ARTICLES RELATING TO LIONEL MESSI

Messi makes it easy - Neymar

2015-01-26 21:11

Brazilian star Neymar has given four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi the credit for his upturn in form at Barcelona.

Messi hands Barca Cup lead

2015-01-22 07:42

Lionel Messi handed Barcelona a 1-0 lead heading into the second leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-final with Atletico Madrid.

Messi goals keep Barca on track

2015-01-19 09:10

Lionel Messi's stunning hat-trick against Deportivo la Coruna ensured Barcelona maintain the pressure on Real Madrid.

Enrique: Messi will stay

2015-01-15 09:13

Luis Enrique expects Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona for many years amid reports of a rift between the pair.

Ronaldo's son is Messi's biggest fan

2015-01-14 08:48

Cristiano Ronaldo's son, Cristiano Jr, watches videos of rival Lionel Messi it has emerged.

Messi sparks new exit rumours

2015-01-13 09:54

Lionel Messi has reignited speculation over his future by admitting that he doesn't know where he'll be next year.

Messi: I'm not going anywhere

2015-01-12 07:49

Lionel Messi has shot back angrily at rumours that he could leave Barcelona after clashing with coach Luis Enrique.

Chelsea cool Messi talk

2015-01-09 18:06

Chelsea assistant manager Steve Holland has distanced the Premier League giants from a move for Lionel Messi.

Atletico out to hurt Barca

2015-01-09 10:09

Barca's new year has had anything but a happy start and things could get even worse on Sunday against Atletico Madrid.

Chelsea will pay Messi fee

2015-01-08 15:26

Chelsea are lining up a move for Lionel Messi as reports continue to suggest the player is unhappy in Spain.

Lionel Messi on the move?

2015-01-07 13:30

Debate is raging as to where Barcelona's Lionel Messi will be playing his football at the end of the January transfer window.

Messi disrespecting Barca if he leaves

2015-01-06 10:06

Daniel says Lionel Messi should remember what Barcelona have done for his career and not join Chelsea.

Enrique's decisions baffle Barca faithful

2015-01-06 09:32

Zwelithini says Luis Enrique's decision to bench Barcelona's three best players has angered fans.

Comparisons aside: Let’s appreciate Messi and Ronaldo

2014-12-30 08:24

Nothing divides football fans as much as the Lionel Messi / Cristiano Ronaldo duel, writes Sam Masingi.

Messi the 'best of all time'

2014-12-09 09:19

Lionel Messi is the best player in the world and indeed of all time if one Barcelona teammate is to be believed.

Ballon d'Or shortlist revealed

2014-12-01 19:00

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi face opposition from Manuel Neuer in the short list announced by FIFA.

Messi struck by bottle

2014-12-01 10:28

Lionel Messi was struck by a bottle after celebrating his side's dramatic inury-time winner against Valencia.

Barca sweep aside APOEL

2014-11-26 00:12

Lionel Messi became the all-time top goalscorer in the Champions League with a hat-trick in a routine win for Barcelona at APOEL.

Lionel Messi chasing new record

2014-11-24 14:27

Barcelona striker Lionel Messi is set to break another scoring record with the Spanish giants in Champions League on Tuesday.

Mascherano: Messi will stay

2014-11-21 09:53

Midfielder Javier Mascherano has dismissed suggestions that compatriot Lionel Messi is looking to leave.

Messi's dad plays down exit talk

2014-11-20 12:15

Jorge Messi has played down the talks that his son, Barcelona star forward, Lionel Messi could leave the club.

Santos happy for Ronaldo

2014-11-19 08:20

Portugal boss Fernando Santos said he was glad Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Old Trafford had been a success.

Ronaldo set for Manchester return

2014-11-17 09:56

It will be Ronaldo versus Messi at Old Trafford on Tuesday when Portugal face off against Argentina.

Ronaldo denies calling Messi a 'motherf***er"

2014-11-12 12:48

Cristiano Ronaldo has hit back at a Spanish journalist's claims that the Portugal star calls Lionel Messi a 'motherf***er'.

Ronaldo not a 'complete' player

2014-11-07 14:22

Thulani has noticed Cristiano Ronaldo lacks the ability to make assists in games, in comparison to main rival Lionel Messi.

