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Lewandowski may win FIFA Best Men’s Player award as Messi, Salah also top list

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Andreas Gebert, REUTERS/Stephane Mahe. Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski may have his chance at a 2021 global football award after being short-listed for the Best FIFA Men’s Player award by soccer’s world governing body on Friday. Paris St Germain forward Lionel Messi and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah were also shortlisted. Lewandowski, who won the Read More…

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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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Messi, Ronaldo miss Champions League quarter-finals first time in 16 years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Credit: REUTERS. The last time neither superstar reached the last eight was in 2004-05, when Liverpool won the competition For the first time since 2004-05, neither Lionel Messi nor Cristiano Ronaldo will see their teams involved in the Champions League quarter-finals. Messi and Barcelona were eliminated at the last-16 stage by PSG, who Read More…

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[VIDEO] Messi red card: ‘Best left foot but also best right hand!’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Ankit Banerjee | India.com, AFP. Messi earns FIRST EVER Barca red after lashing out in Spanish Super Cup loss Lionel Messi was issued with his marching orders for the first time in his club career after he was dismissed for taking a swing at Asier Villalibre during Barcelona’s Spanish Super Cup final defeat Read More…

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Lionel Messi names four athletes he admires the most

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yes, Cristiano Ronaldo made the cut Lionel Messi almost never speaks to the media. Even after Barcelona matches, he often shies away from the TV cameras, leaving it up to the less experienced members of the squad to front up after what seems to be a weekly humiliation at the moment. But the world’s greatest 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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Messi scores twice against Real Betis after starting from bench

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Joan Monfort, The Sun. Lionel Messi responded to being benched by scoring twice as a substitute and leading FC Barcelona to a 5-2 home victory over Real Betis on Saturday. The win helped snapped a four-game winless streak in La Liga for the Catalans. The Barca captain was surprisingly left out of the Read More…

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Messi penalty kick gives Argentina winning start over Ecuador

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Argentina got their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign off to the perfect start on Thursday when Lionel Messi’s penalty kick gave them a 1-0 win over Ecuador at home. The Argentine FA piped fan noise around the empty Bombonera stadium and the chants of “Messi! Messi!” were vindicated as early as the 12th minute. That Read More…

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Ballon d’Or 2020 scrapped by organisers due to coronavirus disruption

Reading Time: 2 minutes Picture above credit: On pause: Ballon d’Or. Credit: AFP via Getty Images The Ballon d’Or will not be awarded this year after the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the football calendar, organisers France Football magazine said on Monday. This is happening for the first time in the event’s 64-year history. The prestigious award, voted for Read More…