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 2021-07-27 11:45 

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Lukaku 'not for sale', Messi new contract LATEST, Ronaldo staying at Juventus, Haaland to Chelsea transfer news...

INTER MILAN have declared that Romelu Lukaku is not for sale this summer. Chelsea had been linked with a big-money move for their former striker, but the Belgian star looks to be staying in Italy. Lionel Messi's new Barcelona contract is set to be rev...

 2021-07-26 17:58 

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Barcelona hope to announce Lionel Messi contract renewal before friendly against Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus...

BARCELONA reportedly want to announce Lionel Messi's new contract in the first week of August. And that would allow the Argentine ace to clash once again with old foe Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi, 34, is officially a free agent after his Nou Camp contract...

 2021-07-26 14:01 

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Ronaldinho calls for Barcelona to retire his old No10 shirt when Lionel Messi quits but begs Argentine to stay...

RONALDINHO wants Barcelona to retire Lionel Messi's No10 shirt when the Argentine star finally leaves the club. But the legendary Brazilian doesn't want his former team-mate to quit the Nou Camp just yet, calling on Barca to finalise his new contr...

 2021-07-26 12:38 

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Lionel Messi's wife Antonela stuns in micro bikini as she sits on edge of yacht on holiday in Dominican Republic...

LIONEL Messi's teenage sweetheart wowed fans with a smile and a micro bikini in a stunning picture postcard of their dream Caribbean holiday. Mum-of-three Antonela Roccuzzo set pulses racing with a daring pose on a yacht overlooking the turquoise sea ...

 2021-07-25 22:34 

The Sun

How can Argentina and Spain qualify for Olympic football quarter-final in Japan?...

ARGENTINA are looking to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez by winning Olympic football. But they've left themselves with it all to do going into their final group match against Spain. The Albiceleste were stunned 2-...

 2021-07-23 16:11 

The Sun

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi could face each other in mouthwatering pre-season game between Juventus and Barcelona...

BARCELONA will host Juventus in a pre-season friendly in August, which could see Lionel Messi face off against Cristiano Ronaldo once again. The two European giants meet in the Joan Gamper trophy, a one-match tournament created in memory of Barcelona'...

 2021-07-22 16:00 

The Sun

Ballon d'Or 2021 winner Lionel Messi favourite for seventh award, major Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Kane odds shift...

KYLIAN MBAPPE, Robert Lewandowski and N'Golo Kante are just a few of the leading contenders to win the 2021 Ballon d'Or. But they all trail a familiar face in the betting market with Lionel Messi the odds-on favourite, according to bookmakers Betf...

 2021-07-22 14:10 

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David Beckham comments on Lionel Messi's Instagram post while he holidays in US sparking Inter Miami transfer talk...

DAVID BECKHAM commented on Lionel Messi's latest Instagram post sparking intense speculation the Argentine will sign for Inter Miami. Barcelona legend Messi is currently on holiday with his family in the US and shared a cute snap with his 234million I...

 2021-07-22 13:51 

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Mason Greenwood picks Lionel Messi over Man Utd legend Cristiano Ronaldo and claims GOAT debate has finally been settled...

MASON GREENWOOD reckons Lionel Messi pips Cristiano Ronaldo in his ranking of football's greatest players of all time. And the Manchester United starlet reckons Argentina skipper is "on another planet" when it comes to his genius on the pitch....

 2021-07-21 16:19 

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Barcelona 'consider taking stars to court if they reject pay cuts amid financial nightmare and Lionel Messi renewal'...

BARCELONA players could be taken to court if they fail to agree pay cuts to ease the club's financial crisis, according to reports in Spain. LaLiga have already told the Catalan giants to severely reduce their wage bill to comply with league rules. Bu...

 2021-07-21 13:37 

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Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola explains why Jorginho deserves to win Ballon d'Or over Lionel Messi...