 

Ballon d'Or only for Messi, Ronaldo - Ribery

2015-01-23 18:53

France's Franck Ribery says only Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi seem capable of winning the Ballon d'Or.

Messi 'class above all'

2015-01-19 15:12

Luis Enrique hailed Lionel Messi's consistent brilliance this season after the Argentine scored his 22nd La Liga hat-trick.

Messi's future uncertain

2015-01-15 13:13

Lionel Messi stirring ambiguity over Barcelona future but bidders might need to break the bank in order to lure the Argentine.

Busquets dismisses rift talk

2015-01-14 09:22

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets dismissed reports of a rift between Lionel Messi and Luis Enrique.

Messi - purple patch of confusion

2015-01-13 16:42

Lionel Messi has confused everyone at the Ballon d'Or awards with his purple tuxedo and his Barcelona talks.

Barca star trio down Atletico

2015-01-12 10:51

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez were all on target as Barcelona ensured a 3-1 win over Atletico Madrid.

Will Ronaldo win coveted trophy?

2015-01-12 05:00

Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite to win the Ballon d'Or for the second year ahead of Manuel Neuer and Lionel Messi.

Messi unlikely to win award

2015-01-09 13:24

Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi is not considered to be the favourite for this year's FIFA Ballon d'Or award.

Could Messi be moving to Chelsea FC?

2015-01-08 19:46

There are rumours linking Lionel Messi with a move to Chelsea. Zareef Minty however believes that these talks are way off.

Enrique slams bust-up reports

2015-01-08 10:12

Barca coach Luis Enrique has described reports of a bust-up with Lionel Messi as "inaccurate and ill-intentioned".

Messi, Enrique spat wages on

2015-01-06 14:55

Lionel Messi is upset that the board of Barcelona continue to support coach Luis Enrique and his autocratic methods.

Bring Messi to The Bridge

2015-01-06 09:38

Chelsea fan Michael would welcome Lionel Messi to Stamford Bridge amid speculation the forward is unsettled at Barcelona.

Chelsea waiting to pounce for unhappy Messi

2015-01-05 15:10

Chelsea will be ready to pounce should an unhappy Lionel Messi decide to quit Barcelona.

Di Maria wins Olimpia de Plata

2014-12-18 08:29

Manchester United's Angel Di Maria has been voted Argentina's foreign-based player of the year by sports journalists.

Messi nets milestone goal

2014-12-08 08:51

Superstar Lionel Messi scored yet another hat-trick and surpassed 400 club goals as Barcelona thrashed Espanyol.

Valencia out to find guilty fan

2014-12-01 14:24

Once found, Valencia will banish a fan, who hit Barcelona's Lionel Messi on the head with a plastic bottle, for life.

Messi the best ever - Enrique

2014-11-26 07:36

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique pronounced Lionel Messi as the best player ever after setting a European scoring record.

Messi raises CL scoring bar

2014-11-25 22:46

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set a Champions League scoring record of 72 goals when he struck in their match at APOEL Nicosia.

Messi breaks Spanish record

2014-11-22 22:49

Lionel Messi has broken Telmo Zarra's 59-year-old record as the leading goal-scorer in the history of La Liga.

Messi still chasing La Liga record

2014-11-20 14:24

Barcelona striker Lionel Messi is set to chase down the La Liga scoring record amid stirs over a possible exit from the club.

United lead race to sign Messi

2014-11-20 10:34

Manchester United are said to be leading the race for Lionel Messi after he hinted at a possible move away from Barcelona.

Messi hints at Barca exit

2014-11-18 17:35

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has given the strongest hint yet he could consider leaving Spanish giants Barcelona.

Neymar, Messi shine for country

2014-11-13 07:22

Barcelona teammates Neymar and Lionel Messi were both on target as Brazil and Argentina claimed international friendly wins.

West Ham defender snaps Messi selfie

2014-11-12 08:28

A young West Ham United defender grabbed the opportunity to take a selfie with Lionel Messi with both hands!

Messi eyes La Liga record

2014-11-06 13:33

Having just equaled the Champions League all-time highest goal scoring record, Lionel Messi now eyes La Liga milestones.

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