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Lionel Messi

Real Madrid sink Barca in season’s first ‘Clasico’

Barca ran out of steam in the second half and Madrid missed two big chances to seal the points after Ramos’ penalty before substitute Luka Modric finally put the result beyond doubt with a goal in ...

Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos celebrates scoring their second goal in a La Liga match against Barcelona at Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain on 24 October 2020

Messi penalty gives Argentina winning start over Ecuador

Argentina got their World Cup qualifying campaign off to the perfect start on Thursday when Lionel Messi’s early penalty gave them a 1-0 win over Ecuador in a lacklustre match in Buenos Aires

Lionel Messi reacts during a World Cup 2022 South American Qualifiers match against Ecuador at Estadio La Bombonera, Buenos Aires, Argentina on 8 October 2020

Messi trains alone as Barca reintegration begins

Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona on Monday, almost two weeks after he told the club he wanted to leave.

Argentina's Lionel Messi attends a training session at the team's training center in Belo Horizonte city, 2 July 2014. Photo: Reuters

Bartomeu’s victory over Messi may prove hollow

The last year has been chaotic for Barca, even more so for their president, and not just because they lost La Liga to Real Madrid before being humiliated by Bayern Munich in the Champions League

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu during the unveiling of new signing Pedri at Auditorium 1899, Barcelona, Spain on 20 August 2020

Messi admits he is forced to stay at Barcelona

Even if he is not allowed to go this summer, 33-year-old Messi can negotiate with other teams from 1 January and leave for free when his contract expires in July

A screenshot shows an interview with Lionel Messi at his home in Barcelona, Spain on 4 September 2020

Messi reluctantly staying at Barcelona after all

Lionel Messi ended speculation about his future at Barcelona by announcing on Friday that he would reluctantly stay for another season rather than tackle his career-long club in court.

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Messi unlikely to change mind on Barcelona exit

Lionel Messi is unlikely to change his mind about leaving Barcelona, the club’s presidential candidate Victor Font has said.

Argentina's national soccer player Lionel Messi attends a training session at Ciudad do Galo grounds in Vespasiano, outside Belo Horizonte, June 26, 2014. Photo: Reuters

Messi not to attend Barcelona training on Monday

Lionel Messi did not attend a pre-season medical with Barcelona on Sunday, a Barca club source confirmed, following his shock announcement on Tuesday that he wants to leave the club.

Lionel Messi scored twice for Barcelona on the opening weekend.

Newell's fans await hero Messi, but maybe not just yet

Lionel Messi has never hidden his desire to play for hometown club Newell’s Old Boys and though his decision to leave Barcelona prompted dancing in the streets of Rosario on Thursday, most fans know ...

 Newell's Old Boys fans march to express their hopes for Lionel Messi to continue his career in Rosario

Argentines hoping for Messi-Guardiola reunion at City

The news that Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona may have shocked the football world but his fellow Argentines back his decision and they are excited by growing reports of a reunion with coach Pep ...

Barcelona`s Argentine forward Lionel Messi celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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