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#Lionel Messi

# lionel-messi - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Watch: Suarez and Messi brilliance keeps Barca on Madrid's tail World Class This post contains videos

Watch: Suarez and Messi brilliance keeps Barca on Madrid's tail

The Argentine superstar scored his 27th goal in just 24 appearances this season.

# lionel-messi - Friday 13 January, 2017

Barcelona sack director after Messi comments

Pere Gratacos has been removed from his post at the club.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Messi magic clinches tie for Barca after Suarez opens scoring with stunning volley MSN This post contains videos

Messi magic clinches tie for Barca after Suarez opens scoring with stunning volley

The mercurial Argentine’s late free-kick sealed the deal on a memorable night for Barcelona’s remarkable attackers.

Lionel Messi statue 'decapitated' in Argentina

The statue, sculpted out of black marble, was erected last June.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

'I don't regret Real Madrid move despite lack of opportunities'

Martin Odegaard was tipped for stardom when he burst onto the scene but he has since joined Heerenveen on loan.

'I was like a ghost' - Hazard reflects on Chelsea struggles in 2015-16

The Belgian forward admits he wants ‘to be the best again’ after enduring a tough time.

# lionel-messi - Monday 9 January, 2017

Ronaldo sees off competition from Messi to land Fifa's best player award

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has been named best men’s coach.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Messi rescues Barca with stunning free-kick but they lose more ground in title race Stuttering This post contains videos

Messi rescues Barca with stunning free-kick but they lose more ground in title race

The 1-1 draw with Villarreal leaves the Catalans in third place – five points adrift of Madrid, who have a game in hand.

# lionel-messi - Friday 30 December, 2016

Ibrahimovic: Cristiano Ronaldo is not a natural talent

The Manchester United attacker was asked what separates the Real Madrid star from his namesake and Ronaldinho.

Here are the top 10 highest-paid players in world football

It is believed that Carlos Tevez will make around 38 million euros a season in China.

# lionel-messi - Friday 23 December, 2016

Luis Enrique hits out at 'ridiculous' Messi 'golden melons' comparison

“Professional footballers are far more prepared these days, much stronger physically,” he added.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Barca preparing new deal for Messi to make him highest paid player in the world

The Argentine maestro is expected to be offered close to €450,000 per week.

Messi, Suarez and Neymar get early Christmas break

“The front three have never played the first round of the cup.”

# lionel-messi - Monday 19 December, 2016

'It's like something from the Playstation' - Suarez praise for Messi after Catalan derby

A 4-1 win for Barcelona against Espanyol last night.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Barcelona's €30m striker finally bags first goal for the club Monkey Off The Back This post contains videos

Barcelona's €30m striker finally bags first goal for the club

The Catalan giants defeated Al Ahli 5-3 in Qatar with Paco Alcacer on the scoresheet.

Ballon d'Or breakdown: Ronaldo more than doubles Messi's tally in voting

Meanwhile, Leicester pair Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez also made the top 10.

Ronaldo: If Messi were in my team, I'd have more Ballons d'Or

Presumably the flow of assists would only go one way.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'The Scottish media built me up like I was Messi or Neymar' - Barton

Despite the way it panned out, the midfielder insists he has no regrets over his move to Rangers.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Pass masters! Barcelona set a new Champions League record tonight

Being allowed to dominate possession by Monchengladbach, Barca broke a European passing record at Camp Nou.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 3 December, 2016

As it happened: Barcelona v Real Madrid, El Clasico

Barcelona took on Real Madrid, with the Catalan side badly needing a win.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Barca's Sociedad hoodoo continues and Luis Enrique's side now trail Real by six points Real Flat This post contains videos

Barca's Sociedad hoodoo continues and Luis Enrique's side now trail Real by six points

Lionel Messi’s goal rescued a point for his side who face their fiercest rivals in El Clasico on Saturday.

# lionel-messi - Friday 25 November, 2016

Leo Messi: Barcelona are not dependent on me

The Argentinian forward scored twice to see Barca past Celtic on Wednesday night.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Mourinho in it for the long haul at Man United

“The best manager in the history of the Premier League needed a few years to build.”

Is Messi weary and more Champions League talking points

Plus, why Arsenal are badly missing Santi Cazorla.

Masterful Messi sends Celtic crashing out of Europe Magician This post contains videos

Masterful Messi sends Celtic crashing out of Europe

The difference maker on the night was the Argentine superstar.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'That's the worst question I've had' - Rodgers asked about the Loch Ness Monster Facepalm This post contains videos

'That's the worst question I've had' - Rodgers asked about the Loch Ness Monster

The Celtic boss admitted he isn’t well-up on the Scottish mythical creature.

# lionel-messi - Monday 21 November, 2016

From scorpion kicks to ridiculous individual goals, here's the Fifa Puskas Award shortlist 10 Of The Best This post contains videos

From scorpion kicks to ridiculous individual goals, here's the Fifa Puskas Award shortlist

Wales striker Hal Robson-Kanu is alongside Lionel Messi and Neymar as nominees for world football’s Goal of the Year.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Barcelona draw blank without Messi and Suarez

Nine-man Malaga held out for a point.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Argentina players boycott media after Lavezzi marijuana claims Blackout This post contains videos

Argentina players boycott media after Lavezzi marijuana claims

A delicious free-kick from Lionel Messi had helped the Albiceleste to a much-needed win over Colombia.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Tonight Brazil head to the site of their 7-1 World Cup loss as Messi and Argentina await

More than two years after their 7-1 demolition by Germany, Brazil are back to the Mineirao.

'After the Paraguay game, I was emotionally very bad. Guardiola helped me a lot'

Far from suffering a rift with Pep Guardiola, Argentina star Sergio Aguero believes his manager is helping him mentally.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Neymar gives Lionel Messi lift on private jet

Argentina were due to train later for the first time in Belo Horizonte, where the team was based during their 2014 World Cup campaign.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Barcelona dismiss Luis Suarez to Manchester United rumours

Barca want Suarez to extend his contract and will not entertain transfer bids from elsewhere.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Pep talk does the trick as Manchester City secure famous win against Barcelona

A brace from Ilkay Gundogan and a Kevin De Bruyne free-kick helped the hosts to a 3-1 win.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Luis Enrique, Valencia condemn missile throwing after Barcelona winner

Neymar was hit by a bottle thrown by fans, prompting stern words from the Spanish club.

Suarez and Neymar struck by missile after Messi winner Tension This post contains videos

Suarez and Neymar struck by missile after Messi winner

Home fans threw objects in the direction of Barcelona players as they were celebrating.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 20 October, 2016

'Until the last day I am a coach I will try to play from the goalkeeper'

Man City’s Claudio Bravo endured another bad night at the office at the Camp Nou.

Ireland down in latest Fifa rankings despite Georgia and Moldova wins

The Boys in Green fell in the October ranking after two months of no change.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Messi hat-trick ensures unhappy Barcelona return for Guardiola as Bravo sees red

Manchester City were handed a 4-0 defeat by the Catalan giants at the Camp Nou.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Barca, Atletico and Real score 17 goals between them to earn emphatic wins Back In The Habit This post contains videos

Barca, Atletico and Real score 17 goals between them to earn emphatic wins

Having missed three games, Lionel Messi needed just three minutes to find the net.

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