Lionel Messi

FC Barcelona

Barcelona Director Fired For Criticizing Messi

Soccer Tickets Online at related • 0 views

Barcelona have sacked one of their directors after he appeared to suggest the club's record goalscorer and five-time Balon d'Or winner Lionel Messi was over-rated.

Asked about Messi's role in Barcelona's cup win over Athletic Bilbao – when the player scored free-kicks in both legs to put Barca through – Pere Gratacos said:

'It wasn't just Leo.

Messi indispensable to Barca – president

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insists ensuring Lionel Messi's future at the Catalan giants is his top priority after a week littered with embarrassing series of PR own goals for the Spanish champions.

"Renewing Messi's contract is indispensable to our club," Bartomeu told Catalan TV station TV3 before Barca's 5-0 thrashing of Las Palmas on Saturday.

Messi indispensable to Barca – president

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insists ensuring Lionel Messi's future at the Catalan giants is his top priority after a week littered with embarrassing series of PR own goals for the Spanish champions.

"Renewing Messi's contract is indispensable to our club," Bartomeu told Catalan TV station TV3 before Barca's 5-0 thrashing of Las Palmas on Saturday.

FC Barcelona vs Las Palmas Highlights | FCB - 5 : Las Palmas - 0

All About F C Barcelona at related • 0 views

- Lionel Messi and Luis Saures Celebrating Scoring against Las Palmas -

I always try to help the team. Today we won but it is hard to say if it was one of the best matches of the season Luis Saurez

FC Barcelona secured their second win of 2017 with a 5-0 thrashing of Las Palmas at Camp Nou.

Suarez, Messi keep Barca on Madrid’s tail

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Luis Suarez scored twice and Lionel Messi continued his sensational form as Barcelona moved to within two points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid on Saturday with a 5-0 rout of Las Palmas.

Madrid remain very much in pole position, though, with two games in hand, the first of which comes at third-placed Sevilla on Sunday.

FC Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao Full Highlights | FC Barcelona - 3 : Athletic Bilbao - 1

All About F C Barcelona at related • 0 views

- Messi celebrating scoring the winner against Athletic Bilbao -

FC Barcelona overturned a 2-1 deficit from the first leg with an efficient 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao in the second leg of Copa Del Rey 2016-17 Quarter Finals. Goals from the magic trio was enough to secure Barca the much needed progress and the much awaited first victory in 2017.

Messi free-kick magic sends Barcelona into Cup quarters

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Lionel Messi's third goal from a free-kick in as many games this year secured Barcelona's place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey as the holders beat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 to edge through 4-3 on aggregate on Wednesday.

Luis Suarez's 100th Barca goal and Neymar's penalty cancelled out Athletic's 2-1 first leg lead, but Enric Saborit's header six minutes into the second-half had the tie headed for extra time.

Messi free-kick magic sends Barcelona into Cup quarters

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Lionel Messi's third goal from a free-kick in as many games this year secured Barcelona's place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey as the holders beat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 to edge through 4-3 on aggregate on Wednesday.

Luis Suarez's 100th Barca goal and Neymar's penalty cancelled out Athletic's 2-1 first leg lead, but Enric Saborit's header six minutes into the second-half had the tie headed for extra time.

Messi free-kick magic sends Barca into Cup quarters

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Lionel Messi's third goal from a free-kick in as many games this year secured Barcelona's place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey as the holders beat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 to edge through 4-3 on aggregate.

Luis Suarez's 100th Barca goal and Neymar's penalty cancelled out Athletic's 2-1 first leg lead, but Enric Saborit's header six minutes into the second-half had the tie headed for extra time.

Messi free-kick magic sends Barca into Cup quarters

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Lionel Messi's third goal from a free-kick in as many games this year secured Barcelona's place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey as the holders beat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 to edge through 4-3 on aggregate.

Luis Suarez's 100th Barca goal and Neymar's penalty cancelled out Athletic's 2-1 first leg lead, but Enric Saborit's header six minutes into the second-half had the tie headed for extra time.

