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Ronaldo outshines Messi as penalty double sees Juventus sinks Barcelona
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# Champions League

Ronaldo outshines Messi as penalty double sees Juventus sinks Barcelona

Dec 8th 2020, 10:42 PM 12,008 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Jorginho netted an equalising penalty as Chelsea were held by Krasnodar in a dead rubber.

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.’

Federer becomes first tennis player to top Forbes’ rich list as Swiss star ranks ahead of Ronaldo and Messi
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# Highest Paid Athletes

Federer becomes first tennis player to top Forbes’ rich list as Swiss star ranks ahead of Ronaldo and Messi

May 30th 2020, 10:17 AM 6,055 Views 8 Comments

The 2020 list is in.

Messi primed for record-setting Clasico appearance
# Legend
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# Legend

Messi primed for record-setting Clasico appearance

Feb 29th 2020, 1:45 PM 7,455 Views 0 Comments

The Barcelona captain is set to become the club’s all-time leading appearance maker in meetings with Real Madrid.

Messi hits four as Barcelona gear up for massive week
# Masterclass
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# Masterclass

Messi hits four as Barcelona gear up for massive week

Feb 22nd 2020, 6:00 PM 9,336 Views 16 Comments

Barca play away at in-form Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday before facing title rivals Real Madrid next weekend.

Klopp claims Van Dijk deserved Ballon d'Or but admits Messi is the best-ever
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# Overlooked

Klopp claims Van Dijk deserved Ballon d'Or but admits Messi is the best-ever

Dec 3rd 2019, 4:00 PM 4,825 Views 4 Comments

‘I cannot remember a more impressive season from a defender ever. Honestly. So it would have been right if Virg won it,’ the Liverpool manager said.

'I hope we have dinner in the future': Ronaldo admits to missing long-time rival Messi
# Why Can't We Be Friends
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# Why Can't We Be Friends

'I hope we have dinner in the future': Ronaldo admits to missing long-time rival Messi

Aug 30th 2019, 7:00 AM 7,503 Views 7 Comments

The Juventus star heaped praise on the Argentine at the Champions League group stage draw yesterday.

Northern Ireland women's star nominated for Puskas award alongside Messi and Ibrahimovic
# Take Your Pick
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# Take Your Pick

Northern Ireland women's star nominated for Puskas award alongside Messi and Ibrahimovic

Aug 19th 2019, 5:18 PM 4,801 Views 10 Comments

Billie Simpson’s wondergoal is one of 10 in the running for the star-studded accolade.

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Valverde: Barcelona relaxed and fresh ahead of final La Liga push
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# On The Brink

Valverde: Barcelona relaxed and fresh ahead of final La Liga push

Apr 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 3,754 Views 1 Comment

Barcelona will have one hand on the trophy if they beat Alaves this evening.

Messi: 'The rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and good for the fans'
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# Top Two

Messi: 'The rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and good for the fans'

Dec 27th 2018, 9:23 AM 4,905 Views 0 Comments

The Barcelona legend has spoken about his duel with the former Real Madrid star, who joined Juventus in the summer

Another one! Messi collects record fifth Golden Shoe award
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# Gold Rush

Another one! Messi collects record fifth Golden Shoe award

Dec 18th 2018, 3:19 PM 5,442 Views 9 Comments

He scored 34 goals in 68 games for Barcelona, finishing as the top goalscorer in Europe last season.

Maradona: 'Messi's a great player, but he's not a leader... Let’s stop making a God out of him'
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# Not Impressed

Maradona: 'Messi's a great player, but he's not a leader... Let’s stop making a God out of him'

Oct 13th 2018, 1:27 PM 5,687 Views 22 Comments

Maradona believes Messi is the wrong choice for the Argentina captain.

'He's already the greatest' - Messi doesn't need World Cup to be best of all time, says Xavi
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# Goat

'He's already the greatest' - Messi doesn't need World Cup to be best of all time, says Xavi

Jun 17th 2018, 2:35 PM 8,238 Views 42 Comments

The ex-Barcelona midfielder believes Messi has already written a legacy as the best ever, regardless of events in Russia.

