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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone says he expects Lionel Messi to play wide on the right when Barcelona visit the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday for the second leg of Copa del Rey. more

28 Jan 2015 00:00 Sport

Real Madrid attacker, Cristiano Ronaldo has won the 2014 Fifa Ballon d'Or ahead of Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi. more

14 Jan 2015 00:00 Sport

Barcelona Forward Lionel Messi raised eyebrows when he said in passing on Monday that he did not know where he would be next year. more

14 Jan 2015 00:00 Sport

Il y a dix ans, Andriy Shevchenko a vu ses exploits en club et en équipe nationale couronnés par la plus prestigieuse des récompenses individuelles, le Ballon d'Or. Sous son impulsion, l'Ukraine va accéder pour la première fois de son histoire à la more

10 Jan 2015 00:00 Sport

Die Mannschaft's 'sweeper keeper' Manuel Neuer has caught Shevchenko's attention. Ukraine's most decorated striker sat down with FIFA.com to relive his 2004 Ballon d'Or-winning year and give his thoughts on the qualities of this year's nominees more

6 Jan 2015 00:00 Sport

Barcelona's Luis Suarez is baffled that his team mate Lionel Messi is not widely considered the outright favourite to win next month's Ballon d'Or award. more

10 Dec 2014 00:00 Sport

Luis Suarez scored his debut goal for Barcelona on Tuesday since moving from Liverpool last summer - but insisted he wasn't anxious about scoring prior to the time. more

26 Nov 2014 00:00 Sport

APTOPIX Spain Champions League Soccer

Emilio Morenatti AP

Barcelona's ace Lionel Messi successfully cemented his place as the greatest goalscorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League by grabbing a hat-trick more

26 Nov 2014 00:00 Sport

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has voiced his admiration for Barcelona's Lionel Messi and thinks it could take 600 years before someone breaks the Argentine's La Liga goalscoring record. more

25 Nov 2014 00:00 Sport

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has equalled Raul Gonzalez's record as the top scorer in UEFA Champions League history - with 71 goals. more

6 Nov 2014 00:00 Sport

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi - amongst other players - have been shortlisted in the 23-man list for the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or award. more

31 Oct 2014 00:00 Sport

Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo is confident he will beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi to the Champions League goal scoring record - after the duo edged closer to Raul Gonzalez’s mark of 71 goals. more

23 Oct 2014 18:02 Sport

Former Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella believes Lionel Messi will eventually evolve into a play-making role in the future. more

20 Oct 2014 17:44 Sport

Brazilian ace Neymar has admitted that playing against team mate Lionel Messi won't be an easy task, as he hopes to get the better of his team-mate when Brazil meet Argentina. more

10 Oct 2014 00:00 Sport

According to former Italy international, Gianluca Zambrotta, both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are "extraordinary players", but the former is more charismatic. more

22 Sep 2014 00:00 Sport

After losing the World Cup to Germany, Argentina captain Lionel Messi is indifferent about the Golden Ball award as he insisted winning the collective prize for his people was more valuable. more

14 Jul 2014 17:52 Sport

Coach Joachim Leow was vindicated on Sunday as the German football machines were crowned champions of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. more

14 Jul 2014 16:44 Sport

As Netherlands prepare to face Argentina in the World Cup semi final match on Wednesday, midfielder Wesley Sneijder has said on-form Arjen Robben is as important to the Oranje as Lionel Messi is to Argentina. more

8 Jul 2014 00:00 Sport

Napoli great Diego Armando Maradona has hinted on Argentina's poor form, saying than Lionel Messi is "alone" and singlehandedly dragging the Albiceleste through this World Cup. more

3 Jul 2014 00:00 Sport