Virgil van Dijk hails Lionel Messi ahead of Champions League semi-final

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has hailed the qualities of Lionel Messi and the Barcelona side ahead of the first leg of their Champions League semi-final. The Reds have done extremely well to progress to the final four of the competition for the second-straight year, but they need to overcome the challenge presented by the…

Fabio Capello compares Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Former England manager has said that Lionel Messi is a genius on the playing field and the same cannot be said about Cristiano Ronaldo. Over the years, there has been a regular debate over who is the better footballer between Messi and Ronaldo but Capello believes the former has the edge, given he can create…

Gonzalo Higuain heaps praise on Paulo Dybala ahead of World Cup

Argentina international has praised the impact of Paulo Dybala ahead of the summer World Cup in Russia. The former Palermo man has yet to make a significant impact for the national team but Higuain has still lauded his compatriot for his contribution alongside him for Italian champions Juventus. Speaking to reporters, he said: “I feel…