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Messi leads demolition of Lyon to take Barca through

03 March, 2019 4:14 pm 4:14 pm

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Lionel Messi lead the way with two goals and two assists as Barcelona reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League in style by thrashing Olympique Lyonnais 5-1 at home and advancing by the same scoreline on aggregate. Barca captain  Lionel Messi opened the scoring with a “Panenka” penalty chipped straight down the … Read More

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Argentina coach hopeful Messi will return to national team

01 January, 2019 11:15 am 11:15 am

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said he has a “good feeling” about Lionel Messi’s possible return to international soccer and will talk to the Barcelona forward about a possible return from his self-imposed exile. Messi took a sabbatical from the national side after another disappointing World Cup, with Argentina knocked out … Read More

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Messi and co “angry” after Barca slip up again

09 September, 2018 9:01 am 9:01 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Barcelona captain Lionel Messi says the La Liga champions are “angry” about dropping seven points in their last three league games after he came off the bench to help his side scrape a 1-1 draw at home to Athletic Bilbao . Messi was a surprise absentee from the starting line-up, along with … Read More

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Moscow confectioners build life-size chocolate Messi for his birthday

06 June, 2018 9:17 am 9:17 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – When Moscow confectioners found out Lionel Messi would be celebrating his birthday during the World Cup, they decided he needed a gift that measured up – a life-size chocolate sculpture in his likeness. A team of five workers at Moscow’s Altufyevo Confectionery worked for nearly a week to carve the sculpture in … Read More

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Croatia aim to keep feet on the ground after crushing Argentina

06 June, 2018 9:58 am 9:58 am

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) – Croatia captain Luka Modric could barely hide his joy after the Balkan side crushed Argentina 3-0 in their World Cup Group D showdown on Thursday, but he cautioned that they must keep their feet on the ground as they move to the next round. The victory meant Croatia have qualified … Read More

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New Panama leaks: Messi, Najib’s brother own offshore companies

06 June, 2018 10:15 am 10:15 am

PANAMA CITY (92 News) – After two years, a fresh document leak from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca revealed new financial details about an array of global elites. As per details garnered, Nizam, the brother of Mr Najib Razak, was named in the leaked documents to own Everbright Universal Holdings Limited, with his intermediary named … Read More

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