Lionel Messi & Fernando Torres
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. Fernando José Torres Sanz (born 20 March 1984), nicknamed (The Kid in Spanish), is a Spanish footballer who plays for Chelsea and the Spain national team as a striker. /5
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VOTE: La Liga goal of the season including Lionel Messi, Fernando Torres and Neymar - SkySports
EuroBeat: Lionel Messi scores free kick, Fernando Torres winds back the clock, Bayern drop points - Herald Sun
Lionel Messi and Barcelona enjoy win as Fernando Torres lifts Atletico
Euro round-up: Lionel Messi, Karim Benzema and Fernando Torres all star in Spain - Daily Star: Da...
BREAKING NEWS"!1. Cristiano Ronaldo impregnates Funke Akindele.2. Iya Rainbow says Fernando Torres is her son.3. Lil Wayne features Ajobiewe in his new single.4. Enyimba is planning to sign Lionel Messi this season.5. Beyoncé is in love with Saheed Osupa.6. U.S. President Barack Obama claims Oyo State as his home town.7. Sanyeri campaigns to become President of People's Republic of China.8. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo appointed new Manchester United manager.Lol my belle o. Good am frds
Riskiest online searches list for footballers Cybercriminals are most likely to use names of famous footballers like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to lure netizens to malicious webpages designed to infect them with malware, cyber security firm McAfee said. McAfee, part of Intel Security, has brought out ‘Red Card Club’ list showcasing the top 11 Brazil-bound football players whose web pages are considered to be risky for fans to search for online. Other names in include Spain’s Iker Cassillas, Karim Ziani (Algeria), Karim Benzema (France), Paulinho (Brazil), Edinson Cavani (Uruguay), Fernando Torres (Spain), Eden Hazard (Belgium) and Gerard Pique (Spain).
Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the world's most marketable footballer. The 29-year-old Portuguese forward may have missed out on La Liga title but, after ending the season by winning the Champions League, Ronaldo can look forward to the World Cup knowing he is the most liked player on the planet. It is based on marketing research that involved a global study looking at measured perceptions of over 6,500 people in 13 countries. The index used measured the public perception of eight different attributes of the players including appeal and influence on modern society. Almost 84 per cent of people surveyed had heard of Ronaldo with 72 per cent revealing they 'liked' the former Manchester United star. Lionel Messi was second ahead of his Barcelona team-mate Gerard Pique whose global presence has risen thanks to his relationship with singer Shakira. Fernando Torres may have struggled for form since his move to Chelsea, but being well known in markets like China has contributed to the strik ...
Copied! What if footballers gave an exam ?? Let’s see what they have to say- Lionel Messi - I came first, again. But I must confess that I cheated from Xavi and Iniesta. Cristiano Ronaldo - I came second, again. I might have done well if I had not wasted my time in the bathroom fixing my hairstyle. Fernando Torres - Sadly, I missed the test. Carles Puyol - I wasn’t able to attend the exambecause I got injured a day before. John Terry - I passed, but wasn’t that invigilator hot? Ryan Giggs - I was too old to give the exam. Neymar - I was too young to give the exam. Zlatan Ibrahimovic - Zlatan doesn’t give exams. Sheikh Mansour Ali - I bought the school. Roman Abramovich - I did ok, but could have done better if I hadn’t changed my tuition teacher 10 times. Sir Alex Ferguson – I was busy chewing gum. Jose Mourinho - I don’t give exams because I am the special one. Xavi -I was busy showing my answers to Messi. Sergio Ramos - I think my talent was ‘too high’ to give an exam. Robin Van Persie ...
Football Facts 10. Man Utd have not lost a CL match at home this season. 9. Both Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid have not lost a single CL match this season. 8.John Terry and David Luiz have scored more goals against Cech than Lionel Messi. 7.Fernando Torres has ever won 2 Golden Boots back to back. 6.Arsenal have qualified for CL for the past 16 consercutive seasons but failed to proceed to quater finals in the last 4 seasons. 5. Olivier Giroud was Ligue 1's top scorer in 11/12 season. 4. Aston Villa has more League titles than Chelsea. 3. Arsenal has never been relegated ever since it was promoted to top flight football. 2.Ibrahimovich has played in 4 different leagues. 1. Jerome Boateng and Kevin Prince are brothers who one plays for Ghana the other one for German. The 2 national teams are in the same group in World Cup.
