Category: Messi

Messi to play against Prague for the first time ever as FC Barcelona takes on Slavia… – Expats.cz
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Messi to play against Prague for the first time ever as FC Barcelona takes on Slavia… – Expats.cz

One of the world’s top football icons and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all-time, Lionel Messi will play in the Czech Republic for the just the second time in his career, and for the first time against a Prague team, tomorrow night as FC Barcelona visits Slavia Praha for a Champions…

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Ballon d’Or: Messi, CR7, Van Dijk renew rivalry – The Punch
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Ballon d’Or: Messi, CR7, Van Dijk renew rivalry – The Punch

Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk have been named in a 30-man shortlist for the 2019 Ballon d’Or. The trio were among the nominees revealed by France Football on Monday evening. Also in the list are premier League stars Sergio Aguero, Sadio Mane and Hugo Lloris. They were joined by Barcelona midfielder Frenkie…

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Lionel Messi admits that it will be “complicated” for Barcelona to sign Neymar next summer – FourFourTwo
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Lionel Messi admits that it will be “complicated” for Barcelona to sign Neymar next summer – FourFourTwo

The Brazil international joined PSG for a world-record fee of £198m in 2017, but expressed a desire to leave the Ligue 1 champions in the summer. Barcelona and Real Madrid were both heavily linked with the former Santos star, but PSG stood firm and refused to sell one of their key players unless their asking…

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Messi, Ronaldo wouldn’t do what rugby players do —Jones – The Punch
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Messi, Ronaldo wouldn’t do what rugby players do —Jones – The Punch

Lionel Messi. AFP Photo England coach Eddie Jones contrasted what he said was rugby’s down to earth attitude with that of football superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as he lauded All Blacks boss Steve Hansen ahead of Saturday’s blockbuster World Cup semi-final. Jones and Hansen are two of the most successful coaches in the…

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Messi, Sadio Mane, and 28 others shortlisted for 2019 Ballon D’Or award – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila
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Messi, Sadio Mane, and 28 others shortlisted for 2019 Ballon D’Or award – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila

France Football has announced their 30-man Ballon d’Or shortlist at 5pm UK time this evening with Sadio Mane, Virgil van Dijk, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on the list. The most coveted individual prize in football – won last year by Real Madrid star Luka Modric – is again up for grabs. Modric was the first player in…

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Lionel Messi shares awesome throwback photo of him and wife Antonella 10 years ago – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG
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Lionel Messi shares awesome throwback photo of him and wife Antonella 10 years ago – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG

an hour ago 3815 views by  Ibitoye Shittu – Lionel Messi has shared adorable picture of him and his wife ten years ago – The Argentine football star married Antonella in 2017 after years of relationship – Messi and Antonella have three sons, Thiago, six, Mateo, four, and Ciro, oneBarcelona superstar Lionel Messi has taken…

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Mane: Messi voting me The Best shows how far I’ve come – Goal.com
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Mane: Messi voting me The Best shows how far I’ve come – Goal.com

The Liverpool winger has enjoyed another impressive start to the season with five goals in eight league games Sadio Mane admits it was a “great compliment” to be Lionel Messi’s number one vote for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award. The Liverpool winger received Messi’s top vote for the award last month, with the Barcelona winger…

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What Ibrahimovic said about Messi, Ronaldo – Daily Post Nigeria
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What Ibrahimovic said about Messi, Ronaldo – Daily Post Nigeria

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has weighed in on the Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo debate, making comparison between them. The 38-year-old striker spoke specifically of Messi being “at home” in Barcelona, “hardworking” Ronaldo in Turin and himself currently shining for the Galaxy in in the Major Soccer League. During the interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, the former…

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Mane reacts as Messi votes him The Best Player – Daily Post Nigeria
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Mane reacts as Messi votes him The Best Player – Daily Post Nigeria

Liverpool winger, Sadio Mane, admits it was a “great compliment” to be Lionel Messi’s number one vote for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award. The Senegal star received Messi’s top vote for the award last month, with the Barcelona winger eventually picking up the prize himself, while Mane finished fifth. Mane’s team-mate Virgil van Dijk…

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Lionel Messi is sublime, he’s the standard, he is football – The Independent
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Lionel Messi is sublime, he’s the standard, he is football – The Independent

There are countless moments of glory you could pick out from Lionel Messi’s career to try and illustrate his elusive genius, but it is a much more mundane example that perhaps best explains it. “Even in training, you just couldn’t get near him,” one source from Barcelona says. “It’s just funny at times because he is so…

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Lionel Messi says he does not want a life contract at Barcelona – Mirror Online
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Lionel Messi says he does not want a life contract at Barcelona – Mirror Online

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Messi, Alba and Griezmann to debut at Ipurua – MARCA.com
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Messi, Alba and Griezmann to debut at Ipurua – MARCA.com

Barcelona Yet to play together as a trioBarcelona could line up with a new trident at Ipurua this Saturday. Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann and Jordi Alba haven’t featured on the pitch together at any point yet after eight rounds of LaLiga Santander action and two more in the Champions League.After the Copa America, Messi picked up…

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Messi demands Barcelona to sign Real Madrid on loan star – Fcnaija
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Messi demands Barcelona to sign Real Madrid on loan star – Fcnaija

Lionel Messi has demanded that Barcelona should go all out for Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos who is currently on loan at Arsenal, according to report in Fox Sport.Messi is already looking beyond life after Ivan Rakitic and Arturo Vidal who are seeking a move away from Camp Nou due to lack of playing time…

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Lionel Messi beats Ronaldo to become greatest player in the 21st century – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG
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Lionel Messi beats Ronaldo to become greatest player in the 21st century – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG

4 hours ago 9935 views by  Akan Anwankwo Lionel Messi has again proven to be better off than his closest rival Cristiano Ronaldo after he was named the best player of the 21st century.In a list compiled and broken down by British news media outfit Independent, each player were given points according to how they…

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Messi names best club in the world – Daily Post Nigeria
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Messi names best club in the world – Daily Post Nigeria

Lionel Messi has said he has “never had the need to leave the best club in the world”, with Barcelona still very much part of his present and future. There have been speculations about Messi’s future, especially after revealing he considered a move in 2013, after being caught up in a tax avoidance case. On…

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