Lionel Messi admits to worrying about contracting COVID-19

Soccer Jun 14, 2021

Lionel Messi admits to worrying about contracting COVID-19

Argentina striker Lionel Messi confessed on Sunday that he worries about contracting COVID-19. Messi admitted his fears a day before he kicks off another Copa America with the national side amid a spate of infections among rival teams. Players or officials from Bolivia, Colombia and ...

Soccer / J. League Jul 12, 2019

Antlers agree to transfer Hiroki Abe to Barcelona

The Kashima Antlers have agreed to transfer attacker Hiroki Abe to Barcelona, the J. League team announced Friday. The 20-year-old, who made his senior Japan debut at the recent Copa America, will join the Spanish powerhouse pending a medical. A skillful dribbler with strong attacking instincts, ...

Soccer Apr 10, 2019

Japan to play El Salvador in Copa America warmup

The Japanese men's national team will play an international friendly against El Salvador on June 9, the Japan Football Association announced Wednesday. Japan, ranked No. 26 in the world, will face No. 71 El Salvador for the first time. The match at Hitomebore Stadium Miyagi in ...