Lionel Messi

Why on earth is Messi wearing Thom Browne?

Lionel Messi wore a silly suit as part of a silly branding play last week. That is not an obviously newsworthy development. Messi has never been particularly fashionable, and recent history suggests no branding play is beneath a football club. If Messi started wearing turquoise suits because a petro-state or Rocket Fuel Malt Liquor offered …

There’s going to be a Leo Messi amusement park in China

Like Disney World and LegoLand, but with more tattoos Leo Messi will become the first footballer with his own amusement park when the Messi Experience Project opens in Nanjing, China. But instead of keeping it to himself like Cartman in that one episode of South Park, he will generously let other people enjoy it, too. The press …

Lionel Messi bleeds, scores, wins El Clasico

Lionel Messi chooses a good time to score his 500th Barcelona goal For the second time in four days, Lionel Messi laid on the ground bleeding from his face during the first half of a match. Like Juventus before them, Real Madrid seemed determined to destroy Messi. And an unpunished elbow to the mouth from …