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  • Wednesday UCL Rewind: Barcelona edges Juventus, Man United downs RB Leipzig, and more
    • Wednesday UCL Rewind: Barcelona edges Juventus, Man United downs RB Leipzig, and more
    Barcelona rebounded nicely from last weekend's El Clasico defeat by defeating Juventus in UEFA Champions League play on Wednesday. Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi both scored as the La Liga side remained (...)...2020
  • • Nets coach Steve Nash reiterates belief Lionel Messi is the best soccer player ever
    New Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash believes Lionel Messi, and not Cristiano Ronaldo, is the best soccer player ever. Nash, who is quite good at soccer himself, says Messi is “leaps and bounds” better than anyone else, per Billy Reinhardt of Nets Daily. Steve Nash calls Lionel Messi the best soccer player of all-time. […] The post Nets coach Steve Nash reiterates belief Lione...2020
  • Ronaldo to miss Messi clash after COVID positive
    • Ronaldo to miss Messi clash after COVID positive
    Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo will miss the Champions League group stage clash with rival Lionel Messi....2020
  • Barca's Bartomeu: I kept Messi from joining rival
    • Barca's Bartomeu: I kept Messi from joining rival
    Josep Maria Bartomeu says he could not let Lionel Messi leave for a direct rival and that he was willing to accept the consequences....2020
  • Pique: Camp Nou should be named after Messi
    • Pique: Camp Nou should be named after Messi
    Gerard Pique has said Barcelona should name the redeveloped Camp Nou after club captain Lionel Messi when it is finished....2020
  • • Messi, Fati lead Barcelona to win, but Pique gets needless red
    Barcelona had little trouble in their Champions League opener, Lionel Messi and Ansu Fati keying a 5-1 win despite a red card from Gerard Pique....2020
  • • Messi, Fati score early goals in Barca rout
    Lionel Messi, Ansu Fati, and Philippe Coutinho all scored as Barcelona beat Ferencvaros in the first game of Champions League group stage action....2020
  • Messi not at his best with Barca - Koeman
    • Messi not at his best with Barca - Koeman
    Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says Lionel Messi is not at his best in the new season, scoring only once in four games....2020
  • Messi made his Barcelona debut 16 years ago. A lot has happened since then
    • Messi made his Barcelona debut 16 years ago. A lot has happened since then
    It's 16 years to the day since Lionel Messi first stepped onto a football pitch for Barcelona. And quite a lot has happened since then....2020
  • • Messi row sparked threats - Bolivia physio
    Bolivia's Argentinian physio has said he has received threats and insults following a heated exchange with Lionel Messi after Tuesday's encounter....2020

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Lionel Messi injury and suspension

  • • Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: Lionel Messi to start El Clasico on the bench, plus complete starting XI for both teams
    The most prolific goalscorer in El Clasico history could sit this one out due to a leg injury...2019
  • • Lionel Messi injury update: Superstar part of Barcelona's squad ahead of El Clasico against Real Madrid
    This is good news for Barca fans...2019
  • Tata Martino won't renew contract with Atlanta United
    • Tata Martino won't renew contract with Atlanta United
    Herculez Gomez examines the state of the Mexican national team, which is experimenting with a new generation while also searching for a head coach. The FC guys look ahead to Barcelona's schedule during the three weeks Lionel Messi is expected to be out after he fractured his arm against Sevilla. Check out all the notable action from Europe this weekend, including Lionel Mess...2018
  • • Lionel Messi injury: Barcelona star fractures arm after awkward fall, to miss three weeks
    Barcelona held a 2-0 first-half lead over Sevilla before disaster struck their superstar...2018
  • • Lionel Messi injury: Barcelona star falls awkwardly on arm, could miss El Clasico
    Barcelona held a 2-0 first-half lead over Sevilla before disaster struck their superstar...2018
  • • Messi offers to pay $558,000 to avoid 21-month jail sentence
    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Lionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of 500,000 euros ($558,000) to ensure he avoids a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud that a judge is expected to suspend, a Spanish state prosecutor said Friday....2017
  • • Arturo Vidal accuses FIFA of special treatment for Lionel Messi after ban is reduced
    The Chilean says there are different rules when it comes to Lionel Messi....2017
  • • Report: FIFA agrees to reduce Lionel Messi World Cup qualifiers ban for Argentina
    The soccer star could catch a big break and have his suspension reduced from four games...2017
  • • 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
  • • Argentina star Lionel Messi facing suspension after insulting official vs. Chile
    The Argentine could miss Tuesday's clash with Bolivia...2017

