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April, 2019

  • 1 April

    Admire Messi But Never Call Him ‘God’, Pope Francis Cautions

    Pope Francis has cautioned football addicts obsessed with Barcelona talismanic forward, Lionel Messi, to resist the temptation of referring or comparing him to God. The pontiff said such amounts to sacrilege. The head of the Catholic Church and Sovereign of the Vatican City state, said there was nothing wrong in …

March, 2019

  • 30 March

    I Miss Having Cristiano Ronaldo In La Liga, Messi Admits

    Lionel Messi has said he misses facing rival Cristiano Ronaldo as the former Real Madrid forward gave “prestige” to La Liga. After helping Madrid win a fourth Champions League title in five years, Ronaldo left the club to join Serie A giants, Juventus, in July. Ronaldo has continued to save …

  • 28 March

    Messi Wins Barcelona’s Best Ever Goal Award

    Lionel Messi’s goal in a Copa del Rey game against Getafe in the 2006/2007 season has been voted the best ever in the history of Barcelona. The goal was picked ahead of 63 other goals in a competition that started at the end of December 2018, and had more than …

  • 25 March

    Mourinho Dismisses English Teams, Backs Juve, Barca For UCL Final

    Jose Mourinho has dismissed the chances of any English team making it to the final of this season’s UEFA Champions League, backing Juventus and Barcelona to face-off in the final at the Wanda Metropolitano on June 1. The Premier League has the highest number of teams in the quarter-finals with …

  • 23 March

    Barcelona Confirm Messi Injured On International Duty

    Copa America: Colombia Shock Argentina

    Barcelona have confirmed that Lionel Messi was injured in Argentina’s 3-1 defeat to Venezuela in an international friendly on Friday. The forward captained his country for 90 minutes during the defeat at the Wanda Metropolitano, in which he picked up a pelvis injury, according to TalkSport. In a statement, the …

  • 17 March

    Beckham Hopes To Sign Messi Or Ronaldo For Inter Miami

    Manchester United legend, David Beckham, has refused to rule out the prospect of signing Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo for his club, Inter Miami. The American outfit will debut in the MLS in 2020, and had secured approval from the Miami public last year to build a 25,000-seater stadium Beckham …

  • 14 March

    Messi Hails Ronaldo’s Heroics Against Atletico In Champions League

    Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo after the later scored a hatrick against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday. The Portuguese, who joined the Old Ladies last summer, helped the team book a place in the quarter-final after their 2-0 defeat at the Wanda Metropolitano in …

  • 10 March

    Messi Shines As Barcelona Survive Scare To See Off Rayo

    Lionel Messi created a goal and scored another as Barcelona came from behind to beat struggling Rayo Vallecano 3-1 at home on Saturday and stay seven points clear at the top of La Liga. Rayo, who have now lost their last 12 games against Barca, took a shock lead midway …

  • 7 March

    Messi Returns To Argentine Squad As Aguero, Icardi Miss Out

    Barcelona star, Lionel Messi is back in the Argentina squad for the first time in almost nine months. Messi last played for Argentina in their 4-3 loss to France in the round of 16 phase of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. But he has been included in coach Lionel Scaloni’s …

February, 2019

  • 17 February

    Messi’s Penalty Takes Barcelona Seven Points Clear In La Liga

    Lionel Messi scored one penalty and missed another as Barcelona moved seven points clear of second-placed Atletico Madrid at the top of the table after their 1-0 victory over Real Valladolid. Messi scored the 30th goal of the 2018-19 campaign when he converted his first spot-kick after Michel fouled Gerard …

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