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#Lionel Messi

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

La Liga launches investigation after Messi throws party for Barca players at his home
# Leo's Gaff
# Leo's Gaff

La Liga launches investigation after Messi throws party for Barca players at his home

Tue 5:11 PM 11,814 Views 17 Comments

The get-together on Monday night may have been a breach of Covid-19 protocols.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Messi nets a double at Valencia to rescue Barcelona's title hopes
# In The Hunt
# In The Hunt

Messi nets a double at Valencia to rescue Barcelona's title hopes

May 2nd 2021, 10:10 PM 5,753 Views 1 Comment

The Argentine missed a penalty but scored twice, with Antoine Griezmann also on target.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final
# Goat
# Goat

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final

Apr 17th 2021, 10:50 PM 10,334 Views 2 Comments

Messi scored two of Barcelona’s four second half goals as they consigned their opponents to a second final defeat in two weeks.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

'I love you and Barcelona loves you' - New club president desperate to keep Messi at the Nou Camp
# Goat
# Goat

'I love you and Barcelona loves you' - New club president desperate to keep Messi at the Nou Camp

Mar 17th 2021, 11:04 PM 3,363 Views 2 Comments

Juan Laporta was elected as president for a second spell last week.

# lionel-messi - Monday 15 March, 2021

Spectacular double from Messi on night he equals Barcelona appearance record
# Star Of The Show
# Star Of The Show

Spectacular double from Messi on night he equals Barcelona appearance record

Mar 15th 2021, 10:12 PM 8,224 Views 7 Comments

Barcelona defeated Huesca 4-1 tonight.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Barcelona 'gutted' at earliest European exit in 14 years
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Barcelona 'gutted' at earliest European exit in 14 years

Mar 10th 2021, 11:59 PM 4,711 Views 2 Comments

The five-time European champions had not been knocked out before the quarter-finals since 2006/07.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time
# Return
# Return

Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time

Mar 7th 2021, 11:44 PM 6,624 Views 3 Comments

One of his main tasks will be to convince Lionel Messi to sign a new contract.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Messi soars past Suarez to become La Liga top scorer amid match-winning performance
# Still Got It
# Still Got It

Messi soars past Suarez to become La Liga top scorer amid match-winning performance

Feb 24th 2021, 8:41 PM 7,509 Views 2 Comments

The Argentine star inspired Barca to a much-needed win over Elche.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Super-sub Messi leads Barcelona comeback as €31 million youngster scores first goal
# Impact
# Impact

Super-sub Messi leads Barcelona comeback as €31 million youngster scores first goal

Feb 7th 2021, 10:25 PM 11,270 Views 0 Comments

Ronald Koeman’s side sit seven points behind La Liga’s leaders Atletico Madrid, with Francisco Trincao among the scorers.

# lionel-messi - Friday 5 February, 2021

Suarez says €555 million Messi contract leak was 'evil'
# Umimpressed
# Umimpressed

Suarez says €555 million Messi contract leak was 'evil'

Feb 5th 2021, 11:32 PM 17,734 Views 6 Comments

Spanish newspaper El Mundo controversially published details of Barcelona’s deal.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Barcelona threaten legal action following publication of Messi's contract details
# Messi Situation
# Messi Situation

Barcelona threaten legal action following publication of Messi's contract details

Jan 31st 2021, 1:09 PM 11,374 Views 7 Comments

Spanish newspaper El Mundo claims the Argentinian is earning over €555million across his four-year contract.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo’s 760th goal ignites questions over all-time scoring record
# Doubt
# Doubt

Cristiano Ronaldo’s 760th goal ignites questions over all-time scoring record

Jan 21st 2021, 9:21 PM 11,988 Views 8 Comments

The Juventus forward was credited in some quarters with the highest ever total but confusion surrounds some of the past leaders.

# lionel-messi - Monday 28 December, 2020

'Barca is my life' but Messi still coy on club future
# Crystal Ball Gazing
# Crystal Ball Gazing

'Barca is my life' but Messi still coy on club future

Dec 28th 2020, 12:55 PM 3,471 Views 2 Comments

The Argentinian’s contract expires at the end of the season.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Lionel Messi matches Pele record but struggling Barcelona held by Valencia
# Goat
# Goat

Lionel Messi matches Pele record but struggling Barcelona held by Valencia

Dec 19th 2020, 5:56 PM 5,102 Views 12 Comments

Messi scored his 643rd goal for Barcelona in a 2-2 draw with Valencia.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Interim Barca president said he would have sold Messi
# Claim
# Claim

Interim Barca president said he would have sold Messi

Dec 3rd 2020, 11:35 PM 6,206 Views 5 Comments

The Argentine star can talk to other clubs in January and leave for free when his contract expires in June.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Watch: Messi scores stunner and reveals Newell's Old Boys jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona
# Game Recognises Game
# Game Recognises Game

Watch: Messi scores stunner and reveals Newell's Old Boys jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona

Nov 29th 2020, 3:15 PM 15,357 Views 3 Comments

In celebration, Messi revealed he was wearing a Newell’s Old Boys jersey, the other club for whom both he and Maradona played.