Chelsea tackle Toffees, Gunners aim high (AFP) Friday 21 February 2014 Jose Mourinho will need another inspired display from in-form Eden Hazard as Chelsea try to cement their position on top of the Premier League against Everton on Saturday. Mourinho's side have reached the summit despite just 11 league goals this season from their three main strikers, Fernando Torres, Demba Ba and Samuel Eto'o, but fortunately for the Blues their Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard has been in sublime form. Hazard has netted 12 times in 26 league appearances, while also setting up countless chances for his team-mates, and boss Mourinho recently lauded the 23-year-old as Europe's most talented young player. Chelsea defender David Luiz has also been impressed by Hazard's rise since moving to the Bridge from French club Lille in 2012 and the Brazilian is confident his team-mate can one day surpass Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the best in the world. "He can be one day the best player in the world," Luiz said. "I'm so ha ...
I'm mad at Patrick for comparing Fernando Torres to Lionel Messi. Like no.
STOP HAZARD,STOP CHELSEA ATTACKING THREAT??. Eden Hazard is undoubtedly a special talent&the sort of player that can win you titles,but have Chelsea become over-reliant on the Belgian to carry their attack this season?. Since Jose Mourinho returned to Stamford Bridge the Blues have elevated their status to potential title contenders,&Hazard is showing signs that he is beginning to believe he can one day achieve the level of a Cristiano Ronaldo or a Lionel Messi. The 23yrs-old has wowed the Chelsea faithful with his skills since his arrival last season&has already improved on his goal tally over his debut campaign at the club,but there’s a huge burden on his shoulders as the main man in the attack&his team-mates aren’t stepping up on the days Hazard isn’t shining. Hazard was instrumental in the victories over Man City&Newcastle United in the Premier League – demonstrating the damage he can do – but was not at the peak of his powers away at West Brom&was effectively nullified on Chelsea’s return ...
I guess Sturridge is feeling like some kind of Lionel Messi, trying to dribble the whole pitch including the goalkeeper before he'll attempt to put the ball in the net. Isshhh! Worst striker I've seen since Fernando Torres.
Sometimes, all you need is 3G... God, Grace and Gratitude... Read on ¤ Fernando Torres is the only player to have won the FA Cup, Champions League, Europa Cup, European Cup, World Cup yet he only emerge top goalscorer on one occasion. ¤ David Seaman, England best goal-keeper never won a Champions League but Victor Valdes has won it 3 times. ¤ C. Ronaldo has not won the Olympics but Nwakwo Kanu has. In 2011, Lionel Messi won his 2nd Ballon d'or in spite of not winning any cup whereas Wesley Sneijder won the UCL, Seria A and Coppa Italia with Inter Milan that same season. ¤ Steven Gerrard has been playing for Liverpool for almost two decades, and hasn't won the EPL title meanwhile David De Gea was born and has won it himself at Man Utd. ¤ Emmanuel Amunike scored 3 goals in 2 World Cup games whereas Lionel Messi has recorded only a goal in 8games. It's all by God's grace and mercy. Ask Him for anything positive and of good virtue, and He surely won't let you down. Although the only place where comes be ...
Did you know? Fernando Torres has scored more goals than Robin Van Persie, Wayne Rooney, Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr, Gareth Bale, Olivier Giroud, Franck Rib�ry, Robert Lewandowski and Mario Mandzukic combined, in 2014
Lionel Messi marked his first start after injury with a goal in Barcelona's 1-1 draw at AC Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday while Fernando Torres got two as Chelsea thumped Schalke and Atletico Madrid's charge continued. Robert Lewandowski got the 82nd-minute winner as Borussia Dortmund put the brakes on Arsenal's campaign with a 2-1 win in London that, along with Napoli's 2-1 victory at Olympique Marseille, put three teams on six points in Group F.
Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Barcelona's Champions League trip to Celtic after suffering a thigh injury in Saturday night's 2-0. Juan Mata has sprung to the defence of Fernando Torres, insisting his Chelsea team-mate is not a dirty player despite his sending off against Tottenham. Midfielder Lewis Holtby insists Tottenham are not getting carried away by talk of a title challenge. Tottenham are second with 13 points. Alan Pardew has tipped Everton to be this season's surprise package. Newcastle were beaten last time out by Hull City. Jose Mourinho will have the power to decide whether John Terry is given a new contract at Chelsea.