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Lionel Messi trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Barca teen Fati living 'dream' starring with Messi
    Ansu Fati offered Barcelona a glimpse of what life may be like without Lionel Messi with a starring role in Sunday's 4-0 win against Villarreal....2020
  • • Fati 9/10 as Barca pour on the style in Koeman's debut
    Barcelona won Ronald Koeman's debut 4-0, as Ansu Fati offered a glimpse of the future with a two-goal showing, and Lionel Messi scored as well....2020
  • • Transfer Talk: Messi agrees to €700m wage deal with Man City
    Manchester City are ready to hand Lionel Messi a whopping pay package to sign him away from Barcelona. Transfer Talk has the latest....2020
  • • 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
  • • Messi is worth pursuing, but his wages make a move impossible
    Lionel Messi still has enough skill and ability at 33 to transform any team if he leaves Barca, but his salary demands might put a stop to any move....2020
  • • Transfer Talk: Liverpool's Mane to replace Messi at Barcelona?
    As drama with Lionel Messi continues to unfold, Liverpool may part with Sadio Mane but only if Barcelona offer £108m. Transfer Talk has the latest....2020
  • • Report: Lionel Messi move to NYCFC part of Manchester City contract offer
    2020
  • • Barca must keep Messi happy - Suarez
    Luis Suarez has said Barcelona must do better if they want to convince Lionel Messi to extend his contract at the club....2020
  • • Will Messi leave Barcelona? If so, what's next?
    Lionel Messi broke off contract talks with Barcelona. If he leaves, where could the GOAT candidate go? Might he go home to Argentina, move to MLS or even team up with Cristiano Ronaldo?...2020
  • • Report: Upset Messi halts Barca talks past 2021
    Barcelona's Lionel Messi has called off negotiations over renewing his contract and is ready to leave the club, according to a Cadena Ser report....2020

Lionel Messi stats

  • • Messi, Coutinho scores in Barcelona friendly win
    Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona eased to a 3-1 victory over Girona in their second preseason friendly under Ronald Koeman on Wednesday....2020
  • • Messi scores No. 700 but Barca drop more points
    A penalty gave Lionel Messi his 700th career goal, but Barcelona were held by Atletico. Real Madrid lead La Liga by one point with a game in hand, and hold the head-to-head advantage....2020
  • • Messi scores 700th goal for club and country
    Lionel Messi converted a second-half penalty to reach yet another milestone....2020
  • • Messi scores No. 699 as Barca beat Leganes
    Lionel Messi scored his 699th career goal as Barcelona extended their lead atop the La Liga table with a 2-0 victory over Leganes on Tuesday....2020
  • Barcelona 5-2 Real Mallorca: Messi scores hat-trick as champions regain top spot
    • Barcelona 5-2 Real Mallorca: Messi scores hat-trick as champions regain top spot
    Barcelona eased to a 5-2 win over Real Mallorca at Camp Nou on Saturday, with Lionel Messi scoring another hat-trick....2019
  • • Barcelona vs. Liverpool: Lionel Messi scores one of the best free-kick goals you'll see all year in Champions League semis
    Messi scored his 111th and 112th goals in his Champions League career...2019
  • • Lionel Messi scores La Liga-clinching goal for Barcelona off the bench in win over Levante
    The league crown once again resides at Camp Nou...2019
  • • Barcelona scores eight vs. Huesca, including a jaw-dropping Lionel Messi goal
    This match was close early, but by the end the team were light years apart...2018
  • • Barcelona vs. Boca Juniors score, recap: Lionel Messi scores, reigning La Liga champs win Joan Gamper Trophy
    Barcelona eased past Boca Juniors on goals from Lionel Messi, Malcom and Rafinha...2018
  • • Barcelona vs. Sevilla score, recap: Messi makes history with Super Cup title, Dembele scores stunning winner
    With Sunday's title, Lionel Messi became the most honored player in club history with 33 trophies...2018

