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Barcelona's midfielder praised 'La Pulga's' commitment with the National Team even after all the criticism he endured when they lost the Copa América against Chile.
Once the 2015 Copa América ended, Lionel Messi's future with La Albiceleste was heavily questioned by a number of sources, which included some sources that indicated "La Pulga" would not return with La Albiceleste until 2016. Now, with the International break in full, Messi rejoined Argentina and Javier Mascherano took the microphone to defend his Barcelona team-mate from all the criticism.
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Currently in the States with his national side, La Pulga signed a shirt and posed for a pic with the 33-year-old Houston Dash midfield ace.
With South American giants Argentina gearing up for a friendly with Bolivia on Friday, USWNT star Carli Lloyd got the unforgettable opportunity to meet idol Lionel Messi.
The entire Albiceleste crew, icluding the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero, and Angel Di Maria, were in the States, training at the Compass Stadium in Houston, home of MLS side Houston Dynamo.
La Pulga was pictured... Read the rest of the article »
Messi competed against Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez for the award. Last season he won his fourth Champions League title with Barcelona.
The Champions League "Player of the Year" award has been decided by journalists and they gave it to Lionel Messi. La Pulga is once again considered to be the best player in Europe as he defeated Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammate Luis Suarez in the election.
The Argentinian outnumbered Suarez and Ronaldo in the election
Lionel Messi is crowned the 2014/15 #UEFABestPlayer... Read the rest of the article »
La Pulga scored it against Bayern Munich in the semi-finals. Most remember it due to the fact that Jerome Boateng going to the ground.
Lionel Messi is already making headlines this Champions League season and he has not even played one minute yet. This is due to the fact that La Pulga won the "Goal of the Season" award for one of his goals against Bayern Munich in the UCL semi-finals last season.
It was his second goal of the night but the best one of all. After a pass from Ivan Rakitic, La Pulga took full control... Read the rest of the article »
Lionel Messi may be poised for a fifth Ballon d'Or for all his heroics, but it seems like the "easiest" of tasks (taking penalties) is not really his thing.
Barcelona entered the match with a humiliating 5-1 aggregate defeat against reigning Supercopa de Espana champions Athletic Bilbao on their backs. When Luis Suarez went to the ground in the penalty box on the half-hour mark, it looked like the Blaugrana's revenge mission had begun.
Lionel Messi took the ball, placed it on the spot and stepped back before shooting to the left. Goal? no goal! Athletic... Read the rest of the article »
After their Super Copa loss against Los Leones, Barcelona wants to keep their fans calm about their chances of another historic season. Can they get some payback?
During the past few days, Barcelona's fans have started to doubt about their team's chances of repeating a historic season. The team's supporters are taking under consideration the short squad Luis Enrique has to choose from, since they can't add new players to the team given the transfer ban imposed by FIFA. Furthermore, Los Culés have a number of absences due to injury and suspension, and... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona begins the road to defend its La Liga title. Bilbao has not lost any of their last two games played against Barcelona.
Fue solo hace unos días cuando el Barcelona perdió su oportunidad de levantar su sexto trofeo en el año contra el Athletic Bilbao en la Supercopa de España. Mientras que la revancha parece ser muy pronto, no hay manera de sacarle la vuelta para los Culés que inician su defensa del título de La Liga.
En la primera vuelta de la... Read the rest of the article »
The campaign challenges you to make your own path to create your own game. Messi earns more than $20 million a year from sponsors
Lionel Messi is called by many as the best football player to ever lived. Almost every week with Barcelona he mesmerizes fans, the opponents and the players from his own team. People want to meet him and in other cases, be exactly like La Pulga. In a new Adidas campaign, Messi does not encourage that from happening.
The ad is called "Unfollow". The video shows Messi doing tons of great... Read the rest of the article »
Who is the most followed football player in this social network? With this countdown, we will save you a lot of work if you chose to search for the answer yourself.
Social media is a big part of the world, and that also includes footballers. Fans all around the world pay attention to their every move, and while some of them may not be the best in the business, they sure are quite popular in different parts of Planet Earth.
Four of the most followed players come from Brazil, while there is not a clear dominance concerning what team dominates. PSG, Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
Messi had his debut with La Albiceleste against Hungary on August 17, 2005. He has played 102 games with the national team ever since.
Lionel Messi is not giving his back on the national team after losing the Copa America to Chile over the summer. He wants to represent his country despite the criticism from many fans and players including Diego Armando Maradona. Gerardo Martino has called Messi for their next two games against Bolivia and Mexico.
The 28-year-old player is now celebrating ten years from the first time that he... Read the rest of the article »
Athletic Club consiguió una ventaja de 4-0 en el juego de ida. Luis Enrique tiene confianza en que su equipo puede remontar el marcador.
