Lionel Messi & Alessandro Nesta
Lionel Andrés Messi (born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine footballer who plays in La Liga for FC Barcelona and captains the Argentina national team, mainly as a forward. Alessandro Nesta, Ufficiale OMRI (born March 19, 1976 in Rome), is an Italian World Cup-winning professional footballer who plays as a defender for Serie A club Milan. /5
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Alessandro Nesta on Lionel Messi's Golden Ball award: “He’s the best player in the world, but in this World Cup there were many other players who deserved the award more. “Thomas Muller for sure, James Rodriguez as well – he was the best player. But also Javier Mascherano and Bastian Schweinsteiger were better than Messi.”
With this piece I say happy birthday to the legendary sir Alex Chapman Ferguson...From Sir Alex Ferguson to Bayern Munich, Top Ten Moments of 2013 ￼ What many may have considered an unlucky year, turned out to be one of the most memorable for world football. For one reason or another, everyone had an achievement to celebrate, whether it was a title, lives dedicated to playing and coaching, or simply the chance to play the best of the best no matter what the odds. So here’s Inside Futbol’s look back at the year 2013 and the top 10 footballing moments it threw up. ￼1) Lionel Messi’s Fourth Ballon d’Or (7th January) Breaking records has never been a problem for Lionel Messi and the Argentine began world football's 2013 by becoming the first-ever player to win four Ballon d'Or awards, picking up his accolade for 2012. He was never going to rest, though, and led Barcelona to yet another La Liga title. Only a hamstring injury this season has prevented him from adding more goals to his staggering tal ...
That tackle from Rio Ferdinand reminded me of Alessandro Nesta and Lionel Messi from last(?) last season.
Attention "soccer" fans in South Florida/The USA- Barcelona's Lionel Messi is among the international players who will compete in a June 23 all-star exhibition at Sun Life Stadium. Messi will be joined by Dani Alves, Javier Mascherano, Luis Suarez, Alessandro Nesta,Diego Forlan and Radamel Falcao. Also scheduled to take part in the World Soccer Masters Tour event is Didier Drogba, whose Chelsea team will play an exhibition against AC Milan on July 28 also at Miami's Sun Life Stadium.
HOW Referee broke the law in awarding second Barcelona penalty against Milan, and here is the picture evidence Every Champions League season contains one hugely controversial game, and in the 2011-12 edition it was between Barcelona and AC Milan in the quarter final second leg at Camp Nou. With the scores locked at 1-1, after Antonio Nocerino had cancelled out Lionel Messi's penalty opener, the Italians were leading the tie on away goals. But the complexion of the encounter changed completely just five minutes before half time when referee Bjorn Kuipers awarded Barca another spot-kick, the Dutchman penalising Alessandro Nesta for pulling the shirt of Sergio Busquets. Messi made no mistake from 12 yards, and Milan could never recover from the psychological blow as Barcelona went on to win 3-1 and book their place in the semi-finals for a record fifth consecutive season. The second penalty caused outrage in many circles - particularly in Milan and Italy. Rossoneri striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic cried conspiracy ...
VIDEO: Goals/highlights (3-1) Barcelona Vs AC Milan, Leg 2 Champions League 2012 3 comments | Post Comment Email Print Text Size: aA aA aA Barcelona celebrate another goal while a devastated AC Milan keeper Abbiati is on his haunches (Reuters) WED, 04 APR 2012 8:33A.M. Lionel Messi scored two first-half penalties to lead Barcelona to a 3-1 victory over AC Milan and a place in the Champions League semifinals for the fifth straight season today. Messi opened the scoring in the 11th minute at the Camp Nou before Antonio Nocerino countered with a 32nd-minute strike that gave the Italian champions a valuable away goal after the first leg had ended scoreless. Barcelona's attack did not relent and the defending champions were awarded a second penalty when Alessandro Nesta needlessly yanked Sergio Busquets down inside the area during a corner, and Messi calmly scored his record 14th goal of the competition this season. Goalkeeper Christian Abbiati kept Milan in reach but could not stop Andres Iniesta from comp ...
The ball is not what Alessandro Nesta is aftering, he is employing a ruthless attempt to destroy Lionel Messi !!!
Alessandro Nesta exhibited all his experience in stopping Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez with some magnificent
That challenge from Alessandro Nesta on Lionel Messi last night was hilarious. I think Nesta thought he was off.
Alessandro Nesta of AC Milan and Lionel Messi of Barcelona compete for the ball: MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 28: Aless...
Lionel Messi fights for the ball with Milan defender Alessandro Nesta. 1st Leg in Quarter Final in UEFA Champions...
Q: Who is the only person that can stop Lionel Messi? A: 36 YEARS YOUNG ALESSANDRO NESTA!!!
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