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  • Messi's face appears on cornfields, skyscrapers and tattoos after World Cup triumph
    • Messi's face appears on cornfields, skyscrapers and tattoos after World Cup triumph
    From a cornfield in Argentina, to street art in Mumbai, to paper-mache figures. Here's the different ways fans are paying homage to Lionel Messi....2023
  • VIP seat for Messi, Ronaldo clash fetches $2.6m
    • VIP seat for Messi, Ronaldo clash fetches $2.6m
    A football fan has paid $2.6 million for a VIP ticket to see Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi go head-to-head in Saudi Arabia....2023
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  • South American U-20 Championship put Messi and Cavani on the map. Who'll emerge this time?
    • South American U-20 Championship put Messi and Cavani on the map. Who'll emerge this time?
    Lionel Messi made his name for Argentina at the South American Under-20 Championship in 2005. Who could star in this year's tournament?...2023
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  • Scaloni: Maradona was great, but I prefer Messi
    • Scaloni: Maradona was great, but I prefer Messi
    Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said if he had to pick, he would choose Lionel Messi over Diego Maradona....2023
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  • Messi leads FIFA Best nominees; Ronaldo left off
    • Messi leads FIFA Best nominees; Ronaldo left off
    Lionel Messi leads the nominees for FIFA's Best Men's Player award, with Barcelona's Alexia Putellas again nominated for the women's prize....2023
  • Sources: PSG, Messi step up plans for new deal
    • Sources: PSG, Messi step up plans for new deal
    PSG are hoping to make a big step forward in negotiations with Lionel Messi over his new contract by the end of the month, sources have told ESPN....2023
  • Messi could feature at 2026 WC - Argentina boss
    • Messi could feature at 2026 WC - Argentina boss
    Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has said he believes Lionel Messi can play at the 2026 World Cup....2023
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  • PSG staff give Messi guard of honour on return
    • PSG staff give Messi guard of honour on return
    Lionel Messi returned to Paris Saint-Germain training on Wednesday for the first time since lifting the 2022 World Cup with Argentina....2023
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  • • Messi returns, eyes clean sweep of every trophy he's competed for
    Incredibly, there is only one major competition that Lionel Messi has played in and not won....2023
  • PSG boss: No Messi, Mbappe rift after WC final
    • PSG boss: No Messi, Mbappe rift after WC final
    Paris Saint-Germain boss Christophe Galtier denied suggestions of a rift between Lionel Messi and teammate Kylian Mbappe....2022
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  • Reports: Messi to extend PSG deal until 2024
    • Reports: Messi to extend PSG deal until 2024
    Lionel Messi has reached a verbal agreement with PSG to extend his contract with the club for another season, according to multiple reports....2022
  • Reports: Messi to extend PSG deal until 2024
    • Reports: Messi to extend PSG deal until 2024
    Lionel Messi has agreed in principle to stay at PSG next season but negotiations are yet to start over a new deal, sources have told ESPN....2022
  • Reports: Messi to extend PSG deal until 2024
    • Reports: Messi to extend PSG deal until 2024
    Lionel Messi has reached a verbal agreement with PSG to extend his contract with the club for another season, according to multiple reports....2022
  • The World Cup belongs to Lionel Messi
    • The World Cup belongs to Lionel Messi
    When Argentina were crowned World Cup champions, there was no bigger proof of Messi's impact that the entire world seemed to celebrate with him....2022