Meter uno, dos ó tres goles no le sirve de nada al FC Barcelona cuando se enfrente al Athletic en la cancha del Camp Nou para definir al rey de la Supercopa de España. Mientras que fue el Barcelona quien ganó la pasada edición de la Copa del Rey, este trofeo le puede pertenecer al equipo de Bilbao si saben manejar el partido.
Lionel Messi no pudo hacer nada ante un... Read the rest of the article »
Suarez stated that his 'desperate need' to win the Champions League was the key factor to help him change sides last summer.
Luis Suarez thinks he is right where he belongs. After just one season with Barcelona, the Uruguayan striker shared his thoughts about his time with Los Blaugranas, where he has already won every tournament they have played in.
According to Suarez, his drive to win the UEFA Champions League was the key factor to sign with Barcelona, despite Liverpool's coach and owners wanted him to stay.
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If Los Leones did not have enough reasons to be petrified of the prospect of facing the Argentine ace, here are a few more.
On Friday, two of La Liga’s biggest, most successful sides; Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao, will clash for the 2015 Supercopa de Espana title.
Los Leones will welcome Luis Enrique’s crew to the San Mamés Barria in the first round of this two-legged final, as Ernesto Valvarde looks to get the better of Lionel Messi and Co. ahead of the return fixture at Camp Nou.
However... Read the rest of the article »
Following his win in the UEFA Super Cup, Luis Enrique is still on course to match Pep Guardiola's sextuple-winning season with Barcelona. How do the two managers compare?
It's often said that imitation is the best form of flattery. Or that once something great has been achieved, it is nearly impossible to replicate or even match that same success. In the case of Barcelona, one of these often-used statements certainly rings true; as for the other, the jury's still out regarding its verdict.
Seven years ago, the Blaugrana were coming into the 2008/2009 campaign... Read the rest of the article »
The winner will be announced on August 27. Suarez is the third player on this list that used to have ten names on it.
The shortlist for the nominees of UEFA Player of the Year award has been narrowed down to three with the names of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez. The winner will be announced on August 27, the day of the UEFA Champions League group stage draw.
This is the list that UEFA announced earlier on Wednesday
Messi, @Cristiano, @LuisSuarez9. We have our final three! Who... Read the rest of the article »
La Pulga scored two free kick goals, as the Blaugrana won 5-4 to keep alive their hopes of clinching the sextuplet.
Lionel Messi continues his march to a 5th Ballon d’Or title, banishing the nightmares of his nation’s Copa America final loss, as he guided Barcelona to the 2015 UEFA Super Cup.
The Argentine captain scored two free-kick goals in the span of 9 minutes, helping the Blaugrana go from 1-nil down to a 2-1 lead, and also saw his free-kick rebound in the 115th minute netted by Perdro in... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will face Sevilla at the Boris Paichadzis Erovnuli Stadioni in the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday, the 11th of August. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Barcelona vs Sevilla below.
The winners of the Champions League will face the Europa League champions of last season. It's an all-Spanish affair.
Barcelona will not be able to field their complete trio of Messi, Suarez and Neymar; the Brazilian was diagnosed with mumps and will thus remain on the sidelines. He is expected to be replaced in the starting eleven by Man United bound Pedro who might be... Read the rest of the article »
El Barcelona podría empatar al AC Milan como el equipo con más títulos de Super Copa (5). Unai Emery nunca le ha podido ganar al Barcelona como entrenador.
Este martes el Campeón de Europa y el Campeón de la Europa League se miden en Tbilisi para definir al campeón de la Super Copa de la Uefa. Ambos euqipos tienen plantillas muy diferentes pero con el mismo objetivo en mente y los dos sueñan con levantar el mismo trofeo a pesar de sus diferencias.
El Barcelona de Luis Enrique enamoró a muchos aficionados... Read the rest of the article »
Messi appeared in a video to the kids of the organization showing his contribution. La Pulga has been criticized for failing to win the World Cup and Copa America.
Lionel Messi has been facing a lot of criticism lately for not winning a major title with Argentina when he had the shot to win the World Cup in 2014 and the Copa America this past summer. Before the 2015-2016 season gets underway, La Pulga donated a big amount of money to UNICEF, something that should not be criticised.
The Argentinian star surprised the kids of "Un Sol Para los Chicos"... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona could tie AC Milan as the team with the most Super Cup wins. The last and only time Sevilla won it was in 2006.
Barcelona and Sevilla will meet in a neutral ground called Tbilisi to decide who the winner of the 2015 UEFA Super Cup is. A trophy that for now belongs to Real Madrid should be in the hands of Barcelona by Tuesday but Unai Emery, Sevilla's coach, hopes that will not be the case.
Emery respects the fact that Barcelona is a very powerful team and that they recently won the treble last season... Read the rest of the article »