JORGINHO deserves to win the Ballon d'Or more than Lionel Messi, according to Gianfranco Zola. The midfielder became a double European champion last season with Chelsea winning the Champions League and Italy triumphing at Euro 2020. Messi had similar ...

 2021-07-20 11:47 

The Sun

Five most memorable Olympic football moments from Lionel Messi's Beijing gold to Neymar's winning penalty at Rio 2016...

THE 2020 Olympics are finally upon us after a year-long delay. Some big-name football stars are set to grace the tournament this summer, with Spain naming a particularly strong squad, including wonderkid Pedri. With just days to go until the tournament ki...

 2021-07-20 06:48 

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Eagle-eyed fans spot Cristiano Ronaldo headline stuck up in BARCELONA dressing room for Lionel Messi and Co...

BARCELONA have a Cristiano Ronaldo headline stuck up in their dressing room to serve as a reminder to their players. The extract is from Spanish newspaper AS and can be viewed by Lionel Messi & Co each and every day. Ronaldo, 36, was Barca's nemesis i...

 2021-07-19 14:41 

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Lionel Messi is favourite to win Ballon d'Or ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, claims Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman...

BARCELONA boss Ronald Koeman believes Lionel Messi is the favourite to win this year's Ballon d'Or. The out-of-contract forward has been in sensational form during the past 12 months, recently leading Argentina to Copa America glory. Although Mess...

 2021-07-19 14:08 

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Lionel Messi relaxes with wife and kids after Copa America heroics as Barcelona star signs autographs for fans...

LIONEL MESSI is taking a well-earned break with his family having led Argentina to Copa America glory. The Barcelona superstar also took time out from his luxury vacation to sign autographs for young fans. Messi, 34, played 50 matches last season, culmina...

 2021-07-19 06:46 

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Eagle-eyed fans spot Cristiano Ronaldo headline stuck up in BARCELONA dressing room for Lionel Messi and Co...

BARCELONA have a Cristiano Ronaldo headline stuck up in their dressing room to serve as a reminder to their players. The extract is from Spanish newspaper AS and can be viewed by Lionel Messi & Co each and every day. Ronaldo, 36, was Barca's nemesis i...

 2021-07-19 05:30 

The Sun

Lionel Messi breaks Cristiano Ronaldo's Instagram world record with 20 MILLION liking Copa America trophy snap...

LIONEL MESSI broke Cristiano Ronaldo's Instagram world record as he raked up 20 MILLION likes posing with the Copa America trophy. Ronaldo previously held the record for the most-liked sports photo in the social media app's history. The Juventus f...

 2021-07-18 12:36 

The Sun

Eagle-eyed fans spot Cristiano Ronaldo headline stuck up in BARCELONA dressing room for Lionel Messi and Co...

BARCELONA have a Cristiano Ronaldo headline stuck up in their dressing room to serve as a reminder to their players. The extract is from Spanish newspaper AS and can be viewed by Lionel Messi & Co each and every day. Ronaldo, 36, was nothing but a nemesis...

 2021-07-17 11:25 

The Sun

Watch as Lionel Messi is mobbed by fans in Miami after leaving restaurant as he and wife Antonela relax on holiday...

LIONEL MESSI was mobbed by fans leaving a restaurant as he enjoys a much-needed summer rest with his family. The Argentine hero played 50 matches last season, culminating with his country's historic Copa America 1-0 final win against Brazil. And the 3...

 2021-07-16 12:12 

The Sun

Heartwarming moment Lionel Messi stuns 100-year-old fan Don Hernan with classy message after he recorded ALL his goals...

LIONEL MESSI has sent 100-year-old superfan Don Hernan a classy message after finding out the Spaniard has recorded all of his goals on paper. All of Messi's incredible stats and achievements are just a touch of a button away on the internet. But Hern...

 2021-07-16 10:10 

The Sun

Cristiano Ronaldo set to STAY at Juventus this season but may have to take pay cut like Lionel Messi to extend deal...

