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Messi succeeds Iniesta as Barcelona captain

FC Barcelona, on Friday, named Argentina’s Lionel Messi the club’s captain, following the departure of long-serving midfielder, Andres Iniesta. Defenders Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto...
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Salah, Ronaldo, Messi on UEFA Champions League awards shortlist

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah joined regulars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on UEFA’s shortlist for the best forwards who played in its Champions League last...
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Messi, Ronaldo World Cup exits signal changing of the guard

Step aside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo... there is a new group of kids on the block ready to seize the limelight and form...
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Messi misses penalty, as Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1

Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup on Saturday. Messi failed...
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Palestinian FA official: Fans should burn Messi’s photographs, shirts if he plays in...

The Palestine Football Association head has urged fans to burn pictures of Argentina striker, Lionel Messi, and replicas of his shirt if he plays...
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Barca clinch title in style as Messi treble downs Deportivo

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as Barcelona clinched a 25th Liga title on Sunday after winning 4-2 at Deportivo La Coruna. The victory came despite...
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Messi hits 600th career goal in Barca win over Atletico

FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi struck a remarkable 600th professional goal for club and country on Sunday by scoring in his side’s Liga home...
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Argentina to Messi: Play less football before World Cup in June

Claudio Tapia, Argentina’s National Football Association (AFA) President, says he has spoken to national captain Lionel Messi about playing fewer games for La Liga...
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Messi: Argentina must improve to succeed in Russia

Argentina captain Lionel Messi believes they need to improve if they are to stand a chance of winning next year’s FIFA World Cup in...
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Barca held by Celta as Messi ends goal drought

La Liga leaders FC Barcelona were held to a 2-2 home draw by Celta Vigo on Saturday as their former assistant coach, Juan Carlos...