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Lionel Messi: Argentine footballer
Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and regarded by many as the greatest player of all time, Messi has won a record-tying five Ballon d'Or awards, four of which he won consecutively, and a record five European Golden Shoes. He has spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, where he has won a club-record 32 trophies, including nine La Liga titles, four UEFA Champions League titles and six Copas del Rey. Both a prolific goalscorer and a creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals in La Liga and in Europe's top-five leagues (416), a La Liga season and club league season in Europe (50), a club football season in Europe (73), most official goals in a calendar year (91), El Clásico (26), most hat-tricks in the UEFA Champions League (8), as well as those for most assists in La Liga (166) and the Copa América (11). He has scored over 685 senior career goals for club and country.

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Liverpool's collective effort can thwart Lionel Messi - Virgil van Dijk

liverpool's collective effort can thwart lionel messi - virgil van dijk
Phil Blanche April 18 2019 2:38 PM 0 Comments Liverpool's collective effort can thwart Lionel Messi - Virgil van Dijk Independent.ie Virgil Van Dijk says Liverpool need a collective effort to stop..
WorldNews - Published

Thieves pinch rifles as Kenyan police watch Champions League football

The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Lionel Messi

Klopp admits 6-1 aggregate scoreline harsh on Porto [Video]Klopp admits 6-1 aggregate scoreline harsh on Porto

Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp says 4-1 victory at Porto unreflective of the difficulty his side faced from Porto, looks ahead to Cardiff City in the Premier League title race.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:56Published

Solskjaer calls for squad rebuilding after United outclassed by Barca [Video]Solskjaer calls for squad rebuilding after United outclassed by Barca

Solskjaer calls for the rebuilding of Manchester United after Messi and Barcelona send them out of Champions

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:20Published

Barcelona will aim to dominate United says Ter Stegen [Video]Barcelona will aim to dominate United says Ter Stegen

Barcelona want to show they are better than Manchester United by winning both legs of their Champions League quarter final.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:20Published

Lionel Messi Left Bleeding After Run-In With Chris Smalling [Video]Lionel Messi Left Bleeding After Run-In With Chris Smalling

Business Insider reports soccer star Lionel Messi was injured after he was challenged by Chris Smalling during a UEFA Champions League match. FC Barcelona was in the north of England for the first leg..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Don't leave United alive in the tie, Pique warns Barca [Video]Don't leave United alive in the tie, Pique warns Barca

Former Manchester United player Gerard Pique warns his Barcelona team mates to take their chances if any come their way during their Champions League visit to Old Trafford.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:00Published

Solskjaer insists Barcelona are more than just Messi [Video]Solskjaer insists Barcelona are more than just Messi

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Barcelona are more than just Messi. The Manchester United manager spoke ahead of their UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg match against Barcelona,

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:37Published

This robot helps sick children 'visit' a zoo [Video]This robot helps sick children 'visit' a zoo

A robot at Poland's Poznan Zoo livestreams its wanderings n the park, allowing sick children to see the zoo from the safety of their hospital beds. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

Simeone frustrated over Costa red card in loss to Barca [Video]Simeone frustrated over Costa red card in loss to Barca

Simeone curses his side's bad luck with refereeing decisions after Diego Costa is sent off in a 2-0 defeat to Barcelona

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:16Published

Valverde not taking anything for granted ahead of crucial Atletico clash [Video]Valverde not taking anything for granted ahead of crucial Atletico clash

SHOWS: BARCELONA, SPAIN (APRIL 5, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) FC BARCELONA COACH, ERNESTO VALVERDE, SAYING: "A lot of people said La Liga was over in January and there was

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:05Published

Messi is not God - Pope Francis [Video]Messi is not God - Pope Francis

Pontiff says Barcelona star is a great player but cannot be compared to the almighty

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:30Published

Lionel Messi Now Has 42 Goals This Season [Video]Lionel Messi Now Has 42 Goals This Season

Messi has now scored 41 goals this season, with 32 of them having come in just 29 league games. The Barca star floated in a free-kick in the 71st minute and then delivered a deft finish after being set..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Messi returns for Argentina's match aganst Venezuela [Video]Messi returns for Argentina's match aganst Venezuela

Argentina's head coach Lionel Scaloni admits that it is a joy to have Lionel Messi playing for Argentina for the first time since the World Cup

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:12Published

Man Shells Out $1.4 Million for a Pigeon Because It's Simply the 'Lionel Messi' of Racing Birds [Video]Man Shells Out $1.4 Million for a Pigeon Because It's Simply the 'Lionel Messi' of Racing Birds

Armando the racing pigeon from Belgium is in high demand, and now someone wants to pay a high price to get him.

