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‘I am a little lost in France, but joining PSG was not a mistake’: Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has admitted that he feels a little lost in France but also insists that he made no mistake by joining Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in a stunning summer transfer. The 34-year-old added that having to leave Barcelona came as a shock but familiar faces have helped him to settle at PSG. Messi, who started […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo overtook Lionel Messi as the highest-paid football player in the world

Cristiano Ronaldo overtook Lionel Messi as the highest-paid football player in the world, according to Forbes. Following his move back to Manchester United, the Portuguese superstar is forecast to earn $125 million before taxes this season, with $70 million coming from his salary and bonuses alone. Messi, meanwhile, is set to earn $110 million in […]

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Lionel Messi makes his Paris Saint-Germain debut in 2-0 win

Lionel Messi made his debut in Paris St-Germain as a 66th-minute substitute in a 2-0 win at Reims in Ligue 1. The Argentine, wearing his new number 30 PSG shirt, received a standing ovation as he replaced his friend Neymar in front of a sell-out crowd. It was the first club game of his career […]

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Lionel Messi’s tear-filled napkin from Barcelona farewell press conference put on sale for $1 million

An Argentine footballer broke down in tears during a press conference on 8 August to say goodbye to his childhood club Barcelona. A napkin that was allegedly used by Lionel Messi during his farewell press conference in Barcelona last week has been put for sale for $1 million on the MercadoLibre platform. An anonymous vendor […]

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Lionel Messi signs two-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain after leaving Barcelona

Lionel Messi has officially signed for French club Paris Saint-Germain, bringing his long-term association with FC Barcelona to an end. The French giants said in a statement that the Argentine superstar is signing a two-year deal “with an option of a third year”. “I am excited to begin a new chapter of my career at […]

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‘I’m not ready for this’: Lionel Messi breaks down at press conference confirming Barcelona exit

Lionel Messi couldn’t control his tears as he began a press conference at which he confirmed he is leaving Barcelona, the football club where he has played his entire career. He was emotional before he even made an opening statement. “These recent days, I’ve been giving lots of thought about what I could say, and […]

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Paris St-Germain in talks with Lionel Messi after leaving Barcelona

Paris St-Germain are in talks with Lionel Messi’s representatives about the Argentina forward joining the Ligue 1 club following his Barcelona exit. Messi’s negotiating team contacted PSG once it became clear Barcelona were unable to honour the contract they had agreed. On Thursday, the Catalan club said Messi, a free agent, would not stay at […]

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Lionel Messi won’t return to Barcelona, ends 21 year association

Lionel Messi will not be staying in Barcelona “because of financial and structural obstacles”. Messi, 34, has been a free agent since 1 July when his contract expired. He agreed a new deal on reduced wages with the club two weeks later, but it was dependent on Barca selling players to afford his salary. “Both […]

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100-year-old man in Argentina keeps handwritten notes of every Messi goal

Hernán Mastrángelo, a 100-year-old man in Argentina, has gone viral after it emerged that for years he had been taking handwritten notes of almost every goal scored by local hero and Barcelona star Lionel Messi. Mastrángelo, a chocolate maker by profession, made it his hobby to keep track of each of Messi’s goals, an achievement […]

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Lionel Messi becomes free agent after his Barcelona contract expires

One of the world’s greatest players is now officially a free agent, twelve months on from his aborted attempt to leave Barcelona, Lionel Messi is now out of contract. The Argentine superstar’s deal expired at midnight and despite months of rumour and conjecture, he has failed to commit to an extension. Talks over a new […]

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India’s Sunil Chhetri surpasses Lionel Messi in international goals

Indian football star Sunil Chhetri has surpassed Lionel Messi in international goals, after scoring both goals in his country’s 2-0 win over Bangladesh in Qatar’s capital Doha. Chhetri moved past Argentinian Messi’s 72 goals when he opened the scoring in the 79th minute on Monday, in a qualifying match for the 2022 FIFA World Cup […]

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Lionel Messi to stay in Barcelona until somebody chooses to pay $829.26 million for his release

Lionel Messi will be staying in Barcelona because it is “impossible” for any team to pay his release clause and he does not want to face the club in court. Last week, 33-year-old Messi sent a fax to Barca last Tuesday saying he wanted to exercise a clause in his contract which he said allowed him […]