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The Argentine ace has finally surpassed Telmo Zarra's record with a hat-trick against Sevilla, being honored by his team-mates, club, and the Camp Nou crowd after reaching this new feat.
The day has finally come. Many expected him to reach this feat weeks ago, but Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has now become La Liga's highest scorer in history.
Scoring a hat-trick in his side's 5-1 win over Sevilla, the Argentine, who started off the clash with 250 goals to his name, saw his tally of Spanish Primera Division goals reach 253, beating Telmo Zarra's record of 251 strikes.
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Watch Barcelona hosting Andalucian side Sevilla, in a game that will probably have the first meeting between Ivan Rakitic and his former teammates.
With very few chances to fail, Barcelona will meet Sevilla in an interesting matchup this Saturday. Los Blaugranas will try to cut Real Madrid's lead against Unai Emery's team, who will try to earn his first ever victory against the Catalunyan squad.
Following the international break, it's time for Barcelona to show their previous form. Having lost two of their last three La Liga matches, Luis... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid and Barcelona striker stated that Cristiano Ronaldo is having an outstanding year, and it would be unfair not to give him the award.
In a time period where everyone is voicing their thoughts about who will be crowned as the Best Player of the World, Brazilian legend Ronaldo stated he believes Cristiano Ronaldo would be the right candidate to win it. The two-time Ballon D'Or winner compared CR7's season with Lionel Messi's performance, establishing a difference between the players.
"I think Ronaldo will win it again this... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian midfielder stated he trusts Lionel Messi will keep playing with Los Blaugranas, despite rumors that place him away from Camp Nou.
Perhaps one of Lionel Messi's best friends is Javier Mascherano. After the controversy sparked by the player's statement regarding a possible departure from Barcelona, "El Jefecito" disregarded those rumors by saying he thinks Messi is quite comfortable at Camp Nou.
"I've always heard nothing but praises. He has thanked Barcelona everytime he's been given a chance. Where have... Read the rest of the article »
According to Spanish radio station Cope, the 27-year-old Blaugrana star has grown frustrated with the club's board, who have questioned Messi's commitment to the Catalan giants.
Rumors of a Barcelona exit for Argentine superstar Lionel Messi has been in full-drive recently.
Suggestions of a Camp Nou departure has all been sparked by recent comments made by Messi to Ole newspaper in which the four-time Ballon d'Or winner admits he may not end his football career at Barcelona.
"I've always said that I would love to stay forever in Barcelona, but sometimes... Read the rest of the article »
The 1994 World Cup winner believes the Brazilian idol will have a prosperous career, so he can surpass every record set to this day.
Romario, one of the most respected Brazilian players of all time, stated today he believes Neymar can become the best player in the world, surpassing his current teammate Lionel Messi. Due to Neymar's age, the former Number 11 for Barcelona and La Canarinha thinks he will show his class for a very long time.
"Neymar's got it all to be greater than Messi. Messi may not have another World... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian said in an interview that he would consider a possible move from Barcelona if things keep going the way they are inside the club.
According to his words, it seems Lionel Messi could end his love affair with Barcelona. The player stated in an interview he would consider a transfer if some conditions don't change within the club's current structure.
"I've always said that I would love to stay forever in Barcelona, but sometimes things don't always add up the way you want. Right now I just want to go day-by-day, earning... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish defender stated he will keep trying to earn a spot in Luis Enrique's starting lineup, where he has not been a regular this season.
Gerard Pique tried to stop rumors that place him away from Camp Nou. The two-time Euro Champion with Spain stated today he has not even thinked about leaving his beloved club, despite of not being a regular in Luis Enrique's lineups.
"I don't think that just because you have been absent for two or three games you have to consider the possibility of departing. It would not be coherent since... Read the rest of the article »
According to the Arsenal boss, Messi's inability to match the Real Madrid star in the goalscoring charts will play against his morale
According to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, Cristiano Ronaldo's fine form in front of goal will play against Argentine attacker Lionel Messi's “morale”.
The Real Madrid star, who surpassed European Championships' all-time top-scorer Jon Dahl Tomasson on Friday with his 23rd strike, kicked off this season with a bang, topping the Spanish Primera Division goalscoring charts with 18... Read the rest of the article »
According to Xavi, the Argentine ace would be even better in the English Premier League, a scene La Liga rival Cristiano Ronaldo once dominated.
Remember that age-old argument Cristiano Ronaldo fans use when debating the Portuguese star's dominance over Lionel Messi? “Ronaldo succeeded in the English Premier League, the toughest league IN THE WORLD!” Well, Xavi has now presented the Argentine's rebuttal.
