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Messi's scores 400th goal as Barca top La Liga challengers Valencia

Barcelona returned to winning ways in La Liga with a hard fought 2-0 victory over Valencia. Luis Enrique's team had its lead at the summit cut to two points last weekend when it let a two-goal lead slip in a draw 2-2 at Sevilla. Barca rediscovered its devastating best form with an emphatic 3-1 UEFA Champions League triumph at Paris Saint-Germain in midweek – Luis Suarez starring...
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Messi, Suarez score as Barcelona beats Valencia 2-0

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Lionel Messi set up Luis Suarez's first-minute opener before adding another goal in stoppage time to give Spanish league leader Barcelona a hard-fought 2-0 win over Valencia on Saturday. Suarez netted his 12th goal in his last 12 appearances to give Barcelona the lead 55 seconds into the match at Camp Nou. But Valencia dominated the rest of the first half and...
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Lionel Messi is happy after admitting to having a difficult season last year

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi says he is happy again after admitting to having a difficult time last year. This season, Messi has been playing perhaps the best soccer of his career while leading Barcelona to the top of La Liga, the Copa del Rey final and the Champions League quarter-finals. Barcelona have won 30 of their last 34 games in all competitions, but saw their nine-game...
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Messi included to Barcelona ahead of match against Celta Vigo

BARCELONA, Spain -- Lionel Messi is set to return for Barcelona after missing two friendlies with Argentina during the international break. A knock on his right foot kept Messi from playing in friendlies against Ecuador and El Salvador held in the United States last week. Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says Messi ''is doing well. The hit is still there but he has recovered from it...
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Messi foot injury improving ahead of Barcelona's clash with Celta Vigo

Barcelona are optimistic Lionel Messi will pass a fitness test and play at Celta Vigo on Sunday. The 27-year-old forward sat out Argentina's 2-0 friendly victory over El Salvador on Saturday with a foot problem and did not feature in Tuesday's 2-1 win over Ecuador. However, Messi, who sustained the injury two weeks ago in a Champions League game against Manchester City, appears to...
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Gheorghe Muresan, Lionel Messi hang out at Wizards game (PHOTOS)

Former Wizards center Gheorghe Muresan is quite a bit taller than Lionel Messi. He’s almost double the Argentinian soccer star’s size. So when the two hung out at the Pacers-Wizards game on Wednesday night, it was instantly clear that Muresan is just a bit too tall to play soccer. Check out the photos and see for yourself. "Hola, Gheorghe" – Leo Messi #WizPacers pic...
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Confirmed: Lionel Messi is not as tall as Gheorghe Muresan

Lionel Messi and teammates were in attendance for Wednesday night’s Wizards-Pacers game in Washington, where the soccer star got to meet former NBA big man Gheorghe Muresan. Emphasis on ‘big,’ man. One would assume that the 7’7 Muresan dwarfs most people he comes into contact with, but the former Wizards center stands a full two feet Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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VIDEO: Lionel Messi and Ivan Rakitic make the difficult look easy with this goal

We knew this was going to happen sooner or later. Lionel Messi and Ivan Rakitic teamed up for Barcelona’s first goal against Manchester City and put City on the way out of the Champions League as they must score two goals to go to extra time and three to win. Lionel Messi’s assist was simply filthy and Ivan Rakitic sealed the deal with hardly any pressure. The calmness from these...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi Misses Penalty Kick, As Joe Hart Saves Man City’s Dreams (Video)

Lionel Messi ceases to be a super-hero when he steps up to the penalty spot. Messi missed a penalty kick Tuesday in the dying moments of Barcelona’s 2-1 win over Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League. Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart saved Messi’s penalty kick, and the Barcelona superstar headed his follow-up effort wide to the astonishment of the soccer world. Messi...
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi's Instagram activity sparks speculation

Lionel Messi’s Instagram account has caused some soccer fans to freak out because Messi (or whoever runs his Instagram) decided to start following the official Chelsea Instagram account as well as the Instagram accounts of Chelsea players Felipe Luis, Cesc Fabregas and Thibaut Courtois. WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN!?!? Messi empieza a seguir la cuenta Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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