Suarez nets 100th Barcelona goal

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Luis Suarez became the third-fastest player to score 100 goals for Barcelona after reaching his century in just 120 games on Wednesday trumping even Lionel Messi.

The Uruguayan volleyed home Neymar's cross in acrobatic fashion at the Camp Nou to put Barca 1-0 up on Athletic Bilbao in the second leg of their Copa del Rey last-16 clash and ahead in the tie on away goals with the scores level at 2-2.

Suarez nets 100th Barcelona goal

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Luis Suarez became the third-fastest player to score 100 goals for Barcelona after reaching his century in just 120 games on Wednesday trumping even Lionel Messi.

The Uruguayan volleyed home Neymar's cross in acrobatic fashion at the Camp Nou to put Barca 1-0 up on Athletic Bilbao in the second leg of their Copa del Rey last-16 clash and ahead in the tie on away goals with the scores level at 2-2.

Some Urchin Has Stolen The Entire Top Half Of Lionel Messi’s Statue In Buenos Aires (Photo)

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

While Cristiano Ronaldo was busy picking up his latest FIFA trinket on Monday, Lionel Messi was suffering the ignominy of having his entire upper body stolen.

To clarify, vandals somehow managed to scarper with the entire top half of the Messi statue that was unveiled on the Paseo de la Gloria in Buenos Aires only six months ago.

Murtaza Ahmadi meets his Idol Messi in Doha

All About F C Barcelona at related • 0 views

Remember the Afghan kid who became a internet sensation when his picture wearing a Plastic bag with Messi's name on it went viral; he met his idol Lionel Messi yesterday at the friendly between Al-Ahli and FC Barcelona in Doha.

Continue Reading...

© 2013-2014 AllAboutFCBarcelona.com | Rights Reserved : Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.

Barca vs Osasuna Goals and Extended Highlights | Barca Match Videos

All About F C Barcelona at related • 0 views
  • Barca - 3 : Osasuna - 0 Match Videos
  • Lionel Messi and Saurez Scored for FC Barcelona

- Lionel Messi scoring against Osasuna securing Barca Victory -

Two Goals from Lionel Messi and One from Luis Saurez helped Barca secure a much needed victory at the Estadio El Sadar Stadium against the home side Osasuna.

Perfect 10 for Messi in Barca cruise

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Arda Turan grabbed a hat-trick and Lionel Messi socres his 10th Champions League goal of the season as a much-changedBarcelona still cruised past Borussia Moenchengladbach 4-0 on Tuesday.

Barca had already booked their place in the last 16 as Group C winners, but were looking for a morale boosting win after three successive draws, including the concession of a last minute equaliser to Real Madrid in a 1-1 draw on Saturday.

Returning Iniesta on bench for El Clasico

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta was left on the bench for the visit of Real Madrid in El Clasico on Saturday on his return from two months out with a knee injury.

Barca coach Luis Enrique named the same side from last weekend's 1-1 draw at Real Sociedad, despite describing that display as the worst of his tenure.

Returning Iniesta on bench for El Clasico

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Barcelona (AFP) Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta was left on the bench for the visit of Real Madrid in El Clasico on Saturday on his return from two months out with a knee injury.

Barca coach Luis Enrique named the same side from last weekend's 1-1 draw at Real Sociedad, despite describing that display as the worst of his tenure.

FIFA Announce Three-Man Shortlist For Best Player Award

Soccer Tickets Online at related • 0 views

Interesting move by FIFA who have named their contenders for The Best FIFA Football Awards™. The winners will be crowned in Zurich on 9 January 2017.

The three nominees are Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Real Madrid), Antoine Griezmann (France/Atletico Madrid) and Lionel Messi (Argentina/FC Barcelona).

Stylistic changes can bring an end to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo comparisons

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Players who can take control of a game and wrestle it the way of their team at the highest level are rare in the modern game. But at their absolute pomp, it's exactly what Lionel Messi did for Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo did for Real Madrid.

