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Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final
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# Goat

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final

Sat 10:50 PM 10,084 Views 2 Comments

Messi scored two of Barcelona’s four second half goals as they consigned their opponents to a second final defeat in two weeks.

'I love you and Barcelona loves you' - New club president desperate to keep Messi at the Nou Camp
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# Goat

'I love you and Barcelona loves you' - New club president desperate to keep Messi at the Nou Camp

Mar 17th 2021, 11:04 PM 3,361 Views 1 Comment

Juan Laporta was elected as president for a second spell last week.

Spectacular double from Messi on night he equals Barcelona appearance record
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# Star Of The Show

Spectacular double from Messi on night he equals Barcelona appearance record

Mar 15th 2021, 10:12 PM 8,223 Views 7 Comments

Barcelona defeated Huesca 4-1 tonight.

Barcelona 'gutted' at earliest European exit in 14 years
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# Disappointment

Barcelona 'gutted' at earliest European exit in 14 years

Mar 10th 2021, 11:59 PM 4,707 Views 2 Comments

The five-time European champions had not been knocked out before the quarter-finals since 2006/07.

Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time
# Return
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# Return

Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time

Mar 7th 2021, 11:44 PM 6,621 Views 3 Comments

One of his main tasks will be to convince Lionel Messi to sign a new contract.

Messi soars past Suarez to become La Liga top scorer amid match-winning performance
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# Still Got It

Messi soars past Suarez to become La Liga top scorer amid match-winning performance

Feb 24th 2021, 8:41 PM 7,504 Views 2 Comments

The Argentine star inspired Barca to a much-needed win over Elche.

Super-sub Messi leads Barcelona comeback as €31 million youngster scores first goal
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# Impact

Super-sub Messi leads Barcelona comeback as €31 million youngster scores first goal

Feb 7th 2021, 10:25 PM 11,268 Views 0 Comments

Ronald Koeman’s side sit seven points behind La Liga’s leaders Atletico Madrid, with Francisco Trincao among the scorers.

Suarez says €555 million Messi contract leak was 'evil'
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# Umimpressed

Suarez says €555 million Messi contract leak was 'evil'

Feb 5th 2021, 11:32 PM 17,718 Views 6 Comments

Spanish newspaper El Mundo controversially published details of Barcelona’s deal.

Barcelona threaten legal action following publication of Messi's contract details
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# Messi Situation

Barcelona threaten legal action following publication of Messi's contract details

Jan 31st 2021, 1:09 PM 11,371 Views 7 Comments

Spanish newspaper El Mundo claims the Argentinian is earning over €555million across his four-year contract.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s 760th goal ignites questions over all-time scoring record
# Doubt
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# Doubt

Cristiano Ronaldo’s 760th goal ignites questions over all-time scoring record

Jan 21st 2021, 9:21 PM 11,484 Views 8 Comments

The Juventus forward was credited in some quarters with the highest ever total but confusion surrounds some of the past leaders.

'Barca is my life' but Messi still coy on club future
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# Crystal Ball Gazing

'Barca is my life' but Messi still coy on club future

Dec 28th 2020, 12:55 PM 3,469 Views 2 Comments

The Argentinian’s contract expires at the end of the season.

Lionel Messi matches Pele record but struggling Barcelona held by Valencia
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# Goat

Lionel Messi matches Pele record but struggling Barcelona held by Valencia

Dec 19th 2020, 5:56 PM 5,102 Views 12 Comments

Messi scored his 643rd goal for Barcelona in a 2-2 draw with Valencia.

Interim Barca president said he would have sold Messi
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# Claim

Interim Barca president said he would have sold Messi

Dec 3rd 2020, 11:35 PM 6,206 Views 5 Comments

The Argentine star can talk to other clubs in January and leave for free when his contract expires in June.

Watch: Messi scores stunner and reveals Newell's Old Boys jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona
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# Game Recognises Game

Watch: Messi scores stunner and reveals Newell's Old Boys jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona

Nov 29th 2020, 3:15 PM 15,355 Views 3 Comments

In celebration, Messi revealed he was wearing a Newell’s Old Boys jersey, the other club for whom both he and Maradona played.

