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Messi says tearful goodbye to FC Barcelona

A tearful Lionel Messi said goodbye to FC Barcelona after 21 years at the club at an emotional press conference at the Camp Nou Stadium, attended by his now former teammates on Sunday. The news Messi would not be signing a new contract with the club that he joined as a 13-year-old and scored a …


Hamada Magdi unlucky goalkeeper praised by Messi

When Egypt faced Argentina in the group stage of the 2005 FIFA U-20 World Cup, held in ‎Netherlands, everyone was waiting to watch the young talented star Lionel Messi, especially after Argentina lost their opener (1-0) to United States. Egypt also was defeated 2-0 in their opening game against Germany, creating high pressure on the …

Abdulrahman Al-Shuweikh

Messi beats Real Madrid’s forward line in numbers

Argentine football star Lionel Messi continued his shining performance with Barcelona after scoring his 17th goal against Real Sociedad in the 19th round of the Spanish La Liga. Barcelona’s star outperformed rival Real Madrid’s entire forward line jointly, scoring 17 goals alone, while Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Isco, and Marco Asensio scored 16 goals this …

Daily News Egypt

Missing Messi, Argentina lose in Bolivia

Just hours after a controversial four-match ban for star attacker Leo Messi, Argentina have lost 2-0 against Bolivia in La Paz. Were they missing the Barcelona star, or simply struggling with the altitude?Juan Carlos Arce and Marcelo Martins Moreno netted for the home team either side of half time on Tuesday, securing Bolivia a big …

Deutsche Welle

Messi guides Argentina to crucial qualifying win over Chile

Lionel Messi was the difference as Argentina edged a crucial World Cup qualifier against Chile. Elsewhere, an unlikely hattrick hero inspired Brazil to an emphatic win over Uruguay that moved them closer to Russia 2018.Argentina 1 – 0 Chile (Messi 16′) A Lionel Messi penalty was enough to give Argentina to a tight but crucial …

Deutsche Welle

Messi wins FIFA Ballon d’Or for fifth times

Messi is considered the best player in the world, and has been rated by many football experts as the greatest of all time. Messi is the only football player in history to win the FIFA Ballon d’Or five times, four of which he won consecutively in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.

Mohamed Farouk

Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar up for Ballon d’Or

All three finalists for the Ballon d’Or award as player of the year come from Spain’s Primera Liga. Three German World Cup winners failed to make the final cut. Ballon d’Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo (pictured, above right) of Real Madrid was joined by two members of FC Barcelona on the three-man list of finalists unveiled …

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: Froome deserved better treatment

There are reasons many people doubt that cycling is completely free of doping. But DW's Joscha Weber says that Tour de France winner Chris Froome didn't merit the attacks to which he was subjected. Imagine the following scenario. Lionel Messi heads to the corner, sets up the ball on the pitch and a spectator dumps a cup of urine on…

Deutsche Welle

Messi’s other side

By Dr Cesar Chelala When almost everybody thought that Lionel Messi’s best times were in the past, the Argentine player became the top scorer both in the Spanish and in the Champions League – an extraordinary achievement – proving again his exceptional qualities. There is, however, another side to Messi that is as remarkable and …

Daily News Egypt

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