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#Leo Messi

# leo-messi - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Lionel Messi one of four PSG players to test positive for Covid-19
# Positive
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# Positive

Lionel Messi one of four PSG players to test positive for Covid-19

Jan 2nd 2022, 12:25 PM 2,239 Views 0 Comments

The Argentina international will stay in his home country until he tests negative.

# leo-messi - Monday 9 August, 2021

No Messi, no problem as Barcelona defeat Juventus
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

No Messi, no problem as Barcelona defeat Juventus

Aug 9th 2021, 8:24 AM 10,703 Views 4 Comments

Memphis Depay opened the scoring for Barcelona after just three minutes.

# leo-messi - Sunday 16 May, 2021

‘It is impossible to play without him’ – Koeman hopes Messi hasn't played final game at Camp Nou
# A Nou Hope
From The42
# A Nou Hope

‘It is impossible to play without him’ – Koeman hopes Messi hasn't played final game at Camp Nou

May 16th 2021, 9:16 PM 8,448 Views 1 Comment

Messi’s contract expires at the end of the season, and today Barcelona’s title challenge was officially ended.

# leo-messi - Friday 9 April, 2021

Messi happy again but Barca wonder if this Clasico will be his last
# Big Game
From The42
# Big Game

Messi happy again but Barca wonder if this Clasico will be his last

Apr 9th 2021, 1:53 PM 2,979 Views 1 Comment

The winners will move Atletico Madrid off top spot for the first time since December.

# leo-messi - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Messi on song as Barca thrash Sociedad From The42

Messi on song as Barca thrash Sociedad

Mar 21st 2021, 10:26 PM 5,859 Views 0 Comments

Luis Suarez scored the winner for Atletico Madrid against Alavez.

# leo-messi - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'I don't know if I will have a quiet life as Barcelona coach after Messi's words' - Koeman
# Relations
From The42
# Relations

'I don't know if I will have a quiet life as Barcelona coach after Messi's words' - Koeman

Sep 30th 2020, 2:21 PM 10,734 Views 1 Comment

Koeman added that he was pleased to hear his star striker say that he wants to end his disputes with the club.

# leo-messi - Monday 31 August, 2020

Messi misses first pre-season training session as Barcelona stand-off continues
# No Show
From The42
# No Show

Messi misses first pre-season training session as Barcelona stand-off continues

Aug 31st 2020, 5:17 PM 7,617 Views 6 Comments

After skipping coronavirus tests on Sunday, Messi was absent again today.

# leo-messi - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Messi admits to seeing ‘weird things happening’ at Barcelona
# Mes Que Un Club
From The42
# Mes Que Un Club

Messi admits to seeing ‘weird things happening’ at Barcelona

Feb 20th 2020, 9:35 AM 6,812 Views 4 Comments

Club president Josep Maria Bartomeu was forced to deny accusations of unethical social media practices.

# leo-messi - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

More Messi heartbreak as Firmino fires Brazil into Copa America final
# Spicy
From The42
# Spicy

More Messi heartbreak as Firmino fires Brazil into Copa America final

Jul 3rd 2019, 8:34 AM 9,931 Views 22 Comments

The hosts won a feisty encounter against their arch rivals 2-0.

# leo-messi - Friday 7 June, 2019

Aguero admits he wants to win Copa America more 'for Messi than for me'
# Argentina
From The42
# Argentina

Aguero admits he wants to win Copa America more 'for Messi than for me'

Jun 7th 2019, 9:13 AM 5,388 Views 2 Comments

The Manchester City striker is desperate to help the Barcelona superstar claim a first senior international honour this summer.

# leo-messi - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Modric has a dig at Messi and Ronaldo for skipping Ballon d'Or ceremony
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Modric has a dig at Messi and Ronaldo for skipping Ballon d'Or ceremony

Dec 15th 2018, 1:52 PM 13,617 Views 20 Comments

The Real Madrid midfielder has ended the duopoly.

# leo-messi - Monday 30 July, 2018

'I was paying for Messi's shopping!': Colombia star Mina admits to foolish free-kick bets with Barca stars
# Different Class
From The42
# Different Class

'I was paying for Messi's shopping!': Colombia star Mina admits to foolish free-kick bets with Barca stars

Jul 30th 2018, 9:15 PM 24,910 Views 4 Comments

Stick to the towering headers, Yerry.

# leo-messi - Friday 15 June, 2018

'This is Messi's World Cup' - Tevez backing Barcelona star to lead Argentina charge
# Carlito
From The42
# Carlito

'This is Messi's World Cup' - Tevez backing Barcelona star to lead Argentina charge

Jun 15th 2018, 9:06 AM 5,079 Views 7 Comments

A man who missed out on a place in the Albiceleste squad believes global glory can be secured in Russia, with only Germany and Brazil posing a threat.