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  • • NASCAR fans discuss American sports equivalent of Lionel Messi winning WC at 35
    The 2022 World Cup final would surely be considered one of the best finals to be played as Argentina edged France in the penalty shoot-out.  The World Cup final got everyone off their seats in the final 10 minutes and what followed after with France answering every of Argentina’s goals, leading to a nervy penalty … NASCAR fans discuss American sports equivalent of Lionel Messi winnin...2022
  • • Argentina tops France in penalty shootout in epic World Cup final
    LUSAIL, QATAR — The 2022 World Cup final started out as a one-sided affair that looked like it was on its way to being an uneventful crowning of Lionel Messi as world champion. Argentina did wind up lifting the World Cup, but not before an epic France comeback in a match that turned into the ... Read more...2022
  • Messi, Alvarez inspire Argentina into World Cup final
    • Messi, Alvarez inspire Argentina into World Cup final
    After Lionel Messi converted a 34th-minute penalty, Julian Alvarez scored either side of half-time and Argentina claimed a place in Sunday’s final against France or Morocco....2022
  • Messi becomes Argentina's top WC goal scorer
    • Messi becomes Argentina's top WC goal scorer
    Lionel Messi has become Argentina's all-time leading goal scorer at World Cup finals after scoring a penalty against Croatia....2022
  • Szczesny: I lost €100 bet with Messi over pen
    • Szczesny: I lost €100 bet with Messi over pen
    Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny said he lost a €100 bet with Lionel Messi before the Argentina star's missed World Cup penalty....2022
  • Messi 'annoyed' by pen miss despite Argentina win
    • Messi 'annoyed' by pen miss despite Argentina win
    Lionel Messi said he was "annoyed" by his penalty miss in Argentina's Group C win over Poland, but praised teammates for their positive reaction....2022
  • Why Lionel Messi shouldn't have been awarded a VAR penalty vs. Poland
    • Why Lionel Messi shouldn't have been awarded a VAR penalty vs. Poland
    Argentina's Lionel Messi was awarded a penalty after he was fouled by Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny....2022
  • Messi rejects injury 'rumours' ahead of WC start
    • Messi rejects injury 'rumours' ahead of WC start
    Lionel Messi has dismissed "rumours" about his fitness and said he is ready to lead Argentina at the World Cup in Qatar....2022
  • Messi on Di Maria, Dybala knocks: 'It's a concern'
    • Messi on Di Maria, Dybala knocks: 'It's a concern'
    Argentina captain Lionel Messi said he was concerned by the recent injuries to Angel Di Maria and Paulo Dybala ahead of World Cup....2022
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  • Messi's calf still injured, will miss PSG-Benfica
    • Messi's calf still injured, will miss PSG-Benfica
    Lionel Messi will not be involved vs. Benfica after failing to recover from a calf injury in time for the UCL match, the club said....2022

Lionel Messi lifestyle

  • • Messi's face appears on cornfields, skyscrapers and tattoos after World Cup triumph
    2023
  • • Millions of dollars in 'Lionel Messi' branded cocaine were found in Peru drug bust
    These drug dealers seem to really like Lionel Messi...2017
  • • Hangin' with Dwight Howard: A Changed Man, Entertaining Host and Snake Charmer
    2015
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Lionel Messi trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Sources: PSG, Messi step up plans for new deal
    PSG are hoping to make a big step forward in negotiations with Lionel Messi over his new contract by the end of the month, sources have told ESPN....2023
  • • Reports: Messi to extend PSG deal until 2024
    Lionel Messi has reached a verbal agreement with PSG to extend his contract with the club for another season, according to multiple reports....2022
  • • Reports: Messi to extend PSG deal until 2024
    Lionel Messi has reached a verbal agreement with PSG to extend his contract with the club for another season, according to multiple reports....2022
  • Transfer Talk: PSG push Messi for contract extension amid Miami interest
    • Transfer Talk: PSG push Messi for contract extension amid Miami interest
    With Inter Miami circling, PSG want Lionel Messi to commit to staying in Paris for at least another year. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest....2022
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  • Transfer Talk: PSG push Messi for contract extension amid Miami interest
    • Transfer Talk: PSG push Messi for contract extension amid Miami interest
    With Miami chasing, PSG want Lionel Messi to commit to staying in Paris for at least another year, or maybe two. Transfer Talk has the latest....2022
  • Barcelona threaten legal action over Messi leak
    • Barcelona threaten legal action over Messi leak
    Barcelona have threatened to take legal action against a Spanish newspaper that leaked details of the contract negotiations with Lionel Messi....2022
  • Transfer Talk: Messi to mull return to Barcelona or venture to MLS?
    • Transfer Talk: Messi to mull return to Barcelona or venture to MLS?
    Lionel Messi will wait until the end of his contract at PSG to consider his options, including a return to Barcelona. Transfer Talk has the latest....2022
  • Messi's next move: Back to Barca? Try Premier League, MLS? Stay at PSG?
    • Messi's next move: Back to Barca? Try Premier League, MLS? Stay at PSG?
    What's next for Lionel Messi after his PSG contract expires in June 2023? Here are his five most viable options....2022
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  • Messi signs $20m deal with crypto firm - report
    • Messi signs $20m deal with crypto firm - report
    Lionel Messi has signed a deal worth more than $20 million to promote digital fan token company Socios.com, a source told Reuters on Tuesday....2022
  • • PSG rally vs. Lille after injured Messi substituted
    Angel Di Maria showed his worth as he scored the winner to give PSG a 2-1 win against champions Lille in Ligue 1 after Lionel Messi limped off....2021

