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#Lionel Messi

# lionel-messi - Monday 10 December, 2018

Ronaldo wants Messi to 'accept the challenge' by joining him in Serie A

‘I respect him. He is a fantastic player, a good guy, but I do not miss anything here.’

# lionel-messi - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Messi dazzles with two brilliant free kicks as Barcelona demolish Espanyol in Catalan derby Goat This post contains videos

Messi dazzles with two brilliant free kicks as Barcelona demolish Espanyol in Catalan derby

The Argentine scored a double and set up another during a one-sided win for Barcelona.

# lionel-messi - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Bojan reveals his frustrations at being labelled 'the new Messi'

The Stoke forward admits that he struggled to handle the weight of expectation during his time at Barcelona.

'Messi only has one skill' - Pele places himself & Maradona above Barca star

The iconic Brazilian also suggested that he was a far better all-round player than the Argentine sensation.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

'I won a Europa League, a World Cup, what else do I have to do to win the Ballon d'Or?'

Luka Modric claimed the award for 2018.

# lionel-messi - Monday 3 December, 2018

Modric tipped to pip French stars to Ballon d'Or and end Ronaldo-Messi era

Six members of the France side that triumphed in Russia are among the 30 nominees

# lionel-messi - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Messi admits Pique assist was 'not something we planned'

The Argentine set up the defender during his side’s win over PSV, but the star said his free-kick was an accident.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Messi's genius inspires Barcelona to secure top spot after shaky start against PSV

Barcelona did just enough to edge past a plucky PSV in Eindhoven.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Messi scores twice on return but Barca stunned at Camp Nou by four-goal Betis

It’s the first time in 15 years that Barca have conceded four goals at home.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Messi returns to Barcelona squad following broken arm while Dembele is dropped

Samuel Umtiti is also back in the squad following a knee problem.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Barcelona include Messi in squad for Inter trip 'without medical all-clear' following broken arm

Barcelona face Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday as they close in on qualification.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 28 October, 2018

'Pigs were flying in El Clasico before Messi and Ronaldo'

Both Messi and Ronaldo will not be on the field but the Barca boss thinks Sunday’s Clasico will be memorable

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Barca cruise past Inter without Messi, Dortmund hammer Atletico and Henry's Monaco held to draw

It was a hectic night of Champions League action.

# lionel-messi - Monday 22 October, 2018

Maradona: 'They want to put me into confrontation with Messi but they cannot'

The Argentine has accused the media of trying to drive a wedge between he and the Barcelona star.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Barca concern ahead of Clasico as Messi injured in win over Sevilla

After creating one goal and scoring another, Lionel Messi was replaced in the first half of Barcelona’s 4-2 victory.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Barcelona know when quiet captain Messi is angry - Abidal

Diego Maradona suggested the star player lacked the traits required to captain the national team, but the Catalan side’s director disagrees.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

'It feels like every player who comes into Man United struggles. We could sign Messi and he'd struggle'

Paul Scholes says Man United need better quality players but also suggests that Lionel Messi would struggle in the side.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Man City deny reports that they made £1m/week bid to sign Lionel Messi

Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo say City were willing to triple Messi’s Barca salary.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Messi rejected Man City offer to treble wages - Al Mubarak

Pep Guardiola was eager to be reunited with the Barcelona superstar at the Etihad Stadium, but lucrative terms were knocked back by the Argentine.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Maradona: Messi let down by Mascherano and Argentina 'traitors'

The legendary World Cup winner has slammed the lack of support shown to a talisman figure, while also ruling out a second stint as national team boss.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Winless run extends for Barcelona despite brilliant Messi goal

Sevilla are the LaLiga leaders heading into the October international break after champions Barcelona could only draw away to Valencia.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Messi hailed as 'the best ever' after Wembley masterclass

Lionel Messi’s brace against Tottenham ensured Barca ended a run of three games without a win.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Messi back at Wembley looking to make up for lost time in Europe

The star man is back at the London venue tomorrow night to face Spurs.

# lionel-messi - Monday 1 October, 2018

Maradona urges Messi to retire from Argentina duty: 'The U15s lose and it's his fault'

Lionel Messi should quit international football, according to his legendary compatriot.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Messi and Munir combine in the 84th minute to prevent another Barcelona defeat

Barcelona dropped points in La Liga for a third successive game, but it could have been worse had Lionel Messi not set up Munir El Haddadi.

# lionel-messi - Monday 24 September, 2018

Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world's best

Fifa’s player of the year is announced later today.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Pique rescues 10-man Barca as Messi breaks another La Liga record Late Drama This post contains videos

Pique rescues 10-man Barca as Messi breaks another La Liga record

The Argentine player has broken Dani Alves’ record for the most appearances in La Liga by a non-Spanish player.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'Ignorance makes you very bold' - Ramos' dig at Griezmann

The Atletico star recently admitted he was disappointed not to be nominated for the Best Fifa Men’s Player award.

# lionel-messi - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Liverpool are like Messi’s Barcelona at their best - Souness

The three-time European Cup winner believes this is the best Reds side in nearly 30 years.

# lionel-messi - Friday 14 September, 2018

Messi found 'crying like a kid who had lost his mother' after 2016 Copa America heartache

Argentina lost out to Chile after a penalty shootout in the 2016 Copa America final.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

'In three days we had the quarter-final against Roma, but I played the whole game'

Luis Suarez has given his thoughts on Barcelona’s humiliating Champions League capitulation last season.

# lionel-messi - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'Juve have become a clear favourite for the Champions League'

Lionel Messi says he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Real Madrid.

'I have everything here' – Messi wants Barcelona stay

The Argentine star says he has no plans to leave the La Liga champions, saying he has no desire to move for at least three years.

# lionel-messi - Monday 3 September, 2018

Barcelona will have to retire No.10 jersey when Messi leaves - Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho believes that Barcelona star Messi is the “best in history.”

Messi omitted from Fifa's player of the year shortlist for first time since 2006

Cristiano Ronaldo is in the running for a sixth Ballon d’Or, but faces competition from Luka Modric and Mo Salah.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Messi and Suarez on the double as Barcelona hit La Liga new boys for eight

Huesca took a surprise early lead at Camp Nou, but were blown away thereafter.

# lionel-messi - Friday 24 August, 2018

Palestinian FA boss gets 12-month Fifa ban for 'inciting hatred and violence' with Messi comments

Jibril Rajoub called for protests against Messi over plans for Argentina to play Israel in Jerusalem in June.

# lionel-messi - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Messi, Coutinho get Barcelona off to winning start Success This post contains videos

Messi, Coutinho get Barcelona off to winning start

The Argentine superstar scored Barca’s 6,000th La Liga goal.

# lionel-messi - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Messi promises to do 'everything possible' to guide Barcelona back on top of Europe

The Argentine is proud to pull on the armband and hopes he can fill the big shoes left by the departing Andres Iniesta.

# lionel-messi - Friday 10 August, 2018

Messi succeeds Iniesta as Barcelona's new club captain

In a quartet of La Masia products, Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto will act as vice captains.

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