Papa Messi misses Barca match for birth of third son
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# Ciao Ciro

Papa Messi misses Barca match for birth of third son

Mar 10th 2018, 2:15 PM 10,519 Views 9 Comments

Ciro is a brother to five-year-old Thiago and Mateo, who is two.

Messi strikes late to down tough Alaves as Barca escape scare on Coutinho's first start
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# Textbook Free

Messi strikes late to down tough Alaves as Barca escape scare on Coutinho's first start

Jan 28th 2018, 10:11 PM 8,548 Views 18 Comments

A 2-1 win restored their 11-point lead at the top of La Liga.

Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina
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# Bail

Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina

Dec 20th 2017, 7:40 PM 13,310 Views 11 Comments

Matias Messi was sentenced to house arrest last week for possession of a gun.

Who should be crowned the world's best footballer at the Fifa Awards ceremony tonight?
# Poll
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# Poll

Who should be crowned the world's best footballer at the Fifa Awards ceremony tonight?

Oct 23rd 2017, 11:18 AM 8,295 Views 28 Comments

Cristiano Ronaldo is favourite to beat Lionel Messi and Neymar to the prize.

A World Cup without Messi? Argentina's qualifying bid is in danger after Peru stalemate
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# Up In The Air

A World Cup without Messi? Argentina's qualifying bid is in danger after Peru stalemate

Oct 6th 2017, 10:10 AM 7,664 Views 33 Comments

They werre held to a 0-0 draw in Buenos Aires last night.

Missed penalty doesn't stop Messi from making amends in Barca win
# Spot Of Bother
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# Spot Of Bother

Missed penalty doesn't stop Messi from making amends in Barca win

Aug 26th 2017, 7:38 PM 6,522 Views 4 Comments

It was an up and down evening for the Argentinian star.

Barcelona honour terror attack victims in opening weekend win over Betis
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# Mes Que Un Club

Barcelona honour terror attack victims in opening weekend win over Betis

Aug 20th 2017, 9:59 PM 5,702 Views 0 Comments

An own goal and a Sergi Roberto strike earned Barcelona victory on the opening weekend of the new La Liga season.

Messi makes the difference again - but jury's out on Barca's 3-4-3
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# Tweak

Messi makes the difference again - but jury's out on Barca's 3-4-3

Feb 26th 2017, 7:46 PM 6,423 Views 5 Comments

Luis Enrique’s tactical tweak ultimately worked out, but left plenty of doubts despite the Argentine attacker’s late winner at the Vicente Calderon

Messi hits his 500th Barca goal as his side get back on track
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# No Messing

Messi hits his 500th Barca goal as his side get back on track

Nov 6th 2016, 10:07 PM 6,693 Views 2 Comments

The Spanish champions beat Sevilla 2-1.

The key stats behind Lionel Messi's remarkable and record-breaking goalscoring haul
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# Legend

The key stats behind Lionel Messi's remarkable and record-breaking goalscoring haul

Feb 18th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,450 Views 1 Comment

The Barcelona magician made history last night.

Under-fire Neville won't resign after Barcelona thrashing
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# Give It Giggseh

Under-fire Neville won't resign after Barcelona thrashing

Feb 4th 2016, 8:05 AM 7,190 Views 15 Comments

The 40-year-old endured a humiliating evening in the Copa del Rey and admits it was one of the most painful nights of his career.

The little boy with the plastic jersey has been found, and now he's set to meet his hero
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# Lionel Messi

The little boy with the plastic jersey has been found, and now he's set to meet his hero

Feb 1st 2016, 8:16 PM 45,192 Views 35 Comments

The internet has well and truly delivered in this case.

The little boy with the plastic jersey has been found, and is set to meet Messi
# Messi
# Messi

The little boy with the plastic jersey has been found, and is set to meet Messi

Feb 1st 2016, 9:35 AM 6,183 Views 1 Comment

The internet comes through.

