Copa America 2016 is almost over, but we’ve still got one more weekend of soccer to enjoy — and hot players to look at — first! Argentina takes on Chile in the championship match on June 26, while the US will play Colombia for third place on June 25, and you can see the tournament’s sexiest hunks right here!
Lionel Messi, 28, showed the world why he is perhaps the best soccer player ever to step onto the pitch. Every player on the US team lined-up in front of Messi who stood 25 yards from the goal. The master then perfectly kicked the ball over every defenders head, past the goalie and gently into the upper corner of the goal post. Wow. The goal was the second of the night for the Argentinian team who would go on to shut out the hosting Americans 4-0 in the Copa America Semi-final match. The kick was pure beauty and put Messi in the record books as the all-time leading scorer for his native land Argentina.
Cristiano Ronaldo, 31, is one talented soccer player…and he’s gotten compensated for it in a BIG way:His earnings in the last year put him on top of the list of the highest paid sports stars! Click through the gallery to see who else made the list and how much they all make!
After a recent injury there is a question whether or not Lionel Messi, 28, will be able to start for Argentina in their first Copa America game against rivals Chile. Week 1 of Copa America is in full swing and this is Messi’s latest chance to bring home a international victory for his home Argentina on the world stage. Watch what happens when these two soccer giants clash in their opening game of this exciting Copa America match online here!
Lionel Messi was the big winner at the Copa del Rey final, and not just because his team took home the victory! The 28-year-old Barcelona star was greeted by his wife, Antonella Roccuzzo, following a huge 2-0 extra-time win over Sevilla on May 22, and she gave him perhaps the most unforgettable celebration of his career: A big smooch. Talk about a great ending to an amazing night!
It had to be him! All the talk before El Clasico, the eagerly anticipated match-up between Barcelona and Real Madrid, was about World Footballer of the Year Lionel Messi, 28, and heartthrob Cristiano Ronaldo, 31. Who was going to get the better of the other in the game at Camp Nou on Apr. 2? Step-forward Cristiano, who netted the crucial winner for his team!
Soccer fans are living in an age where this has never happened before. To have two soccer players playing on the current level that Lionel Messi, 28, and Cristiano Ronaldo, 31, is unheard of. These legends of the game are playing a different game to anyone else and they will go head-to-head at the Camp Nou on Apr. 2 as Barcelona takes on Real Madrid. But who’s scored the best goals in El Clasico between the pair? Click down to find out!