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# messi - Friday 30 August, 2019

'I hope we have dinner in the future': Ronaldo admits to missing long-time rival Messi

The Juventus star heaped praise on the Argentine at the Champions League group stage draw yesterday.

# messi - Monday 19 August, 2019

Northern Ireland women's star nominated for Puskas award alongside Messi and Ibrahimovic Take Your Pick This post contains videos

Northern Ireland women's star nominated for Puskas award alongside Messi and Ibrahimovic

Billie Simpson’s wondergoal is one of 10 in the running for the star-studded accolade.

# messi - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

As It Happened: Liverpool v Barcelona, Champions League semi-finals

We went minute-by-minute as Liverpool took on Barcelona in the Champions League.

# messi - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Valverde: Barcelona relaxed and fresh ahead of final La Liga push

Barcelona will have one hand on the trophy if they beat Alaves this evening.

# messi - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Messi: 'The rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and good for the fans'

The Barcelona legend has spoken about his duel with the former Real Madrid star, who joined Juventus in the summer

# messi - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Another one! Messi collects record fifth Golden Shoe award

He scored 34 goals in 68 games for Barcelona, finishing as the top goalscorer in Europe last season.

# messi - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Maradona: 'Messi's a great player, but he's not a leader... Let’s stop making a God out of him'

Maradona believes Messi is the wrong choice for the Argentina captain.

# messi - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'He's already the greatest' - Messi doesn't need World Cup to be best of all time, says Xavi

The ex-Barcelona midfielder believes Messi has already written a legacy as the best ever, regardless of events in Russia.

# messi - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Papa Messi misses Barca match for birth of third son

Ciro is a brother to five-year-old Thiago and Mateo, who is two.

# messi - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Messi strikes late to down tough Alaves as Barca escape scare on Coutinho's first start

A 2-1 win restored their 11-point lead at the top of La Liga.

# messi - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina

Matias Messi was sentenced to house arrest last week for possession of a gun.

# messi - Monday 23 October, 2017

Who should be crowned the world's best footballer at the Fifa Awards ceremony tonight? Poll This post contains a poll

Who should be crowned the world's best footballer at the Fifa Awards ceremony tonight?

Cristiano Ronaldo is favourite to beat Lionel Messi and Neymar to the prize.

# messi - Friday 6 October, 2017

A World Cup without Messi? Argentina's qualifying bid is in danger after Peru stalemate

They werre held to a 0-0 draw in Buenos Aires last night.

# messi - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Missed penalty doesn't stop Messi from making amends in Barca win

It was an up and down evening for the Argentinian star.

# messi - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Barcelona honour terror attack victims in opening weekend win over Betis

An own goal and a Sergi Roberto strike earned Barcelona victory on the opening weekend of the new La Liga season.

# messi - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Messi makes the difference again - but jury's out on Barca's 3-4-3

Luis Enrique’s tactical tweak ultimately worked out, but left plenty of doubts despite the Argentine attacker’s late winner at the Vicente Calderon

# messi - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Messi hits his 500th Barca goal as his side get back on track

The Spanish champions beat Sevilla 2-1.

# messi - Thursday 18 February, 2016

The key stats behind Lionel Messi's remarkable and record-breaking goalscoring haul

The Barcelona magician made history last night.

# messi - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Under-fire Neville won't resign after Barcelona thrashing

The 40-year-old endured a humiliating evening in the Copa del Rey and admits it was one of the most painful nights of his career.

# messi - Monday 1 February, 2016

From The little boy with the plastic jersey has been found, and now he's set to meet his hero Lionel Messi

The little boy with the plastic jersey has been found, and now he's set to meet his hero

The internet has well and truly delivered in this case.

From The Daily Edge The little boy with the plastic jersey has been found, and is set to meet Messi Messi

# messi - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge The internet is desperate to find this kid in a plastic bag Messi shirt Find Him

# messi - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Good news for fans of Guillem Balague and Gerry Armstrong as Sky Sports keep La Liga

Sky Sports have agreed a new three-year deal.

# messi - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Rejoice... even the world's best player can miss from four yards out

There was some great goalkeeping on display in the Copa America last night.

# messi - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From Lineker to Pirlo: The best and worst attempts at the panenka

Lionel Messi’s panenka against Getafe is the latest in a long line of cheeky efforts.

# messi - Monday 23 March, 2015

Somehow, Lionel Messi is the second best dressed person in this photo

Gold shoes lads, gold shoes.

# messi - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Podge Collins talks Love Hate, idolising Messi, the 49ers and James O'Donoghue's tweets

Collins landed a county senior double with Cratloe this year but what are his interests outside of GAA?

# messi - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Aguero: I will try convince Messi to move to Man City

The Barcelona star has been linked with a move away from Camp Nou, and his fellow Argentina international would love him to join him in England at the Premier League champions

# messi - Friday 21 November, 2014

Arsenal nearly signed Messi, admits Wenger

We’re not sure he should be admitting this.

# messi - Thursday 13 November, 2014

I don't think Ronaldo would insult Messi, says Busquets

Sticks and stones lads, sticks and stones.

# messi - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Barca's brilliant team effort and the rest of the goals from their thriller with PSG Woof This post contains videos

# messi - Monday 18 August, 2014

Suarez makes first Barca appearance as Messi and Neymar shine

There were half-a-dozen goals for the Catalan side in tonight’s exhibition.

# messi - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Can Messi and Argentina surmount Van Gaal's Oranje hurdle tonight?

Our man in Brazil looks ahead to the second of the World Cup semi-finals.

# messi - Thursday 12 June, 2014

7 GAA stars gazed into the World Cup crystal ball and here's what they saw

Brogan, Breen, Cavanagh, Dillon, Goulding, Ó Curraoin and O’Sullivan tell us what they reckon will unfold.

# messi - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Messi winner keeps Barca's La Liga hopes alive

The Catalan giants had to come from behind to beat Bilbao.

# messi - Monday 24 March, 2014

Ronaldo rage - Referee not up to El Clásico standard

The man in the middle is in the firing line after last night’s La Liga showdown.

# messi - Monday 13 January, 2014

How does the form of Luis Suarez compare this season to Ronaldo and Messi?

The Liverpool striker took his goals tally to 22 in the Premier League yesterday.

POLL: Ronaldo, Messi or Ribery - who should win tonight's Ballon d'Or? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

POLL: Ronaldo, Messi or Ribery - who should win tonight's Ballon d'Or?

The three candidates are vying for the prize that will presented in Zurich.

# messi - Sunday 22 December, 2013

No Messi, no Neymar, no problem as Pedro nets 9-minute hat-trick for Barca

The Spanish champions had been 2-0 down before Pedro’s treble.

# messi - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Messi's injury woes continue with 'no guarantee' of January return

Even the Spanish winter break may not be enough for the Barca star to recover.

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