I need to get a Fernando Torres jersey and a Lionel messi jersey
World Football News Update! 1. A Spanish judge has summoned Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi to appear in court on 17 September over tax fraud allegations. 2. Napoli's boss Rafael Benitez is planning to move for the Reds' Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, 26, as a replacement for Edinson Cavani, also 26. 3. Juventus are interested in signing Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov, 27, as well as striker Carlos Tevez, 29, who has already held talks with the Italian side. 4. Hulk's agent has hinted the striker could leave Zenit St Petersburg this summer, with Chelsea, Paris St-Germain and Monaco all keen on the 26-year-old Brazilian. 5. Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher says striker Luis Suarez will not sulk like Fernando Torres did when he was unhappy at Liverpool. 6. Arsenal are set to make Gonzalo Higuain the club's highest-paid player once a transfer fee is agreed with Real Madrid 7. Fernando Torres has rubbished talk of a Chelsea exit this summer- 8. New £30million signing Fernandinho says ...
Highest Earning Players in Football 2013 There is no surprise as to who is earning the most, its Lionel Messi of FC barcelona who is reportely making £100,000 a day, while there are only two englishmen with Rooney and David Beckham making it in the top 10 highest earners. (1) Lionel Messi – £30m (2) Cristiano Ronaldo – £25.7m (3) Samuel Eto’o – £20.5m (4) Naymar – £17.1m (5) Sergio Aguero – £16.3m (6) bWayne Rooney – 15.4m (7) Zlatan Ibrahimovic – £15m (8) Yaya Toure – £14.2m (9) Fernando Torres – £14m
Lionel Messi has equalled Fernando Torres' record of 5 goals in 49 games for Chelsea in just 85 minutes yesterday for Barcelona.
Only Chelsea n Fernando Torres that can make Lionel Messi crying at Semi Final Champion League 2012 when Barcelona lost 3-2 to Chelsea.
FACT: Lionel Messi has scored more hat-tricks this season than Andy Carroll and Fernando Torres have as goals
Barcelona Leo Messi Lionel Messi goles en el epílogo del partido de Alan Kardec y Neymar, y terminó como Deportivo La Coruna Cristiano Ronaldo C.Ronaldo CR7 goals season compilation tricks vs skills Manchester United CR-7 Season Goals Tricks Skills Freestyle Power Ability Manchester United Top 10 Best World Footballers This is a new updated video of who I think are the current top 10 football (soccer) players in the world. I have based this on form and actual talent to select the top 10. There are so many talented footballers at the moment, who do you think will take top spot? Here are the players that I chose from: Sergio Kun Agüero (Atlético Madrid) Samir Nasri (Arsenal) Fernando Torres (Liverpool) Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Inter Milan) Kaka (AC Milan)Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) Cesc Fabregas (Arsenal) Ronaldinho (AC Milan)Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)Lionel Messi (Barcelona) Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) Iker Casillas (Real Madrid) Petr Cech (Chelsea) Edwin van der Sar (Manchester United) Fabi ...
Nominee for the FIFA World player 2008, Argentina's Lionel Messi gestures during a press conference prior to the World Player Gala 2008 award ceremony on January 12, 2009 in Zurich. World football's governing body FIFA announce their 2008 World Player of the Year in Zurich with Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United hotly-tipped to win though the 2007 winner Kaka, Lionel Messi, Fernando Torres and Xavi are the other candidates. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) AFP/Getty Images — with الكنج اشرف.
Breaking News! 1. Blackburn Rovers have completed the signature of C. Ronaldo. 2. Taye Taiwo will undergo his medical tomorrow ahead of his propose move to Barcelona. 3. Enugu Rangers want Pep Guardiola to be their manager befor this season Nigeria premier leagu kicks off. 4. Lobi stars of Makurdi and Bolton wanderer are battleling for the signature of Barcelona star Lionel Messi. 5. Edin Hazard will join Enyimba of Aba next season. 6. Liverpool manager Bredal Rolger want to use Pepe Reina as a striker since there is no money to buy more players which will make Peter Gulacci and Brad Jones to be thier first and second choice goal keepers respectively. 7. Chelsea sacks Rafa Benitez. 8. Manchestercity first choice goal keeper Vicent Enyema has extented his Mancity contract until 2017. 8. Austine Jay Jay Okocha will captain the super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of their Africal cup of Nations in South Africa. 9. Fernando Torres handed a transfer request after the sacking of Rafa Benitez. 10. Radamel Falcao unde ...
