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The Argentinean striker started experiencing kidney problems last year, when he was forced out of the Club World Cup semi-finals.
Barcelona's commanding lead in the Copa del Rey semi-finals will give Lionel Messi the chance to correct a kidney problem. The Argentine superstar will miss the second leg of the Spanish Cup semis against Valencia, after the team's medical staff recommended a minor surgery to eliminate stons in one of his kidneys.
Los Blaugranas issued a press release via their website to give word to their... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has won his third Pichichi trophy.
The award was presented to him by Spanish newspaper Marca, as a recognition for the 48 goals he scored in 35 La Liga appearances for Los Blancos last season. The Portugal international now ties with his perennial rival Lionel Messi with three Pichichi trophies each.On the other hand, Lionel Messi bagged the Alfredo Di Stefano Trophy, which is usually awarded to the best player of the season. The Argentine... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish boss is already working alongside Txiki Begiristain to put together a talented squad, but reports state none of Barcelona's stars will be touched.
Pep Guardiola will have carte blanche to assemble as much talent as he desires, but he will not be able to lure away any of Barcelona's biggest assets in the upcoming transfer window.
As reported by Catalunyan newspaper Sport, Guardiola and Manchester City's Sports Director Txiki Begiristain have agreed not to touch any of Los Blaugranas' gems, dismissing all rumors from the English media about... Read the rest of the article »
Take a look at some of the hottest viral news that stole headlines this week, courtesy from our partners at Football Daily.
We all know about the relevance of social media nowadays, and this week's news will give you a good idea why.
First of all, we travel to China in order to find out that one of this year's La Liga flops ended up signing a massive contract with local club Guangzhou Evergrande. Jackson Martinez joined the Chinese Super League, following the footsteps of fellow South Americans like Alex Teixeira... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine coach refused to expose Messi to a long injury, considering how long the season can get for the Blaugrana superstar.
Lionel Messi will have time to focus on winning the Copa América Centenario with Argentina, as coach Gerardo Martino dismissed the idea of having Messi around to play in the 2016 Olympic Games hosted by Brazil.
According to the former Barcelona tactician, Messi will have enough playing time with the Argentinean National Team that will play the continental tournament, and making him play... Read the rest of the article »
Lionel Messi has starred in a new Walkers advertisement, showing his other skills beyond football.
Five-time Ballon d’Or winner has starred alongside Gary Lineker in a new Walkers advert. The Barcelona legend appears to be fighting over a packet of cheese and onion with the Match of the Day presenter. Walkers, a renowned crisp giant, has created advertisements in the past featuring celebrities such as Lionel Richie and the Spice Girls, and Messi is their latest addition.
The advert... Read the rest of the article »
Gerard Pique wants Neymar or Messi to win the Golden Shoe award this season.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has tipped his teammates Neymar Jr and Lionel Messi to win the Golden Shoe award. The Spaniard was celebrating his birthday today together with his wife Shakira, who was coincidentally born on the same date with her husband (February 2).
The two superstars met back in 2010 when Pique appeared in the ‘Waka Waka’ video, which was the then official 2010... Read the rest of the article »
Lionel Messi is reportedly preparing to meet a young fan who made headlines with his ''jersey'' of the Argentine.
5-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is preparing to meet an Afghan boy who rose to fame on the internet after a picture of him wearing a paper bag jersey with Messi’s name went viral.
The 5-year-old boy, identified as Murtaza Ahmadi, wore a blue and white carrier bag to emulate Messi’s Argentina shirt, with the number 10 inscribed on it. Ever since the photo was uploaded... Read the rest of the article »
Arsene Wenger is contented with the quality of his current squad, thus no need for further additions.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out any last-minute signing as the transfer window closes today.
Arsenal made only one signing in January by bringing in Mohamed Elneny from FC Basel for £5 million. Apart from the Egyptian midfielder, Arsenal manager does not see the need to add more players to his squad. The French tactician is confident that his current crop of players have what... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian left back was sent off after the harsh tackle, leaving Atletico with ten men soon after Luis Suárez scored the second goal for Barcelona.
Lionel Messi is used to make his opponents look bad, but some of them try to get to him the wrong way. Such was Filipe Luis' case, who almost harmed "La Pulga" with a harsh tackle to his knee.
Messi and Filipe Luis had been at it since the game's kick-off. During the first 20 minutes of the game, the Brazilian left back seemed to be getting away with it, since Messi was not being able... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinean ace and Real Madrid's star had scored 999 goals between each other prior to this weekend's games.