CRISTIANO RONALDO is set to stay at Juventus this season and is likely to sign a new contract, according to reports. The Portuguese star has been linked with a move away from Turin with the club eager to offload his 900,000-a-week wages. Ronaldo, 36, has ...

 2021-07-15 15:39 

The Sun

Barcelona transfer news bookies reveal most likely exits to fund five-year Lionel Messi deal PLUS new signings...

BARCELONA look set to continue their summer revamp with plenty of ins and outs expected at the Nou Camp. The Spanish heavyweights have already signed Sergio Aguero, Eric Garcia and Memphis Depay on free transfers. BETFAIR GET 20 FREE BETS* But NONE of the...

 2021-07-15 13:35 

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La Liga chief surprised Lionel Messi has received NO transfer offers and warns he will keep an eye on his Barcelona wage...

JAVIER TEBAS is shocked that Barcelona haven't received any bids for free agent Lionel Messi. Despite several major European clubs, including Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City, declaring their interest in the Argentinian mega-star, none of them ...

 2021-07-15 12:38 

The Sun

Lionel Messi works out with stunning wife Antonela in gym as he prepares to sign new five-year Barcelona contract...

LIONEL MESSI and his wife Antonela Roccuzzo have been keeping themselves in excellent shape in the gym as he prepares to commit to Barcelona. The Argentine superstar is on the verge of signing a new five-year deal with the Catalan giants despite rumours h...

 2021-07-15 12:38 

The Sun

Chelsea Haaland BID, Blues also make Chiesa offer, Messi 'five-year Barcelona new deal AGREED' transfer news live...

CHELSEA have had a bid for Erling Haaland turned down by Borussia Dortmund, according to reports from Germany. And the Blues are also reported to have made an offer for Federico Chiesa of Juventus. Lionel Messi is on holiday after winning the Copa America...

 2021-07-15 11:31 

The Sun

Lionel Messi 'must agree even BIGGER pay cut than 50 per cent with Barcelona not allowed to add one cent to wage bill'...

LIONEL MESSI must agree an even bigger pay cut to return to Barcelona, according to reports. The Argentine has agreed to halve his enormous wages in order to pen a five-year deal. But no announcement has yet been made, as Barca still can't afford it. ...

 2021-07-15 08:12 

The Sun

Chelsea and Man Utd transfer blow with Antoine Griezmann and Saul Niguez set for Barcelona-Atletico Madrid swap deal...

BARCELONA and Atletico Madrid are in advanced talks to swap Antoine Griezmann and Saul Niguez, according to reports. The Catalan side are desperate to reduce their astronomic wage bill this summer. They have reportedly agreed for Lionel Messi to halve his...

 2021-07-15 08:03 

The Sun

Messi 'five-year Barcelona deal AGREED', PSG confirm Donnarumma transfer, Chelsea 85m Chiesa OFFER, Haaland latest...

ERLING HAALAND has REFUSED to commit his future to Borussia Dortmund, with Chelsea reportedly waiting in the wings with a blockbuster 150m deal. But one man the Blues have made a bid for is Federico Chiesa, according to reports from Germany. Lionel Messi ...

 2021-07-14 16:26 

The Sun

Lionel Messi STILL world's best paid player despite 50 per cent pay cut as top five earners revealed...

LIONEL MESSI looks set to stay at Barcelona after reportedly agreeing to slash his current wage in half but he'll still get by. The Catalan giants have convinced the Argentine to stay at the Nou Camp after offering him a reduced salary of a measly 1.2...

 2021-07-14 12:49 

The Sun

Messi 'agrees to slash pay in HALF to finally sign Barcelona deal... but will still earn 1.2m-a-week'...

LIONEL MESSI has reached an agreement in principle to extend his Barcelona contract with a 50 per cent pay cut, according to reports. The LaLiga giants were unable to get Messi, 34, to sign on the dotted line before his deal expired at the end of last mon...

