Wednesday, June 24 1987
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Why Lionel Messi being sold by Barcelona is possible
The truth is that there is growing suspicion both among local supporters and journalists alike that the clubs greatest player of the modern era could become collateral damage of an erratic and stubborn regime led by a figurehead who looks increasingly like a bad parody of even the most egotistical of Roman emperors.
Barca chief vows to keep Messi
Lionel Messi will be going nowhere as long as Sandro Rosell is in charge at Barcelona, the Catalans' president said Thursday.
Messi departure impossible says Barca boss
With Lionel Messi absent from Barcelona in a lengthy injury layoff, Spanish media have been forced to talk about his contract rather than his football.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery Assessed by Thierry Henry
As one of the sport's most heralded attackers, Thierry Henry 's opinion is one worth listening to when it comes to this year's Ballon d'Or lineup, recently announced by FIFA : Cristiano Ronaldo , Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery have each lit up 2013 with their contributions for Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich respectively. The latter of those three, Ribery , sits as arguably the most ...
Iranian Facebook page set up 'apologising' to Lionel Messi & Fernanda Lima
A special Facebook page has been set up apologising to Lionel Messi and Fernanda Lima following the backlash they received in Iran in the wake of last Friday's 2014 World Cup draw.
Intel Puts Logo Inside of Barcelona Shirt to Be Seen After Goals
When Lionel Messi or his FC Barcelona teammates lift their shirts after scoring a goal, soccer fans will see Intel Corp. INTC s logo under a sponsorship that puts its logo on the inside of the teams jerseys.
Lionel Messi laughs in the face of a crying child
Get it together, kid. This young man is ridiculously overwhelmed by his facetoface meeting with his sporting hero, Lionel Messi. Having seen this hundreds of times by now and noting that the kid is pretty dang grown, Barcelona's icon understandably laughs at him.
Lionel Messi Won't Get New Barcelona Deal to Match Cristiano Ronaldo's Salary
The masses might argue over who the best player in the world is, but one area in which Cristiano Ronaldo will remain superior to Lionel Messi for the foreseeable future is on his bank balance. This summer saw the Real Madrid wonder pen a fiveyear contract extension at the Bernabeu, which included a pay rise that ESPN FC's Dermot Corrigan saysis worth more than 20 million per year. With that ...
Messi, Ronaldo, Ribery finalists for Ballon d'Or
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery are in the running for the Ballon d'Or as the world's top soccer player.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Franck Ribery shortlisted for Ballon d'Or
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has already won the title four times but seems less of a hot favourite this year after an injuryhit season. Franck Ribery was part of the Bayern Munich team that claim...