Lionel Messi kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Koeman fights to keep 'disappointed' Messi
    Sources have told ESPN that Lionel Messi interrupted a family holiday to return to Barcelona to speak with Ronald Koeman....2020
  • • LA Galaxy did not make bid for Barcelona's Messi - Barros Schelotto
    The FC guys discuss Lionel Messi's recent interview where he addresses many of the ins and outs of Barcelona. Sid Lowe explains why Martin Braithwaite's late move to Barca will signal for change in the rules next season. Martin Braithwaite explains how he'll immediately work to integrate himself into Barcelona's squad. Steve Nicol thinks Antoine Griez...2020
  • • Lionel Messi torments his gigantic dog with absolutely ridiculous dribbling skills
    Not even Messi's family is safe from his skills...2018
  • • Messi gets extra fine for tax fraud, avoids prison
    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his father can avoid prison for tax fraud by paying an extra fine, a Spanish court said Friday....2017
  • • Messi gets extra fine for tax fraud, avoids prison
    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his father can avoid prison for tax fraud by paying an extra fine, a Spanish court said Friday....2017
  • • Red Sox's Bradley, Betts, and Bogaerts Give MLB a New-Age 'Killer B's'
    2016

Top Lionel Messi news

  • • Lionel Messi announces Argentina retirement after Copa America final defeat
    2016
  • • 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
  • • Sources: Messi to skip Barca testing, training
    2020
  • • Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi in MLS a 'real possibility,' says Frank Lampard
    2016
  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • Lionel Messi wins record fifth Ballon d'Or; US star Carli Lloyd wins FIFA women's award, Jill Ellis wins Coach of the Year
    2016
  • • Man City crunch numbers for Messi deal - sources
    Manchester City are crunching the numbers to see if they would be able to sign Lionel Messi without breaching FFP rules, sources have told ESPN....2020
  • Messi leads long list of celebrities congratulating Beckham on new MLS franchise
    • Messi leads long list of celebrities congratulating Beckham on new MLS franchise
    Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wished David Beckham all the best for the former England star's Miami Major League Soccer team. Celebrities and footballers alike have got together to congratulate David Beckham on being awarded an Major League Soccer expansion team on Monday. Beckham's Miami-based ownership group will likely enter a franchise in Major League Soccer in 2020, a...2018
  • • LOOK: Blonde Lionel Messi is either a Chicago Bulls fan or a Derrick Rose fan
    Messi has a huge dog and a jersey of the Bulls...2016
  • • Ex-Bills QB Jim Kelly explains how Lionel Messi can move on after four championship losses
    The former Buffalo Bills QB knows what it's like to lose in the title game multiple times....2016
  • • Lionel Messi to skip Summer Olympics in favor of Copa America Centenario
    2016
  • • Messi joins Ronaldo, Pele, others in 700-goal club
    Lionel Messi joined a select group. What's more, he did it more than 100 games faster than you-know-who....2020

Lionel Messi schedule, game

  • • 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
  • • Sources: Messi to skip Barca testing, training
    2020
  • LAFC manager Bradley doubles down on Vela, Messi comparisons
    • LAFC manager Bradley doubles down on Vela, Messi comparisons
    Check out all 41 goals in Major League Soccer's opening weekend, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic's header, Adama Diomandé's last-minute winner for LAFC and more. Taylor Twellman gives us his three biggest takeaways from the opening weekend in Major League Soccer. LAFC head coach Bob Bradley has doubled-down on his assertion that Mexico forward Carlos Vela should strive...2019
  • • Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: Lionel Messi to start El Clasico on the bench, plus complete starting XI for both teams
    2019
  • • Tata Martino won't renew contract with Atlanta United
    2018
  • • Barcelona, Lionel Messi will reportedly play January La Liga match in Miami vs. Girona
    This is the first time a European soccer regular season fixture is played in the United States...2018
  • • Russia 2018 World Cup standings, scores, full schedule: Croatia destroys Lionel Messi, Argentina
    Follow along with scores, schedule and standings throughout the World Cup group stage and knockout round...2018
  • • Argentina vs. Croatia live stream info, channel: How to watch Lionel Messi at World Cup 2018 on TV and online
    Pressure is on the South Americans, who are expected to see major lineup changes after a draw to Iceland...2018
  • Borussia Dortmund to visit LAFC for friendly - sources
    • Borussia Dortmund to visit LAFC for friendly - sources
    Christian Pulisic has revealed that he chooses to play as Borussia Dortmund on FIFA as it gives him a chance to manage the side. Christian Pulisic reveals his admiration for Lionel Messi, saying he has always been his favourite player. Borussia Dortmund will play a friendly against new MLS club LAFC later this year at the Banc of California Stadium, sources at the Bundesliga club have tol...2018
  • • Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi returns to training, could be back soon
    The injured Argentine is hoping to recover in time for Barcelona's next match...2016

Lionel Messi rumors, scandals

  • • 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
  • • 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
  • • Lionel Messi shockingly suspended four games by FIFA for rant against referee
    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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