Lionel Messi

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 14th, 2014
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Argentina captain Lionel Messi, has blamed the strikers in their team, after they lost 1-0 in the final of the World Cup to Brazil. The 27-year-old had little or no chances to impose himself on the game, but Gonzalo Higuain and Rodrigo Palacio missed two decent chances to give the South Americans the...
By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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Yaya Toure has claimed that he does not get the recognition he deserves because he is an African. The Manchester City midfielder, has amassed league titles in England, Spain and Greece, as well as the Champions League with Barcelona and on Friday, he was named among the six nominees for this season’s...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 1st, 2014
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Atletico Madrid have a slim advantage heading into the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona after holding on for a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou on Tuesday. Diego Ribas, who came on as a first-half substitute for injured Diego Costa, fired the visitors in front with a wonde...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 23rd, 2014
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Join us for live coverage of #El Clasico – Real Madrid 3-4 Barcelona Live! [View the story "#El Clásico: Real Madrid v Barcelona Live" on Storify]   Where: Bernabeu, Madrid When: Sunday 23rd March 2014, 20:00 Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have rewritten the record books time and again...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2014
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A few days after the registration of the All Progressive Congress (APC) early last year, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur was asked for his comment on the implications of having such a formidable opposition against the ruling party at the centre. In responding, the then Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Ch...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 26th, 2013
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This will be the game that will separate the men from boys. In the first leg of the semi-finals, the dominant side of European football Barcelona got thrashed 4-0 by Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on Wednesday morning. A couple days before the game, Barcelona’s Dani Alves talked about their upcom...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 24th, 2013
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Bayern Munich’s incredible season continued when they handed Barcelona one of their heaviest defeats for years, hammering the Catalans 4-0 in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. By Brian Homewood. Thomas Mueller headed the recently-crowned Bundesliga champions ahead i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Apr 13th, 2013
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The Champions League quarterfinals have come to a conclusion and we have a semifinal line up comprising of two Germans teams in the form of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich and two Spanish and European giants FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. It wasn’t exactly smooth sailing for all of them, except Ba...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Apr 13th, 2013
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FC Barcelona avoided arch-rivals Real Madrid in yesterday’s UEFA Champions League semi-final draw, although Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich stand between the Blaugrana and a spot in their eighth Champions League/European Cup final. Bayern Munich are widely regarded to be one of the favourites to l...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Apr 11th, 2013
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INJURED LIONEL MESSI came off the bench to save Barcelona and see the Spanish giants through to the semi-finals of the Champions League. Still suffering from a hamstring strain, the world’s best footballer joined the action with his side trailing Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 just after the hour mark. And ...