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Record-breaker Messi nets treble as Barca down APOEL

Nov 26, 2014

Record-breaker Messi nets treble as Barca down APOEL

Lionel Messi set a new Champions League scoring record with a hat-trick and Luis Suarez netted his first in Barcelona colours as the Spaniards comprehensively beat APOEL Nicosia 4-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday. #Sports #Champions League #Barcelona #football #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #Messi #APOEL
253 goals and counting: Messi sets all-time La Liga scoring record

Nov 23, 2014

253 goals and counting: Messi sets all-time La Liga scoring record

Messi has scored 206 goals with his favoured left foot, 38 with his right, eight with his head and one, which should have been ruled out, with his hand. #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #La Liga #Messi record #253 goals
Lionel Messi's father plays down son's 'Barcelona exit' comments

Nov 20, 2014

Lionel Messi's father plays down son's 'Barcelona exit' comments

Lionel Messi's father Jorge has sought to play down comments his son made this week which suggested the four-times World Player of the Year could consider leaving Barcelona. #Sports #Barcelona #football #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #Luis Enrique #Jorge
Messi drops bombshell, hints he may leave Barcelona at some point

Nov 19, 2014

Messi drops bombshell, hints he may leave Barcelona at some point

Messi probably has at least five years left at the top of the game and if the right offer was made, it is not inconceivable he could quit Barca. #Barcelona #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #La Liga
Messi wide right, Tevez could be number nine: Martino

Nov 12, 2014

Messi wide right, Tevez could be number nine: Martino

Gerardo Martino kept his cards close to his chest on Tuesday over his lineup for Wednesdays friendly against Croatia and whether Lionel Messi and the recalled Carlos Tevez would start together. #Sports #football #Lionel Messi #Carlos Tvez #Argentina #KickingAround #SportsTracker #Gerardo Martino

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Who was Paulino Alcantara, the man whose record Messi broke?

Mar 20, 2014

Who was Paulino Alcantara, the man whose record Messi broke?

Alcantaras 369 goals for the Catalan club meant hed stayed atop Barcelonas goal-scoring charts for eighty-seven years, until Lionel Messi overtook the legendary striker when he notched his 370th goal in a Blaugrana shirt when his club smashed Osasuna for seven. #Sports #OnOurMind #Barcelona #Lionel Messi #Osasuna #LongReads #Paulino Alcantara #Record #Goal-scorer #Catalan #Blaugrana
Messi's singularity and how Barcelona have evolved after Guardiola

Jun 10, 2013

Messi's singularity and how Barcelona have evolved after Guardiola

For all we know, Guardiola knew what an overdependence on Messi would cost Barcelona. #Sports #Barcelona #football #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #Bayern Munich #Pep Guardiola