 2021-07-14 10:15 

The Sun

Copa America team of tournament announced with Messi and Neymar but would it beat star-studded Euro 2020 XI?...

THE Copa America Team of the Tournament has been unveiled... with a star-studded attacking line-up. Lionel Messi helped inspire Argentina to the trophy to end the country's 28-year wait for silverware with a narrow 1-0 win over Brazil. Therefore it is...

 2021-07-14 09:37 

The Sun

Chelsea 150m Haaland LATEST, Blues also in for Griezmann, Bayern want Lewandowski replacement transfer news live...

ERLING HAALAND has REFUSED to commit his future to Borussia Dortmund, with Chelsea reportedly waiting in the wings with a blockbuster 150m deal. While Lionel Messi helped Argentina win the Copa America but is still a free agent as his Barcelona contract s...

 2021-07-14 08:22 

The Sun

Lionel Messi's private jet delayed leaving Argentina as BOMB THREAT grounds flights at airport after Copa America win...

LIONEL MESSI's private jet was delayed leaving Argentina's Rosario airport due to a BOMB scare. The 34-year-old was due to jet off to Spain for his summer holidays on Tuesday following his Copa America heroics. But just hours before he was meant t...

 2021-07-13 20:30 

The Sun

Chelsea linked with Griezmann loan deal, Bayern want Lewandowski replacement, Messi contract LATEST transfer news live...

LIONEL MESSI helped Argentina win the Copa America but is still a free agent as his Barcelona contract situation drags on. Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowski could be on his way OUT of Bayern Munich with the club now looking for a replacement for the 32-year-o...

 2021-07-13 14:57 

The Sun

Lionel Messi facing 80 PER CENT pay cut as Barcelona wage limit is slashed but he'd still be top Premier League earner...

LIONEL MESSI is reportedly facing an 80 PER CENT wage cut to sign a new contract with Barcelona. The 34-year-old is currently a free agent, but the Spanish giants are desperate to keep the six-time Ballon d'Or winner. But with Barca, like most of Span...

 2021-07-13 12:44 

The Sun

Lionel Messi's mum reveals family's bizarre ritual for Copa America final with relatives too nervous to watch together...

LIONEL MESSI'S relatives watched Argentina's Copa America final win over Brazil in separate rooms as a result of a bizarre family ritual. Messi's mother Celia Mara Cuccittini revealed details of the unique superstition after her son won his fi...

 2021-07-13 12:36 

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Lionel Messi 'decides to STAY at Barcelona and sign new contract as PSG give up on snatching superstar on free transfer'...

LIONEL MESSI has decided to STAY at Barcelona and sign a new contract despite interest from Paris Saint-Germain. The 34-year-old star is a free agent after the club failed to sign him up before his deal expired on June 30. Negotiations continued while Mes...

 2021-07-13 09:09 

The Sun

Watch classy Lionel Messi put a stop to anti-Brazil chant during Argentina's Copa America 2021 celebrations...

LIONEL MESSI cut his team-mates short when they started singing anti-Brazil songs after winning the Copa America on Saturday. Argentina beat their fierce rivals 1-0 to claim their first piece of silverware in 28 years. Messi, 34, could have been forgiven ...

 2021-07-13 08:27 

The Sun

Bayern 'search for Lewandowski replacement', Chelsea enter Camavinga race, Messi contract LATEST transfer news live...

LIONEL MESSI helped Argentina win the Copa America but is still a free agent as his Barcelona contract situation drags on. Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowski could be on his way OUT of Bayern Munich with the club now looking for a replacement for the 32-year-o...

 2021-07-13 05:52 

The Sun

Lionel Messi talks 'progressing well', reveals Barcelona president Laporta with superstar set to sign new contract...

BARCELONA are nearing a deal to renew Lionel Messi's contract, according to club president Joan Laporta. The 34-year-old star is a free agent after the club failed to sign him up before his deal expired on June 30. Negotiations continued while Messi h...