Fernando Torres won more club trophies in 2012 than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi combined.
Ballon Dor D Day ( WHO THE CAP FIT) More Ballon d’Or pain for Spain - Football’s greatest international side will endure another year without a winner While Vicente del Bosque is likely to claim the coach's vote, his players are yet to be recognised in the annual award and Andres Iniesta will be the latest to miss out on Monday ￼￼ ￼￼ ￼￼ For the fifth year running, there is a Spaniard shortlisted in the final three candidates to win the Ballon d'Or. But just like in the 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 editions of the prestigious prize, Spain will almost certainly not be celebrating an individual victory for one of their players in Zurich on Monday. Spain's story in the Ballon d'Or is one of near misses in recent years. Fernando Torres came third in 2008, Xavi completed the podium in 2009, he and Andres Iniesta finished behind Lionel Messi in 2010 and Xavi made up the numbers again last year. This time it will be Iniesta who misses out again, leaving perhaps the most dominant international team in ...
on Cristiano Ronaldo... "Portugal have a national team called Cristiano Ronaldo and a group of players who run after him." - former Portugal manager Carlos Queiroz. "He's an unbelievable player. We have a pantheon of great players and Ronaldo definitely compares with any of them. He had a bit of the Eric Cantona about him. He was definitely good value for Madrid." - Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United manager. on Andres Iniesta... "The press often ask me about whether Messi or Ronaldo is the best, but for me something is very clear: Andres Iniesta is the number one. He is able to do even more difficult things on the pitch. He is magic with the ball and so influential." - David Silva, Manchester City midfielder. "When he has the ball, it's like everything else stops – like the camera is going in slow motion. I've been playing with him since we were 15, and I have never, ever seen him play badly." - Fernando Torres, Chelsea striker. on Lionel Messi... "I feel sorry for those who want to compete for Messi ...
Lampard was pivotal in the semi-finals of the 2011–12 UEFA Champions League against the heavily favoured defending champions Barcelona. Bookmakers had Barcelona on the shortest odds to win a second consecutive Champions League title, and various commentators opined that Chelsea would have to produce their best two games of the season - and hope that Barca played their worst two - in order to upset the Catalan giants. In the first leg at Stamford Bridge, Lampard stripped Lionel Messi off the ball then played a cross-field pass to Ramires who setup Drogba for the only goal of the game giving Chelsea a 1–0 advantage. In the second leg at Camp Nou, Lampard assumed the captaincy after Terry was sent off early in the game. Down 2–0 to Barca just before half-time, Lampard assisted Ramires' goal with a through-pass which levelled the aggregate score at 2–2 while putting Chelsea ahead on away goals. Chelsea teammate Fernando Torres added another goal in stoppage time to give Chelsea a 3–2 victory ...
Fernando Torres and Mario Balotelli silence critics by matching Lionel Messi and Ronaldo's 2013 goal tally
This news comes in the same week that David Silva and Yaya Toure were named on the FIFPro midfielders shortlist, Vincent Kompany was recognised with a place on the defenders list and Joe Hart was one of only five goalkeepers put forward for the accolade. Mario´s is the only new name from 2011´s forwards list and has been rewarded for an inspired Euro 2012 showing for Italy where he tied with Fernando Torres for the Golden Boot with three goals, including two in the semi-final against Germany. As we told you last week, Sergio is officially one of the deadliest strikers in Premier League history, despite only landing on these shores 18 months ago. He became City´s first 30 goal striker in a decade last season and has started this season in similarly prolific style, with 11 goals for club and country so far. Considering that the forwards list contains the names of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, who are joined by Andres Iniesta in the three-man shortlist for the Ballon d´Or itself, perhaps there will ...
Tonight we could witness football history... Fernando Torres might score. Oh, and Lionel Messi is one goal away from Gerd Muller's record.
