel Messi and Argentina. Argentina, after managing just a point from their first two games were in deep trouble and it looked like the two-time world champions would fail to navigate out of the group stages. But Lionel Messi and co. …

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It was a dramatic night at Russia yesterday when Argentina successfully defeated Nigeria to progress to the knockout stages of the FIFA World Cup. Jorge Sampaoli’s men made it difficult for themselves having picked up just 1 point from their first two group games which includes a humiliating loss to …

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Argentina and Lionel Messi are not having a time of their liking in the 2018 FIFA World cup in Russia. The Albiceleste, who were tipped as the possible winners of the mega-event drew their first match against Iceland with Lionel Messi failing to score from the spot kick. Everyone expected …

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Fear in the eyes, nervousness on the ball, those iconic dribbles seemed to have faded away, defenders clinching the ball away from his feet, Lionel Messi was nothing but a crestfallen warrior as Croatia hammered Argentina to push them closer to elimination. Is this the Lionel Messi we have known? No. …

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Lionel Messi

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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