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Messi Brace Helps Barca Ease Past Liverpool In Semi-Final Clash

Lionel Messi’s Barcelona were just too much for Liverpool in today’s Champions League semi-final as they left with a dominant 3-0 victory. You could really get a sense of the stakes on offer here as Barcelona met Liverpool in today’s Champions League semi-final and it showed in the exhilarating early exchanges. An electric opening half hour was highlighted by moments …

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Watch: Lionel Messi Stuns Liverpool With Glorious Free-Kick

Lionel Messi proved himself to be from another planet once again with an astonishingly accurate free-kick to put the final nail in Liverpool’s coffin in the Camp Nou tonight. As the game went on, the difference in offensive quality became more and more apparent and once Luis Suarez opening the scoring half an hour in, the Catalan giants began their …

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Watch: Barcelona Decimate Eibar With Wonderful Team Goal

It’s now six straight La Liga wins for the current title holders. An upset defeat to Levante in the Copa Del Rey occurred on Thursday, but Barcelona bounced back in style at home against Eibar. Lionel Messi made history in the 3-0 win, scoring his 400th La Liga goal with the second strike of the evening. Lionel Messi's 400th La …

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Cristiano Ronaldo Insists He Is “Not Obsessed” By Individuals Awards

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Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted that he is “not obsessed” by individual trophies, having missed out on winning this year’s Ballon d’Or for the sixth time. The Juventus striker also missed out on FIFA and UEFA’s player of the year trophies as former Real Madrid team-mate Luka Modric, a World Cup runner-up with Croatia, swept all before him. “I’m …

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Lionel Messi Collects Record Breaking Fifth Golden Shoe Award

Lionel Messi collected a record fifth Golden Shoe award on Tuesday for finishing last season as the top goalscorer in Europe. The striker scored 34 goals in 36 league games for Barcelona, putting him ahead of Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Tottenham’s Harry Kane. Cristiano Ronaldo, who has won the award four times, hit 26 goals league goals for Real Madrid. …

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Watch: Messi Hat-Trick Restores Barcelona’s La Liga Lead

Lionel Messi continued his sublime form by netting his 31st La Liga hat-trick as Barcelona thrashed Levante 5-0 on Sunday to regain their three-point lead at the top of the table. The 31-year-old Argentinian arrived in Valencia having scored two free-kicks in last weekend’s derby thumping of Espanyol. He took his goals tally for the season to 20 after a …

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“He Only Has One Skill” – Pelé Launches Astonishing Attack On Leo Messi

It appears as though Brazilian great Pelé isn’t the biggest fan of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. The legendary striker and three-time World Cup winner hit out at comparisons between himself and Messi claiming that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner only has “one skill” and that he was a much better all-around player than the Argentine. “How can you make a comparison between a …

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Breaking: Luka Modric Wins The 2018 Ballon d’Or

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Luka Modric has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Ballon d’Or at an awards ceremony in Paris tonight.  The award caps off an incredible year for the 33-year-old Croatian who helped his country reach the World Cup final in Russia in addition to winning a Champions League with Real Madrid. Modric’s win means that 2018 will be the …

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“Leo Is A Friend Of Mine” – Maradona Denies Messi Criticism

Diego Maradona says he “loves” Lionel Messi and described as “false” comments attributed to him attacking his Argentine compatriot and Barcelona legend. “Leo is a friend of mine and I’d never speak ill of a friend,” Maradona assured Spanish sports newspaper Marca on Wednesday. Last month Maradona was quoted as telling Fox Sports in Mexico that Messi “is not a …

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Messi Set For Barcelona Return While Dembele Is Dropped

Ernesto Valverde has indicated Lionel Messi and Samuel Umtiti are both ready to return for Barcelona against Real Betis on Sunday but Ousmane Dembele has been dropped.  Messi has been out since breaking his arm against Sevilla on October 20 while Umtiti has been nursing a knee problem and has not played since September 26. Both are included in the …

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Paul Scholes: Even Messi Would Struggle In This Man United Team

Paul Scholes says even Lionel Messi would struggle to shine in the current Manchester United team and that the struggling club are being laughed at by their rivals. The former United and England midfielder has been a frequent and vocal critic of his old club, who are languishing in eighth place in the Premier League, five points adrift of any …

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