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Messi returns to full training

Barcelona star Lionel Messi takes part in the first training session of Clasico week, raising hopes he could be set for a timely return at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Pochettino extends with Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino signs a contract extension until 2021, the club said yesterday, ending media speculation the Argentine could be tempted elsewhere.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Messi returns to full training

Barcelona star Lionel Messi takes part in the first training session of Clasico week, raising hopes he could be set for a timely return at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

October 16, 2015
October 16, 2015

‘Messi most-feared opponent’

Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has labelled Barcelona star Lionel Messi the opponent he has had the most difficulty facing.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Messi rivalry spurs on Ronaldo

Zinedine Zidane has voiced his admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo and believes the rivalry with Barcelona ace Lionel Messi only spurs on the Real Madrid attacker.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Messi is the best player of last decade: Pele

Brazilian football legend Pele has named Lionel Messi as the greatest footballer of the last decade, as he also paid tribute to Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

Barcelona, the jewel in Catalan independence crown

Catalonia may not be a state, but it can count on a small and symbolic red and blue army in the form of European football champions Barcelona.

March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015

Gold ingot seized in Argentina

The Argentine authorities say they have arrested two Paraguayan men who tried to cross the border with a 19th Century gold ingot worth more than $2m.