Soccer

Messi could move soon, but who can afford him?

Friday should be a seismic day in the sporting calendar. Not merely as it is 2021 – good riddance to 2020 – but because perhaps its greatest player could upend the footballing world by announcing his departure. Lionel Messi has scored 644 goals for Barcelona, more than anyone else has ever scored for one club, […]

Soccer

On The Ball: Messi could move soon, but who can afford him?

LONDON – Next Friday (Jan 1) should be a seismic day in the sporting calendar. Not merely as it is 2021 – good riddance to 2020 – but because perhaps its greatest player could upend the footballing world by announcing his departure. Lionel Messi has scored 644 goals for Barcelona, more than anyone else has […]