According to the Spanish midfielder, his Barcelona team-mate and four-time Ballon d'Or winner would thrive in the English... Read the rest of the article »
According to several sources, Laporta had lunch with agent Jorge Mendes, who would help him put together a project to win the Blaugranas presidency.
It seems Joan Laporta's intention of having a new term as Barcelona's President may be taking shape. Sources indicate the president met with agent Jorge Mendes to put together a project that ends up with Laporta calling the shots at Camp Nou.
During this meeting, sources have said the first topics on the table were Cristiano Ronaldo's contract with Real Madrid, which Mendes handles. The... Read the rest of the article »
Match organizers express their shock at the lack of ticket sales, as football fans pass up on the opportunity to watch the world's best two players go head to head.
Given that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are recognized as the two best players in the world currently, one may assume football fans will do everything possible to get a glimpse of the Liga BBVA stars in action.
Now pit the two aces against one another, and the bar is raised to a much higher level. This is the case for November 18, which will see the Barcelona and Real Madrid attackers... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker shared this thoughts in his autobiography, where he also gave credit to Steven Gerrard on how to manage his future after playing with Liverpool.
Details from Luis Suarez's biography were revealed today. Some interesting issues revealed include the striker's opinion about his punishment for biting Giorgio Chiellini during the past World Cup, stating he felt "like a criminal" for all the controversy surrounding him.
"It was my fault. It's the third time I've done something like this, and it is pretty clear that I needed... Read the rest of the article »
How long will Real Madrid’s incredible perfect run last in the UEFA Champions League, La Liga and the Copa del Rey? French defender Raphael Varane has big ambitions…
It must be noted that Los Blancos’ record of 13 straight wins is not only due to Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema’s excellent partnership upfront. The defence has played a great role in that with Carlo Ancelotti finding the correct balance across the field, since their defeat to Atletico Madrid in September.
It involves as many as six clean sheets in the last 10 matches in all... Read the rest of the article »
The Blancos manager appears to be satisfied with the current players at his disposal
La Liga giants Real Madrid will not pursue any new signings when the January transfer window swings open, hinted Los Blancos boss Carlo Ancelotti.
The 10-time Champions League winner, led by two-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, French striker Karim Benzema, Welsh ace Gareth Bale, and summer acquisitions James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos are flying in the Spanish Primera Divison, as well... Read the rest of the article »
The Juventus star, who is set to make his first appearance for the Argentine national team in three years, was full of praise for the Albiceleste captain and Barcelona ace
Juventus attacker Carlos Tevez has expressed his delight in receiving a call-up to the Argentine National Team by new coach Gerardo Martino, which will be his first appearance for La Albiceleste in three years.
A regular in the national team prior to Aejandro Sabella's arrival, the appointment of the 60-year-old manager, who led the two-time World Cup champions to the 2014 final in the famous... Read the rest of the article »
Despite being settled in with a second spell in London, the Portuguese tactician could be lured back to Spain.
Although he's well known as the former coach of Real Madrid, many might not realize that the capital club were not Jose Mourinho's first team in La Liga.
In fact, prior to becoming the manager of teams like Chelsea, Porto, and Inter, the Portuguese tactician worked as an assistant coach at Real Madrid's arch-rivals Barcelona in the late 90's, first with Sir Bobby Robson, and then, most interestingly... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid star is fighting back against claims he made some nasty comments about rival Lionel Messi.
Given their star capability it is not surprising that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are rivals and will continue to be until one of them retires.
Fans of the duo are often fighting incessantly about who is better, with neither side willing to compromise. However, generally it has been reported that despite the animosity that exists among some of their supporters, both the Portuguese and... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish midfielder is conscious that his club must improve their recent performances if they want to catch up with Real Madrid
Spanish midfielder Xavi Hernandez denied he's been planning to leave Barcelona during the upcoming transfer season, even though he has not been starting regularly for Luis Enrique's team.
"Please don't go there, I'm staying. I'm not leaving until my contract is up, and when that happens I'll see what's next. Some players that left the club have told me you end up missing it. I still feel... Read the rest of the article »
The Blaugrana returned to winning ways on Saturday, ending their two-game losing streak in La Liga, but failed to put in a commanding performance at Juegos Mediterraneos stadium
Despite putting an end to their two-game losing streak in La Liga, Barcelona coach Luis Enrique was left unhappy with his players' performance in the Catalan giants 2-1 win over Almeria, on Saturday.
After back-to-back defeats, a 3-1 loss to Real Madrid at the Bernabeu, followed by a shock 1-0 defeat to Celta Vigo at Camp Nou, the Blaugrana had to fight from a goal down to claim all three points... Read the rest of the article »