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Lionel Messi: 35 finals played, 31 goals and 24 wins – AS English
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Lionel Messi: 35 finals played, 31 goals and 24 wins – AS English

Since Lionel Messi played in, and won, his first final in 2005 with the Argentinean side against Nigeria (2-1) in the Under-20 World Cup to last night’s defeat for Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final against Valencia (1-2) fourteen years have passed. Messi’s record in finals Over those years Messi has played a total…

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Barcelona: Messi, Piqué, Suárez call crisis talks on team bus – AS English
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Barcelona: Messi, Piqué, Suárez call crisis talks on team bus – AS English

Barcelona’s major dressing-room figures immediately set about seeking answers after the Blaugrana suffered fresh disappointment in this weekend’s Copa del Rey final. If the Champions League capitulation against Liverpool had already left the Barça squad firmly in the doldrums, Saturday’s defeat to Valencia in Seville merely served to confirm the need for drastic measures at…

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Lionel Messi: What Barcelona stars really think about Ernesto Valverde before Valencia tie – Express
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Lionel Messi: What Barcelona stars really think about Ernesto Valverde before Valencia tie – Express

Lionel Messi and the Barcelona squad remain confident in Valverde (Image: GETTY)That’s according to Spanish football insider Guillem Balague.Barcelona secured another La Liga title and can secure a fifth successive Copa del Rey success in the final against Valencia in Seville tonight (8pm).But despite looking likely to claim a second straight domestic double, the Catalan…

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Messi laments Barca loss to Liverpool – The Punch
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Messi laments Barca loss to Liverpool – The Punch

Lionel Messi has said FC Barcelona’s biggest mistake was failing to compete during the 0-4 defeat at Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the UEFA Champions League. The Argentina forward compared the loss to the 0-1 loss his national team suffered against Germany in the final match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in…

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Messi wins his sixth Golden Shoe award – FC Barcelona
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Messi wins his sixth Golden Shoe award – FC Barcelona

The Argentine has done it again. Lionel Messi has won the European Golden Shoe for the sixth time after ending the league campaign with 36 goals to his name, 3 more than second placed Kylian Mbappé who played his final league game for PSG on Friday.The Barça number 10 now has six Golden Shoes in…

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Messi hands Barcelona board name of player to sign instead of Griezmann – Daily Post Nigeria
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Messi hands Barcelona board name of player to sign instead of Griezmann – Daily Post Nigeria

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi has advised the club’s hierarchy to sign Manchester City forward, Leroy Sane, instead of France World Cup winner, Antoine Griezmann. Griezmann, who has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona last week, confirmed that he is leaving Atletico Madrid at the end of the season. Griezmann wrote on his official…

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Messi backs Valverde but admits Barca failed to compete in loss to Liverpool – The Punch
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Messi backs Valverde but admits Barca failed to compete in loss to Liverpool – The Punch

File: Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg football match between Barcelona and Liverpool at the Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona. Lionel Messi wants Ernesto Valverde to continue as Barcelona coach but admits the team have not recovered from their Champions League loss to…

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Messi says Valverde is not to blame for Barcelona’s loss at Liverpool – Sport English
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Messi says Valverde is not to blame for Barcelona’s loss at Liverpool – Sport English

Lionel Messi appeared in a press conference on Friday ahead of the Copa del Rey final against Valencia, although the loss to Liverpool was still the hot topic.  24/05/2019 Upd. at 19:13 CEST Messi, who had not spoken publicly since the shock defeat at Anfield, admitted that it was one of the toughest nights of…

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Leo Messi: ‘I would like Valverde to continue’ – FC Barcelona
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Leo Messi: ‘I would like Valverde to continue’ – FC Barcelona

Leo Messi appeared in a press conference at the Ciutat Esportiva ahead of Saturday’s Copa del Rey final against Valencia and made it clear that the team ‘want the double to end the season on high.’Copa del Rey run“This season we have put in some great performances and we have to give it all the…

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Lionel Messi Admits Liverpool Defeat Is ‘Still In His Head’ – Balls.ie
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Lionel Messi Admits Liverpool Defeat Is ‘Still In His Head’ – Balls.ie

He may arguably be the greatest player of all time, but Lionel Messi looked decidedly human during Barcelona’s 4-0 Champions League loss at Anfield a couple of weeks ago. Apart from a couple of decent scoring opportunities, he was largely anonymous as his side threw away a three goal advantage in the competition for the…

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Messi to break his silence on the Anfield debacle – BeSoccer EN
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Messi to break his silence on the Anfield debacle – BeSoccer EN

The Barcelona captain, the Argentinian international Lionel Messi, will appear this Friday (5pm) in the press room of the club’s training ground, after not having done so for the last four years. He is there because of the Copa del Rey final on Saturday against Valencia in Seville. Messi will be joined by another of the…

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Compilation Of Messi Humiliating Great Players In 2018/19 Is Unreal – SPORTbible
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Compilation Of Messi Humiliating Great Players In 2018/19 Is Unreal – SPORTbible

SPORTbible http://www.sportbible.com/assets/images/theme/logo-blk.png Lionel Messi has destroyed a whole host of elite-level players in 2018/19 and one kind and generous soul decided to make a compilation of all the humiliations that took place. Twitter user @LioMessi10EN put together a two minute video of the five-time Ballon d’Or just absolutely rinsing any player that dared to try…

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Lionel Messi vs Ally McCoist: Barcelona star on the verge of breaking long-standing Golden Shoe record held – talkSPORT
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Lionel Messi vs Ally McCoist: Barcelona star on the verge of breaking long-standing Golden Shoe record held – talkSPORT

striking gold Once upon a time, talkSPORT’s very own McCoist was one of the world’s most fearsome strikers By Sean O’Brien 23rd May 2019, 2:44 pm Updated: 23rd May 2019, 3:14 pm Lionel Messi will almost certainly win his third consecutive European Golden Shoe this weekend – breaking a long-standing record held by Rangers legend…

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Lionel Messi Values Barcelona Glory Above Argentina Success, Says Team Director – Bleacher Report
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Lionel Messi Values Barcelona Glory Above Argentina Success, Says Team Director – Bleacher Report

Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty ImagesArgentina director Cesar Luis Menotti has suggested Lionel Messi values success with Barcelona more than his country and would rather win the UEFA Champions League than an international trophy. Ahead of the 2019 Copa America, Menotti said he was sure talisman Messi remains happy with Argentina but hinted the forward would prioritise a…

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Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero headline Argentina squad for Copa America – Fox Sports
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Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero headline Argentina squad for Copa America – Fox Sports

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and the returning Sergio Aguero headed the 23-man Copa America squad announced by Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni.Paris Saint Germain winger Angel Di Maria was also included but there was no place for striker Gonzalo Higuain, who is on loan at Chelsea from Juventus.“These are the best players in an important time…

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