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#Lionel Messi

# lionel-messi - Friday 22 September, 2017

The usual suspects: Messi, Neymar and Ronaldo to battle it out for Fifa award

The Portuguese claimed the prize in 2016 and is the favourite again this year.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'Neymar would not have done that to Messi... He was like a little boy annoying him'

Former Uruguay star Diego Forlan has criticised the Brazilian superstar’s recent behaviour.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Watch: Majestic Messi leads Barca romp with four goals World Class This post contains videos

Watch: Majestic Messi leads Barca romp with four goals

Barcelona blew Eibar away at Camp Nou on Tuesday, as the brilliant Argentine superstar again took centre-stage.

# lionel-messi - Friday 15 September, 2017

'Kane doesn't need titles to show he's one of the best'

Mauricio Pochettino says his star striker does not need to leave Spurs to achieve greatness.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Magnificent Lionel Messi finally beats Buffon as Barcelona seriously impress against Juve Long Time Coming This post contains videos

Magnificent Lionel Messi finally beats Buffon as Barcelona seriously impress against Juve

The Argentine made it look very easy in the Catalan’s Champions League opener.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Lionel Messi grabs a derby hat-trick as Barca open up four-point lead over bitter rivals Leading Man This post contains videos

Lionel Messi grabs a derby hat-trick as Barca open up four-point lead over bitter rivals

Despite a chaotic transfer window, things are going well under new coach Ernesto Valverde.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Lionel Messi may not be at next year's World Cup, as Argentina's qualification hopes suffer blow Setback This post contains videos

Lionel Messi may not be at next year's World Cup, as Argentina's qualification hopes suffer blow

Chile, meanwhile, are also facing an uphill fight to qualify.

What football boots do Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar & the other top stars wear?

It’s a pretty competitive market these days.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'Welcome Messi' - Real Madrid social media accounts hacked

The incident follows a recent takeover of Barcelona’s official Twitter account

# lionel-messi - Friday 18 August, 2017

Barcelona to pay tribute to terror victims

13 were killed in an attack on the city on Thursday and the club’s players took time to remember those who died.

From TheJournal.ie 'They are assassins, criminals who won't terrorise us': Leaders react to Barcelona attack Solidarity

'They are assassins, criminals who won't terrorise us': Leaders react to Barcelona attack

Germany has called the attack “revolting”.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Buffon sandwiched between Ronaldo and Messi on three-man Uefa Player of the Year shortlist

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made it into the top 10, meanwhile.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Rooney: Only Messi or Ronaldo could break my Man United record

The striker left Old Trafford as the record goalscorer this summer and he cannot imagine his name being knocked off the charts any time soon.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'It was an enormous pleasure': Leo Messi bids heartfelt farewell to Neymar

Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez combined for 364 goals during the reign of Barcelona’s famed ‘MSN’ strikeforce, which is soon to be no more.

# 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.

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