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Sir Alex Ferguson: Ronaldo can shine anywhere, Messi CAN’T

According to the legendary Man United boss, Ronaldo could still be the star that he is today even at Millwall, but believes Messi is just "a Barcelona player".
Legendary Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson weighed in on the Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi debate, and had a not-too-pleasing verdict for the Argentine and his legion of supporters.

The question was put up to the Scottish tactician on the BBC, and the 73-year-old spoke highly of the player he signed from Sporting at the age of 18.

Whilst Ferguson admitted fans of the Barcelona...

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GOLDEN SHOE: No one comes close to Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi

La Liga's top scorers are once again competing against each other for the award, since no other player can match their goal scoring ability.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi continue their dispute over any individual award there is. This time, both La Liga strikers were revealed as the frontrunners to win this year's Golden Shoe. This will be the sixth consecutive year either player will take the trophy home, with Diego Forlán being the last striker to win the award prior to Messi and CR7 dominating the ranking. 


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Spanish politician states 'Lionel Messi receives special treatment in tax evasion issue'

Thursday April 23 2015,

Tags: La Liga, FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi

Communist politician Alberto Garzón denied that there's a chance the Argentinian could be convicted for his tax situation with Spanish authorities.
Spanish authorities believe some of their distinguished guests are not being judged as normal people. Particularly, Lionel Messi's problems with the country's tax authorities have sparked criticism by Comunist party member Alberto Garzon. The Spanish legislator revealed that it is his belief that the Argentinian is receiving special treatment for being a famous footballer, adding that convicting Barcelona's...

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Barcelona vs PSG: The MSN trio must be prepared to be in awe of Zlatan

Zlatan is returning to UCL action after a one game suspension. He has scored ten goals in his last five games.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to Barcelona wanting to surprise his former team in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. Before he steps into the pitch, the Swedish striker wants Messi, Suarez, Neymar and the rest of Barcelona to be ready for him, because he is ready to impress everyone at Camp Nou.

The same player that said that the World Cup would be nothing without him and...

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WATCH: La Pulga fails at celebrating his 400th goal with Barcelona

Sunday April 19 2015,

Tags: Barcelona, Valencia, La Liga, Lionel Messi

Messi hit the advertising signs and then the ground with his face first. It has almost been ten years since he scored his first goal with Barcelona.
Lionel Messi was too excited to score his 400th goal with Barcelona that he could not control his steps after giving Barcelona a 2-0 lead against Valencia. 

It was a goal that was just as important for him as it was for his team. By reaching a new milestone, he had given Los Cules a comfortable lead they would not relinquish. Now Barcelona is still two points ahead of Real Madrid with only...

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PSG vs Barcelona: South American flare to take Champions League by storm

What do Messi, Neymar, Suarez, Cavani, Silva, and Lavezzi have in common? They're all from South American, and will all set the UCL quarter-finals alight.
On Wednesday, Champions League football continues with a mouth-watering clash between European heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.Two sides with substantial chances of lifting the trophy, the Ligue 1 champions and La Liga leaders will both look to secure an advantage over their opponents ahead of the return leg, at Camp Nou.

An array of talents will be on display at the Parc des...

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"Spain did not win the World Cup, Barcelona won it" - Cantona

He also does not consider either Messi or Ronaldo as the best players in the world.
Eric Cantona is certain that if it weren’t for Catalonia, Spain would have never won the World Cup. He does not think that the best player in the world plays in La Liga and he is not a fan of someone who controls football but hasn’t played it.

The French legend gave a press conference at the Laureus World Sports Awards. His answers may nothave been what many people are used to hearing...

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WATCH OUT: Ronaldo and Messi on their way to play for the same team

Tuesday April 14 2015,

Tags: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, UEFA

The proposal is currently being analyzed by UEFA and is most likely to be approved. Scheduling may be the biggest obstacle for it to happen.
Not too long ago, former Real Madrid legend Ronaldo claimed that he would like to have Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi playing for his team. Having both football stars wearing the same jersey may happen sooner than expected.

UEFA is currently attempting to schedule an All-Star match with the best players in European clubs. The players would be split into “Team South” and “Team...

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Barca trolled as draw at Sevilla pushes La Liga race wide open

Saturday April 11 2015,

Tags: Lionel Messi, Neymar, Gerard Pique, Barcelona, Sevilla, La Liga

Check out the best reaction to the 2-2 draw, as Messi and Neymar were praised, Pique humiliated, and Real Madrid made happy.
On Saturday, La Liga leaders Barcelona traveled to face fifth-placed Sevilla in a tricky encounter. Despite having lost every fixture against the Blaugrana since 2010, Unai Emery's crew have not tasted defeat at home for over 14 months.

The Catalan giants, however, were unable to secure victory at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, drawing 2-2 in the closing stage of the game.

It was Barcelona...

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Draw My Life: Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi [VIDEO]

What were the origins of the best footballers of our time? What were their nicknames? Where did it all break out for them? Find out in this couple of videos!
If you were asked to draw Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's life, which highlights would you include? Would you start with the origins of each of these superstars, or would you skip directly to their moments of glory? Well, our pals from Football Daily took the time to look into each of these player's career, giving you a fun approach on their early life, how they got their start into football...

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How Barcelona must approach Sevilla ahead of Champions League clash vs PSG

Luis Suarez is in top scoring form but one yellow card away from suspension in La Liga. Barcelona has only received 17 goals this season.
Luis Enrique has lots to think about when choosing who will play the next games for Barcelona. The Spanish manager is fully aware that losing in La Liga as well as in the first leg against Paris Saint Germain could create some issues.