Latest News: Champions League winners Chelsea have signed Fluminese defender for an undisclosed fee. The right back has drawn comparisons to fellow Brazillian Marcelo and will join the club in January Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has stated that 'the heads of football' have given Lionel Messi delibrate publicity in order to win the Ballon d'or. Barcelona are said to be monitoring Dortmund trio of Mat Hummels, Subotic, and Mario Gotze. Wesley Sniejder set for Fenerbache. The midfielder is said to have agreed terms with the club. And finally, Rafa Benitez say £50million striker Fernando Torres just wont stop scoring in training. Thats all for now, join us for more news at 10.
Top 10 most unlucky players you know: 1. Teko Modise, Sundowns; He never wins trophies. 2. Arjen Robben, Bayern; He always misses out on major titles. 3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, He missed out on the UCL 3 times. 4. Steven Gerrard, Liverpool; He has the same number of EPL winners medal as my girlfriend, 0. 5. Cristiano Ronaldo, Madrid; He's unfortunate to be living in the same era as Messi, he will never win another Ballon Di'or. 6. Fernando Torres, Chelsea; Even if there was no goalie he'd still fail to score. 7. Didier Drogba, Still no Afcon winners medal for him despite him being a great striker. 8. Mara Moloi, MCC; No matter how good he is, he is never given a chance with Zebras. 9. Lionel Messi, FCB; No matter what he does at Barca people will always rank him lower than Pele because he never won the WC. 10. Luis Suarez, LFC; No matter how many times he gets fouled in the box we never get a penalty. The day Suarez gets a penalty we're making a party. Mr Ed
Lionel Messi has scored more goals in 2012 than Fernando Torres has scored in his Chelsea Career.
Played mini football today.was certain i played the entire court...being all John Terry at the back...and the chances i had,Fernando Torres..break thoughs ko elevening,CR7 and the goal i scored was a perfectly orchesrtated Lionel messi
Fernando Torres vs Lionel Messi vs Christiano Ronaldo who's will win
Imagine yourself managing a team which includes all the best penalty takers in the world at the moment. In the dying moments of the game, your team earns a penalty. Who will you choose to take the penalty ? 1. Lionel Messi 2. Ronaldo 3. Ronaldinho 4. Frank Lampard 5. Cristiano Ronaldo 6. Mario Balotelli 7. Xavi Hernandez 8. Neymar 9. Andres Iniesta 10. David Villa 11. David Silva 12. Samir Nasri 13. Kaka 14. Mesut Ozil 15. Angel Di Maria 16. Wayne Rooney 17. Robin Van Persie 18. Fernando Torres 19. Sergio Aguero 20. Eden Hazard 21. [Choose your own player that's not in the list]
*Lionel Messi of Barcelona scored 14 goals in the Champions League and didn't go beyond the Semi-final. *Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid scored 10 goal in the competition but watched the final on TV. *Fernando Torres of Chelsea FC scored only 1 goal, qualified for final and won the final. You don't need to have 100 goals in a year for ur breakthrough. All you need is a single goal that makes the difference. Hit "LIKE" if you agree :)
Informed conjecture would suggest that Cristiano Ronaldo's salary is a match for almost any player in the world - except that of Samuel Eto'o, of course - but the Real Madrid star's wages are apparently less than you may think. According to Marca, Ronaldo is ranked only tenth in the world when it comes to wages paid by their clubs, with the likes of little known Dario Conca raking in more in than the far more illustrious Portuguese. GMF has outlined the Top Ten earners, according to our friends in Spain, and you may find one of two surprises along the way... 1. Samuel Eto'o - Anzhi Makhachkala: €20m-a- year 2. Zlatan Ibrahimovic - Paris Saint-Germain: €14.5m 3. Wanye Rooney - Manchester United: €13.8m 4. Yaya Toure - Manchester City: €13m 5. Sergio Aguero - Manchester City: €12.5m 6. Didier Drogba - Shanghai Shenhua: €12m 7. Fernando Torres - Chelsea: €10.8m 8. Dario Conca - Guangzho Evergrande: €10.6m 9. Lionel Messi - Barcelona: €10.5m 10. Cristiano Ronaldo - Real Madrid: €10m
(L-R) Xavi of Spain, Fernando Torres of Spain, Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, Lionel Messi of Argentina and Kaka of Brazil pose for a group shot as nominees of FIFA Player of the Year 2008, at the Zurich Opera House on January 12, 2009 in Zurich, Switzerland.
