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Tearful Messi confirms he is leaving Barcelona, in talks with PSG

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Albert Gea. BARCELONA, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Lionel Messi wept on Sunday as he bade farewell to his boyhood team FC Barcelona and confirmed he was talking with French club Paris St Germain over a possible move. The 34-year-old Argentine’s emotional news conference followed Barca’s announcement last week that it could no longer afford Read More…

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Lewandowski hat-trick steers Bayern comeback, Barcelona sink Osasuna

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: CFP. Champions Bayern Munich roared back from two goals down to beat Borussia Dortmund 4-2 on Saturday with a hat-trick from Robert Lewandowski, to remain two points clear at the top of the Bundesliga. Dortmund, who had won their four previous games in all competitions, scored twice with Erling Haaland in the opening Read More…

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Lionel Messi scores 644th Barcelona goal, surpasses Pele for goals at a single club

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AFP, AP. It was the 33-year-old Messi’s 749th competitive match for Barca, meaning he has scored a goal every 1.16 games. Lionel Messi beat Pele’s record of goals for a single club when he scored his 644th for Barcelona in a 3-0 victory against Valladolid on Tuesday. The Argentina forward scored Barca’s third Read More…

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FC Barcelona to face PSG in Champions League last 16

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, Clive Rose/Getty Images. Barcelona will face Paris St. Germain (PSG) and former striker Neymar while title holders Bayern Munich are up against Italy’s Lazio in the last 16 of the Champions League after UEFA’s draw was held on Monday. The draw took place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. The clash Read More…

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Barca start process of reducing salaries due to COVID-19 losses

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: SKYSPORTS, FC Barcelona. FC Barcelona have begun a process to reduce the pay of players, coaches and non-sporting staff to adapt to the huge losses suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A club source who disclosed this on Wednesday also said staff have been notified by the club of the need to reduce costs. Read More…

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FC Barcelona or Napoli await Bayern Munich if no upset against Chelsea

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bayern Munich will face either FC Barcelona or Napoli in the quarter-finals of the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League. But that will be if they can defend their three-goal lead against Chelsea in their last 16 second leg game. The UEFA Champions League will resume in August after being halted in March due to the COVID-19 Read More…