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Barcelona’s Lionel Messi Pays $6.6 Million in Back Taxes to Spain

FC Barcelona super-striker Lionel Messi and his father have paid 5 million euros ($6.6 million) in back taxes owed to Spanish authorities, the superior court for the Catalonia region said Wednesday. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Shows Support for Madrid’s 2020 Olympic Bid

Argentine soccer star Leo Messi spoke out in Buenos Aires Tuesday in favor of Madrid's application to host the 2020 Olympics. "I believe it would be good for sport if Madrid prevails. Not just for what it is as a city, but also for the first-class athletes Spain has," the man many consider the world's best soccer player told Efe. continue reading »

Barça Comes Back to Tie with Atletico Madrid in Supercopa First Leg

FC Barcelona's big acquisition of the summer, Brazilian phenom Neymar, scored midway through the second half here Wednesday to salvage a tie for the defending La Liga champs against a dynamic Atletico Madrid in the first leg of Spain's Supercopa. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Looks to Take Down Fc Barcelona at Supercopa

The first Spanish soccer title of the 2013-2014 season - the Supercopa - is up for grabs starting Wednesday, with Atletico Madrid trying to pull off a big upset against powerhouse FC Barcelona. continue reading »

Argentine footballer Lionel Messi was Born in 1987

Today in Latin American history, Argentine footballer Lionel Messi who plays for the National team & FC Barcelona was born in 1987. Messi has been regarded as the best footballer in the world and as one of the greatest players in history. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Sends Signed Jersey to Pope Francis

Pope Francis was presented with a jersey signed by Argentine soccer star Leo Messi by a group of priests during Wednesday's public audience. continue reading »

David Beckham Calls Messi “Best Player in the World”

English soccer great David Beckham described FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi as a player in a "class by himself" and said Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo, with whom the Argentine is often compared, is not quite at the same level. continue reading »

Tests Confirm Messi’s Injury Has Not Worsened

The tests performed on FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi on Thursday morning confirmed that the player has not suffered "any worsening or change" and his recovery is continuing. continue reading »

Lionel Messi to Miss Next Barça Match Following Injury

Lionel Messi will miss FC Barcelona's next Spanish-league match against RCD Mallorca, but the club said Wednesday that he has not been ruled out for Barça's UEFA Champions League quarterfinal second leg versus Paris Saint-Germain. continue reading »

Messi Only Suffering From Bruise After Collision on the Field

Argentine phenom Lionel Messi said Thursday that though he feared the worst after a collision during FC Barcelona's Champions League match with Benfica, the injury turned out to be only a bruise. continue reading »

Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta in Running For FIFA’s Ballon d’Or

Argentine striker Lionel Messi, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Spaniard Andres Iniesta are the finalists for the 2012 Ballon d'Or as the world's best soccer player, FIFA and France Football announced in Sao Paulo on Thursday. continue reading »

Messi Is Not Afraid Of Losing Barcelona Contract

FC Barcelona striker Lionel Messi said he is not concerned about negotiating an extension of his current contract, which expires on June 30, 2016, reiterating his desire to play his entire career with the Spanish club. continue reading »

Celtic Shocks Barcelona in Champions League Match

Offensive powerhouse FC Barcelona ran into a determined defense Wednesday in Glasgow, where Celtic pulled off a 2-1 upset in the fourth round of group play in the Champions League. continue reading »

Barcelona’s Messi Officially on Spain’s Top 10 Scoring List

Argentine superstar Leo Messi, who scored two goals in Barcelona's win Saturday night over Rayo Vallecano, is now 10th on the Spanish League's Top 10 list of scorers, tying former Seville player Juan Arza at 182 goals. continue reading »

Messi Loses Cool During Barcelona - Granada Match (VIDEO)

Soccer star, Lionel Messi had a surprising outburst during Barcelona’s match against Granada when teammate David “El Guaje” Villa failed to pass the ball quickly. continue reading »

Messi and Ronaldo: Two Stars, Four Teams

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are pulling double duty at the moment. Each is helping their country qualify for the 2014 World Cup while also playing for their Spanish League teams. continue reading »

Argentine Team’s Bus Pelted With Rocks in Peru, Fans Chant “Cristiano!” at Messi

Luckily no players or members of the coaching staff were injured when people in Peru began throwing rocks at a bus carrying Argentina’s soccer team, including phenom Lionel Messi. continue reading »

What a Guy: When Fan Runs on Field, Messi Greets Him With a Smile and a Handshake (VIDEO)

What can we say? Lionel Messi really is one of the nicest guys in soccer. During a friendly between Argentina and Germany, a trespassing fan ran onto the pitch continue reading »

Daddy Yankee to Perform at Messi’s “Match of the Stars”

Puerto Rican singer Daddy Yankee will perform Thursday in Bogota during the benefit Match of the Stars, which will donate part of its box office to the Leo Messi Foundation, its representative said. continue reading »

Messi and Argentina Top South America’s 2014 World Cup Qualifiers

With a 4-0 win over Ecuador, Lionel Messi and the Argentina ball club trampled Ecuador at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires on Saturday. continue reading »