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#Lionel Messi

# lionel-messi - Sunday 22 May, 2016

This unbelievable Messi pass was the highlight as Barcelona completed the double Champions This post contains videos

This unbelievable Messi pass was the highlight as Barcelona completed the double

The Catalan side beat Sevilla 2-0 after extra-time to win the Copa del Rey.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

'He could score a hat-trick for Stockport' - Ferguson on why Ronaldo edges Messi

It is a seemingly never-ending point of debate in football. Who is better: Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Messi: 'It would hugely please Barca if Atletico beat Real in the Champions League final'

Lionel Messi has admitted everybody at Barcelona wants Real Madrid to finish the season empty-handed.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Barca run riot in the Catalan derby to leave themselves needing 1 more win On The Brink This post contains videos

Barca run riot in the Catalan derby to leave themselves needing 1 more win

Luis Suarez, Messi, Neymar and Rafinha all chipped in with goals as Luis Enrique’s men recorded a 5-0 win against Espanyol.

# lionel-messi - Monday 2 May, 2016

'Messi never cheats, his behaviour is exemplary'

The 36-year-old has defended the Argentina international from accusations he gets special treatment.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Thierry Henry reserves high praise for 'man-of-the-match' Shane Long

The Ireland striker earned plenty of plaudits for his performance this afternoon.

Lionel Messi and Steph Curry have a strong bromance going on

The NBA’s best player took to social media to show off a tasty gift he’d received from the Barcelona attacker.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Four for superb Suarez as Barca go back to the summit To The Four This post contains videos

Four for superb Suarez as Barca go back to the summit

Neymar and Lionel Messi were also on target for Luis Enrique’s side against Sporting Gijon.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Back to his best? 7 incredible stats after Lionel Messi's superb display last night

The Argentine superstar has more assists than anyone else in La Liga since 1980.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Valencia blow Spanish title race wide open as Barcelona lose 3 on the trot

The Catalan giants were handed a 2-1 defeat at the Camp Nou tonight.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Leo Messi mired in worst Barca drought since 2010

The Barcelona talisman has not scored at club level for five matches, his worst run in six years.

Lionel Messi out of sorts and more Champions League talking points

Plus, master strategist Diego Simeone enhances reputation following another impressive win.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Barcelona were livid after this controversial decision late on tonight Anger This post contains videos

Barcelona were livid after this controversial decision late on tonight

Gabi and Atletico Madrid breathed a sight of relief following a let-off in the dying stages of their Champions League quarter-final.

Atletico stun Barcelona to secure Champions League semi-final spot

Diego Simeone’s side overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Will Lionel Messi end his goal drought and more Champions League talking points

Plus, why Bayern Munich can’t afford to be complacent in Portugal.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

As it happened: Barcelona v Atletico Madrid, Champions League quarter-final

Barcelona took on Atletico Madrid, with a place in the Champions League semis up for grabs.

# lionel-messi - Monday 4 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Putin and Cameron among world leaders and celebrities connected with high-profile Panama Papers Panama Papers

Putin and Cameron among world leaders and celebrities connected with high-profile Panama Papers

The enormous leak of tax-related documents sees multiple world leaders connected, together with celebrities like soccer star Lionel Messi and actor Jackie Chan.

# lionel-messi - Friday 1 April, 2016

Ronaldo lacks the Clasico legacy of Messi… and is running out of time to build one

On Saturday, the Portuguese superstar needs to make his mark in order to safeguard his legacy.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 31 March, 2016

We’ll Leave It There So: McGregor rematch set, Walters remains upbeat and all today’s sport

Elsewhere, Lionel Messi’s charity donation has backfired spectacularly and it was a great day for former Irish cricket coach Phil Simmons.

Lionel Messi under fire for ‘humiliating’ boot donation

Member of Parliament and TV presenter Said Hasasin has responded furiously to the act.

# lionel-messi - Monday 28 March, 2016

‘I didn’t think I was good enough for Barcelona’

The Uruguay striker has been in devastating form since joining the Blaugrana in 2014.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Woman suffers broken arm after being struck by Messi’s ferocious shot Lionel Messi This post contains videos

Woman suffers broken arm after being struck by Messi’s ferocious shot

The Villareal fan was in agony after receiving the blow.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Suarez and Messi shine as Barca put spirited Arsenal to the sword

Mohamed Elneny having briefly given the Gunners hope via a 51st-minute strike.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Messi has now missed the most La Liga penalties in Barcelona’s history

The Argentine superstar failed to convert his eighth spot-kick but did score from play against Getafe.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Maradona: I would have punched Messi over that penalty with Suarez

The Argentina legend admits he would have reacted angrily to the Barcelona star’s spot kick.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick as Barcelona smash another Spanish record

Luis Enrique’s men have now gone 35 matches without defeat across all competitions.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Messi, Bolt and Djokovic among nominees for world’s best male athlete

Serena Williams and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are in the running for the Laureus sportswoman award.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Rare Pique goal and stunning Messi free-kick hands Barca victory over battling Sevilla Blaugrana This post contains videos

Rare Pique goal and stunning Messi free-kick hands Barca victory over battling Sevilla

The visitors had given La Liga’s leaders a scare at the Nou Camp.

# lionel-messi - Friday 26 February, 2016

Remember the boy with the plastic bag Messi shirt? His hero sent him the real deal to wear instead Heartwarming This post contains videos

Remember the boy with the plastic bag Messi shirt? His hero sent him the real deal to wear instead

Murtaza Ahmadi received signed jerseys from the Argentine star and still hopes to meet him.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 25 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The little kid with the plastic Messi jersey has finally gotten the real thing Murtaza Ahmadi
From The Daily Edge The little kid with the plastic Messi jersey has finally gotten the real thing Murtaza Ahmadi

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Messi double effectively resigns Arsenal to another last-16 European exit

Reigning champions Barcelona picked up a 2-0 win tonight.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 18 February, 2016

The key stats behind Lionel Messi’s remarkable and record-breaking goalscoring haul

The Barcelona magician made history last night.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Watch: Neymar was just a whisker away from finishing Messi’s two-touch penalty My Ball This post contains videos

Watch: Neymar was just a whisker away from finishing Messi’s two-touch penalty

Brazil striker has since claimed that he was meant to finish off the move but Suarez got there first.

Fans plead with Messi to let Mascherano take next penalty so he can end six-year goal drought

A petition has been started to help get the former Liverpool and West Ham player off the mark for Barcelona.

‘Real Madrid would never get away with Messi trick penalty’

Roberto Carlos claims the Spanish club would have been roundly criticised.

# lionel-messi - Monday 15 February, 2016

‘There’s no place for that bolloxology. Messi should apologise for his penalty’ – Dunphy

The outspoken RTÉ pundit claims Barcelona’s spot-kick “totally lacked class”.

‘Lionel Messi’s penalty not disrespectful’

The Argentine superstar’s decision to pass his penalty to Luis Suarez in Barcelona’s 6-1 win was seen as distasteful by some.

After Lionel Messi’s brilliance, 5 more ‘two-touch’ penalties

Johan Cruyff and others who’ve attempted the audacious spot kick.

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