Fernando Torres' teammate Eden Hazard will be the 'next Lionel Messi' according to the Belgian's former boss! Click to read more: [via GMF]
Fernando Torres wrote: Chelsea striker Fernando Torres one of football's highest earners - paid more than Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo! See the Top Ten here [via GMF]: [PICS]
Transfer window is now closed... Lets look at some last minutes deal... 1. Chelsea agreed loan deal to send Michael Essien to Real Madrid. 2. Tottenham signed lyon's goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and Dempsey who was very close to sign for Liverpool. Now liverpool are left with only suarez as an experienced striker. 3. Manchester City sign Javi Garcia and Brazilian fullback Maicon. 4. Berbatov joins Fulham for 2yrs deal. 5. Van der vaart joined Hamburg. 6. In the dying minutes, Manchester United made a last minute bid to sign Lionel Messi and Fernando Torres. 7. No, im just joking. Ignore no. 6 :D
I'd like to meet Lionel Messi and Fernando Torres!
"I was raped at d age of 9" --- Oprah Winfrey "I didn't even complete my University Education"--- Bill Gates "I dropped out of Harvard University to pursue my dream"--- Mark Zuckerberg ... "In my childhood days, I stitched shoes"---Abraha m Lincoln "I struggled academically throughout elementary school"---Ben Carson "I used 2 serve tea at a shop 2 support my football training "--- Lionel Messi "A female course made jest of me in my final year in the university becos I used only one black trousers."--- Owede Agbajileke "I used 2 sleep on d floor in friend's rooms, returning Coke bottles for food money, getting weekly free meals at a local temple"---Steve Jobs "My teachers used 2 call me a failure. "--- Tony Blair "I had no shoes" --- Goodluck Jonathan " I was once a Prisoner" --- Nelson Mandela & Obasanjo. "I walk on foot everyday from a far place to train at madrid"--- Fernando Torres. A journey of 2,000 miles begins with a step and if you give a stammerer time, he'll pronounce his father's name. With God ...
Manchester City once failed with an accidental £30 million bid for Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, it has been revealed. City have shown themselves to be willing to splash the cash in order to land big names ever since being taken over by the Abu Dhabi United Group in 2008, having spent over £30 million on each of Robinho and Sergio Aguero, and over £25 million on Edin Dzeko, Carlos Tevez, Emmanuel Adebayor, Mario Balotelli, David Silva and Yaya Toure. Upon arriving at the club in 2008, City’s owners wanted to make a landmark signing and eventually splashed out on Robinho from Real Madrid, having just missed out on Kaka, Fernando Torres and Dimitar Berbatov as well. Now former Chief Executive Garry Cook, who famously accused Kaka of ‘bottling’ his move to the Etihad Stadium, has revealed that in the confusion of their attempts to land a big name in the summer of 2008, contact was made with Barcelona over the prospect of landing Messi.
Fernando Torres wrote: Lionel Messi versus Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the great individual rivalries in football - click here to find out the top 5 rivalries:
Top 7 moments of Chelsea's 2011/2012 UCL 7: Lionel Messi's penalty miss in Camp Nou 6. Ivanovics winning goal against Napoli at Stamford Bridge 5. Fernando Torres goal in Camp Nou 4. Petr Cech's penalty save vs Robben in d finals 3. Ramires chip at d Camp Nou 2. Drogbas equalizer in d finals 1. Drogbas last kick in a Chelsea jersey. If you are a Chelsea fan and you agree, punch the LIKE button to expect more this season. Blue is my Blood
Do u know: Chelsea are now unbeaten in their last four matches at the Nou Camp, having drawn all of them. Lionel Messi remains without a goal against Chelsea in eight matches, the most games he has played against a single opponent without a goal. Fernando Torres becomes the 19th player in Champions League history to score against Real Madrid and Barca. He is the first Spaniard to do so.
Fernando Torres wrote: Football superstars love driving the world's fastest supercars - find out which cars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo drive home from training! Read more:
Fernando Torres has won more trophies this season than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi put together...
