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Fans should enjoy Messi while they can: Scaloni

Buenos Aires, Argentina | Xinhua | Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni said Sunday that football fans should enjoy Lionel Messi while they can amid speculation that he could end his international career after this year’s World Cup. The comments came less than two days after 34-year-old Messi admitted that football’s showpiece tournament …

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Barcelona and Messi bow out of the Champions League

Kylian Mbappé’s first-half penalty ensured a comfortable route to the last eight for the home side. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Paris resisted first-half pressure to earn a 1-1 draw at the Parc des Princes and eliminate Barcelona 5-2 on aggregate in their round of 16 tie. Barcelona’s purposeful opening …

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Ankle injury sidelines Messi against Eibar

Madrid, Spain| THE INDEPENDENT |   FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said on Monday that his side will be without Lionel Messi for Tuesday’s La Liga game at home to Eibar. Messi has delayed his return to Barcelona from Argentina, and speaking to the press ahead of the game, Koeman said …

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Pele congratulates Messi for equalling scoring feat

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Pele has paid tribute to Lionel Messi after the Barcelona forward equaled the Brazilian legend’s record for the most goals with a single club. Messi drew level with Pele’s tally of 643 goals for Santos with a lunging header on the stroke of halftime …

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