Messi

By IndepthAfrica
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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
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Mar 30th, 2013
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The man is a genius. Without question the best of his generation. Arguably the greatest of all-time. And Lionel Messi can further enhance his legend on Saturday night as he bids to become the first man ever to score against every team in the league in a row. The Barcelona superstar made history earli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2013
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By By JIM LITKE, AP Sports Columnist – 39 minutes ago No team copes with as much day-to-day drama as Barcelona. Think of the Yankees during owner George Steinbrenner’s salad days in New York, then multiply all that tabloid attention worldwide. No matter how many games Barca wins, or titles it h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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A late Sergio Ramos goal earned Real Madrid a 2-1 win against Barcelona at the Bernabeu on Saturday as the La Liga leaders slumped to a second consecutive El Clasico defeat. Five days after being dumped out of the Copa del Rey by Jose Mourinho’s side, the Catalan club were once again forced to ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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So what did you lot think of that first half? Throw your views to me over on Twitter at @charliefscott or post them in the comments box to the right of this LIVE commentary. HALF-TIME: REAL MADRID 1-1 BARCELONA Los Blancos took an early lead in the 6th minute through Benzema after some fabulous build...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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It’s strange to be talking about goalscoring problems for a team that’s scored 82 in only 25 league games so far this season, but the biggest issue facing Barcelona coach Jordi Roura is how to address the alarming lack of penetration shown by his team in recent matches. The Catalan club only had one ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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Kaka is hoping to use today’s Clasico meeting with Barcelona as an opportunity to stake his claim for a place in Real Madrid’s starting line-up for Tuesday’s Champions’ League tie with Manchester United. The Brazilian playmaker has shown good form in recent weeks, scoring his first league goal of the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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Five days after its biggest win at Camp Nou in more than a decade, Real Madrid hosts Barcelona again in the Spanish league with its decisive Champions League match at Manchester United looming. Madrid’s defense did a masterful job of neutralizing Barcelona forward Lionel Messi on Tuesday, and i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 8th, 2013
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Born to a factory worker and a part-time cleaner in Argentina, Lionel Messi has risen from being a skilled child footballer to a maverick international star who has claimed almost every award in the world of football. On Monday (January 8), the 25-year-old added another title to his long list of awar...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Oct 2nd, 2012
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When Barcelona played Granada last matchweek, Lionel Messi and David Villa were spotted having an altercation on the Camp Nou turf. “Give it to me first time” was what the Argentinian maestro was apparently telling his Spanish counterpart, with lip-readers suggesting that Messi was asking for a quick...