Who is the best player on the world ? 1. Ricardo Kaka 2. Lionel Messi 3. Cristiano Ronaldo ... 4. Mario Balotelli 5. Andres Iniesta 6. Neymar Junior 7. Fernando Torres
Fernando Torres wrote: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi lead the race for the Ballon d'Or again! Read more here:
Official : Fernando Torres , Xavi Hernandez , Ricardo Kaka , Lionel Messi , Christiano Ronaldo : One of these superstars will win the Ballon d'Or this year ! I hope Torres will win it . Good Luck El nino ♥
Lionel Messi will be the face of FIFA '13! Should it have been Fernando Torres? Have your say:
Who is the best player in the World : 1} Cristiano Ronaldo 2} Lionel Messi 10 3} Neymar 11 4} Fernando Torres 9 5} Rooney 10
It occurs to me that the Irish soccer team were playing Barcelona without Lionel Messi but with the add of Fernando Torres and Fabregas. Excellent performance by the spanish team today.
Lionel Messi: i scored 73 goals this season.(laughing) Christiano Ronaldo: i also scored 60+ goals this season. Fernando Torres: i just scored 12 goals this season but i won the Uefa Champions League lol. Be your own judge.
Fernando Torres scored for Spain! That means he has now scored 8 goals since January, Lionel Messi has scored 8 goals in May alone.
Pepsi Max players including three-time 'FIFA World Player of the Year' Lionel Messi, Didier Drogba, Fernando Torres and Frank Lampard are joined by two of the world's most exciting young footballers, Jack Wilshere and Sergio 'Kun' Agüero to front the 2012 campaign. The line-up also features internationally renowned DJ, producer and hit-maker, Calvin Harris, who provides the soundtrack and musical direction for the campaign.
DID YOU KNOW ? -John Obi Mikel has scored in the Premier League. -John Terry has lifted the Champions League more than once. -David Luiz has played against Mario Gomez. -Lionel Messi has played for Chelsea. -Fernando Torres has won the Golden Boot more than once. -ON PLAYSTATION
Fernando Torres shared the following link and had this to say about it: Time for Neymar to prove he can thrive in European Football after another breathtaking display for Santos! Read more: [comment from GMF] sensation Neymar shows why Pele believes he is better than Lionel Messi
5 people i want to meet b4 i die are :: Lionel Messi, Roman Abramovich, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Liz Benson, Fernando Torres.
Who is the best player in the World : Cristiano Ronaldo 7 Lionel Messi 10 Neymar 11 Fernando Torres 9 Rooney 10
If you wanna to ask Fernando Torres about the goal that he scores call this number (03-2) when u call Lionel Messi going to answer the phone ask him can i please speak to Fernando Torres,them u can ask Torres about the Goal lol
I heartily congratulate Chelsea for having shown courage and determination to beat the UEFA and FIFA adopted team. Most credit to the entire Chelsea team and management but special credits to Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba, Ramires Ashley Cole and Peter Chec. It was Frank Lampard who stole the ball from Lionel Messi and squared it to Ramires who then gave the final pass to Didier Drogba for their winning goal at Stamford Bridge in London in the first leg. Again it was the same combination between Frank Lampard and Ramires which resulted in the amazing away goal which gave Chelsea hope and stunned Barcelona and their fans. Oh! and Fernando Torres, he did it again against Barcelona last night. At last he has paid back part of the massive investment in him (50 million pounds). With that final goal which secured Chelsea firmly into the final, Torres not only vindicated himself but paid for the massive transfer fee paid out to sign him. Chelsea will earn more than 50 million pounds if they win the final and alre ...
Chelsea reached the Champions League final despite John Terry's sending off to seal a truly remarkable two-legged victory over Barcelona. The Blues were in serious trouble after goals from Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta put Barca ahead either side of Terry's dismissal for violent conduct. But Ramires strode forward to chip Chelsea ahead on away goals. Lionel Messi hit the bar with a penalty for Barca before Fernando Torres ran clear to seal the tie in injury time. Earlier in the week, Torres had said "the best team does not always win" . His words were prophetic for England's last men standing in Europe as they scrapped their way past the defending champions and into the final in Munich on 19 May. That it was Torres who scored the goal after being so maligned during his time at Stamford Bridge made for the perfect ending to a famous night for Roberto Di Matteo's side.