The internet is desperate to find this kid in a plastic bag Messi shirt
# Find Him
# Find Him

The internet is desperate to find this kid in a plastic bag Messi shirt

Jan 19th 2016, 10:00 PM 10,396 Views 6 Comments

Find him, someone…!

Good news for fans of Guillem Balague and Gerry Armstrong as Sky Sports keep La Liga
# Done Deal
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# Done Deal

Good news for fans of Guillem Balague and Gerry Armstrong as Sky Sports keep La Liga

Aug 5th 2015, 10:53 AM 6,301 Views 11 Comments

Sky Sports have agreed a new three-year deal.

Rejoice... even the world's best player can miss from four yards out
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# Super Save

Rejoice... even the world's best player can miss from four yards out

Jun 27th 2015, 10:40 AM 6,778 Views 11 Comments

There was some great goalkeeping on display in the Copa America last night.

From Lineker to Pirlo: The best and worst attempts at the panenka
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# Nerves Of Steel

From Lineker to Pirlo: The best and worst attempts at the panenka

Apr 29th 2015, 4:53 PM 8,102 Views 4 Comments

Lionel Messi’s panenka against Getafe is the latest in a long line of cheeky efforts.

Somehow, Lionel Messi is the second best dressed person in this photo
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# Barcel Oh No

Somehow, Lionel Messi is the second best dressed person in this photo

Mar 23rd 2015, 2:00 PM 13,789 Views 5 Comments

Gold shoes lads, gold shoes.

Podge Collins talks Love Hate, idolising Messi, the 49ers and James O'Donoghue's tweets
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# Banner Boy

Podge Collins talks Love Hate, idolising Messi, the 49ers and James O'Donoghue's tweets

Dec 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 6,750 Views 2 Comments

Collins landed a county senior double with Cratloe this year but what are his interests outside of GAA?

Aguero: I will try convince Messi to move to Man City
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# Football Fwends

Aguero: I will try convince Messi to move to Man City

Dec 3rd 2014, 4:31 PM 4,621 Views 17 Comments

The Barcelona star has been linked with a move away from Camp Nou, and his fellow Argentina international would love him to join him in England at the Premier League champions

Arsenal nearly signed Messi, admits Wenger
# Coulda Woulda Shoulda
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# Coulda Woulda Shoulda

Arsenal nearly signed Messi, admits Wenger

Nov 21st 2014, 11:23 AM 4,211 Views 9 Comments

We’re not sure he should be admitting this.

I don't think Ronaldo would insult Messi, says Busquets
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# Getting Messi

I don't think Ronaldo would insult Messi, says Busquets

Nov 13th 2014, 2:46 PM 6,408 Views 1 Comment

Sticks and stones lads, sticks and stones.

Barca's brilliant team effort and the rest of the goals from their thriller with PSG
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# Woof

Barca's brilliant team effort and the rest of the goals from their thriller with PSG

Sep 30th 2014, 8:13 PM 7,747 Views 0 Comments

One touch football at its best.

Suarez makes first Barca appearance as Messi and Neymar shine
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# Debut

Suarez makes first Barca appearance as Messi and Neymar shine

Aug 18th 2014, 11:02 PM 9,246 Views 17 Comments

There were half-a-dozen goals for the Catalan side in tonight’s exhibition.

Can Messi and Argentina surmount Van Gaal's Oranje hurdle tonight?
# Lionel V Louis
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# Lionel V Louis

Can Messi and Argentina surmount Van Gaal's Oranje hurdle tonight?

Jul 9th 2014, 12:02 PM 6,533 Views 30 Comments

Our man in Brazil looks ahead to the second of the World Cup semi-finals.

7 GAA stars gazed into the World Cup crystal ball and here's what they saw
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# Call It

7 GAA stars gazed into the World Cup crystal ball and here's what they saw

Jun 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,039 Views 9 Comments

Brogan, Breen, Cavanagh, Dillon, Goulding, Ó Curraoin and O’Sullivan tell us what they reckon will unfold.

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