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#Lionel Messi

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Barcelona know when quiet captain Messi is angry - Abidal

Diego Maradona suggested the star player lacked the traits required to captain the national team, but the Catalan side’s director disagrees.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

'It feels like every player who comes into Man United struggles. We could sign Messi and he'd struggle'

Paul Scholes says Man United need better quality players but also suggests that Lionel Messi would struggle in the side.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Man City deny reports that they made £1m/week bid to sign Lionel Messi

Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo say City were willing to triple Messi’s Barca salary.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Messi rejected Man City offer to treble wages - Al Mubarak

Pep Guardiola was eager to be reunited with the Barcelona superstar at the Etihad Stadium, but lucrative terms were knocked back by the Argentine.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Maradona: Messi let down by Mascherano and Argentina 'traitors'

The legendary World Cup winner has slammed the lack of support shown to a talisman figure, while also ruling out a second stint as national team boss.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Winless run extends for Barcelona despite brilliant Messi goal

Sevilla are the LaLiga leaders heading into the October international break after champions Barcelona could only draw away to Valencia.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Messi hailed as 'the best ever' after Wembley masterclass

Lionel Messi’s brace against Tottenham ensured Barca ended a run of three games without a win.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Messi back at Wembley looking to make up for lost time in Europe

The star man is back at the London venue tomorrow night to face Spurs.

# lionel-messi - Monday 1 October, 2018

Maradona urges Messi to retire from Argentina duty: 'The U15s lose and it's his fault'

Lionel Messi should quit international football, according to his legendary compatriot.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Messi and Munir combine in the 84th minute to prevent another Barcelona defeat

Barcelona dropped points in La Liga for a third successive game, but it could have been worse had Lionel Messi not set up Munir El Haddadi.

# lionel-messi - Monday 24 September, 2018

Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world's best

Fifa’s player of the year is announced later today.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Pique rescues 10-man Barca as Messi breaks another La Liga record Late Drama This post contains videos

Pique rescues 10-man Barca as Messi breaks another La Liga record

The Argentine player has broken Dani Alves’ record for the most appearances in La Liga by a non-Spanish player.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'Ignorance makes you very bold' - Ramos' dig at Griezmann

The Atletico star recently admitted he was disappointed not to be nominated for the Best Fifa Men’s Player award.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Liverpool are like Messi’s Barcelona at their best - Souness

The three-time European Cup winner believes this is the best Reds side in nearly 30 years.

# lionel-messi - Friday 14 September, 2018

Messi found 'crying like a kid who had lost his mother' after 2016 Copa America heartache

Argentina lost out to Chile after a penalty shootout in the 2016 Copa America final.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

'In three days we had the quarter-final against Roma, but I played the whole game'

Luis Suarez has given his thoughts on Barcelona’s humiliating Champions League capitulation last season.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'Juve have become a clear favourite for the Champions League'

Lionel Messi says he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Real Madrid.

'I have everything here' – Messi wants Barcelona stay

The Argentine star says he has no plans to leave the La Liga champions, saying he has no desire to move for at least three years.

# lionel-messi - Monday 3 September, 2018

Barcelona will have to retire No.10 jersey when Messi leaves - Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho believes that Barcelona star Messi is the “best in history.”

Messi omitted from Fifa's player of the year shortlist for first time since 2006

Cristiano Ronaldo is in the running for a sixth Ballon d’Or, but faces competition from Luka Modric and Mo Salah.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Messi and Suarez on the double as Barcelona hit La Liga new boys for eight

Huesca took a surprise early lead at Camp Nou, but were blown away thereafter.

# lionel-messi - Friday 24 August, 2018

Palestinian FA boss gets 12-month Fifa ban for 'inciting hatred and violence' with Messi comments

Jibril Rajoub called for protests against Messi over plans for Argentina to play Israel in Jerusalem in June.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Messi, Coutinho get Barcelona off to winning start Success This post contains videos

Messi, Coutinho get Barcelona off to winning start

The Argentine superstar scored Barca’s 6,000th La Liga goal.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Messi promises to do 'everything possible' to guide Barcelona back on top of Europe

The Argentine is proud to pull on the armband and hopes he can fill the big shoes left by the departing Andres Iniesta.

# lionel-messi - Friday 10 August, 2018

Messi succeeds Iniesta as Barcelona's new club captain

In a quartet of La Masia products, Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto will act as vice captains.

# lionel-messi - Monday 6 August, 2018

Arturo Vidal ready to 'win everything' after agreeing €20m move to Barcelona

The Chilean midfielder is eyeing silverware after moving to the Camp Nou from Bayern.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'He's obsessed with being better than Messi' - Giggs' theory about Ronaldo's move to Juventus

Ronaldo signed from Real Madrid to Juventus earlier this week.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

After keeping Messi quiet, Deschamps backs Kante to shut down Hazard

The France coach believes that the Chelsea midfielder has had an excellent tournament to date and is “essential” to his plans.

# lionel-messi - Monday 9 July, 2018

'I'm not concerned - we stopped Messi and Eriksen, and we'll try do the same with Kane'

Croatia are braced for Gareth Southgate’s England.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'Without Messi we are just another team': Maradona laments Argentina's early exit

The 1986 World Cup winner did not see anything that surprised him as his country made their exit from Russia 2018.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 30 June, 2018

PSG duo eclipse Messi and Ronaldo on unforgettable day Star Power This post contains videos

PSG duo eclipse Messi and Ronaldo on unforgettable day

Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappé both produced performances to remember.

Facing an uncertain future, Lionel Messi avoids media after Argentina crash out of World Cup

After suffering yet more international disappointment, Argentina captain Lionel Messi did not speak to the media.

Mbappe stars with a brilliant double as France dump Argentina out of the World Cup

France booked their place in the last eight of the World Cup as they overcame Argentina in a seven-goal thriller in Kazan.

# lionel-messi - Friday 29 June, 2018

'We know Messi can decide our fate' - Lloris warns France ahead of Argentina clash

The Tottenham goalkeeper is aware the Argentina star has the ability to send Les Bleus out of the World Cup.

Which was your favourite goal from the World Cup group stages? Top Drawer This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Which was your favourite goal from the World Cup group stages?

There have been some unbelievable finishes in Russia over the past two weeks.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Do they expect us to win 10-0?' - Pogba bemused by whistles from France fans

The Manchester United star believes supporters are expecting too much from Les Bleus, with jeers having greeted last-16 progress at World Cup 2018.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Messi stuns reporter by revealing he wore good-luck charm passed on by reporter's mother Magic This post contains videos

Messi stuns reporter by revealing he wore good-luck charm passed on by reporter's mother

Reporter Rama Pantorotto was left in utter disbelief at the gesture from Argentina’s captain.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Can Lionel Messi save Argentina from themselves? Talking Point This post contains videos

Can Lionel Messi save Argentina from themselves?

The Barcelona star scored one of the goals of the tournament tonight, but his team were unconvincing.

Messi and Rojo magic helps nervy Argentina reach World Cup last 16 World Class This post contains videos

Messi and Rojo magic helps nervy Argentina reach World Cup last 16

The Barcelona star scored a brilliant goal tonight.

GOL! Messi opens World Cup account with stunning finish to get Argentina up and running Bienvenido This post contains videos

GOL! Messi opens World Cup account with stunning finish to get Argentina up and running

Lionel Messi has fired his side into an early lead in their must-win Group D fixture.

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