Lionel Messi is often cited as the best soccer player in the world, but the sport’s greatest prize has long eluded him. After he came heartbreakingly close in 2014, will 2018 be the year Leo finally wins a World Cup? The Ringer FC crew (Chris Ryan, Ryan O’Hanlon, Donnie Kwak, and Micah Peters) examines Messi’s career and what victory in Russia this summer would mean for his legacy.
Is the Best Soccer Player in the World a Loser?
The ‘Ringer FC’ crew breaks down what a 2018 World Cup title could mean for Messi
Tate Frazier is joined by J. Kyle Mann to discuss Kentucky’s 22-point drubbing of Alabama, the mythology behind Rick Pitino’s white suit, the court storm seen round the world, and more
And the Cold Open Question of the Week: Who gets a bigger POP, Rhea Ripley in Perth, Australia, or Paul Heyman in Philadelphia?
Bakari Sellers is joined by founder and executive director of The Current Project, Alisha Gordon, to discuss the organization’s investment in single Black mothers