Lionel Messi stats and results

  • • Messi scores in PSG's 2-1 win over Kawasaki
    Lionel Messi scored his first goal of Paris Saint-Germain's preseason campaign in their 2-1 victory over Kawasaki Frontale on Wednesday....2022
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  • • UCL Round of 16 Preview: PSG hosts Real Madrid, Liverpool visits Inter Milan, and more
    The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 is back with a bang this week as two of the tournament’s hopefuls square off in Paris to kick off the action. Paris Saint-Germain hosts Real Madrid in Tuesday’s opening tie, with both league leaders hoping to claim an important first leg result. Lionel Messi and Vinicius Junior ... Read more...2022
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  • • Messi scores first league goal in PSG win
    Lionel Messi scored his first Ligue 1 goal as PSG opened a 13-point table lead despite playing almost half an hour with 10 men in a win over Nantes....2021
  • • Could Messi's partnership with Neymar, Mbappe hinder PSG?
    Lionel Messi scored in the win vs. Man City, but with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe also keen to get on the scoresheet, PSG's attack looked less than the sum of its parts....2021
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  • Messi makes PSG debut, Mbappe scores brace in win
    • Messi makes PSG debut, Mbappe scores brace in win
    Lionel Messi made his long-awaited debut for Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday and Kylian Mbappe scored twice to give Mauricio Pochettino's side a 2-0 win over Reims....2021
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  • How Lionel Messi outplayed everybody at Euro 2020
    • How Lionel Messi outplayed everybody at Euro 2020
    Lionel Messi dominated most of the key stats at the Copa America compared to Euro 2020, showing that he remains one of the greatest players....2021
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  • • Messi scores stunner but Chile nab Copa draw
    Lionel Messi scored for Argentina but Chile answered in the second half as the two sides played to a 1-1 draw in group stage at the Copa America....2021
  • Messi, Barca cut into Atleti's lead on record night
    • Messi, Barca cut into Atleti's lead on record night
    Barcelona moved back to within four points of La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid on another record night for Lionel Messi as his team beat Huesca....2021
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  • • UCL talking points: Do you take Mbappe or Haaland?
    From Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland's dominant displays to the struggles of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the Champions League round of 16 first legs had plenty of things to discuss....2021
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  • • 8/10 Messi scores twice as Barcelona boost Liga title hopes
    Lionel Messi dazzled with two second-half goals in a 3-0 win over Elche, as Barcelona pulled within five points of La Liga leaders Atletico....2021

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  • How the top clubs' players were affected by World Cup, as Lionel Messi plays most minutes
    • How the top clubs' players were affected by World Cup, as Lionel Messi plays most minutes
    At the age of 35, Lionel Messi played every single moment of Argentina's World Cup campaign, with no player at the finals playing more minutes....2022
  • • Just like Messi, Connor McDavid’s Time To Win It All Will Come
    I was watching a masterpiece unfold in the 2022 World Cup Final. One of the greatest players in any sport, Lionel Messi, rose up and grabbed his moment in the…...2022
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  • How Messi's anger, desire and leadership took Argentina to a World Cup final
    • How Messi's anger, desire and leadership took Argentina to a World Cup final
    At 35, Lionel Messi looks better than ever. His magical moments are now aligned with a steely resolve and leadership that have taken Argentina on....2022
  • • Alvarez and Messi shine as Argentina rolls over Croatia to reach World Cup final
    LUSAIL, Qatar — The Argentina national team had put its fans through plenty of nail-biting moments in its previous two knockout-round victories at the 2022 World Cup, but on Tuesday the Albiceleste showed they can grab an early lead and protect it. First-half goals from Lionel Messi and Julian Alvarez, the second a stunning half-field run ... Read more...2022
  • Messi returning to return 'impossible' - Xavi
    • Messi returning to return 'impossible' - Xavi
    Xavi said Lionel Messi returning to Barcelona is "impossible" at the moment, but he has not closed the door on bringing him back in the future....2022
  • • Di Maria goal gives Argentina win at Uruguay
    Argentina started without Lionel Messi but a moment of magic from Angel Di Maria was enough to give them a 1-0 win over Uruguay....2021
  • Messi asked by young fan to forgive mother for naming him Cristiano
    • Messi asked by young fan to forgive mother for naming him Cristiano
    Lionel Messi has received his fair share of requests from fans over the course of his career, but it's not often he is asked to offer forgiveness....2021
  • • Barca win first LaLiga match of post-Messi era
    Barcelona won their first LaLiga match of the post-Lionel Messi era with a 4-2 victory that saw Real Sociedad mount a late rally....2021
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  • LIVE: Barcelona's first game of post-Messi era
    • LIVE: Barcelona's first game of post-Messi era
    The Camp Nou was expecting Lionel Messi to open the 2021-22 LaLiga season, but he's a PSG player now. How will Barcelona respond without him? They host Real Sociedad, an always tricky opponent. Follow LIVE with ESPN....2021
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  • • Messi bids a tearful goodbye to FC Barcelona
    It took Lionel Messi more than a minute to start this emotional farewell news conference on Sunday (August 8) at FC Barcelona,where the soccer icon confirmed he'd be leaving the team -- a team where he's spent his entire career.With tears running down his cheeks, he told the news conference that this is without a doubt, the most difficult moment of his career.And it’s a glittering career that star...2021
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Top Lionel Messi news

