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Messi scores twice as Barca cruise past Alaves

Madrid/Xinhua: FC Barcelona ended their disappointing league campaign on a positive note as Leo Messi scored twice and inspired them to a 5-0 win away to Alaves.

Messi donates 500,000 Euros to fight against COVID-19 in Argentina

Buenos Aires/Sputnik/UNI:  Forward of Spain’s Barcelona football club Lionel Messi made a donation of 500,000 euros ($540,000) to help combat the spread of the coronavirus in his native Argentina, the media reported on Monday.

Messi scores twice as Barca brush past Leganes in Copa del Rey

Madrid/Xinhua/UNI: FC Barcelona produced their most convincing performance since Quique Setien took over as first team coach to enter quarterfinals of the Spanish Copa del Rey with a 5-0 win at home to Leganes.

Spanish court reopens fraud case against football player Lionel Messi: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Spain's National High Court has reopened a case against Barcelona football club's forward player Lionel Messi by a former employee of his charity foundation, Federico Rettori, Spanish ABC newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi wins this year's Ballon d'Or award

Paris/UNI: Lionel Messi, a forward for Barcelona football club, has received this year's Ballon d'Or (Golden Ball) prize, awarded annually by France Football magazine.

Messi hat-trick takes Barca top as Real Madrid impress in Eibar

Madrid/Xinhua/UNI: Leo Messi scored a hat-trick of two free-kicks and a penalty as FC Barcelona beat Celta Vigo to go into the international break as Liga Santander leaders.

Lionel Messi suffered muscle injury, confirms Barcelona

Madrid, Sept 26 (Xinhua): FC Barcelona striker Leo Messi looks certain to miss Saturday's Liga Santander game away to Getafe and is a doubt for the vital Champions League clash at home to Inter Milan after the club confirmed that he has suffered another muscle injury.

Lionel Messi awarded FIFA Player of the Year

Rome, Sept 24 (Xinhua): Lionel Messi won the FIFA Men's Player of the Year award on Monday with Megan Rapinoe, who spearheaded the United States to Women's World Cup title, pocketing the women's prize.

Messi likely to miss out again as Barcelona visit Osasuna

Madrid, Aug 30 (Xinhua/UNI) Lionel Messi is likely to miss out again when Barcelona visit newly-promoted Osasuna in the El Sadar Stadium on Saturday.

Messi would continue his international career despite Copa America semi defeat

Rio De Janeiro, Jul 3 (Xinhua/UNI) Lionel Messi missed another chance to claim a title with Argentina at the Copa America, but the Barcelona star vowed to continue his international career anyway.

Champions League: Lionel Messi powered Barcelona to defeat Manchester United in quarter-finals

Barcelona, Apr 17 (IBNS): Riding on Lionel Messi's twin goals, Barcelona thrashed Manchester United on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League.

Messi to play in Copa America, says Argentina boss

Tangier, Mar 26 (Xinhua) Lionel Messi will be a part of Argentina's squad at this year's Copa America despite his recent unavailability for international fixtures, Albiceleste head coach Lionel Scaloni said. 

Messi, Ronaldo face knockout challenges of FIFA World Cup today

Kazan/Sochi, Jun 30 (IBNS): In two separate matches on Saturday, Argentina's Lionel Messi and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo will be in action in the knockout matches of the FIFA World Cup 2018.

FIFA World Cup: Acid test for Messi as Argentina face Croatia today

Nizhny Novgorod, Jun 21 (IBNS): After a dismal beginning against Iceland in the FIFA World Cup 2018, Argentina will take on Croatia in a crucial match at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium here on Thursday.

FIFA World Cup: Iceland compete with Argentina to draw 1-1

Moscow, Jun 16 (IBNS): Putting up a tough fight, Iceland denied a win to Argentina as the match ended in a draw at the Spartak Stadium here on Saturday.