# lionel-messi - Friday 20 November, 2020

Pep Guardiola wants Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona
# In Demand
# In Demand

Pep Guardiola wants Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona

Nov 20th 2020, 8:00 PM 4,548 Views 1 Comment

Man City have been linked with signing the star since the Argentina forward’s summer contract stand-off with Barca.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Lionel Messi boosts Barcelona with brace from the bench
# Supersub
# Supersub

Lionel Messi boosts Barcelona with brace from the bench

Nov 7th 2020, 5:42 PM 8,609 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Sanabria had equalised for Betis in first-half stoppage time but Messi helped secure a 5-2 win.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo set to miss out on reunion with Lionel Messi - reports
# Unavailable
# Unavailable

Cristiano Ronaldo set to miss out on reunion with Lionel Messi - reports

Oct 27th 2020, 11:59 PM 8,376 Views 0 Comments

Portuguese TVI reported that the Juventus player ‘has once against tested positive for Covid-19′.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Barcelona slump to surprise defeat at Getafe
# Missed Opportunity
# Missed Opportunity

Barcelona slump to surprise defeat at Getafe

Oct 17th 2020, 10:59 PM 8,444 Views 0 Comments

Jaime Mata scored the only goal of the game as Ronald Koeman’s side failed to capitalise on Real Madrid’s home loss to Cadiz.

# lionel-messi - Friday 9 October, 2020

Messi fires Argentina to World Cup qualifying win over Ecuador
# Home Comfort
# Home Comfort

Messi fires Argentina to World Cup qualifying win over Ecuador

Oct 9th 2020, 8:32 AM 14,693 Views 1 Comment

The Barca star converted a penalty in an empty Bombonera.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Messi wants to 'put an end to' Barcelona feuding after turbulent times
# Saga
# Saga

Messi wants to 'put an end to' Barcelona feuding after turbulent times

Sep 29th 2020, 11:08 PM 5,375 Views 0 Comments

‘We must unite all Barcelona’s people and assume that the best is yet to come.’

# lionel-messi - Friday 25 September, 2020

'You deserved a proper goodbye... not to get kicked out' - Messi criticises Barca over Suarez treatment
# Parting Ways
# Parting Ways

'You deserved a proper goodbye... not to get kicked out' - Messi criticises Barca over Suarez treatment

Sep 25th 2020, 11:49 AM 9,435 Views 7 Comments

Having decided to remain at the club, the Argentine superstar is unhappy with how his departing team-mate has been forced to leave.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Two goals from magical Messi help Barca to pre-season victory
# Normal Service Resumes
# Normal Service Resumes

Two goals from magical Messi help Barca to pre-season victory

Sep 16th 2020, 10:52 PM 12,047 Views 4 Comments

Ronald Koeman’s side recorded a 3-1 win over Girona in a warm-up game for the 2020-21 campaign.

# lionel-messi - Friday 11 September, 2020

Koeman begins Messi reconciliation at Barca
# Olive Branch
# Olive Branch

Koeman begins Messi reconciliation at Barca

Sep 11th 2020, 7:29 PM 11,032 Views 1 Comment

Messi returned to pre-season training on Monday and has worked on the squad’s days off as he tries to make up for lost time.

# lionel-messi - Monday 7 September, 2020

Lionel Messi returns to Barcelona training ground
# Comeback
# Comeback

Lionel Messi returns to Barcelona training ground

Sep 7th 2020, 4:49 PM 6,822 Views 2 Comments

The Argentinian superstar said on Friday in his explosive interview with Goal that he would continue to give his best for the club.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Messi misses Barcelona training following decision to stay
# Messi Business
# Messi Business

Messi misses Barcelona training following decision to stay

Sep 5th 2020, 10:58 AM 8,945 Views 4 Comments

Messi announced yesterday that he will stay at Barcelona.