  • • Lionel Messi announces Argentina retirement after Copa America final defeat
    2016
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  • Sources: PSG hold talks with Messi, keen for deal
    • Sources: PSG hold talks with Messi, keen for deal
    Paris Saint-Germain have made contact with Lionel Messi over a potential move, sources have told ESPN....2021
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  • • Sources: Pep and Messi had call about City move
    Pep Guardiola and Lionel Messi spoke on the phone last week to discuss the possibility of a move to Manchester City, according to ESPN sources....2020
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  • • J.J. Watt and Lionel Messi share a photo and a caption
    J.J. Watt and Lionel Messi share a photo and a caption...2015
  • • Transfer Watch: Italian legend Andrea Pirlo reportedly accepts offer to join New York City FC
    2015
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  • Messi could have stayed at Barcelona - Tebas
    • Messi could have stayed at Barcelona - Tebas
    LaLiga president Javier Tebas says Barcelona could have kept Lionel Messi if they had not signed Memphis Depay and Sergio Aguero....2021
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  • • Sources: Messi to skip Barca testing, training
    Lionel Messi will not attend the testing or training in case it affects the clause in his contract that says he can leave for free this summer....2020
  • • Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi in MLS a 'real possibility,' says Frank Lampard
    2016
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  • • Steph Curry Comments on Lionel Messi Comparison, Warriors' Record Streak, More
    2015
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  • • Messi makes U-turn, says he'll stay at Barcelona
    Lionel Messi will stay at Barcelona after a dramatic U-turn saw him end his bid to leave the club this summer....2020
  • • Messi fails to show up for tests as exit fears grow
    Lionel Messi has followed through on his threat and not turned up for the start of preseason as he continues to push for a move away from Barcelona....2020
  • • Houston Dynamo academy players get thrill of lifetime in hugging Lionel Messi after training | SIDELINE
    2015
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  • • Sources: Messi must go on strike to leave Barca
    Barcelona believe the only way Lionel Messi can legally leave for free is if he commits to not playing next season, sources told ESPN....2020
  • • Hangin' with Dwight Howard: A Changed Man, Entertaining Host and Snake Charmer
    2015
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Lionel Messi schedule, game

