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Argentina topple El Salvador with Lionel Messi on bench

WASHINGTON -- Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador 2-0 in a friendly match Saturday. Argentina played a lackluster game without its star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with a right foot bruise. The Barcelona star took a knock last Sunday in the Spanish league `clasico' against Real Madrid, and missed several...
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Gheorghe Muresan, Lionel Messi hang out at Wizards game (PHOTOS)

Former Wizards center Gheorghe Muresan is quite a bit taller than Lionel Messi. He’s almost double the Argentinian soccer star’s size. So when the two hung out at the Pacers-Wizards game on Wednesday night, it was instantly clear that Muresan is just a bit too tall to play soccer. Check out the photos and see for yourself. "Hola, Gheorghe" – Leo Messi #WizPacers pic...
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Confirmed: Lionel Messi is not as tall as Gheorghe Muresan

Lionel Messi and teammates were in attendance for Wednesday night’s Wizards-Pacers game in Washington, where the soccer star got to meet former NBA big man Gheorghe Muresan. Emphasis on ‘big,’ man. One would assume that the 7’7 Muresan dwarfs most people he comes into contact with, but the former Wizards center stands a full two feet Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Messi to play for Argentina following foot injury scare in El Clasico

Lionel Messi has had scans on a foot complaint but is fine to feature for Argentina over the international break, the Argentinian Football Association has announced. The four-time FIFA Ballon d'Or winner picked up a knock to his right foot during Barcelona's 2-1 win over Real Madrid in Sunday's El Clasico, but fears he would have to go back to the Catalan giants for recovery have...
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Messi gets all-clear after tests on bruising from "Clasico"

MADRID (AP) Barcelona says Lionel Messi can continue training with Argentina's national squad in the United States after tests showed he had not picked up an injury after taking a knock during the `Clasico' victory over Real Madrid. The Spanish club said in a statement that Messi went for a check-up in a private clinic in Washington D.C. on Tuesday morning, but that ''no injury...
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VIDEO: Lionel Messi and Ivan Rakitic make the difficult look easy with this goal

We knew this was going to happen sooner or later. Lionel Messi and Ivan Rakitic teamed up for Barcelona’s first goal against Manchester City and put City on the way out of the Champions League as they must score two goals to go to extra time and three to win. Lionel Messi’s assist was simply filthy and Ivan Rakitic sealed the deal with hardly any pressure. The calmness from these...
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Watch Lionel Messi Take Numerous Eibar Defenders To School On This Run

THIS IS WHY MESSI IS CONSIDERED AMONG THE BEST EVER! Enjoy. #beINLaLiga — beIN SPORTS USA (@beINSPORTSUSA) March 14, 2015 Lionel Messi proved once again why he is one of the greatest soccer players of all time. Check out the incredible work he put in on Saturday when Barcelona took on Eibar and then Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Lionel Messi Misses Penalty Kick, As Joe Hart Saves Man City’s Dreams (Video)

Lionel Messi ceases to be a super-hero when he steps up to the penalty spot. Messi missed a penalty kick Tuesday in the dying moments of Barcelona’s 2-1 win over Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League. Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart saved Messi’s penalty kick, and the Barcelona superstar headed his follow-up effort wide to the astonishment of the soccer world. Messi...
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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