Lionel Messi Was Named World Player Of The Year In Style

  • Dan Fogarty and Glenn Davis

The web roundup for Tuesday, January 8. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. See anything that should be on SportsGrid? send it to Now, our starting five.

1. Lionel Messi really wore that to an awards ceremony.

Well, his win wasn’t a surprise. Guess he had to do something to up the excitement factor. [Getty Images]

2. AJ McCarron on his girlfriend’s sudden celebrity.

“Say you swear.” The power of a LeBron follow. [Deadspin]

3. Golfer is angry.

The person we really feel bad for here i the caddie. The golfer gets to walk away after he kicks the bag over. The caddie? That poor guy has to clean up the mess. [Devil Ball Golf]

4. We’re gonna hold you to this.

Though let’s be honest: that will be one of many Saban babies in Alabama. [BSO]

5. Not sports related, still important.

Google Gives New York’s Swanky Chelsea Neighborhood Free Wi-Fi, Is Doing It Wrong; The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year; Breakdance Performance on Subway Culminates in Irish Jig Finale; A black hole just barfed… right when scientists were looking; Thieves steal $300,000 worth of wiring from the set of “Anchorman 2.”

What’s on TV tonight.

Alabama at Missouri (7 p.m., ESPN); Baylor at Texas Tech (7 p.m., ESPN2), Clemson at Duke (7 p.m., ESPNU), Ohio State at Purdue (9 p.m., ESPN), Pittsburgh at Georgetown (9 p.m., ESPNU), Los Angeles at Houston (8 p.m., NBATV).

Food porn of the day.

“Gooey Nutella Caramel and Hazelnut brownies.”

Sweet fancy nipples.

And finally, tonight…

In da club. On a banjo.