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Why an assertive Messi is set for a second prime

When we talk about an athlete’s “prime,” we are generally referring to the few years in which they’re at an athletic peak and are best able to maximise their talents and make the biggest impact.Peak years differ from one...

‘Useless’ – Barcelona star Lionel Messi slammed by world great

Outspoken Argentine Diego Maradona has criticised compatriot Lionel Messi for his lack of leadership.The Barcelona star is widely acknowledged as one of the best players in the history of the sport, with the versatile forward continuing to provide masterclasses...

New Lionel Messi stat shows how amazing Barcelona man is

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has scored 100 goals for club and country from outside the penalty box, with 41 of those direct free-kicks, according to Squawka.The South American attacker is adjudged as one of the best players...
Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi fans go ballistic on Twitter after announcement – ‘Ridiculous’

UEFA have unveiled their three-man shortlist for their Player of the Year award on their official website, with Barcelona star Lionel Messi a shock omission.The individual award will be contested by Mohamed Salah, Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo, who...

Lionel Messi sets another amazing record in Barcelona victory

Barcelona opened their 2018-19 La Liga campaign with a 3-0 win over Alaves on Saturday, with main man Lionel Messi the chief protagonist as always.The Argentine attacker netted twice in the Catalan outfit’s victory, while Philippe Coutinho scored the...

Luis Suarez confirms Barcelona signing – Messi’s long-term replacement?

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez appears to have confirmed that the Catalan club have signed Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid.The France international forward has been one of the world game’s most-feared attackers in recent years and a key man in...
Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi

Fans rave over Lionel Messi after Barcelona beat Chelsea – “Masterclass”

Barcelona advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 3-0 victory against Chelsea at the Camp Nou and fans were delighted with the performance of one of their superstars on social media.Ernesto Valverde’s side had managed to...
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero (left) and Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi

Man City star names the one thing stopping his club signing Lionel Messi

Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero says that signing Lionel Messi is difficult because the Barcelona superstar is a ‘symbol’ of the Catalan giants.The 29-year-old also confessed that he would be delighted to have his international team-mate lining up alongside...
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo kisses the Champions League trophy

Lionel Messi fans react to Ronaldo winning Ballon d’Or

The Ballon d’Or awards ceremony in Paris on Monday night saw Cristiano Ronaldo receive the prestigious accolade for a fourth time.The Real Madrid star had an incredible year, winning both the Champions League and Euro 2016 over the course...
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring

Stats: Lionel Messi should win Ballon d’Or, not Cristiano Ronaldo

The eyes of the world are on Monday’s Ballon d’Or ceremony, with the best player in the world to be crowned at the prestigious event.Again this year sees a straight shootout between perennial rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.Lionel...
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