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World Cup: Lionel Messi can cement legacy with an Argentina victory
World Cup: Lionel Messi can cement legacy with an Argentina victory

Whether a megastar at the World Cup finals ultimately qualifies for the Mt. Rushmore of his sport will be influenced in part by how many championships he collects. Though his skill and will surpass that of any peer, the rings are the thing for most juries of fans who place the uber-athletes on the pantheon. Wait. Are we talking about LeBron James or Lionel Messi? Both, actually. James, the two-time NBA champion who has nudged into the news this weekend, reportedly jetted to Brazil to watch Lionel and Argentina play Germany for the World Cup championship. Just as King James gets it that unreasonable basketball types still will rank him a half-rung under Michael Jordan and perhaps Magic...

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