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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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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 Read more

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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 Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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 Read more

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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