Neymar Hit In Head With Bottle, Lionel Messi Screams At Fans During Wild Game

Celebrate goals at your own risk in La Liga games. Barcelona earned a thrilling 3-2 road win over Valencia on Saturday thanks to superstar Lionel Messi’s stoppage-time penalty, but that took a backseat after a fan threw a bottle at teammate Neymar’s head during the post-goal celebration. Luis Suarez also apparently was hit with an object. After winning penalty, @ValenciaCF...
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Messi returns for Argentina qualifiers vs. Brazil, Colombia

Having fully recovered from a groin injury, Barcelona star Lionel Messi was named on Friday in Argentina's squad to face Brazil and Colombia in the next round of World Cup qualifiers.
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Lionel Messi beat Manchester City all by himself with a hat trick

Lionel Messi hadn't started a match in nearly a month since suiting up in the starting XI for Barcelona on Wednesday, but you'd never have guessed that was the case. After about a half-hour run out in Barcelona's La Liga win against Deportivo La Coruna, Messi entered the Champions League clash against Manchester City fit and in playing shape.And if there was ever any doubt that he...
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4 days ago

WATCH: Messi completes hat trick as Barcelona rout Celtic

Celtic are a team that are capable not only of being exciting to watch but also punching above their weight class, when they play at home. When they travel away from Celtic Park, especially in the UEFA Champions League, to Camp Nou of all places it doesn’t usually end well for them. They did a good job of keeping things respectable in the first half, going into the halftime break...
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September 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Messi confirms he will return to Argentina national team

Lionel Messi’s retirement from international soccer did not last long. Messi confirmed on Friday that he will continue to make himself available for selection to the Argentina national team. “I see that there are a lot of problems in Argentina football and I don’t want to create more,” Messi said in a statement, via ESPN FC. “I don’t want to cause harm, on the contrary...
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August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

FC Barcelona ignites public call of support for Lionel Messi

Soccer star Lionel Messi was recently sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax evasion and will not have to spend a day behind bars due to Spanish law. Because he has been through so much agony and grief (/sarcasm) FC Barcelona is helping spread the word to gather as much public support for their star player by taking to social media. No, really. A social media campaign of public...
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July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Can Cristiano Ronaldo claim the throne?

The rivalry between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi has always been neck and neck, but neither of team have ever led their respective countries to an international title. With Messi's epic penalty kick miss in the Copa America Final, if Ronaldo leads Portugal to a win over France, does CR7 officially become the best player of his generation?
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July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi fined $2.3 million for tax fraud, avoids jail time

Lionel Messi’s wallet just got a bit lighter. Wednesday, a Barcelona court ruled between 2007-2009 Messi committed tax fraud and recommended a sentence of seven months for each year, meaning a 21-month sentence. Instead, the court ruled for the $2.3 million fine, according to John Sinnott of However, because this was the first time the Barcelona forward had committed...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi isn't actually going to retire...right?

Lionel Messi stunned the sporting world by announcing his retirement from international play after Argentina's gut-wrenching loss to Chile in the Copa America Final. But, with Argentina still being one of the best teams in the world and Messi's financial issues looming, is the world's greatest footballer really going to retire? Bonta Hill and Eddie Maisonet debate whether this...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Messi doesn't have to win a damn thing for Argentina

Lionel Messi. The greatest player who’s ever played since I’ve been alive (1989). One could make the case that he’s the greatest of all time. Yes, regardless of if he never wins a trophy with Argentina. No matter what the country’s supporters say. Especially no matter what the cocaine-ridden, Hand-of-God cheat Diego Maradona says. Speaking of Maradona, I don’t recall...
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June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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