Tag Archives: Leo Messi

Messi wondergoal sets up Copa del Rey triumph for Barça

Barça beat Athletic Club 3-1 at Camp Nou tonight to win the Copa del Rey. It’s Barça 27th Spanish Cup, completing a league and cup double and setting up a possible treble if Barça can beat Juventus in Berlin next … Continue reading

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Suárez, Bravo and Messi steal the points from valiant Valencia

Goals in the first and last minute from Luis Suárez and Leo Messi earned Barça a nerve-wracking 2-0 victory over Valencia at Camp Nou this afternoon to stay top of La Liga for another week with just six games remaining. … Continue reading

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Messi not injured!

Leo Messi abandoned training with the Argentinian squad today and has immediately gone to have tests on a possible injury. The first news coming through say the injury is to his little toe, reports also say it is not serious. … Continue reading

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Rumours of Messi to Chelsea

It’s been a busy day at Can Barça. First the news of Andoni Zubizaretta getting sacked followed by Carles Puyol’s announcement that he is quitting the club, apparently with the idea of moving to live in New York. On top … Continue reading

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Espanyol sunk by Messi the Destroyer

An astonishing performance from Leo Messi helped Barça come from behind to beat Espanyol at Camp Nou this evening. Ex-blaugrana Sergio Garcia shot Los Periquitos into an early lead but a hat-trick from Messi and goals from Gerard Piqué and … Continue reading

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Leo Messi’s 74 Champions League goals

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Messi hat-trick sinks Sevilla and breaks Zarra’s record

Leo Messi inspired Barça to an impressive 5-1 win over Sevilla at Camp Nou tonight to remain just two points behind Real Madrid at the top of La Liga. For three games Messi had been stuck just one goal behind … Continue reading

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Messi seeks another big record in Almeria

Leo Messi will achieve an exceptional feat if he scores in Barça’s league game at Almeria tomorrow (Saturday 4 pm). Having equalled Raúl’s prestigious all-time Champions League goals record with his double at Ajax on Wednesday the Argentinian could complete … Continue reading

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Messi leads ten-man Barça to victory over Elche

Leo Messi had a complicated time last season. The Argentinian star suffered a drop in form that left many culés wondering if we would ever see him play again at the level that earned him four consecutive Ballon d’Ors. The … Continue reading

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Book review: Messi by Guillem Balague

It’s not easy to understand what makes Leo Messi the player he is. He gives few interviews and when he does he gives little away. He prefers to keep his personal life to himself, and even his teammates, except for a … Continue reading

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