Barcelona won 1-0 at bottom side Huesca on Sunday as Lionel Messi became the first foreigner to make 500 appearances in Spain’s La Liga, while a late Luis Suarez goal secured leaders Atletico Madrid victory against Alaves.
Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta said there was still time to make “a convincing proposal” to Lionel Messi, whose contract with the club expires in June.
Lionel Messi remained coy on his future at Barcelona in a long interview broadcast on Sunday in which he called the Catalan giants “my life”.
The pair will duel for potentially the final time when Barca host Juventus on Tuesday.
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo on Saturday played down the possibility of Lionel Messi joining the French champions.
Lionel Messi scored as Barcelona overcame a depleted Dynamo Kiev 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Juventus eased Ferencvaros aside and Manchester United slumped to an unexpected defeat in Turkey.
Josep Maria Bartomeu resigned as Barcelona president on Tuesday, along with his board of directors, and left with a bombshell admission that he had accepted a proposal for the club to play in “a future European Super League”.
Superstar footballer Lionel Messi will take a break from his Barcelona soap opera as he bids to fire Argentina to the World Cup in Qatar and what will probably be his last chance to try to win the coveted trophy.
Lionel Messi called for “an end” to arguments at Barcelona as he urged unity at the club he tried to leave before the season.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said he does not want to argue with Lionel Messi and believes the Argentinian is excited to play under new coach Ronald Koeman.
Lionel Messi boycotted Barcelona’s first pre-season training session on Monday.
Lionel Messi’s bombshell raises the question of which club could afford him.
Messi tells Barcelona he wants to leave — on a free transfer — in a “bombshell” fax.
Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte on Saturday dismissed talk of a reported move by the Chinese-owned Italian club for Barcelona star Lionel Messi.
Newly-crowned La Liga champions Real Madrid dropped points for the first time since the season’s restart on Sunday in a dramatic 2-2 draw that was not enough to save Leganes from relegation.
Barcelona had “an obligation to re-sign” Lionel Messi: President.
Lionel Messi scored his 700th career goal but Barcelona suffered another blow to their La Liga title hopes after a 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.
Lionel Messi confirmed on Monday that Barcelona’s players will take a 70 per cent pay cut and make financial contributions to ensure the club’s other employees are paid in full during the state of alarm in Spain.
Lionel Messi has hit back at Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal after the Frenchman blamed slackness in the dressing room for the departure of recently-fired coach Ernesto Valverde.
Former Argentina star midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron says he still believes Qatar 2022 could represent the last chance for compatriot Lionel Messi to win a World Cup trophy.
Messi claims the 2019 Ballon d’Or winning the award for the sixth time.
Lionel Messi delivered a major boost to Barcelona’s La Liga title hopes by scoring a late winner in a 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid on Sunday.
FC Barcelona moved back to the top of the Liga Santander on Tuesday after a 5-1 win at home to Valladolid thanks partly from a magnificent display from Leo Messi, who scored two goals and gave two assists.
Messi beats van Dijk and Ronaldo to win the best FIFA player of the year award.
Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi will not travel to the United States for the club’s pre-season tour after sustaining a calf problem on his return to training from a close season break, the La Liga champions said on Monday.
Messi and Aguero lash out at the officiating after their 2-0 Copa America defeat.
For the last dozen years, Argentina has been waiting for global superstar Lionel Messi to lead their football team to a major international trophy.
Barca have not lifted Europe’s biggest prize since 2015.
Liverpool know that anything but a Premier League win at Newcastle United tomorrow would leave their dreams in tatters.
Lionel Messi becomes the first man to score 400 La Liga goals.