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Lionel Messi Heaps Praise Upon Wayne Rooney

Lionel Messi, a player who is likely to be remembered as one of the greats, if not the best player of his footballing generation, has heaped praise upon Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.  The Barcelona frontman, who could be defined as the greatest player to have walked this planet, has described the 29-year-old as “a once in a generation player” when quoted in the …

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Watch: Man City & Barcelona Strikers Star In Argentina’s Rout Over Bolivia

Argentina were in a ruthless mood against Bolivia as they hit their South American counterparts for seven in a recent international friendly. Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero was the outstanding performer for Argentina with two goals and three assists while Barcelona’s talisman Lionel Messi also notched up two goals as did PSG’s Ezequiel Lavezzi before Angel Correa iced the cake. Although it was a friendly, it …

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VIDEO: Pedro Given Massive Ovation By Barca Team-Mates & Media At Farewell Press Conference

Pedro, of Barcelona

Chelsea summer signing Pedro began life brilliantly at his new club this weekend, scoring in the Blues’ 3-2 win over West Brom. Less than 24 hours after playing his first Premier League game though, Pedro returned to Barcelona and spoke to the media for his farewell press conference as his old team-mates watched on The assembled crowd took a moment to recognise …

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VIDEO: Ex-Liverpool Star Suarez Finishes Typically Magnificent Team Goal For Barcelona

It’s difficult to tire of Barcelona’s incredible team play, and although the La Liga giants make it look so simple at times, we’re often left astounded by some of the patterns of play the Catalans create.  This particular move against Athletic Bilbao is no different. Starting from the back, Andres Iniesta is then inevitably involved as he plays the ball along …

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Barcelona’s Neymar Would Be ‘Open’ To Joining Manchester United [The Guardian]

What at first looked like an unlikely move is now beginning to snowball following rumours that Neymar would ‘be open’ to joining Manchester United from Barcelona.  The Guardian report, via sources close to the Brazil international, that Neymar is attracted by the history and size of United as well as the prospect of playing in the Premier League. United are apparently …

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Video: Roberto Soldado Had A Disastrous Villarreal Unveiling

After a miserable spell at Tottenham, the man still has no luck. Roberto Soldado came to Spurs with a serious reputation, so much so that he was signed from Valencia in a £26m transfer. Having scored just 16 goals in 76 games, the Spaniard was considered a huge flop, and he recently moved back to Spain – joining Villarreal for £7m. …

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VIDEO: Barcelona’s Messi Smashes Two Carbon Copy Frees Past Sevilla In UEFA Super Cup

Barcelona’s talisman Lionel Messi played a pivotal role in Barca’s 5-4 victory over Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup last night, scoring two identical free-kicks.  In an incredible game, which the Catalan club should really have run away with having gone up 4-1 at one stage, Sevilla climbed what looked like an insurmountable mountain to level things at 4-4 before …

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VIDEO: Barcelona’s Messi Uncharacteristically Loses Cool In So-Called Friendly vs Roma

It’s not often we see Lionel Messi lose his cool in a match, despite being fouled consistently for the way he plays.  However, in a ‘friendly’ against Roma at the Camp Nou he reacted angrily towards France international defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. As the two players squared up to each other, Messi’s temper boiled over as the Argentinian allegedly moved his head towards the …

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