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#Lionel Messi

# lionel-messi - Yesterday’s News

'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.

# lionel-messi - Friday 20 January, 2017

'Equating Messi with anyone else is like comparing a policeman with Batman'

Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli has insisted it is a waste of time trying to measure his fellow Argentinian against the rest of the football world.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Lionel Messi's representatives claim 'interview' was fake

The Argentine superstar’s representatives says he never spoke to Coach Magazine.

# 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.

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