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Messi Wins Ballon d’Or for Record 6th Time

  BARCELONA forward Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or for a record sixth time. The Argentine has been in phenomenal form since returning from injury in September, scoring 11 times and grabbing eight assists for La Blaugrana. Messi won the prestigious prize with Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk second and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo third. Liverpool […]Read More

Messi Fit for Champions League Opener

  BARCELONA’S captain Lionel Messi is set to make a return to competitive football for the first time since July. He has been named in Barcelona’s squad for Tuesday’s Champions League opener with Borussia Dortmund. He  has recovered from a calf injury. Messi last played in July during the Copa America for Argentina and has […]Read More

Messi Banned from International Football

  ARGENTINA captain Lionel Messi has been banned from international football for three months after he claimed that the Copa America was “corrupt.” Messi, 32, was sent off during Argentina’s 2-1 third-place play-off win over Chile and later said the “cup was fixed for Brazil”. He was fined $50,000 by Conmebol, the South American Football […]Read More