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Lionel Messi

Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi (Spanish pronunciation: [ljoˈnel anˈdɾes ˈmesi]; born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine footballer who currently plays for FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team as a forward or winger. He also holds Spanish citizenship, which makes him eligible as a EU player. Considered one of the best football players of his generation and frequently cited as the world's best contemporary player, Messi received several Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations by the age of 21 and won both by the age of 22. He also won the 2010 FIFA Ballon d'Or at the age of 23. His playing style and ability have drawn comparisons to Diego Maradona, who himself declared Messi his "successor".

Articles About Lionel Messi

Real Madrid
El Clasico Results: Usain Bolt-Like Goal From Gareth Bale Helps Real Madrid Top Sorry Barcelona for Copa Del Rey Title

By IBTimes IN

Gareth Bale produced a moment of magic in the final moments to guide Real Madrid to a deserved 2-1 victory over Barcelona in the El Clasico Copa Del Rey final at the Mestalla. (Apr 17)

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Lionel Messi Barcelona
Watch El Clasico Copa Del Rey Final: Barcelona vs Real Madrid Live Streaming Information

By IBTimes IN

Watch Copa Del Rey Final -- Barcelona vs Real Madrid Live Streaming Information. Real will be without Cristiano Ronaldo as Lionel Messi looks to guide his Barca side to another El Clasico victory. (Apr 17)

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Samsung Store
Galaxy S5 Market Release Highlights: Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit, FIFA 14 Mobile Game, Galaxy 11 Team, 'My Life Powered by Galaxy S5' Ad and Store Activities

By IBTimes AU

Samsung announced on April 11 its Galaxy S5 along with the Samsung Gear wearables - Samsung Gear 2, Samsung Gear 2 Neo and Samsung Gear Fit. These devices are set to be available in 125 countries like the United States, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia. (Apr 14)

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Koke David Villa Atletico Madrid
Champions League Quarterfinals: Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Highlights

By IBTimes IN

Atletico Madrid stunned one of the favourites for the Champions League - Barcelona - as Diego Simeone's men's magical season showed no signs of abating. Catch the highlights of the quarterfinal second leg. (Apr 10)

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Lionel Messi Barcelona
Watch Champions League Quarterfinals: Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Live Streaming Information

By IBTimes IN

Watch Champions League -- Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Live Streaming Information. With the tie perfectly poised, Barca and Atletico will look to plant their feet in the semifinals when the two teams meet in their quarterfinal second leg at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday. (Apr 10)

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Champions League Quarterfinals Preview: Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid Live Streaming Information: Where to Watch Live All-Spanish First Leg

By IBTimes IN

Spanish rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will look to outdo each other when the two sides meet in the first leg of the Champions League. The Camp Nou clash can be watched via live streaming online. (Apr 01)

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Victor Valdes Barcelona
La Liga Results: Real Madrid Crash as Atletico and Barcelona Take Full Advantage

By IBTimes IN

Real Madrid's week of misery continued as Carlo Ancelotti's men crashed to their second straight La Liga defeat, while Atletico Madrid and Barcelona took full advantage of the slip-up with wins of their own. (Mar 27)

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Lionel Messi Poised to Dethrone Cristiano Ronaldo as World’s Highest Paid Footballer

By IBTimes AU

Lionel Messi is poised to dethrone Cristiano Ronaldo to become the highest paid footballer in the world, at least it is what FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu thinks. (Mar 27)

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Barcelona Messi
La Liga Preview: Barcelona vs Celta Vigo Live Streaming Information: Where to Watch Live as Messi and Co. Look to Go Top

By IBTimes IN

After a pulsating El Clasico victory, Barcelona will target top spot in La Liga when they host Celta Vigo at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night. Live streaming options are available for the La Liga game. (Mar 26)

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Bayern Munich Bundesliga
Bundesliga Results: Unstoppable Bayern Munich Clinch 24th Title in Record-Breaking Fashion

By IBTimes IN

Bayern Munich were unstoppable yet again as Pep Guardiola's men romped to the Bundesliga title after clinching a comfortable win over Hertha Berlin. (Mar 26)

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