Group E pits Barcelona against Bayer Leverkusen – against whom Lionel Messi scored five in 2012 – with BATE "hearts soaring" at… The post Group E analysis: Barcelona, Leverkusen, Roma, BATE appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
MONACO -- Lionel Messi added another individual trophy to his collection Thursday, being voted UEFA's Best Player in Europe for last season. The Barcelona star beat Luis Suarez, his teammate at the Champions League winner, and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in a Europe-wide poll of journalists. Messi, the four-time FIFA world player of the year, got the UEFA honor after a season...
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Lionel Messi received nearly 40% of more than half a million votes cast to win the UEFA.com Goal of the… The post Messi wins inaugural UEFA.com Goal of the Season appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Lionel Messi starts the new UEFA Champions League season as the joint-top scorer in UEFA club competition history; see all… The post Watch Lionel Messi’s 80 UEFA club goals appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Lionel Messi is a better goal scorer when the ball is in motion than when it lies stationary just 12 yards away from the opponents’ goal. Messi missed a penalty kick Sunday in Barcelona’s win over Athletic Bilbao in the first round of the 2015-16 La Liga (Spanish first division) season. Goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz denied Messi’s spot-kick in the 31st minute. Messi penalty misery...
Lionel Messi started the 2015-16 season in the same manner as he ended previous ones: scoring jaw-dropping goals. Messi scored two direct free-kick goals Tuesday for Barcelona against Sevilla in the 2015 UEFA Super Cup. Messi proved himself to be unstoppable in open play many years ago, but his ability to convert set-pieces into goals adds a dangerous new dimension to his game. Sevilla’s...
Who is this guy playing for FC Barcelona, and what has he done with Lionel Messi? Messi appeared to lose his cool Wednesday in Barcelona’s exhibition game against Italian club AS Roma. Messi choked then headbutted Roma defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa in the 35th minute of the preseason outing. We’re not sure what led up to the altercation, but it’s safe to say Messi’s lucky...
Lionel Messi is set to go to trial for alleged tax fraud after a Barcelona court shot down an appeal that was filed by his lawyers this week. According to a report from El Pais, prosecutors believe there is evidence to support claims that Messi used a network of companies that were created by his...Read More
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