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Gossip column: Arsenal want to sign Yobo, plus others rumours on Lugano, Diarra, Pulis, Messi

Boateng broke the hearts of Man CityFor a list of all the deadline-day deals, check out the transfers page.TRANSFER GOSSIP Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is ready to recruit out-of-contract veterans Joseph Yobo, 34, and fellow defender Diego Lugano, 33, to ease his defensive crisis. (Daily Mail) Daily Star’s back pageThe Gunners are also plotting a shock return for former midfielder...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronaldo and Messi chasing goals record

Cristiano Ronaldo is aiming for a third consecutive season as top scorer in the UEFA Champions League. Last year, the Real Madrid … The post Ronaldo and Messi chasing goals record appeared... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

adidas Launches Messi’s Champions League Cleat

adidas unveiled Lionel Messi’s latest signature adizero F50 cleat built exclusively for UEFA Champions League. Inspired by the architecture of Barcelona, Messi’s updated F50 represents every goal he has scored and the 21 cities he has scored in. The cleat celebrates the four times Messi has claimed the Golden Boot award, his four UEFA Champions […]
Via 90Soccer
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Neymar nets brace behind Messi's assists as Barcelona top Bilbao

BARCELONA, Spain -- Neymar came on as a substitute to score twice from passes by Lionel Messi and give Barcelona a 2-0 win at home over Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish league on Saturday. Neymar again started on Barcelona's bench and had to watch Munir El Haddadi create Barcelona's best chances until he replaced the young forward in the 62nd minute. But Messi soon played Neymar...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Parents In Leo Messi's Hometown Can No Longer Name Their Kids "Messi"

In reaction to one Argentine man christening his son "Messi Varela," Mundo Deportivo reports that the city of Rosario has decided to nip any potential trend in the bud by passing a law that prohibits use of the name "Messi" as a first name. The stated rationale appears to be that using a family name as a first name will cause confusion, especially in the town...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi’s hometown bans people from naming children ‘Messi’

Folks who live in Lionel Messi’s hometown of Rosario, Argentina are no longer permitted to name their children after the most gifted athlete their section of the globe has ever produced. According to a Spanish News outlet, Rosario officials recently passed a law that prohibits the use of “Messi” as a first name. Mundo Deportivo […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Messi's hometown bans parents from naming kids after him

There can be no more Messis in Rosario, Argentina. Officials in Lionel Messi’s hometown have passed a new law, which makes it illegal for parents to name their children after the city’s most celebrated son, according to Mundo Deportivo. The ban applies to first names, as Rosario’s civil registry said it would lead to mass confusion. Officials drafted the law after a man in...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Messi making strides on groin injury, expected to miss two weeks

Barcelona's Lionel Messi is making "considerable improvements" in his recovery from a groin strain, according to the Argentina team doctor. The attacker was forced to withdraw from the Argentina squad for Wednesday's friendly against Germany, which ended in a 4-2 win for the South Americans over their World Cup final conquerors. Messi picked up the injury during...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi Suffers Leg Injury In Barcelona’s 1-0 Win Against Villarreal

Argentinian forward, Lionel Messi, suffered a leg muscle injury as confirmed by his club FC Barcelona after their 1-0 win at Villarreal earlier today. He will undergo further testing on Monday to judge the severity of the injury. “The former (Messi) has pulled an adductor muscle in right hip, and precautionary measures will be required,” as stated on the team’s official website...
Via World Soccer Talk
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Messi’s GF Antonella Shows Off Her Assets While on Vaca (Photo)

What good is it being arguably the best soccer player in the world if you can’t have fine things? Luckily for Lionel Messi he doesn’t have to find out because he is winning! The Barcelona man is currently on holidays with his family after a grueling World Cup where he led Argentina to the finals, and his girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo decided to give the paps a show or at least...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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