FIFA Best Player: Lionel Messi Wins Prestigious Award As Cristiano Ronaldo Snubs Event
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FIFA Best Player: Lionel Messi Wins Prestigious Award As Cristiano Ronaldo Snubs Event

FIFA Best Player 2019: It is the first time that Lionel Messi has won the FIFA Best Award which was created in 2016. Cristiano Ronaldo won for 2016 and 2017.

Lionel Messi Free To Leave At End Of Season, Barcelona President Confirms Stunning Clause In Contract

Lionel Messi Free To Leave At End Of Season, Barcelona President Confirms Stunning Clause In Contract

Lionel Messi signed a new four-year deal with Barcelona in 2017, but Josep Bartomeu says he is free to end his contract beforehand.

Lionel Messi Banned For Three Months After CONMEBOL "Corruption" Outburst
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Lionel Messi Banned For Three Months After CONMEBOL "Corruption" Outburst

Lionel Messi had accused CONMEBOL of "corruption" after he was sent off against Chile during the Copa America third-place play-off match.

Lionel Messi Given One-Match Ban For Copa America Red Card
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Lionel Messi Given One-Match Ban For Copa America Red Card

Lionel Messi was harshly dismissed in the first half of Argentina's 2-1 win over Chile after a clash with defender Gary Medel.

Lionel Messi Blasts Copa America "Corruption" After Red Card
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Lionel Messi Blasts Copa America "Corruption" After Red Card

Lionel Messi was harshly sent off as Argentina secured third place with a 2-1 victory over Chile on Saturday.

Gabriel Jesus, Roberto Firmino Send Brazil Into Copa America Final As Lionel Messi Fails Again
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Gabriel Jesus, Roberto Firmino Send Brazil Into Copa America Final As Lionel Messi Fails Again

Brazil will play the winners of Wednesday second semi-final between champions Chile and Peru in Sunday's final.

Copa America: Brazil Coach Tite Losing Sleep Ahead Of Argentina Clash
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Copa America: Brazil Coach Tite Losing Sleep Ahead Of Argentina Clash

Brazil coach Tite said he's been having sleepless nights ahead of the Copa America semi-final against Argentina.

Copa America: Argentina Waiting For Lionel Messi Magic To Make An Appearance
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Copa America: Argentina Waiting For Lionel Messi Magic To Make An Appearance

Lionel Messi has often come under criticism for failing to reproduce his Barcelona form when wearing the sky blue and white jersey of the national team.

Copa America: Lionel Messi Rescues Argentina As Paraguay Pay Penalty
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Copa America: Lionel Messi Rescues Argentina As Paraguay Pay Penalty

Lionel Messi salvaged a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay on Wednesday as the two-time world champions once again struggled at the Copa America.

Copa America: Lionel Messi "Bitter" As Colombia Stun Argentina
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Copa America: Lionel Messi "Bitter" As Colombia Stun Argentina

Goals from Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata in the final 20 minutes gave Colombia their first tournament victory over Argentina in 20 years

Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero In Argentina Preliminary Copa America Squad
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Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero In Argentina Preliminary Copa America Squad

Argentina will play in Group B alongside Colombia, Paraguay and guests Qatar, the 2022 World Cup hosts and current Asian champions.

Dries Mertens Overtakes Diego Maradona
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Dries Mertens Overtakes Diego Maradona's Napoli Record, Pledges To Stay

Dries Mertens headed in the equaliser after 85 minutes in Naples to surpass former Argentine ace Diego Maradona, who hit 81 league goals between 1984 and 1991.

Lionel Messi Picks Up Injury In Argentina
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Lionel Messi Picks Up Injury In Argentina's Shock Defeat To Venezuela

Lionel Messi picked up a groin injury in the shock 1-3 defeat to Venezuela as he made his first international appearance since the 2018 World Cup.

Lionel Messi Back For Argentina After Eight Month Absence
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Lionel Messi Back For Argentina After Eight Month Absence

Lionel Messi hasn't pulled on the national team jersey since Argentina were dumped out of the World Cup last June by eventual winners France.

Argentine Town Remembers Emiliano Sala As Modest Local Hero
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Argentine Town Remembers Emiliano Sala As Modest Local Hero

Emiliano Sala hometown in rural Argentina is remembering him as a modest local hero who shied away from the flashy wealth of many South American footballers who make it big in Europe.

Family Mourn Emiliano Sala After Body In Channel Wreckage Identified
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Family Mourn Emiliano Sala After Body In Channel Wreckage Identified

Emiliano Sala body was first spotted by British rescuers using a remotely operated underwater vehicle on Sunday close to where the plane vanished from radar on January 21.

Lionel Messi Makes Plea For Emiliano Sala Search To Resume
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Lionel Messi Makes Plea For Emiliano Sala Search To Resume

Lionel Messi's plea comes after Emiliano Sala's father and other players begged authorities to continue the search.

Brazil Given Kind Copa America 2019 Draw, Argentina Land Colombia
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Brazil Given Kind Copa America 2019 Draw, Argentina Land Colombia

Eight-time winners Brazil, the top seeds in Group A, were given a pool with minnows Bolivia, Venezuela and Peru.

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