First, in the domestic league, Los Cules will visit Sevilla, who they beat in the first round of the tournament by 5-1. Los Hispalenses are currently fifth in...

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“Real were very interested in me” – Suarez opens up about Los Blancos snub

Friday April 10 2015,

Tags: Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Real Madrid, Barcelona, La Liga

Los Blancos came calling, but Barcelona was the only club in his heart, according to the Uruguayan striker.
Last season, Luis Suarez was football's most sought after striker. After a successful 2013-14 season with Liverpool in the English Premier League, in which he netted 31 goals and was named Player of the Year, clubs were drolling over the prospect of having the former Ajax man among their ranks.

A controversial World Cup campaign and a four-month ban from football doused interest from many clubs...

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HILARIOUS: How CR7 inspired Messi's wonder goal vs Almeria

Wednesday April 8 2015,

Tags: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona, Almeria, La Liga

One brilliant Twitter user pointed out to the whole world the Portuguese ace's pivotal role in Messi's wonder strike, on Wednesday.
At the 2014 Ballon d'Or gala back in January, Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo revealed to the whole world that Lionel Messi was his unlikely inspiration in football, before swooping up the coveted prize ahead of the South American sensation.

However, on Wednesday, the roles were swapped, and it was the 30-year-old Portuguese ace who played an inspirational role for the Argentine as he...

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Why not Messi, why not Cristiano Ronaldo? – El Fenomeno wants them both on his team

He has played for the clubs where both players are actually with. Ronaldo has mentioned he could come out of retirement.
For Ronaldo, the sky is the limit when it comes to managing his team in Florida. The former World Cup champion with Brazil in 1994 and 2002 would like to have Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo play for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

Lately, many of the big stars in Europe are coming to the Major League Soccer. The idea of having the two best players on the planet wear the same jersey is not...

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RONALDO QUINTUPLE: Watch CR7's 5 goals vs Granada

Sunday April 5 2015,

Tags: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Granada, Real Madrid, La Liga

Six shots. Four goals. Then a fifth one. And Cristiano Ronaldo is La Liga's topscorer again with 36 goals above Messi (32)!
Cristiano Ronaldo is back! It might have taken long for CR7 to get his groove in 2015 but his display against Granada was nothing short of special.

There is no doubt that missing Portugal's friendly match against Cape Verde did a lot of good to the reigning Ballon d'Or winner! His hat-trick came from his first three shots on target after Gareth Bale had opened the scoring in the 25th minute....

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'No one in the world can match Cristiano Ronaldo & Messi' -- Sir Alex Ferguson

Former Manchester United boss believes that, up to this moment, Neymar could be the only one to challenge both players as the best in the world.
Legendary coach Sir Alex Ferguson spoke candidly about a variety of topics during an interview. The former Manchester United boss revealed which players he believes to be the best in whe world, while naming one that could end their dominance. According to Sir Alex, Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi put on a show that will never be forgotten, and he is still waiting for Neymar's talent to develop in order...

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Demichelis señalado como el culpable de la lesión de Messi

Wednesday April 1 2015,

Tags: Lionel Messi, Barcelona, Argentina, FIFA, Demichelis

El choque se produjo en el partido de Octavos de Final de la Champions League. El Tata Martino señaló que Messi no estaba en condiciones de jugar los amistosos.
Los focos rojos se han prendido en el campamento del Barcelona. Su máxima figura, Lionel Messi, quien no tuvo participación con Argentina contra El Salvador y Ecuador, podría también perderse el encuentro ante el Celta de Vigo.

Su ausencia del durante los partidos amistosos causo molestias en los aficionados que pagaron un boleto para ver al astro Argentino. La albiceleste...

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UPDATE: Messi will most likely miss Barcelona's game against Celta Vigo

Wednesday April 1 2015,

Tags: La Liga, Lionel Messi, Celta Vigo, Barcelona, Argentina

Reports claim La Pulga got injured in the game against Manchester City. He was not fit to play at all with Argentina in their friendlies.
Lionel Messi is making headlines even when he doesn’t play. After missing both international friendlies with Argentina against El Salvador and Ecuador, he will most likely miss Barcelona’s next game against Celta Vigo. 

The leading goal scorer of La Liga with 32, had to see his national team from the sidelines. Fortunately for Argentina, they were able to win both games by 2-0...

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Mexico vs Paraguay: Jurgen Damm por encima de Messi y al acecho de Bale

Tuesday March 31 2015,

Tags: FIFA, Pachuca, Jurgen Damm, Gareth Bale, Anderson Silva, Lionel Messi

El jugador se ha probado con Chelsea y el Manchester United de la Liga Premier. Tuvo su debut en selección mayor ante Ecuador.
Conocido en México como Jurgen Damm Rascón, el mediocampista del Pachuca es hoy reconocido a nivel mundial como el segundo jugador más veloz del mundo.

Mide 1.87 y pesa 71 kilogramos, el muchacho de apenas 22 años de edad solo esta por detrás de Gareth Bale del Real Madrid. Antonio Valencia le sigue de cerca y más atrás figuras Lionel Messi, Theo...

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Neymar is awarded Samba Gold Trophy for first time ever

Tuesday March 31 2015,

Tags: Neymar Jr., Thiago Silva, Brazil, Samba Gold Trophy, Lionel Messi, PSG

It is given to Brazil's best player in Europe. The trophy belonged to Thiago Silva for the past three years.
Almost two years later after Neymar Jr. decided it was time to move to play for Barcelona, he is now considered Brazil's best player in Europe. For that same reason, he was awarded the Samba Gold Trophy, a recognition that belonged to Paris Saint Germain's Thiago Silva for the past three years.

This award has been given out since 2007. The winner of the recognition is not decided by Brazilian...

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