Chelsea stun Barcelona in Nou Camp. Many says is Mission Impossible that the Bridge is too far with Barcelona .The last 18months got forgotten in 2secs with Fernando Torres scoring aginst Barcelona. Chelsea FC came from 2 goals down and survived the dismissal of Captain John Terry as well as Lionel Messi's missed penalty in Eliminating the Champions. Ramires scored the vital away goal followed by Fernando Torres injury time goal to seal 10 man Chelsea win over Barcelona and to the Final in Munich. Pep Guardiola says he will weigh up in coming days whether to continue as coach with Barcelona. E clear for Guardiola
John Terry issued an immediate apology to his Chelsea team-mates for the red card which left them facing a backs-to-the-wall battle against Barcelona. The Blues skipper was given his marching orders by referee Cuneyt Cakir in the first half of their UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg for a blatant knee into the back of Alexis Sanchez. But despite their numerical disadvantage, the Stamford Bridge side hit back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Camp Nou and progress 3-2 on aggregate. Goals from Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta either side of Terry's moment of madness put the Catalan club in control, only for Ramires to put the Blues back on top with a sublime chip shortly before half-time. Lionel Messi then fired a penalty against the bar early in the second half and later hit the base of the excellent Petr Cech's post, before substitute Fernando Torres sparked scenes of jubilation with a breakaway strike in added time. Terry, who will now miss the 19th May final through suspension, admitted after the ...
Summary There cannot have been many more nights more dramatic nor heroic in the history of Chelsea Football Club. Having gone 2-0 behind on the night and one man down in the first half, we scored in stoppage time at the end of each half. John Terry was the man sent off. Ramires was the first Chelsea scorer with a brilliant goal before Lionel Messi missed the chance to put his side 3-1 ahead when he wasted a penalty. With the pressure on, substitute Fernando Torres scored a late, late goal on the counter-attack from his own half. The only disappointment on a joyous night is that Ramires, Branislav Ivanovic and Raul Meireles were all booked and so will join the skipper in missing the Final. Team news Didier Drogba was passed fit soRoberto Di Matteo named the same side as the first leg. Barcelona did change however, bringing in Gerard Pique and going tothree at the back. Both full-backs at the Bridge were on the bench with Issac Cuenca coming in and playing wide on the right with Cesc Fabregas on the left. T ...
Did u know - Lionel Messi has scored 63 goals in all competitions this season for Barcelona, as many goals as Chelsea's Didier Drogba, Daniel Sturridge, Salomon Kalou, Fernando Torres, Franck Lampard and Juan Mata combined!
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is not just the best player on the player. He is also the richest. The dimunitive forward came tops in the latest rich list after earning £27.4million from wages, bonuses, sponsorships and endorsements. Apart from his £13m annual salary from the La Liga powerhouse, he raked in extra cash from sponsorship deals from the likes of Adidas and Pepsi. In the survey conducted by the France Football Magazine, Messi beat superstars like Beckham, Ronaldo, Rooney to emerge top earner. £27.5m Lionel Messi (Barcelona) £26.2m David Beckham (LA Galaxy) £24.3m Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) £19.4m Samuel Eto’o (Anzhi) £17.2m Wayne Rooney (Man United) £15.7m Sergio Aguero (Man City) £14.7m Yaya Toure (Man City) £13.9m Fernando Torres (Chelsea) £12.9m Kaka (Real Madrid) £11.9m Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich) The battle within the coaches was well won by Jose Mourinho who earned £12.3m. The Real Madrid boss is followed by Paris St Germain’s Carlo Ancelotti(£11m) and Barca’s Pep G ...
FIVE THINGS ♍♈ BELOVED CHELSEA NEED Τ̅☺ DO Τ̅☺ BEAT BARCELONA IN UEFA Champions League SEMI-FINAL: Chelsea just got over the line against Benfica in the Champions League quarter-finals. Play like that against Barcelona and it could get very ugly indeed for Roberto Di Matteo's side. So what do they need to do to get the better of Lionel Messi, Xavi and the rest of the European Champions? PICK A CENTRE-FORWARD: Get this one wrong and Chelsea’s potency up front gets severely compromised, giving Barcelona an even bigger advantage than the one they already hold. And it is, of course, a straight choice between Fernando Torres and Didier Drogba. Well, going on the performance at Stamford Bridge last night, when Torres patently failed to kick on from his goal at Aston Villa at the weekend, when his confidence clearly waned as the match wore on, you would have to plump for Drogba. That way, Chelsea can play the more direct forward ball to cut out Barca’s midfield pressing. That way, they stand a mu ...
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