MONDAY,17 AUGUST 2015 The Domains
According to the news from Domain.cn on August 17th,the Soccer Star Lionel Messi, who may regard to be the best Soccer player in the world, has Filed UDRP Seeking Control of two Domain names Messi.com and Lionelmessi.com
The UDRP was filed by the soccer star whose full name is Lionel Andres Messi Cuccittini.
Messi.com has been owned under privacy since January but privacy was lifted to once the UDRP was filed and the domain name is owned by Lewis Jumpp of the UK.
Prior to January of this year, domain investor Andy Booth of the UK, has owned the domain since about August 23, 2008
David Meade owned it in 2008 for a short time
Dr F Messi Cell Culture Technologies owned it prior to that.
Messi.com seems to have been a fan site about the soccer star but it is currently offline but the site had a Google Page Rank of 4 and an Alexa ranking 880,000 in the world based on it’s traffic.
The domain name LionelMessi.com is owned by Andy Booth who has owned the domain since 2008.
LionelMessi.com also appears to be basically offline now as well, although that site also has an Google Page Rank of 4 but an Alexa Rank of just under 10 million.
According to Forbes.com, Messi is the 13th highest paid celebrity in the world earning $75 million dollars in 2015.