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Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi plays for Argentina and is currently an integral member of FC Barcelona. He is rare in his prodigious talent, his physical condition (a growth hormone deficiency – Barcelona paid his medical bills as part of the deal to sign him up) and the fact that of the many pretenders to Diego Maradona’s throne, Messi seems capable of living up to the expectations.

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PSG leading the race for Messi after talks with Pochettino

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Lionel Messi's future is likely to become clearer after it was confirmed that he will hold a press conference at the Nou Camp on...
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Messi’s new five-year contract: What does it mean for Barcelona’s future?

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Lionel Messi has reached a verbal agreement to sign a five-year contract extension at Barcelona. According to Sky Sports, his salary will be halved under...
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Ballon d’Or 2021: Can anyone stop Messi from claiming his seventh?

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The 2020/21 season has officially come to a close, and it's around this time when we start to speculate about our award winners. The Ballon...
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Argentina defeat Brazil to win Copa America

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Argentina ended their 28-year trophy drought with a 1-0 win over Brazil in the final of Copa America at the Maracana Stadium on Saturday. The...
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Copa America: Argentina defeat Colombia on penalties to reach final

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It's been a fascinating summer of Copa America action, and it's almost at an end, with just the third-place play-off and the final remaining. The...
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Copa America: Messi dazzles again, Uruguay out

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The quarter-finals of Copa America came to a close last night, and we now know our line-up for the final four. Uruguay took on Colombia...
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Copa America quarter-finals preview: Argentina and Brazil going for the trophy

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The Copa America group stages have ended, and we now know our line-up for the knockout rounds. This is where things get incredibly interesting. One...
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Copa America: Messi takes lead in Golden Boot race, Cavani scores crucial goal

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The final two games of the Copa America group stages were played last night, and we now know our line-up for the knockout rounds. Argentina...
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Copa America: Blackburn man scores for Chile, Argentina defeat Uruguay

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More Copa America action occurred last night, with Uruguay getting underway with their first game of the tournament against Argentina. Meanwhile, Chile were also out...
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Copa America: Lionel Messi scores beauty in draw, Paraguay win

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Day two of the Copa America, and the main event has arrived. Lionel Messi and Argentina made their first appearance in the tournament, looking to...
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Lionel Messi and Argentina looking to avenge previous heartbreaks this summer

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Lionel Messi is one of the greatest footballers ever to live. He's scored over 700 goals, won an astonishing amount of trophies, breaks new records...
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Barcelona and Real Madrid player wage cuts expected to continue next season

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It is no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in crippling financial implications for clubs across the globe. The world’s strongest sides have been...
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Barcelona 2020/21 season review: Where would they be without Lionel Messi?

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The last year or so has been a rollercoaster ride for Barcelona. An underwhelming start to the season, followed by an explosive opening to 2021,...
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Barcelona president gives update on the futures of Lionel Messi and Ronald Koeman

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Recently elected Barcelona president Joan Laporta has spoken about the futures of star man Lionel Messi and manager Ronald Koeman. It has been a turbulent...
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Barcelona approach Lionel Messi’s father-agent with contract proposal

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Barcelona president Joan Laporta has pitched Lionel Messi's father-agent Jorge Messi with a contract offer that would see his son spend the next two...
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La Liga Table, Fixtures & Results: Title will stay in Madrid, Lionel Messi might...

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The 2020/21 La Liga season is coming to a close as Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid go head-to-head in a thrilling title race. Regardless of...
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Barcelona could sell Griezmann to fund Messi’s contract

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Antoine Griezmann could be on the verge of an exit from Barcelona this summer, reports Marca. Griezmann joined Barcelona from Atletico Madrid in 2019 for...
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Barcelona secure bank loan to settle unpaid wages

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Barcelona have agreed a deal with an American investment bank that will allow them to pay all outstanding wages owed to players, reports ESPN. In...
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2021’s Highest Paid Athletes: Conor McGregor ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

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The 2021 Forbes highest paid athletes' list features the most well-known names across all sport, including three of football's biggest superstars. Conor McGregor leads the...
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Ballon d’Or 2021: Top 10 Contenders

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The Ballon d'Or is arguably the most prestigious individual award in modern football, celebrating the beautiful game's best player from the previous year. Now it...
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La Liga Table, Fixtures & Results: Atletico Madrid lead Real Madrid and Barcelona in...

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In what looked set to be a crucial round of fixtures in the La Liga title race, points dropped by Atlético Madrid, Barcelona and...
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Fabrizio Romano: Leeds United target Sergio Aguero only wants to join Barcelona because of...

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero wants to join Barcelona at the end of the season, according to Sky Sports journalist and transfer expert Fabrizio...
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Report: Barcelona close to €500m sponsorship to finance Messi and Neymar deals

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Barcelona are on the verge of sealing a sponsorship deal worth €500 million, claims Spanish outlet El Chiringuito TV. The Catalan giants have hit some...
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Messi brace gives Barcelona three points in entertaining victory over Getafe

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Barcelona picked up three more points in their La Liga title challenge, defeating Getafe 5-2 at Camp Nou on Thursday. It was a lively start...
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Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona over European Super League news

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Sunday's European Super League announcement could impact Lionel Messi's future at Barcelona, Marca has reported. Barcelona are one of 12 major European clubs who have...
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Barcelona win Copa del Rey after sensational second half performance

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Barcelona have won the Copa del Rey after producing an incredible second half performance against Athletic Bilbao to win 4-0. Barca made a lively start...
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Yaya Toure hopes to return to Barcelona and wants Messi to stay

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Yaya Toure has spoken of his desire to return to Barcelona someday as a coach in an interview with Spanish radio station Cadena SER. Toure...
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El Clásico’s impact on La Liga title race

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In the 246th competitive fixture between Real Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday, it was Los Blancos who came out on top at the final whistle. First-half...
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Real Madrid complete El Clasico double to go top of La Liga

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Real Madrid defeated Barcelona for the second time this season to climb to the top of the La Liga table on Saturday. It was a...