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Champions League: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona thrash PSV Eindhoven

Messi would have his second and third before the end, and a record eighth Champions League treble, but the game was up by then thanks to a superb strike from the excellent Ousmane Dembele.

published on : 19th September 2018

Luka Modric should win all that Leo Messi can't, says Ivan Rakitic

The comment came after Modric was named as UEFA Best Player of the Year and earned a nomination for FIFA's 2018 Best Men's Player award.

published on : 15th September 2018

Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says Lionel Messi is 'best in world'

Barcelona spokesperson Josep Vives has said that star striker doesn't need any award to prove his credibility.

published on : 11th September 2018

Lionel Messi snubbed as Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah and Luka Modric nominated for FIFA best player award

Messi has dominated the award along with Ronaldo over the past decade, but the Barcelona star has been omitted from the top three for the first time since 2006.

published on : 4th September 2018

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi says Real Madrid are weaker without Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid and Barcelona have won their opening three matches and are joint top of the table on nine points.

published on : 4th September 2018

Israel vs Argentina: Palestinian FA boss gets 12-month 'match' ban over Messi comments 

Rajoub had demanded that Barcelona star Messi not take part in the pre-World Cup friendly against Israel scheduled for June 9 and called on fans to burn shirts bearing his name if he did.

published on : 25th August 2018

Forget Lionel Messi, China's Wang Shanshan is world's hottest footballer

Wang earned that nickname from Chinese fans and media when she plundered a scarcely believable nine goals in a dizzying 29 minutes after coming off the bench in a 16-0 demolition of Tajikistan.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Coach Lionel Scaloni keeps Argentina guessing about Messi's future

Local media had claimed the Barcelona star asked to be excused from international duty for Argentina's four remaining friendlies in 2018, starting with a trip to the United States in September.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho get Barcelona off to winning start in La Liga

Two goals from Lionel Messi either side of a Philippe Coutinho strike allowed Barcelona to start their defence of the Spanish title with a 3-0 win over Alaves at the Camp Nou on Saturday night.

published on : 19th August 2018

Lionel Messi left out of Argentina squad for friendlies

The move was widely expected following media reports earlier in the week claiming the five-time Ballon d'Or winner had asked to be excused from the country's four remaining friendlies in 2018.

published on : 18th August 2018

Champions League the dream for Barcelona: Lionel Messi

The 31-year-old will take over the captaincy at Barcelona this season following the departure of club legend Andres Iniesta for Japan.

published on : 16th August 2018

Lionel Messi to skip Argentina friendlies

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner previously retired from the national side after their 2016 Copa America final defeat by Chile before returning to help them qualify for this year's World Cup.

published on : 15th August 2018

Lionel Messi's Barcelona lift Spanish Super Cup after late penalty save

Barca's new captain Lionel Messi lifted his first piece of silverware since inheriting the armband from former midfielder Andres Iniesta.

published on : 13th August 2018

Lionel Messi to lead FC Barcelona for new season

Meanwhile, Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto would become the second, third and fourth captains of the Barca club respectively.

published on : 11th August 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Eden Hazard not Neymar takes over as tournament's star

Hazard's ability has never been in question but there were some, heading into this tournament, who wondered if he had the mental fortitude to deliver on the biggest stage.

published on : 7th July 2018
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