# leo-messi - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Papa Messi misses Barca match for birth of third son
# Ciao Ciro
From The42
# Ciao Ciro

Papa Messi misses Barca match for birth of third son

Mar 10th 2018, 2:15 PM 10,539 Views 9 Comments

Ciro is a brother to five-year-old Thiago and Mateo, who is two.

# leo-messi - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Messi's getting married: Barcelona star to wed childhood sweetheart in Rosario
# Mes Que Un Wedding
From The42
# Mes Que Un Wedding

Messi's getting married: Barcelona star to wed childhood sweetheart in Rosario

Jun 8th 2017, 6:01 PM 10,242 Views 14 Comments

He’ll marry Antonella Roccuzzo at the end of the month, he’s revealed.

# leo-messi - Friday 5 May, 2017

Argentina World Cup hopes boosted as Messi gets four-game ban quashed
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Argentina World Cup hopes boosted as Messi gets four-game ban quashed

May 5th 2017, 3:11 PM 3,638 Views 12 Comments

Fifa have decided to keep the game’s biggest star in with a chance of playing in their biggest tournament.

# leo-messi - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Messi hits Barca 500 with last-gasp El Clasico winner
# Mes Que...
From The42
# Mes Que...

Messi hits Barca 500 with last-gasp El Clasico winner

Apr 23rd 2017, 10:07 PM 14,553 Views 28 Comments

It was a memorable night in the Spanish title race.

# leo-messi - Friday 30 December, 2016

Open thread: Who will be the player to finally break the Messi/Ronaldo grip on the Ballon d'Or?
# Gongs
From The42
# Gongs

Open thread: Who will be the player to finally break the Messi/Ronaldo grip on the Ballon d'Or?

Dec 30th 2016, 3:00 PM 9,989 Views 31 Comments

We’ve been arguing about this in the office.

# leo-messi - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Roy Keane watches Barcelona training session
# MES QUE UNE KEANE
From The42
# MES QUE UNE KEANE

Roy Keane watches Barcelona training session

Jul 27th 2016, 12:13 PM 16,011 Views 11 Comments

The former Manchester United and Celtic midfielder stopped by the training facility in Burton-upon-Trent to observe the Blaugrana’s routines

# leo-messi - Friday 27 May, 2016

Court date will force Messi to clock up a lot of air miles before Copa America kick-off
# Trans-atlantic
From The42
# Trans-atlantic

Court date will force Messi to clock up a lot of air miles before Copa America kick-off

May 27th 2016, 8:29 AM 4,125 Views 3 Comments

Messi and his father face three counts of tax fraud.

# leo-messi - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Messi's stunning in-off-the-bar free-kick pushes Barca to derby win in Copa del Rey
# Cracking
From The42
# Cracking

Messi's stunning in-off-the-bar free-kick pushes Barca to derby win in Copa del Rey

Jan 6th 2016, 9:41 PM 9,825 Views 5 Comments

Elsewhere, Gary Neville’s Valencia ran out 4 – 0 winners thanks to an Alvaro Negredo hat-trick.

# leo-messi - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Five keys to Barca's Champions League victory
# CAMPEONES
From The42
# CAMPEONES

Five keys to Barca's Champions League victory

Jun 7th 2015, 10:01 AM 5,039 Views 3 Comments

Five reasons why Barcelona are kings of European football with their 3-1 Champions League triumph over Juventus on Saturday.

# leo-messi - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Leo Messi’s cup final goal was from another galaxy, shrugs Luis Enrique From The42

Leo Messi’s cup final goal was from another galaxy, shrugs Luis Enrique

May 31st 2015, 9:55 AM 8,618 Views 10 Comments

The Spanish boss has suggested that he was not pleased by Neymar’s showboating at the end of the fixture as Barcelona moved close to the treble.

# leo-messi - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Mourinho: Any of England's top 4 would win Champions League with Messi
# Mind The Gap
From The42
# Mind The Gap

Mourinho: Any of England's top 4 would win Champions League with Messi

May 9th 2015, 10:47 AM 4,469 Views 7 Comments

The Chelsea manager insists that the Barcelona superstar would inspire any of Arsenal, Manchester City or Manchester United to European glory.

# leo-messi - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Jerome Boateng goes full 'Del Boy through the bar' and the internet explodes
# Mugged Off
From The42
# Mugged Off

Jerome Boateng goes full 'Del Boy through the bar' and the internet explodes

May 7th 2015, 10:29 AM 8,789 Views 3 Comments

Play it cool, Trigger.

# leo-messi - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Messi shows exactly why we love him so much to pour misery on Guardiola's Bayern From The42

Messi shows exactly why we love him so much to pour misery on Guardiola's Bayern

May 6th 2015, 9:34 PM 20,325 Views 35 Comments

Barcelona’s little genius scored two goals in three minutes in a 3-0 home win against Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final first leg.