  • • PSG staff give Messi guard of honour on return
    2023
  • • The SBI Show: Episode 366 (World Cup Final Preview, talking USMNT POY, and more)
    The World Cup final features a dream matchup and the latest episode of The SBI Show breaks down the big clash between Argentina and France. Episode 366 digs into the key matchups and much more in Sunday’s World Cup final, as host Ives Galarcep also digs into the debate over Lionel Messi’s claim to being ... Read more...2022
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  • • USMNT U-20’s tie Argentina in March friendly
    The U.S. Under-20 men’s national team returned to action on Saturday and walked away with a draw in front of one of the best players to ever play the sport. Mikey Varas’ side began a two-match schedule in Argentina on Saturday, tying the Argentina U-20 national team 2-2. In front of Lionel Messi and Javier ... Read more...2022
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  • Messi back with PSG after negative COVID test
    • Messi back with PSG after negative COVID test
    Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi has returned to Paris after testing negative for COVID-19 and will resume training in the coming days....2022
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  • The Champions League draw that never was: how social media reacted
    • The Champions League draw that never was: how social media reacted
    The Champions League draw threw up an box-office fixture as PSG vs. Man United meant Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo. But there was a problem ......2021
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  • More Messi concerns as PSG star misses training
    • More Messi concerns as PSG star misses training
    Lionel Messi missed PSG training with a muscle problem on Thursday, while Kylian Mbappe was ruled out of their Ligue 1 game against champions Lille....2021
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  • • Soccer betting: Barcelona's La Liga odds don't move much after Lionel Messi announcement
    Barcelona is still the No. 2 favorite to win the league after Thursday's announcement that Lionel Messi wouldn't be signing his new contract....2021
  • Messi delays return to Barcelona training
    • Messi delays return to Barcelona training
    Lionel Messi has still not returned to training with Barcelona as the wait for him to sign his new contract with the club goes on....2021
  • 'Horrible' and 'ugly' to play without fans - Messi
    • 'Horrible' and 'ugly' to play without fans - Messi
    Lionel Messi has explained how tough it has been to play without fans in the last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, saying it's like training....2020
  • • He's back: Messi returns to Barca training
    Lionel Messi will train individually per La Liga's coronavirus protocols before being reintegrated with his teammates at a later date....2020

Lionel Messi rumors, scandals

  • • World Cup Rewind: Messi leads Argentina past Mexico, and more
    The pressure was on Lionel Messi and Argentina to rebound from Tuesday’s shocking loss to Saudi Arabia and the Conmebol representatives did just that against Mexico on Saturday. Messi scored the go-ahead goal for Argentina before assisting on Enzo Fernandez’s insurance strike in a 2-0 Group C victory over El Tri. Argentina moved to second ... Read more...2022
  • • PSG star Lionel Messi’s new destination has Micheal Jordan getting paid
    Lionel Messi made the shocking departure from Barcelona and landed a new deal with Paris Saint-Germain after a huge wave went through the soccer world. Messi sported his new blue PSG threads, and the fans went wild as the Barca faithful mourned from the departure of the superstar. Well, it turns out that Charlotte Hornets […] The post PSG star Lionel Messi’s new destination has Micheal...2021
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  • Tearful Messi says next move yet to be decided
    • Tearful Messi says next move yet to be decided
    A tearful Lionel Messi has said his next move is not confirmed but he is talking about a lot of things, amid speculation he is set to join PSG....2021
  • • Viral ‘Lionel Messi’ playing in the NBA video hits TikTok
    Lionel Messi officially left Barcelona on Thursday after 17 seasons with the La Liga giants. It was a shocking turn of events after he previously agreed to a new five-year deal with the club, but they ultimately couldn’t afford to pay the Argentine his desired wages. The rumors are swirling as to where Messi will […] The post Viral ‘Lionel Messi’ playing in the NBA video hits TikTok ap...2021
  • • Lionel Messi transfer speculation ends: Argentine great will return to FC Barcelona
    2020
  • Inter Miami owner Beckham won't rule out moves for Ronaldo, Messi
    • Inter Miami owner Beckham won't rule out moves for Ronaldo, Messi
    James Corden hilariously pranks former LA Galaxy star David Beckham with this oddly proportioned statue of himself. Class of 92 teammates welcome David Beckham as part-owner of Salford City. David Beckham has less than a year before his new Major League Soccer team Inter Miami takes the field and is finally turning his focus to bringing in players with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo ...2019
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  • • Lionel Messi, Barcelona open Champions League scoring with outstanding free kick goal and Twitter is buzzing
    It's not Champions League season until Messi buries one home past the keeper...2018
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  • • Lionel Messi shockingly suspended four games by FIFA for rant against referee
    The Argentine found out his status for Tuesday, hours before the game against Bolivia...2017
  • • Barcelona star Lionel Messi shockingly admits bathroom faux pas on TV show
    Quite a strange thing for Messi to admit to...2017
  • • Red Sox's Bradley, Betts, and Bogaerts Give MLB a New-Age 'Killer B's'
    2016
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