Tag: Messi

The 27 most dominant soccer players in the world right now — Andre Eger

RANKED: The 27 most dominant soccer players in the world right now — Andre Eger

Whoscored.com configures its player rankings based on position-specific metrics that include blocks, interceptions, and tackles for defenders, total passes and pass completion for midfielders, and goal creation, shots on goal, and goals for attackers. With this in mind, each athlete in this ranking has been given a score for form, with the 27th best player averaging 7.46/10.

Messi made his Barcelona debut 15 years ago Soccer

Messi made his Barcelona debut 15 years ago — ProSoccerTalk

Messi, who was just 16-years old at the time and began the season five levels below the first team in Juveniles B, had impressed in a rare chance to play against the first team players and was brought along in the traveling squad. In the 75th minute, Rijkaard brought on Messi to play as a forward, and he created a pair of chances, nearly scoring on a sloppy pitch.