# leo-messi - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Leo Messi met a former NBA star twice his size last night
# Hola Gheorghe
From The42
# Hola Gheorghe

Leo Messi met a former NBA star twice his size last night

Mar 26th 2015, 9:03 AM 7,277 Views 2 Comments

Good touch for a big man.

# leo-messi - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

With Tevez, Higuain and Aguero to choose from, Argentina may shift Messi out wide
# Embarrassment Of Riches
From The42
# Embarrassment Of Riches

With Tevez, Higuain and Aguero to choose from, Argentina may shift Messi out wide

Nov 12th 2014, 8:39 AM 1,846 Views 2 Comments

Gerardo Martino has A LOT of attacking options.

# leo-messi - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Lionel Messi equalled Raúl's Champions League scoring record tonight
# 71 Not Out
From The42
# 71 Not Out

Lionel Messi equalled Raúl's Champions League scoring record tonight

Nov 5th 2014, 9:34 PM 6,121 Views 13 Comments

The Real Madrid legend must be sickened.

# leo-messi - Thursday 16 October, 2014

In numbers: Messi's most memorable matches in 10 years at Barcelona
# Leo
From The42
# Leo

In numbers: Messi's most memorable matches in 10 years at Barcelona

Oct 16th 2014, 11:52 AM 3,371 Views 3 Comments

As the Argentine forward celebrates a decade of fantastic football since making his debut for the Catalan club, we look at his standout games for the Blaugrana.

# leo-messi - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

It is illegal to name your child 'Messi' in Leo's hometown of Rosario
# What's In A Name?
From The42
# What's In A Name?

It is illegal to name your child 'Messi' in Leo's hometown of Rosario

Sep 10th 2014, 5:25 PM 5,250 Views 6 Comments

No imitations accepted.

# leo-messi - Monday 25 August, 2014

Leo Messi was back scoring at will in La Liga last night
# Specialist Subect
From The42
# Specialist Subect

Leo Messi was back scoring at will in La Liga last night

Aug 25th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,183 Views 1 Comment

The Argentina captain bullied Elche to get himself over the World Cup.

# leo-messi - Monday 14 July, 2014

'Nothing can console me' laments Messi as world slips through Argentina's hands
# Second Best
From The42
# Second Best

'Nothing can console me' laments Messi as world slips through Argentina's hands

Jul 14th 2014, 3:10 PM 5,811 Views 7 Comments

The Golden Ball winner missed one of three great chances that fell his team’s way against Germany.

# leo-messi - Thursday 3 July, 2014

New documentary on Lionel Messi's journey to the top screened in Brazil
# Started From The Bottom
From The42
# Started From The Bottom

New documentary on Lionel Messi's journey to the top screened in Brazil

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:33 PM 5,189 Views 10 Comments

Former World Cup winner Jorge Valdano was centrally involved in the creation of ‘Messi’.

# leo-messi - Monday 16 June, 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the fourth night of World Cup action
# Messi Mondays
From The42
# Messi Mondays

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the fourth night of World Cup action

Jun 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 15,215 Views 13 Comments

Switzerland confounded the critics, France got the shins hacked off them and Argentina signalled their intent.

# leo-messi - Saturday 3 May, 2014

ESPN made these class national team posters to promote the World Cup
# Poster Boys
From The42
# Poster Boys

ESPN made these class national team posters to promote the World Cup

May 3rd 2014, 12:05 PM 5,822 Views 8 Comments

Oh I wish we were there.

# leo-messi - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Barca made to sweat before Messi penalty sees them go top
# La Liga
From The42
# La Liga

Barca made to sweat before Messi penalty sees them go top

Mar 29th 2014, 6:12 PM 4,685 Views 0 Comments

The Argentine kept his cool to hand neighbours Espaynol a narrow defeat.

# leo-messi - Friday 17 January, 2014

Neymar stretchered off as Messi doubles up on first start of 2014
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

Neymar stretchered off as Messi doubles up on first start of 2014

Jan 17th 2014, 12:01 AM 4,552 Views 7 Comments

The Brazilian forward could be out of action for four weeks after injuring his ankle.

# leo-messi - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

No place for Messi in UEFA.com's Team of the Year
# Omission
From The42
# Omission

No place for Messi in UEFA.com's Team of the Year

Jan 15th 2014, 3:26 PM 9,137 Views 27 Comments

The XI is voted by users of the European football governing body’s official website.

# leo-messi - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Luis Suarez is 100% the best player in the world - Brendan Rodgers
# Slight Bias
From The42
# Slight Bias

Luis Suarez is 100% the best player in the world - Brendan Rodgers

Dec 24th 2013, 4:36 PM 3,938 Views 34 Comments

The Liverpool boss believes his Uruguayan striker is proving his worth in the world’s most competitive league.

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