The former has been at the hub of all of Barcelona's delightful attacking work over the last decade.

Stylistic changes can bring an end to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo comparisons

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Players who can take control of a game and wrestle it the way of their team at the highest level are rare in the modern game. But at their absolute pomp, it's exactly what Lionel Messi did for Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo did for Real Madrid.

The former has been at the hub of all of Barcelona's delightful attacking work over the last decade.

Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo - The definitive Clasico statistics

SoccerLens at related • 1 view

Spain’s El Clasico fixture between age-old rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid is undoubtedly the biggest game in world football, with the global spectacle to take centre stage once more on Saturday.

It makes sense that the world’s biggest game should have the two best players on the planet on opposite sides, with perennial rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo set to renew their personal battle at Camp Nou.

El Clasico Infographic: Barcelona vs Real Madrid Key Stats, Possible Lineups and Records

SoccerLens at related • 0 views

Barcelona v Real Madrid, often known as El Clasico, is not only one of the biggest footballing events, but one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Just behind the UEFA Champions League Final in terms of occasion, every edition of El Clasico is watched by record numbers, with Spanish football’s two heavyweights set to lock horns once again this Saturday at the Camp Nou – and Sportslens has created the perfect guide in the form of a packed infographic.

What has gone wrong for Barcelona?

World Cup Buzz at related • 1 view

Madrid (AFP) Barcelona are off to their worst La Liga start since Lionel Messi's debut season nine years ago.

A 1-1 draw at Real Sociedad was described as a "miracle" by Barca boss Luis Enrique in what he singled out as the worst performance in his three seasons in charge.

Barca are already six points adrift of Real Madrid ahead of their meeting in El Clasico on Saturday.

Barca fail to break Sociedad hoodoo, Atletico bounce back

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Madrid (AFP) Barcelona's winless streak at Real Sociedad stretched to eight games as the Spanish champions were outplayed in a 1-1 draw on Sunday that leaves them six points adrift of La Liga leaders Real Madrid.

A sumptuous finish from Lionel Messi spared Barca's blushes after Willian Jose had headed Sociedad into a deserved lead just after half-time.

Barca fail to break Sociedad hoodoo, Atletico bounce back

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Madrid (AFP) Barcelona's winless streak at Real Sociedad stretched to eight games as the Spanish champions were outplayed in a 1-1 draw on Sunday that leaves them six points adrift of La Liga leaders Real Madrid.

A sumptuous finish from Lionel Messi spared Barca's blushes after Willian Jose had headed Sociedad into a deserved lead just after half-time.

Guardiola wants Messi to stay at Barcelona

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola insisted Friday he had no intention of signing Lionel Messi, saying he wants the Barcelona star to see out his career at the Nou Camp.

Manchester City manager Guardiola has been linked repeatedly with a move for the reigning world footballer of the year.

Guardiola wants Messi to stay at Barcelona

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola insisted Friday he had no intention of signing Lionel Messi, saying he wants the Barcelona star to see out his career at the Nou Camp.

Manchester City manager Guardiola has been linked repeatedly with a move for the reigning world footballer of the year.

Messi bags double as Barca see off Celtic

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Glasgow (AFP) Lionel Messi bagged a brace as he returned to the Barcelona line-up to help them book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a comfortable 2-0 win over Celtic on Wednesday.

Messi, who missed Saturday's goalless draw with Malaga due to illness, provided a fine finish to Neymar's lofted pass to hand his side a 24th-minute lead in Glasgow.

Messi bags double as Barca see off Celtic

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Glasgow (AFP) Lionel Messi bagged a brace as he returned to the Barcelona line-up to help them book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a comfortable 2-0 win over Celtic on Wednesday.

Messi, who missed Saturday's goalless draw with Malaga due to illness, provided a fine finish to Neymar's lofted pass to hand his side a 24th-minute lead in Glasgow.

