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Archives: Lionel Messi

Barcelona’s Leo Messi Out for 2-3 Weeks With Hamstring Injury

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Barcelona’s Leo Messi will be out of action for two to three weeks after injuring his hamstring yesterday against Almeria. The hamstring injury will force Messi to miss Barcelona’s next two games — against Celtic in the UEFA Champions League, … Continue reading

Lionel Messi Scores An Inch-Perfect Free Kick to Give Barcelona the Lead Against Ajax [GIF]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Lionel Messi opened up the scoring tonight for Barcelona in their UEFA Champions League match against Ajax. Messi’s inch-perfect free kick was curled in, hit the post and then banged into the back of the net to help Barcelona take … Continue reading

Valencia 2-3 Barcelona Match Highlights; Lionel Messi Scores A Hat Trick [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In what has been one of the most entertaining matches of the 2013/14 season so far, Barcelona scored three goals courtesy of Lionel Messi to grab an away win against Valencia at Mestalla Stadium. It looked like a walk in … Continue reading

Watch Leo Messi In ‘The New Speed Of Light’ Film [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Lionel Messi in Barcelona for Adidas boot launch Produced by Iris Culture 16/5/13

To promote his newest line of adizero f50 Messi football boots from adidas, Leo Messi recently put on a cutting-edge LED light suit to showcase his soccer moves, touch and speed. The short film, entitled ‘The New Speed Of Light,’ … Continue reading

New adizero F50 Messi from adidas [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s not often that we write about soccer boots on World Soccer Talk, but when photos of the new Adizero F50 Messi came into our in-box, we couldn’t resist to share them with you. The boots (or cleats, as Americans … Continue reading

Ray Hudson Calls Messi’s Goal ‘Footballing Magic That Belongs In Another Galaxy’ [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On a depressing day for Newcastle United supporters worldwide, one Geordie was grinning from ear to ear today after commentating on a simply sensational goal by Lionel Messi for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao. beIN SPORT commentator, and Newcastle United fan … Continue reading

Messi’s Heroics Help Argentina Overcome Brazil

Posted on by Rami Soufi
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Barcelona star Lionel Messi continues to cement his place among the legends of the game and not just as one of the best players in the last five years. Messi has won everything on the club level but some critics … Continue reading

Will Barcelona or Real Madrid win El Clasico?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

All eyes will be on the clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid with the magnificent Camp Nou playing host to this top of the table meeting of the eternal rivals. Without disregarding or belittling the history behind this intense rivalry … Continue reading

What David Villa’s Transfer to FC Barcelona Means For Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The rumors, for once, came to fruition, as FC Barcelona will pay a transfer fee of €40 million to Valencia for Spanish international striker David Villa.  This tango (or the sardana for a more local, Catalunyan flair) danced by the … Continue reading

Inter Milan Completes The Italian Job on Barcelona in the Champions League

Posted on by Andy Pineda

The sprinklers rose up from the pitch and sprayed the Inter Milan players and staff.  The Barcelona anthem, “Cant del Barça,” blared through the loudspeakers as the Culés did not know whether to clap off their Blaugrana heroes or vehemently … Continue reading

La Liga in the Champions League: Sevilla Stumbles While Barcelona Bedazzles

Posted on by Andy Pineda

With the advantage of the away goal, Sevilla looked in prime position to advance to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League.  Unfortunately, Manolo Jiménez’s team played as though they were already in the next round.  A 0-0 score line … Continue reading

La Liga Review: Has Barcelona Been Figured Out?

Posted on by Andy Pineda

A ridiculous question with what should be a simple answer.  First, a cursory investigation.  Is Barcelona on top of the standings in La Liga?  Yes.  Has Barcelona obtained sixty-one points from twenty-four matches, one more point than it had at … Continue reading

Villarreal Spoils Barcelona’s Party at the Camp Nou

Posted on by Andy Pineda

A festive atmosphere enveloped the Camp Nou on Saturday evening as the boys of the Blaugrana celebrated their unprecedented six-trophy year with their Barça faithful.  Villarreal was a mere afterthought as the Barcelona players deservedly received their plaudits for a … Continue reading

Are Barca & Real The World’s Two Best Clubs?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

This could lead to a heated debate as the implications transcend beyond choosing the best club to include the competitive nature of some of Europe’s top leagues (namely the English Premier League, the Spanish la Liga and Italian Serie A). … Continue reading