Lionel Messi evidently better than Cristiano Ronaldo in return fixture. Best pictures of Barcelona superstar against Mallorca
Lionel Messi returned without a beard and with a goal and two assists as Barcelona resumed their La Liga title challenge on Saturday with a thumping 4-0 victory over Real Mallorca.
On November 16, 2003, a young Lionel Messi came off the bench to make his first-team debut for Barcelona against FC Porto in a pre-season friendly. It was a substitute appearance that lasted just 15 minutes, football would never be the same again. Check out 10 astonishing fats the talismanic forwards achieved at Catalan club over a decade and half.
Just Lionel Messi things: Lesser known facts about the Argentina skipper as he celebrates 33rd birthday
Here are some quick "Messiah" facts for the die-hard fans on the Ballon D'Or winner's special day.
Barcelona is celebrating yet another Spanish league title to cap a nearly perfect season.
On 29 November 1899, Hans Gamper and others gathered at Gimnas Sole to form an association bearing the Catalan city's name and coat of arms: FC Barcelona. It was the first step in creating one of the best clubs in the history of European football... Barcelona's beloved home ground "Nou Camp" hosted its first game on 24 November 1957. Ever since then, the stadium has been the paradise for countless fans of the Catalan side all around the world. Here are seven unforgettable days from the yesterdays of the iconic stadium.
Barcelona defeated Real Betis 2-0 on Sunday, at an emotional Camp Nou, following the twin terror attacks in Catalonia.