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Sports Rivaldo reveals what Mo Salah must do if he wants to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

The Egyptian hotshot is rivalling Ronaldo for the Ballon d'Or after a stunning season for Liverpool More

Sports Lionel Messi Wins Fifth European Golden Shoe after ending La Liga season with 34 goals

Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi has been confirmed to pick the prestigious fifth European Golden Shoe award of his career after finishing the campaign as top La Liga goal scorer. The Argentine... More

Sports The Final Word on La Liga: Lionel Messi shines, Girona impress, Atletico offer hope

Barcelona aren't only champions on merit but their title will mean a great deal when they assimilate that, rather than it being won with outrageous talent, via an established philosophy or several... More

Sports Antoine Griezmann will be welcomed at Barcelona: Lionel Messi

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi has welcomed the idea of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann joining him at the Camp Nou. "Obviously, I like Griezmann," Messi told told RAC 1 radio. Messi went... More

Sports Only Lionel Messi created more chances in La Liga than Arsenal loanee Lucas Perez this season

Lionel Messi was the only player in La Liga to create more chances than Arsenal loanee Lucas Perez this season. The Arsenal forward has spent this season on loan at Deportivo La Coruna after... More

Sports Antoine Griezmann will be welcomed at FC Barcelona: Lionel Messi

FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi has welcomed the idea of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann joining him at the Camp Nou. “Obviously, I like Griezmann,” Messi told told RAC 1 radio. Messi went... More

Sports "We're delighted that the best come": Lionel Messi hints at Barcelona move for Antoine Griezmann

Speculation over the Frenchman leaving Atletico Madrid for their La Liga rivals has intensified over the past month More

Sports Lionel Messi: Barcelona would welcome Antoine Griezmann if he made summer move

The FC crew respond to your tweets about Antoine Griezmann, Bayern Munich and sports gambling in the U.S. Plus, they recap the royal wedding. Shaka Hislop and Ale Moreno think Barcelona was... More

Sports Lionel Messi Top La Liga Scorer for 6th Time, Wins 5th European Golden Shoe

Barcelona ace Lionel Messi has further engraved his name in the Spanish history books after finishing the season as La Liga's top scorer and adding a fifth European Golden Shoe to his list of... More

Sports Fans loved Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta's emotional gesture as Spanish legend played final Barcelona game

Andres Iniesta pulled on a Barcelona strip for the final time at the Nou Camp on Sunday More

Sports How Lionel Messi talked Antoine Griezmann to into joining Barcelona as Frenchman closes in on move

Argentine superstar Messi has been in contact with the French ace over a transfer to the Nou Camp this summer More

Sports Barcelona boss reveals real reason why Lionel Messi played only 15 minutes against Mamelodi Sundowns

The La Liga champions travelled to South Africa in midweek for the friendly match which they won 3-1 More

Sports Barcelona will rest Lionel Messi for season finale against Real Sociedad

But we shouldn't fall into the trap of looking for a replica [of Iniesta] because that's not possible." Samuel Marsden covers Barcelona for ESPN FC. Follow him on Twitter @SamuelMarsden. More

Sports Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi urges Argentina teammate not to make La Liga transfer to replace €100M world class forward

Barcelona and Argenina superstar Lionel Messi has reportedly urged his international teammate Paulo Dybala not to move to Atletico Madrid to replace Antoine Griezmann if the Frenchman ends up... More

Sports Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde explains decision to play Lionel Messi late against Sundowns

FC Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has explained why Lionel Messi only featured in the final 20 minutes of their Nelson Mandela Centenary Cup win over Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday. Valverde... More

Sports Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde explains decision to play Lionel Messi late against Sundowns

FC Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has explained why Lionel Messi only featured in the final 20 minutes of their Nelson Mandela Centenary Cup win over Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday. Valverde... More

Sports Barcelona's Lionel Messi: Real Madrid win games like no other team can

The ESPN FC panel discuss the manner in which Barca's 43-match unbeaten streak in La Liga came to end, without Lionel Messi on the team sheet. Barcelona forward Lionel Messi said no other team in... More

Sports Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde explains decision to play Lionel Messi late against Sundowns

FC Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has explained why Lionel Messi only featured in the final 20 minutes of their Nelson Mandela Centenary Cup win over Mamelodi Sundowns on Wednesday. Valverde... More

World ISIS threatens to behead Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in sick boast ahead of World Cup in Russia

WARNING - DISTRESSING IMAGES: Propaganda is being pumped out by the cult threatening to attack fans and players with guns, knives and vehicles More

Sports Lionel Messi leaves South African fan in tears after signing shirt ahead of Barcelona friendly

The Argentinean ace is in Johannesburg for Barca's friendly with the Mamelodi Sundowns, but seeing him proved all too much for one fan More