Pep Guardiola wants Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona
# In Demand
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# In Demand

Pep Guardiola wants Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona

Nov 20th 2020, 8:00 PM 4,547 Views 1 Comment

Man City have been linked with signing the star since the Argentina forward’s summer contract stand-off with Barca.

Lionel Messi boosts Barcelona with brace from the bench
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# Supersub

Lionel Messi boosts Barcelona with brace from the bench

Nov 7th 2020, 5:42 PM 8,607 Views 0 Comments

Antonio Sanabria had equalised for Betis in first-half stoppage time but Messi helped secure a 5-2 win.

Cristiano Ronaldo set to miss out on reunion with Lionel Messi - reports
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# Unavailable

Cristiano Ronaldo set to miss out on reunion with Lionel Messi - reports

Oct 27th 2020, 11:59 PM 8,373 Views 0 Comments

Portuguese TVI reported that the Juventus player ‘has once against tested positive for Covid-19′.

Barcelona slump to surprise defeat at Getafe
# Missed Opportunity
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# Missed Opportunity

Barcelona slump to surprise defeat at Getafe

Oct 17th 2020, 10:59 PM 8,365 Views 0 Comments

Jaime Mata scored the only goal of the game as Ronald Koeman’s side failed to capitalise on Real Madrid’s home loss to Cadiz.

Messi fires Argentina to World Cup qualifying win over Ecuador
# Home Comfort
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# Home Comfort

Messi fires Argentina to World Cup qualifying win over Ecuador

Oct 9th 2020, 8:32 AM 14,690 Views 1 Comment

The Barca star converted a penalty in an empty Bombonera.

Messi wants to 'put an end to' Barcelona feuding after turbulent times
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# Saga

Messi wants to 'put an end to' Barcelona feuding after turbulent times

Sep 29th 2020, 11:08 PM 5,375 Views 0 Comments

‘We must unite all Barcelona’s people and assume that the best is yet to come.’

'You deserved a proper goodbye... not to get kicked out' - Messi criticises Barca over Suarez treatment
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# Parting Ways

'You deserved a proper goodbye... not to get kicked out' - Messi criticises Barca over Suarez treatment

Sep 25th 2020, 11:49 AM 9,431 Views 7 Comments

Having decided to remain at the club, the Argentine superstar is unhappy with how his departing team-mate has been forced to leave.

Two goals from magical Messi help Barca to pre-season victory
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# Normal Service Resumes

Two goals from magical Messi help Barca to pre-season victory

Sep 16th 2020, 10:52 PM 12,047 Views 4 Comments

Ronald Koeman’s side recorded a 3-1 win over Girona in a warm-up game for the 2020-21 campaign.

Koeman begins Messi reconciliation at Barca
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# Olive Branch

Koeman begins Messi reconciliation at Barca

Sep 11th 2020, 7:29 PM 11,032 Views 1 Comment

Messi returned to pre-season training on Monday and has worked on the squad’s days off as he tries to make up for lost time.

Lionel Messi returns to Barcelona training ground
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# Comeback

Lionel Messi returns to Barcelona training ground

Sep 7th 2020, 4:49 PM 6,821 Views 2 Comments

The Argentinian superstar said on Friday in his explosive interview with Goal that he would continue to give his best for the club.

Messi misses Barcelona training following decision to stay
# Messi Business
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# Messi Business

Messi misses Barcelona training following decision to stay

Sep 5th 2020, 10:58 AM 8,945 Views 4 Comments

Messi announced yesterday that he will stay at Barcelona.

'A brutal drama' - Messi reveals he is staying at Barca after refusing to take them to court
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# U-turn

'A brutal drama' - Messi reveals he is staying at Barca after refusing to take them to court

Updated Sep 4th 2020, 6:00 PM 65,302 Views 43 Comments

The Argentine superstar believed he could leave the Catalan giants on a free transfer, but they want €700 million.

Messi's father suggests star son may stay at Barcelona this season
# No Movement
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# No Movement

Messi's father suggests star son may stay at Barcelona this season

Sep 3rd 2020, 3:38 PM 9,339 Views 8 Comments

Jorge Messi seemingly told a reporter that his son might be staying at the Spanish club.

