Lionel Messi deserves Ballon d'Or but isn't GOAT yet, says Rivaldo

Lionel Messi deserved to win the 2021 Ballon d'Or, according to Rivaldo, but the Argentine isn't the best player of all time. The Paris Saint-Germain star scooped up his seventh Ballon d'Or award, edging out Robert Lewandowski, earning 33 more points than his counterpart. And while his win was subject...

Rivaldo hails Cristiano Ronaldo after Bruno Fernandes' missed penalty

Brazilian legend Rivaldo has stated that Cristiano Ronaldo's reaction to Bruno Fernandes' penalty miss against Aston Villa shows how humble the legendary number 7 is. Manchester United got a chance to equalise with a last gasp penalty against Aston Villa on Saturday, but Fernandes skied the ball with his shot, which meant it was his fourth penalty miss in 42 attempts.

Brazil legend Rivaldo predicts bright future for Man City wonderkid Kayky

The young winger recently joined up with his new team-mates after moving from Fluminense. Brazilian legend Rivaldo believes Manchester City wonderkid Kayky can become a star for the club within a few years. Kayky made a £9 million ($12.3m) move to Manchester from Fluminense, where he made 32 senior appearances...

Lionel Messi: Rivaldo surprised Manchester City did not make a move for PSG star

Barcelona great Rivaldo was surprised Manchester City did not make a move for Lionel Messi, who is preparing to make his Paris Saint-Germain debut this weekend.The 34-year-old came through the La Masia academy and established himself as the greatest ever player to grace the Nou Camp – and perhaps any pitch – during an incredible medal-laden period.Messi will forever be synonymous with Barcelona but the club’s shocking financial situation led to the bombshell confirmation of his departure in early August.The Argentina captain swiftly signed a two-year deal with the option of a further season at PSG who he...
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Rivaldo sees Lionel Messi staying at Barcelona ‘for a few more years’

Barcelona legend Rivaldo is growing increasingly confident that Lionel Messi will sign a new contract, with the Blaugrana board being urged to bring in David Alaba alongside a talismanic club captain. Speculation regarding the next move for a six-time Ballon d’Or winner continues to rage, with the most lucrative of...

Rivaldo tips Rangers star to join LFC if Gerrard ever becomes Reds boss

Rivaldo has tipped Ianis Hagi to sign for Liverpool should Steven Gerrard ever become Liverpool manager, as reported by the Echo. Emanuel Rosu, a Romanian football journalist, quoted the Brazil legend, with the 22-year-old Rangers star having impressed in his second season in Scotland, registering 15 goal contributions in 26 Premiership games.
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Lionel Messi 'might be thinking about' joining PSG, says Rivaldo

Lionel Messi “might be thinking about” joining Paris Saint-Germain says Rivaldo, with the Barcelona legend conceding that an all-time great may have made his last Champions League appearance at Camp Nou. If that is the case, with the Argentine continuing to run his contract down, then he will depart with...