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#Lionel Messi

# lionel-messi - Monday 20 July, 2020

Ballon D'Or won't be awarded for 2020

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

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

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

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

# lionel-messi - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Messi tees up victory as Barcelona cling on to fading title hopes

The champions trudged their way to a stodgy 1-0 win against Valladolid.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Messi still waiting on 700th goal as Rakitic seals Barca win over Bilbao

The 699-goal Argentine had to be content with an assist as Athletic Bilbao were shaded.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Messi fires home penalty as Barcelona cruise to win and turn up heat on Real Madrid

The league leaders saw off Leganes 2-0 tonight.

# lionel-messi - Monday 30 March, 2020

Messi critical of Barca chiefs as he confirms players will take 70% pay cuts

His statement claims that figures within the club were putting pressures on the players to act.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Barca scrape to victory thanks to late Messi penalty

Messi’s 24th goal of the season secures crucial win as race for La Liga title heats up.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 1 March, 2020

19-year-old starlet the hero as Real Madrid overcome Barcelona

Vinícius Júnior scored the winner during tonight’s Clasico at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Messi primed for record-setting Clasico appearance

The Barcelona captain is set to become the club’s all-time leading appearance maker in meetings with Real Madrid.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Messi hits four as Barcelona gear up for massive week

Barca play away at in-form Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday before facing title rivals Real Madrid next weekend.

# lionel-messi - Monday 17 February, 2020

Barca deny hiring company to criticise Messi and other players on social media

The Blaugrana have released a statement responding to claims they paid for dozens of accounts to be set up on Facebook and Twitter.

# lionel-messi - Friday 7 February, 2020

Busquets: Messi row not to blame for Barca's shock cup exit

Inaki Williams got ahead of the midfielder in stoppage time to head home a dramatic winner for Athletic Club.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Lionel Messi tells former team-mate to 'name names' after Barcelona dressing room criticism

The Argentine superstar is not happy with sporting director Eric Abidal.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Messi magnificent as Barcelona hammer Leganes

The Catalans bounced back from a first defeat under Quique Setien to cruise to a Copa Del Rey victory.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Messi ensures winning start for new Barcelona boss Setien

The new boss harked back to Guardiola’s days with his selection but like all of his predecessors, ended the night thanking his No.10.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 4 January, 2020

De Jong sent off as Espanyol rescue late derby draw against Barcelona

Frenkie de Jong was sent off in the second half as Barcelona were held to a 2-2 draw by Espanyol in the derby.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Overtaking Pele, reaching a Barcelona milestone and the records that Messi could break in 2020

After a hugely successful 2019, the Argentina forward is well on his way to achieving several more personal milestones.

Ex-CEO reveals how Man City accidentally bid for Leo Messi

They missed out, of course, and signed Robinho instead.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Messi rings up 50th goal in 2019 as Barca take top spot

It’s the ninth time this decade that Messi has scored 50 calendar year goals.

# lionel-messi - Friday 20 December, 2019

Salah has shades of Messi - Wenger

The Egypt international has won the Premier League’s Golden Boot award for the past two seasons.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Tense Clasico at Camp Nou finishes goalless

Gareth Bale had a goal chalked off as Barcelona and Real Madrid couldn’t be separated.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Messi scores yet another hat-trick as Barcelona wallop Mallorca The Best Ever This post contains videos

Messi scores yet another hat-trick as Barcelona wallop Mallorca

Real Madrid maintained their fine form with victory over Espanyol.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism

The United States international won the women’s Ballon d’Or this week.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

'Real Madrid decided that Cristiano should not win the Ballon d'Or' - Chiellini

The star was robbed of the prize last year, according to his Juventus team-mate.

Van Dijk 'respects greatness' after losing out to Messi

He may have finished runner up to Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi, but Virgil van Dijk had no qualms about losing out to the Barcelona star.

# lionel-messi - Monday 2 December, 2019

Lionel Messi beats Virgil van Dijk to Ballon d'Or prize

The Argentine superstar has won the prize for a record sixth time.

Who should win the Ballon D'Or tonight? Poll This post contains a poll

Who should win the Ballon D'Or tonight?

Lionel Messi, Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo battle it out for the men’s award, while Megan Rapinoe is favourite to claim the women’s prize.

# lionel-messi - Friday 29 November, 2019

Gerrard insists 'faultless' Van Dijk deserves Ballon d'Or ahead of Messi

The Rangers manager is backing the Liverpool defender to win the award at the expense of the Barcelona star.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Messi breaks Champions League record in Dortmund win Superstar This post contains videos

Messi breaks Champions League record in Dortmund win

Borussia Dortmund need to win on the final matchday to qualify from the Champions League group stage after a 3-1 loss away to Barcelona.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Barcelona's €120 million man admits to lacking confidence

Antoine Griezmann spoke about life at Camp Nou ahead of the Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Messi bags injury-time penalty after Barca star clashes with Cavani in entertaining draw STAR NAMES This post contains videos

Messi bags injury-time penalty after Barca star clashes with Cavani in entertaining draw

Argentina faced their South American rivals Uruguay in Tel Aviv last night.

# lionel-messi - Friday 15 November, 2019

Messi hits winner on international return from ban as Argentina overcome Brazil

The Barcelona star scored the only goal of the game in a friendly in Riyadh.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Brilliant 93rd-minute Douglas Costa goal seals Juve's place in Champions League last 16 Late Late Show This post contains videos

Brilliant 93rd-minute Douglas Costa goal seals Juve's place in Champions League last 16

The Serie A side have qualified with two games to spare.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Real and Atletico Madrid fail to capitalise after Barca's slip-up

It means the Catalan club remain top of La Liga on goal difference.

Barcelona stunned after second-half collapse

Real Madrid have the chance to go top of La Liga after their rivals suffered a shock defeat to Levante.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Ramos joins Messi in exclusive La Liga goalscoring club as Real Madrid prevail

The 33-year-old scored a penalty against Leganes to maintain an impressive run.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Regal Messi steals the show as Barcelona hammer Real Valladolid

The Argentine scored twice and set up another two as the champions returned to the summit of La Liga.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Messi creates history with goal that helps Barcelona edge Slavia Prague

Messi became the first player ever to score at least once in 15 consecutive Champions League seasons.

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