 2021-07-12 20:00 

The Sun

Haaland rages at racist fans, Chelsea enter Camavinga race, Messi contract LATEST transfer news live...

LIONEL MESSI helped Argentina win the Copa America but is still a free agent as his Barcelona contract situation drags on. Meanwhile, Erling Haaland has had a pop at those giving Jadon Sancho, Bukayo Saka and Marcus Rashford a hart time. And the Blues are...

 2021-07-12 14:57 

The Sun

Watch emotional moment Lionel Messi is reunited with wife Antonela after returning from Copa America 2021...

THIS is the magic moment Argentina hero Lionel Messi reunited with wife Antonela Roccuzzo after his Copa America success. The Barcelona legend finally ended his wait for a major international trophy after his country beat rivals Brazil on Saturday. It was...

 2021-07-12 11:17 

The Sun

Lionel Messi posts emotional letter to fans after Argentina's Copa America win and says Maradona 'was cheering us on'...

LIONEL MESSI dedicated Argentina's emphatic Copa America triumph to Diego Maradona and reckons he was with them every step of the way. Messi led Argentina to their first major trophy in 28 years on Saturday with a 1-0 victory over rivals Brazil. And h...

 2021-07-12 09:00 

The Sun

Ballon d'Or 2021 winner Lionel Messi favourite for seventh award, Jorginho odds slashed after Italy Euro 2020 win...

HARRY KANE, Kylian Mbappe and Robert Lewandowski are just a few of the leading contenders to win the 2021 Ballon d'Or. But they all trail a familiar face in the betting market with Lionel Messi the odds-on favourite, according to bookmakers Betfair. B...

 2021-07-11 21:19 

The Sun

What Neymar told 'best player in history' Messi in emotional hug after Argentina's Copa America win over Brazil...

NEYMAR has revealed he mixed a cheeky insult with a 'greatest player ever' tribute when he gave Lionel Messi an emotional embrace after Argentina's Copa America final win. PSG's Brazil striker Neymar put his own devastation to hug his form...

 2021-07-11 19:00 

The Sun

Sergio Aguero accepts substitute role after free transfer to Barcelona with Fati and Depay to partner Messi...

FORMER Manchester City star Sergio Aguero has reportedly accepted a substitute role at Barcelona next season. Spanish outlet AS claim the Catalans are set to head into the new season with Lionel Messi supported by Ansu Fati and Memphis Depay. Aguero battl...

 2021-07-11 17:02 

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Lionel Messi and Co arrive back in Argentina to heroes' welcome after historic Copa America triumph over Brazil...

LIONEL MESSi and Co were treated to a heroes' welcome on their return to Argentina following their historic Copa America victory. Lionel Scaloni's side lifted their first major tournament trophy by beating fiercest rivals Brazil 1-0 in the final i...

 2021-07-11 16:57 

The Sun

Lionel Messi played entire Copa America final with INJURY, reveals Argentina manager after historic win over Brazil...

LIONEL MESSI fought through the pain barrier to finally win a trophy with Argentina. Angel Di Maria was the hero on Saturday night as his goal saw Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in the Copa America final. But Messi, as ever, was Argentina's main man in the...

 2021-07-11 15:47 

The Sun

Watch Lionel Messi's horror miss in 88th minute of Copa America final to wrap up game for Argentina against Brazil...

LIONEL MESSI missed a sitter to wrap up the Copa America final for Argentina when he failed to convert from close range in the 88th minute. The 34-year-old's blushes were eventually spared as Argentina held on to win the game 1-0 thanks to an Angel Di...

 2021-07-11 14:16 

The Sun

Messi joins Ronaldo by winning first international trophy but how do medal hauls compare after Copa America win?...

LIONEL MESSI won his first trophy with Argentina on Saturday night as they beat Brazil 1-0 to lift the Copa America. The 34-year-old's international achievement comes five years after Cristiano Ronaldo won the European Championships with Portugal. But...

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