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El Clasico without Messi, Ronaldo could still define season

Ronaldo and Messi The biggest game will not feature either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo yet Sunday’s Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be as feisty as ever with plenty riding on it for the first time since 2007

Messi sidelined for 3 weeks with fractured arm

Anxious moments for Barcelona as Messi collapses with arm injury FC Barcelona captain Lionel Messi will be out of action for three weeks after he fractured his right arm during Saturday’s 4-2 La Liga win over Sevilla, a club statement

`Messi eats at his own table’

Lionel Messi Lionel Messi’s mesmeric display in Barcelona’s 4-2 Champions League win over Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday, proved yet again, that he is a class above the world’s other top players, team mate Jordi Alba, has said. Messi ran amok

Messi dazzles Tottenham at Wembley

Lionel Messi: bangs in a brace against Tottenham in Wembley Lionel Messi’s Wembley masterclass and a sublime strike from Ivan Rakitic got Barcelona back in the groove as they clinched a pulsating 4-2 victory against Tottenham on Wednesday. Ernesto Valverde’s

Messi hits hat-trick as Barcelona put four goals past PSV

Messi celebrates his goals Lionel Messi scored his 48th career hat-trick as Barcelona thrashed Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven in their opening Champions League group game. Barca’s captain curled home a stunning free-kick to open the scoring before Luis Suarez’s clever

Messi hat-trick seals Barca’s 25th title

Barcelona claimed their 25th La Liga title on Sunday as a Lionel Messi hat-trick secured a thrilling 4-2 victory at Deportivo La Coruna that wrapped up the league with four matches to spare, AFP reports. Ernesto Valverde’s men completed a

Messi makes history in win over Sociedad

Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi, has broken former Bayern Munich star, Gerd Muller’s long-standing goal record with 366th strike for Barcelona. Muller had scored 365 goals in 427 Bundesliga matches between 1964 and 1979. Messi has now scored more league goals

What Messi told me when I was battling cancer – Ex-Barcelona star, Abidal

Former Barcelona star, Eric Abidal has revealed what superstar, Lionel Messi told him when he was battling with cancer. Abida said that Messi told him to stop sharing his sickness videos as “it breaks his teammates’ heart”. The 38-year-old, who

Copa Del Rey: Messi shines against Celta Vigo as Barcelona reach quarter final

Spanish giants, Barcelona have qualified for the quarter final of the Copa Del Rey after defeating Celta Vigo in round of 16. The Catalan club on Thursday night defeated Celta Vigo 5-0 at home. Celta Vigo forced Barcelona to a

Transfer news: Messi points out 3 players for Barcelona to sell

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, has reportedly told his club to sell three players following their club-record £142 million signing of Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, Diario Gol reports. Coutinho was paraded as a Barca player on Monday lunchtime, bringing an end

Ronaldo miss out as Neymar, Messi, Kane top list of most valuable players in Europe [See full list]

Paris Saint-Germain star, Neymar, and Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi top list of Europe’s most valuable footballers. Meanwhile, no Real Madrid player is in the top 20 list compiled. The survey was conducted on Monday by the CIES Football Observatory. CIES

La Liga: Messi, Suarez score as Barcelona thrash Levante

Spanish giants, Barcelona on Sunday cemented their position at the top of LaLiga table after beating Levante 3-0 at home. Goals from Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Paulinho were enough to give Ernesto Valverde’s side a deserving three point. The

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly wants higher wages than Barca’s Lionel Messi

Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly informed the club that he wants to sign a new deal so as to receive more wages than Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi, according to Journalist Duncan Castles. Castles, who believes Ronaldo is not

Messi reveals area he needs to improve on

Barcelona and Argentine superstar, Lionel Messi on Tuesday revealed the one area he needs to improve on to be a perfect player ever in the history of the round leather game. Messi admitted that penalty misses when it mattered most