AFP

Argentina, France take FIFA ranking honours

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Zurich (AFP) Lionel Messi's beaten Copa America finalists Argentina end the year top of FIFA's world rankings while France, defeated in the Euro 2016 final, were named "mover of the year".

Argentina finish 2016 out in front of arch rivals Brazil to inherit the 'team of the year' title from Belgium, displaced from the FIFA summit by the Edgardo Bauza-coached Albiceleste in April.

Malaysia player beats Messi, Neymar to FIFA shortlist

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) A Malaysian footballer has beaten the likes of Neymar and Messi to score a place in FIFA's shortlist for top three goals of the year.

Midfielder Mohamad Faiz Subri's cracker of a free kick for Penang state in the Malaysian Super League in February was reminiscent of the swerving thunderbolt by Brazil legend Roberto Carlos against France in 1997.

Ronaldo, Messi, Griezmann vie for FIFA best player award

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann will battle it out for the world player of the year title, FIFA said Friday.

Real Madrid star Ronaldo is favourite for the crown after winning the Champions League and also Euro 2016 with Portugal, even though he exited the final win over France with an early injury.

Ronaldo, Messi, Griezmann vie for FIFA best player award

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Paris (AFP) Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann will battle it out for the world player of the year title, FIFA said Friday.

Real Madrid star Ronaldo is favourite for the crown after winning the Champions League and also Euro 2016 with Portugal, even though he exited the final win over France with an early injury.

Football mourns Brazilian players killed in air crash

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

La Unión (Colombia) (AFP) A plane that crashed in the mountains of Colombia, killing 71 people, including members of a Brazilian football team, may have run out of fuel, a Colombian military source told AFP.

"It is very suspicious that despite the impact there was no explosion. That reinforces the theory of the lack of fuel," the source said Tuesday.

Football mourns as plane crash kills Brazilian players

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

La Unión (Colombia) (AFP) The football world was plunged into mourning Tuesday after a plane carrying a Brazilian team crashed in the mountains in Colombia, killing 75 people with six survivors, officials said.

Football legends Pele and Maradona as well as current superstar Lionel Messi led tributes to the players of Chapecoense Real.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Wednesday Freedom Kicks: D.C. United spared in MLS Expansion Draft

Black and Red United at related • 1 view

Atlanta and Minnesota spare D.C. United in the MLS Expansion Draft, Cristiano Ronaldo thinks he should have more Ballons d'Or than Lionel Messi, MLS silly season begins, Dortmund tells Liverpool to lay off Christian Pulisic and Oscar weighing a move to China...Freedom Kicks be kickin!

Happy Wednesday folks.

Spanish journalist: Real Madrid superstar has bagged this major award by beating Messi

SoccerLens at related • 0 views

Cristiano Ronaldo is all set to be announced as the Ballon d’Or 2016 winner next Monday if the recent reports from the Spanish media are to be believed.

Reputed journalist Francesc Aguilar is reporting that Cristiano Ronaldo has beaten Lionel Messi to the prestigious award after a fantastic season with club and country.

The Rest

Tuesday Kickoff: Ronaldo, Liga MX, Hodgson and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Cristiano Ronaldo is the latest superstar to face tax issues, while a women's league may soon be coming to Mexico.

The president of the union at Spain's tax authority says he expects Cristiano Ronaldo to face tax charges similar to those faced by Lionel Messi in recent months. (REPORT)

The 18 clubs that make up Liga MX have agreed to start an under-23 women's league.

Lionel Messi Barcelona Jersey at Best price | Best deals of the Month

All About F C Barcelona at related • 0 views

Looking for getting hold of Lionel Messi's Barca Jersey. Find some of the greatest deals available below. The best collections of Lionel Messi Barca Home and Away Uniforms.

Continue Reading...

© 2013-2014 AllAboutFCBarcelona.com | Rights Reserved : Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5

Visit AllAboutFCBarcelona.