And then there were two? - Inter rule out move for wantaway Lionel Messi
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# Got No Plans

And then there were two? - Inter rule out move for wantaway Lionel Messi

Sep 1st 2020, 10:00 PM 47,705 Views 15 Comments

‘I don’t know where some ideas can come from,’ Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio told Sky Sport Italia.

Jurgen Klopp laughs off Liverpool links with Lionel Messi
# No Chance
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# No Chance

Jurgen Klopp laughs off Liverpool links with Lionel Messi

Aug 28th 2020, 4:58 PM 5,948 Views 1 Comment

The Premier League champions are simply not in the market for the 33-year-old.

Man City, PSG and Inter linked with Messi after revelation he wants out of Barcelona
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# Where To Next?

Man City, PSG and Inter linked with Messi after revelation he wants out of Barcelona

Aug 26th 2020, 12:28 PM 5,548 Views 10 Comments

The football world has been reacting to yesterday’s reports that the Argentine superstar is set to leave his first and only professional club.

'Complete bombshell': Messi tells Barcelona he wants to leave
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# Clause

'Complete bombshell': Messi tells Barcelona he wants to leave

Aug 25th 2020, 8:02 PM 51,156 Views 82 Comments

But club maintain he is under contract until the end of next season.

Barcelona: Messi not demanding immediate exit
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# Mes Que Un Shambles

Barcelona: Messi not demanding immediate exit

Aug 17th 2020, 11:33 AM 8,602 Views 8 Comments

Ronald Koeman is the favourite to replace doomed manager Quique Setien.

Barcelona boss 'to be axed' following humiliating defeat
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# Under Pressure

Barcelona boss 'to be axed' following humiliating defeat

Aug 16th 2020, 11:56 PM 8,036 Views 6 Comments

Quique Setien is likely to leave, a club source told AFP on Sunday.

Brutal Bayern hit eight in stunning Champions League defeat of Barcelona
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# Bayern Brilliance

Brutal Bayern hit eight in stunning Champions League defeat of Barcelona

Updated Aug 14th 2020, 9:50 PM 66,757 Views 60 Comments

It was 4-1 at the break in favour of the Bundesliga champions.

Ballon D'Or won't be awarded for 2020
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# Cancelled

Ballon D'Or won't be awarded for 2020

Jul 20th 2020, 9:30 PM 20,791 Views 18 Comments

Organisers have cited the disruption caused by the Covid-19 shutdown in cancelling the award for the first time.

Messi claims golden boot and Real Madrid draw relegates Leganes
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# Top Scorer

Messi claims golden boot and Real Madrid draw relegates Leganes

Updated Jul 19th 2020, 10:22 PM 8,134 Views 4 Comments

Messi claimed a record seventh La Liga golden boot.

Barca coach agrees with Messi's 'weak and inconsistent' rant
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# Unhappy Camp

Barca coach agrees with Messi's 'weak and inconsistent' rant

Jul 18th 2020, 2:06 PM 5,515 Views 1 Comment

Coach Setien insists he has no plans to resign.

Messi lambasts 'very weak' Barca after Real Madrid clinch La Liga title
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# Criticism

Messi lambasts 'very weak' Barca after Real Madrid clinch La Liga title

Jul 17th 2020, 9:01 AM 5,533 Views 3 Comments

Barcelona’s title challenge ended with a whimper at Camp Nou, where they were beaten 2-1 by Osasuna.

Messi tees up victory as Barcelona cling on to fading title hopes
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# Messi Que Un Club

Messi tees up victory as Barcelona cling on to fading title hopes

Jul 11th 2020, 9:24 PM 4,512 Views 2 Comments

The champions trudged their way to a stodgy 1-0 win against Valladolid.

Messi still waiting on 700th goal as Rakitic seals Barca win over Bilbao
# Matter Of Time
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# Matter Of Time

Messi still waiting on 700th goal as Rakitic seals Barca win over Bilbao

Jun 23rd 2020, 11:03 PM 4,152 Views 7 Comments

The 699-goal Argentine had to be content with an assist as Athletic Bilbao were shaded.

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