# lionel-messi - Friday 4 September, 2020

'A brutal drama' - Messi reveals he is staying at Barca after refusing to take them to court
# U-turn
# U-turn

'A brutal drama' - Messi reveals he is staying at Barca after refusing to take them to court

Updated Sep 4th 2020, 6:00 PM 65,308 Views 43 Comments

The Argentine superstar believed he could leave the Catalan giants on a free transfer, but they want €700 million.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Messi's father suggests star son may stay at Barcelona this season
# No Movement
# No Movement

Messi's father suggests star son may stay at Barcelona this season

Sep 3rd 2020, 3:38 PM 9,340 Views 8 Comments

Jorge Messi seemingly told a reporter that his son might be staying at the Spanish club.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

And then there were two? - Inter rule out move for wantaway Lionel Messi
# Got No Plans
# Got No Plans

And then there were two? - Inter rule out move for wantaway Lionel Messi

Sep 1st 2020, 10:00 PM 47,705 Views 15 Comments

‘I don’t know where some ideas can come from,’ Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio told Sky Sport Italia.

# lionel-messi - Friday 28 August, 2020

Jurgen Klopp laughs off Liverpool links with Lionel Messi
# No Chance
# No Chance

Jurgen Klopp laughs off Liverpool links with Lionel Messi

Aug 28th 2020, 4:58 PM 5,948 Views 1 Comment

The Premier League champions are simply not in the market for the 33-year-old.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Man City, PSG and Inter linked with Messi after revelation he wants out of Barcelona
# Where To Next?
# Where To Next?

Man City, PSG and Inter linked with Messi after revelation he wants out of Barcelona

Aug 26th 2020, 12:28 PM 5,549 Views 10 Comments

The football world has been reacting to yesterday’s reports that the Argentine superstar is set to leave his first and only professional club.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'Complete bombshell': Messi tells Barcelona he wants to leave
# Clause
# Clause

'Complete bombshell': Messi tells Barcelona he wants to leave

Aug 25th 2020, 8:02 PM 51,159 Views 82 Comments

But club maintain he is under contract until the end of next season.

# lionel-messi - Monday 17 August, 2020

Barcelona: Messi not demanding immediate exit
# Mes Que Un Shambles
# Mes Que Un Shambles

Barcelona: Messi not demanding immediate exit

Aug 17th 2020, 11:33 AM 8,602 Views 8 Comments

Ronald Koeman is the favourite to replace doomed manager Quique Setien.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Barcelona boss 'to be axed' following humiliating defeat
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Barcelona boss 'to be axed' following humiliating defeat

Aug 16th 2020, 11:56 PM 8,038 Views 6 Comments

Quique Setien is likely to leave, a club source told AFP on Sunday.

# lionel-messi - Friday 14 August, 2020

Brutal Bayern hit eight in stunning Champions League defeat of Barcelona
# Bayern Brilliance
# Bayern Brilliance

Brutal Bayern hit eight in stunning Champions League defeat of Barcelona

Updated Aug 14th 2020, 9:50 PM 66,761 Views 60 Comments

It was 4-1 at the break in favour of the Bundesliga champions.

# lionel-messi - Monday 20 July, 2020

Ballon D'Or won't be awarded for 2020
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Ballon D'Or won't be awarded for 2020

Jul 20th 2020, 9:30 PM 20,798 Views 18 Comments

Organisers have cited the disruption caused by the Covid-19 shutdown in cancelling the award for the first time.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Messi claims golden boot and Real Madrid draw relegates Leganes
# Top Scorer
# Top Scorer

Messi claims golden boot and Real Madrid draw relegates Leganes

Updated Jul 19th 2020, 10:22 PM 8,134 Views 4 Comments

Messi claimed a record seventh La Liga golden boot.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Barca coach agrees with Messi's 'weak and inconsistent' rant
# Unhappy Camp
# Unhappy Camp

Barca coach agrees with Messi's 'weak and inconsistent' rant

Jul 18th 2020, 2:06 PM 5,515 Views 1 Comment

Coach Setien insists he has no plans to resign.

# lionel-messi - Friday 17 July, 2020

Messi lambasts 'very weak' Barca after Real Madrid clinch La Liga title
# Criticism
# Criticism

Messi lambasts 'very weak' Barca after Real Madrid clinch La Liga title

Jul 17th 2020, 9:01 AM 5,533 Views 3 Comments

Barcelona’s title challenge ended with a whimper at Camp Nou, where they were beaten 2-1 by Osasuna.

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