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June, 2020

  • 14 June

    LaLiga: Messi Leads Barcelona To Victory Over Mallorca

    Lionel Messi returned with a goal and two assists as Barcelona resumed their La Liga title challenge on Saturday with a thumping 4-0 victory over Real Mallorca. After three months away because of the coronavirus pandemic, Barca exploded into the lead with just 64 seconds played when Arturo Vidal headed …

April, 2020

  • 19 April

    Messi Better Than Ronaldo, Says Beckham

    Former Manchester United winger, David Beckham, has said he considers Lionel Messi to be a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo. Read Also: Lagos Decentralises COVID-19 Testing Locations Across LGAs Beckham shared the opinion of most football lovers, who believe the Argentine legend raises the bar of individual excellence. Long term rival, …

March, 2020

  • 30 March

    Messi Blasts Barcelona Board As Players Agree To Pay Cut

    Lionel Messi

    Lionel Messi has attacked Barcelona board for putting pressure on the players, after the squad agreed to take a 70 percent wage cut, over the Coronavirus crisis in Spain. Read Also: Pastor, Wife, 34 Church Members Contract COVID-19 After Attending Service Barcelona players have agreed to reduce their salaries, in order …

  • 7 March

    Messi No Longer A Phenomenon, Says Ex-Argentina Goalkeeper

    Hugo Gatti, former Argentina goalkeeper, has taken aim at Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi. Read Also: Nigeria’s Challenges Bigger Than Its Income, Says Buhari Gatti said the six-time world footballer of the year is no longer a phenomenon, criticising him for being lackadaisical on the pitch in recent matches. Messi scored four …

February, 2020

  • 22 February

    La Liga: Messi Scores Four As Barcelona Thrash Eibar

    Lionel Messi scored four goals as reigning champions Barcelona thumped Eibar 5-0 in a La Liga fixture at the Camp Nou on Saturday. Messi scored three goals in 26 first-half minutes in the 13th, 37th and 40th minute. The Barcelona captain scored a fourth goal from an assist by substitute …

January, 2020

December, 2019

  • 27 December

    Messi, Neymar Reunite At Suarez’s Marital Vow Renewal

    Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr were present at Luis Suarez’s marital vow renewal in Uruguay for a reunion. Suarez and his wife, Sofia, 30, renewed their vows just over 10 years, after they got married. Mirror Football reports that Barcelona stars; Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba, were also in attendance. …

  • 19 December

    Barcelona To Meet Messi’s Father To Discuss Contract Extension

    Barcelona are reportedly preparing to sit with Lionel Messi’s father, Jorge, over a new contract for the club captain. According to Spanish newspaper, Mundo Deportivo, the La Liga champions are eager to extend the legend’s contract by two years, with the current deal expected to expire in 2021. The six-time …

  • 17 December

    El Clasico: Hazard Is Good But Can’t Replace Ronaldo – Messi

    Messi and Hazard

    Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has stated that Eden Hazard, Real Madrid’s most expensive 2019 summer signing, is good but cannot replace Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi said this ahead of the El Clasico on Wednesday at Camp Nou. Hazard joined the Los Blancos from Chelsea for $120 million last season, fulfilling his …

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