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Lionel Messi scores 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona

Lionel Messi further etched his name into Spanish football history by becoming the first player to score 400 goals in La Liga when he netted against Eibar on Sunday.

What happened to Real Madrid after Cristiano Ronaldo is a warning to Barcelona, says Jordi Cruyff

Former Barcelona player Jordi Cruyff said that Real Madrid's form after Cristiano Ronaldo's departure is a 'warning' to Blaugrana when it comes to Lionel Messi.


La Liga Roundup: Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembele protect Barcelona's lead before winter break

Lionel Messi scored Barcelona's second goal to take his league-leading tally to 15 in 17 rounds, including six goals in his last three matches.

I never expected so much success, says Lionel Messi

The Barcelona forward scored 34 times in La Liga last season to claim his fifth Golden Shoe award, which is one more than Juventus's Cristiano Ronaldo has won.

Luka Modric criticises Ballon d'Or gala snub by Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo

Ballon d'Or winner Luka Modric has criticised Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for choosing not to attend this month's ceremony where he was given the award, saying their decision was unfair to fellow players and voters.

La Liga: Lionel Messi says Ballon d'Or snub was no extra motivation

The Argentine forward scored two masterful free kicks and created a goal for Ousmane Dembele among highlights in a bewitching individual display.


Lionel Messi's fifth place in Ballon d'Or absurd: Ernesto Valverde

Luka Modric's triumph ended Messi's and Cristiano Ronaldo's decade-long reign, with Juventus's Portugal striker finishing second and Messi fifth in a vote by 180 journalists.

Luka Modric wins Ballon d'Or 2018, breaks decade-long Ronaldo-Messi reign

Luka Modric won the Ballon d'Or 2018 in Paris on Monday to break the decade-long dominance of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi still best but France player should win Ballon d'Or, says Kylian Mbappe

With France lifting the World Cup 2018 trophy in Russia, French forward Kylian Mbappe thinks that the coveted Ballon d'Or trophy should go to a member of the title-winning team.

Pep Guardiola denies he tried to bring Lionel Messi to Manchester City

Pep Guardiola, a former Barcelona player and manager, said on Friday he had not tried to sign Lionel Messi at any of the clubs he had managed after leaving Spain.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Day 3: Lionel Messi and Argentina hit Icelandic wall

Lionel Messi's Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by Iceland.

Hitched: Sports stars who tied the knot in 2017

Many sports stars including Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, football captain Sunil Chhetri, football legend Lionel Messi and tennis star Serena Williams got married in 2017.


From Rohit Sharma’s 35-ball ton to Barcelona’s mauling of Real Madrid: A look at the events of the week

While Rohit Sharma scored the joint-fastest century in T20I, Lionel Messi became the leading goal scorer in El Clasico history

Lionel Messi surpasses Gerd Muller; Barcelona throw water on Real Madrid's title challenge with 3-0 win

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez on target as Barcelona thrash Real Madrid 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Barcelona vs Real Madrid, Clasico: Cristiano Ronaldo scores beauty before seeing red

Cristiano Ronaldo made a big impact in his truncated appearance at Camp Nou on Sunday, scoring a goal before being sent off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup.

Lionel Messi gets married in hometown: Inside pics, who's who attended

Football star Lionel Messi said 'I do' to childhood girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo in his Argentine hometown Rosario, where footballers and celebrities gathered for the wedding of the century.


Leo Messi, the fifth: Return of the king

Lionel Messi won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the fifth time in Zurich.