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:50Published

Argentina gear up ahead of Venezuela friendly [Video]Argentina gear up ahead of Venezuela friendly

Lionel Messi and the Argentine squad train ahead of their friendly against Venezuela

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:36Published

Messi trains with Argentina for the first time since World Cup [Video]Messi trains with Argentina for the first time since World Cup

Argentina's Lionel Messi trains with the Argentina squad for the first time since the World Cup in Russia

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:57Published

Lionel Messi Wins Opposing Fans With Hattrick [Video]Lionel Messi Wins Opposing Fans With Hattrick

(CNN)Sometimes, a football great has to be applauded -- even if he has helped put your team to the sword. That is what happened Sunday when Real Betis fans stood and clapped Lionel Messi after the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Valverde praises Valverde praises "incredible" Leo Messi after win over Lyon

Barcelona manager praises his star man Lionel Messi after a 5-1 win over Lyon in the Champions League, says all ties in next round would be special, but eyes Juve.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:39Published

El Clasico: Barca beats Real for second time in four days [Video]El Clasico: Barca beats Real for second time in four days

Barcelona once again beat Real Madrid with a score of 1-0 in the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. According to CNN, this comes after Barca had another “Clasico” defeat of 3-0. Now Barcelona is ahead 10..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Valverde pleased, Solari frustrated after Barca wins Clasico again [Video]Valverde pleased, Solari frustrated after Barca wins Clasico again

Ernesto Valverde pleased, Santiago Solari frustrated after Barcelona defeat Real Madrid for second time in four days

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:37Published

Barcelona Beats Real Madrid In Second Leg Of The Copa Del Rey Semi Final [Video]Barcelona Beats Real Madrid In Second Leg Of The Copa Del Rey Semi Final

According to Deadspin, normally Real Madrid struggles against Barcelona and wins the game. But this time Barcelona struggled against Madrid and won the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi final. Lionel..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Real Madrid In Huge Trouble After Loss [Video]Real Madrid In Huge Trouble After Loss

Los Blancos was not overwhelmed by its opponent Wednesday. In fact, Real dominated El Clasico. Lionel Messi was quiet, Barcelona rode its luck, but though the Catalans only had four shots during the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Shakira to face Spanish court over tax fraud on June 12 [Video]Shakira to face Spanish court over tax fraud on June 12

The Colombian singer is accused of failing to pay 14.5 million euros ($16.5 million) in tax. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Messi downs Sevilla with 50th career hat-trick [Video]Messi downs Sevilla with 50th career hat-trick

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi scores his 50th career hat-trick to snatch a tough win at Sevilla in La Liga and extend Barca's lead at the top to 10 points.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:20Published

 

Lionel Messi says Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League exit shows how strong competition is

lionel messi says cristiano ronaldo’s champions league exit shows how strong competition is
Juventus were dumped out in their own back yard (Picture: Getty) While football fans will be able to enjoy Lionel Messi’s greatness in the Champions League semi-finals, Cristiano Ronaldo will have to..
WorldNews - Published

Lionel Messi always gets us out of trouble, says Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde

lionel messi always gets us out of trouble, says barcelona manager ernesto valverde
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde praised Lionel Messi for settling his side down after a nervy start against Manchester United and inspiring the Catalans to a 3-0 victory to reach the Champions..
WorldNews - Published

Champions League: Ajax stun Juve, Barca beat United

Ajax produced a spell-binding display of inventive, passing football to win 2-1 away to Juventus on Tuesday and end the Serie A team's dreams of winning the Champions League, while a Lionel..
France 24 - Published

Barcelona 3-0 Manchester United: Lionel Messi stars as United knocked out of Champions League

barcelona 3-0 manchester united: lionel messi stars as united knocked out of champions league
Manchester United's Champions League run ends in the quarter-finals as Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona to victory in the second leg.
BBC News - Published

Messi scores 2, Barca beats United 3-0 to reach CL semis

Lionel Messi scored two goals to help deal Manchester United a 3-0 defeat on Tuesday, sending Barcelona into the Champions League semifinals for the first time in four seasons on a 4-0 aggregate..
USATODAY.com - Published

Will Manchester United keep Lionel Messi at bay yet again?

will manchester united keep lionel messi at bay yet again?
Lionel Messi clearly had an average game against Manchester United at Old Trafford in the first leg of the quarter-final of the Champions League, having recorded a pass success rate of 82 per cent, two..
WorldNews - Published

Messi rests for Man United as Barca draws 0-0 at Huesca

Missing Lionel Messi and most of its regular starters, Barcelona could only draw 0-0 at Huesca in the Spanish league on Saturday, three days before the visit of Manchester United in the Champions..
USATODAY.com - Published

Messi knew challenge that bloodied his nose was an accident - Smalling

messi knew challenge that bloodied his nose was an accident - smalling
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling says Barcelona's Lionel Messi knew the challenge that left him with a bloodied nose on Wednesday was an accident.
BBC News - Published

Chris Smalling: Man Utd defender on Messi, losing his dad aged five & fan abuse

chris smalling: man utd defender on messi, losing his dad aged five & fan abuse
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling says Barcelona's Lionel Messi knew the challenge that left him with a bloodied nose on Wednesday was an accident.
BBC News - Published

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