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#Lionel Messi

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

He's going nowhere: Barcelona announce new Messi contract

The attacker has signed on until 2021.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 8 desperately important things you need to know about Lionel Messi's glitzy wedding I Do

8 desperately important things you need to know about Lionel Messi's glitzy wedding

It has been called the “wedding of the century”.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Messi at 30: From the Champions League to the World Cup - 10 of his best goals

As Lionel Messi celebrates his 30th birthday, we look back at the best goals of the Barcelona and Argentina superstar’s career.

Messi turns 30: Leo or Cristiano? Cherish them both as time waits for no one

‘You are alive in the time of Messi and Ronaldo and should cherish both of them while you still can.’

# lionel-messi - Friday 23 June, 2017

Lionel Messi's prison sentence swapped for fine

The Argentina international’s has been hit with a reported €255,000 loss.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Ronaldo remains 'silent' amid tax evasion accusations

The Portuguese attacker is accused of defrauding the Spanish authorities out of almost €15 million.

# lionel-messi - Monday 12 June, 2017

Are these the 10 most valuable players in football?

25-year-old Brazilian Neymar tops the list, which factors in age, contract, position and club status among other variables.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 8 June, 2017

NBA stars dominate the list of the 20 highest-paid athletes in the world

But two footballers – Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – are in the top-three.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Left field: Lionel Messi is opening his own theme park in China

The ‘Messi Experience Park’ is expected to open in 2019.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 28 May, 2017

I didn't want to leave Real Madrid - Ronaldo

Rows with Fabio Capello about his weight led to Brazilian striker feeling forced to leave.

Plenty more to come from 'alien' Lionel Messi

Departing Barcelona boss Luis Enrique paid tribute to his star player after Saturday’s Copa del Rey final.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence - but it's very unlikely he'll go to jail

Barcelona star was found guilty last year on three counts of tax fraud.

# lionel-messi - Monday 22 May, 2017

Barcelona to unveil new manager after losing La Liga title to Real Madrid

Luis Enrique’s successor will be named next week.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Things get Messi for Iranian lookalike

The resemblance is so uncanny that Eurosport UK reportedly used his photo by accident.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Mascherano scores first goal in 7 years as Barcelona crush Osasuna Easy This post contains videos

Mascherano scores first goal in 7 years as Barcelona crush Osasuna

Meanwhile, Real Madrid again made light of the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo as they crushed Deportivo la Coruna 6-2.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'You should get a job on f***ing Morning Ireland' - Dunphy denies saying Messi is finished

The RTÉ pundit had a heated exchanged with Alan Cawley on last night’s Game On.

Chelsea boss Conte disagrees with Fabregas over Hazard advice

The Belgian international needs to be more “selfish” according to his teammate.

# lionel-messi - Monday 24 April, 2017

Messi's sensational 93rd-minute winner is Barcelona at their counter-attacking best Messi Magic This post contains videos

Messi's sensational 93rd-minute winner is Barcelona at their counter-attacking best

We’ve been watching this on repeat.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Messi hits Barca 500 with last-gasp El Clasico winner

It was a memorable night in the Spanish title race.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

No more miracles as Barcelona crash out of the Champions League

A defensive masterclass saw Juventus progress to the semi-finals of the competition.

Cristiano Ronaldo and the top 10 all-time Champions League leading goalscorers

The Portugal star, who racked up a century of goals in Europe in the first leg, headed in his first of the game on 76 minutes.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Messi has no transfer 'black list', insists Barcelona star

The Argentine reportedly drafted a list of players he wants see brought to Camp Nou, but his team-mates think that is highly unlikely to be true.

# lionel-messi - Friday 7 April, 2017

Italian muscle man comes to Lionel Messi's rescue

Doctor Giuliano Poser is credited with helping the star control violent urges to be sick before games.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Sublime Suarez bicycle kick and brace for Messi as Barca make light work of Sevilla Statement Of Intent This post contains videos

Sublime Suarez bicycle kick and brace for Messi as Barca make light work of Sevilla

The visitors couldn’t live with Luis Enrique’s side at the Nou Camp tonight.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Argentina crisis: Messi ban, humiliating defeat and World Cup qualification in doubt

The country could miss the biggest event in international football for the first time since 1970.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Barcelona issue statement expressing 'outrage' at Messi ban

The Argentina superstar has been banned for four international matches after an alleged outburst at a linesman.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Massive blow to Argentina's World Cup qualification hopes as Messi handed four-game ban

The Barcelona superstar has picked up the suspension for verbally abusing a referee’s assistant in the win over Chile.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 18 March, 2017

No Messi, Iniesta or Xavi – Klopp says squad part of Guardiola's problems

A weaker squad has contributed to the former Barcelona boss having some struggles at City, according to the Liverpool manager.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Was Barca's triumph last night the greatest-ever footballing comeback? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Was Barca's triumph last night the greatest-ever footballing comeback?

Liverpool and Man United have produced similarly miraculous recoveries in recent years.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Barcelona score SIX to stage one of the all-time great sporting comebacks Remarkable This post contains videos

# lionel-messi - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Watch: Sensational Lionel Messi goal helps Barcelona earn emphatic win World Class This post contains videos

Watch: Sensational Lionel Messi goal helps Barcelona earn emphatic win

The Argentine superstar turned one defender and skipped past another before neatly sliding a shot into the corner to put his club ahead.

# lionel-messi - Monday 27 February, 2017

'Everything's a plot against him' - Ramos laughs off Pique's attack on referees

The Real Madrid defender has been quick to criticise his international team-mate’s suggestion that match officials are favouring the Liga leaders.

# lionel-messi - Monday 20 February, 2017

'Andre's case annoys me' - Barca boss defends under-fire midfielder and hits out at boos

Luis Enrique was unhappy at the abuse his players received against Leganes.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Late Messi penalty saves Barca embarrassment following another disappointing display

The late goal salvaged a Barcelona win over Leganes on Sunday despite the Catalans producing a terrible display.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

PSG's Adrien Rabiot gave a midfield masterclass against Barcelona last night Top Drawer This post contains videos

PSG's Adrien Rabiot gave a midfield masterclass against Barcelona last night

The 21-year-old made a very tough role look very easy.

'All night he was sloppy' - Ferdinand and Gerrard slam Messi's Valentine's Day display

There was little love for the Argentine’s performance as his side crumbled to a defeat that may well be fatal to their Champions League hopes

L'Equipe don't hold back with their player ratings and absolutely skewer Barca's stars

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and captain Andres Iniesta were singled out by the famous French publication.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

A lick of crossbar paint robbed us of a beautiful Messi free last night What A Hit! This post contains videos

# lionel-messi - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Messi, Luis Suarez and Denis Suarez on target as Barca advance with rout DEVASTATING This post contains videos

Messi, Luis Suarez and Denis Suarez on target as Barca advance with rout

It was another clinical performance by Luis Enrique’s charges.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'Only Messi and Ronaldo have been better than Rooney'

Stan Collymore believes that the Manchester United and England frontman has had a decade that compares with the world’s best.

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