Lionel Messi helped out Barcelona once again when they needed him the most, scoring the game's equalizer against Atlético with a well placed left footed strike. Later in the game, Luis Suárez scored the second goal for Los Blaugranas before the end of the first half to set things straight for the current La Liga champions.
Curiously enough, Messi's goal helped him reach the 1000th... Read the rest of the article »
They've combined to score 71 goals this season, but there is a lot more to the Blaugrana's deadly attacking trio.
Very few teams, if any, can claim to enjoy the prospect of facing La Liga heavyweight Barcelona.
The Catalan giants in recent years have transformed themselves into one of club football’s most successful sides, with many arguing that the Blaugrana have even usurped Real Madrid.
Now led by the deadly attacking trio of MSN (Messi, Neymar, and Suarez), Luis Enrique’s side have... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Suarez is the deadliest striker in Europe's top five leagues, according to the latest statistics.
When Luis Suarez scored a goal for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao in their Copa del Rey fixture on Wednesday night, he may not have been aware that the most recent statistics rank him higher than his team mate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Uruguay international scored in the 53rd minute to give the Blaugrana a 3-1 victory, which guaranteed their progression into... Read the rest of the article »
Lionel Messi was on the brink of signing for Real Madrid, not once, twice, but thrice!
Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi and Real Madrid held secret talks over a shock transfer to the Santiago Bernabeu, according to Cadena Cope. As ridiculous as it sounds, the Argentine held talks with representatives from Los Blancos over a stunning record-breaking deal to join their arch rivals. In what would be one of the most famous transfers in the history of La Liga since Luis Figo’s... Read the rest of the article »
As the January transfer window is about to close, big clubs are actively looking at options to sign their targets. FC Barcelona eye 'the next Messi' while Mario Balotelli could make a Premier League return.
Rumor has it that FC Barcelona are preparing for the next generation of world football and the player around which their future team could be built is from Argentina. His name? Paulo Dybala.
The 22-year-old forward is performing wonders at Juventus under the number 21 jersey, previously carried by Andrea Pirlo. He has already netted 14 goals in 29 appearances this season, 8 in his last 10 games... Read the rest of the article »
As the Copa del Rey action resumes, all eyes will be at the Camp Nou.
FC Barcelona face Athletic Bilbao for their Copa del Rey quarter-final clash at the Camp Nou on Wednesday 27, January 2016, a venue where the visitors have not won a game since 2001. Coming into this fixture, the Blaugrana have an added advantage, having won the first leg 1-2 at San Mames.
The hosts have won six consecutive games in all competitions, which include the 6-0 thumping of their... Read the rest of the article »
Leo's salary for next year has been revealed, plus why selling the Argentine could cost the Blaugrana financially.
Given the non-stop rumors linking Lionel Messi with a move away from Camp Nou, ones even the player himself could not stop, exactly what are figures involved should the Argentine be sold?
ARA has lifted the lid on this issue, revealing all regarding the 28-year-old attacker’s current deal with the Blaugrana and his buy-out clause.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner is contracted... Read the rest of the article »
Dybala has been linked with a move away from the Italian giants for most of the season, but his recent performances with the bianconeri could make it difficult.
One of Juve's newest talents seems to be thinking about the future following his latest streak. Argentinean striker Paulo Dybala, who has been praised by his compatriot Lionel Messi in the past few weeks, revealed that he would enjoy playing with the International superstar if he had the chance, considering he could be called up by Argentina's coach Gerardo Martino for the next international break.
Dybala... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine scored the second goal of the game for Los Blaugranas during their complicated visit to La Rosaleda Stadium.
Barcelona once again had their star player answering when they needed him the most.
Los Blaugranas were not having an easy match against Malaga, but when you have a player such as the Argentinean, there's a good chance you may witness him creating chaos among the opposition's defenders. Today, as usual, that was the case.
With the game tied 1-1, Messi scored the second goal of the game... Read the rest of the article »
The highest-selling football shirts in 2015 have been revealed.
The World Soccer Shop has revealed the list of the highest-selling jerseys in 2015. The rankings were based on both individual and club sales throughout 2015. Barcelona forward Lionel Messi tops the list of the highest selling jerseys followed by his Real Madrid counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo. Neymar Jr comes third, Chelsea’s Eden Hazard comes fourth, while Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez... Read the rest of the article »