This is a profile of Lionel Messi, who is part of ESPN's World Fame 100.
We are not yet fully aware of the place that Lionel Messi has already carved for himself in the history of football. The scale of his achievements will be better appreciated after he retires from the sport.
With his daily feats, Barcelona's star generates a false belief that it is simple to leave opponents behind, to assist when there's a wall in front, or to score using all possible resources. We are so used to seeing him...
This is a profile of Philippe Coutinho, who is part of ESPN's World Fame 100.
He does not have the fame of Neymar, nor the charisma of Daniel Alves or Marcelo.
Philippe Coutinho's fame is nearly entirely associated with football.
The youngster first appeared in Vasco showing promise. He went to Inter Milan without a lot of fanfare, and later in much the same fashion to Espanyol. But it was in Liverpool where he exploded.
He became famous as a football player, and that made him a celebrity. The elite...