Lionel Messi

Argentine footballer

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Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Messi has a record-tying five Ballon d'Or awards, four of which he won consecutively, and a record six European Golden Shoes. He has spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, where he has won a club-record 34 trophies, including ten La Liga titles, four UEFA Champions League titles and six Copas del Rey. A prolific goalscorer and a creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals in La Liga (419), a La Liga and European league season (50), most hat-tricks in the UEFA Champions League (8), and most assists in La Liga (169) and the Copa América (11). He has scored over 695 senior career goals for club and country.

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Louis van Gaal did not hold back in his criticism of Lionel Messi in an interview with 'El Pais', insisting that the Argentine has to do more to help his team..
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Captain Lionel Messi believes Argentina's win over Qatar will help the team grow in confidence as they head into the quarter-finals of the Copa America. The..
2 days ago • WorldNews
An early goal from Lautaro Martinez and a late second from Sergio Aguero gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar on Sunday, a deserved victory that takes them into..
2 days ago • WorldNews
It was supposed to be the move that saw Neymar step out of Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi's shadow. However, the Brazil forward has hit the football headlines..
4 days ago • WorldNews
Belo Horizonte: Despite another shaky performance in the Copa America, Argentina still have their fate in their hands to reach the quarter-finals after drawing..
6 days ago • WorldNews
Luis Suarez would love to play with Neymar at Barcelona once again as speculation links the Brazilian with a Paris Saint-Germain exit this summer. Two years on..
1 week ago • WorldNews

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