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‘Average’ Messi still fantastic, says Pochettino
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‘Average’ Messi still fantastic, says Pochettino

Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring their third goal during the Champions League group B football match match between Tottenham Hotspur and Barcelona at Wembley Stadium in London, on October 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino lauded Lionel Messi’s consistent brilliance […]

Messi, Rakitic light up Wembley as stylish Barca sink Spurs
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Messi, Rakitic light up Wembley as stylish Barca sink Spurs

Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi runs away from Tottenham Hotspur's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama (L) during the Champions League group B football match match between Tottenham Hotspur and Barcelona at Wembley Stadium in London, on October 3, 2018. Barcelona won the game 4-2.Glyn KIRK / AFP Lionel Messi’s Wembley masterclass […]

Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world’s best
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Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world’s best

Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric looks on during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and AS Roma at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s […]

‘Ignorance makes you very bold’ – Ramos slams Griezmann attitude
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‘Ignorance makes you very bold’ – Ramos slams Griezmann attitude

Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Real Madrid v Leganes – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – September 1, 2018 Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates scoring their fourth goal REUTERS/Javier Barbancho Sergio Ramos has launched a scathing attack on Antoine Griezmann’s attitude after the French forward said he has his […]

Barcelona, Madrid hope to continue winning streak as Laliga returns
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Barcelona, Madrid hope to continue winning streak as Laliga returns

Joint leaders of the Spanish LaLiga Santander, Barcelona and Real Madrid will aim to continue their 100 per cent records on tricky trips to face Basque sides Real Sociedad and Athletic Club, as returns this weekend. All four Champions League teams in Spain are playing on Saturday ahead of the […]

Messi missing as FIFA shortlists Ronaldo, Modric, Salah for Best Football awards
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Messi missing as FIFA shortlists Ronaldo, Modric, Salah for Best Football awards

Argentina Lionel Messi / Eitan ABRAMOVICH / AFP For the first time in 11 years, Argentina Captain, Lionel Messi is not among the three players shortlisted by FIFA for the Best Football Awards. Rather, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohammed Salah and winner of the UEFA Awards, Luka Modric have been listed as […]

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Ronaldo, Salah, Modric picked for UEFA Player of the Year award

• Messi not listed Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric are on the three-man shortlist for the 2017-18 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award, but Lionel Messi has been overlooked.  Salah has been nominated after finishing runner-up with Liverpool in last season’s Champions League.The Egyptian winger scored an […]

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Mbappe, Salah, others nominated for FIFA Best Men’s Player award

FIFA have on Tuesday announced the official 10-man shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award 2018. Brazil superstar and the world’s most expensive player, Neymar did not make it to the list while one African, Mohamed Salah is among the nominees. Nominees who made the list include, Kylian Mbappe, […]

Messi and Ronaldo take centre stage as World Cup enters knockouts
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Messi and Ronaldo take centre stage as World Cup enters knockouts

Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second goal during the international friendly football match between Portugal and Egypt at Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on March 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Fabrice COFFRINI The world’s two greatest players roar into the knockout stage of the World Cup on Saturday, with […]

Messi, Rojo end Nigeria’s World Cup dream in Russia
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Messi, Rojo end Nigeria’s World Cup dream in Russia

Argentina's forward Lionel Messi (front) competes for the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS Argentina rescued their World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion […]