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LaLiga: Barcelona to sue Spanish newspaper over claims Lionel Messi contract is worth $674 million
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LaLiga: Barcelona to sue Spanish newspaper over claims Lionel Messi contract is worth $674 million

Barcelona responded by also insisting they were not responsible for the leak, although the club did not deny the details of the report.

Ligue 1: 'Any big player is welcome at PSG', new manager Mauricio Pochettino responds to Lionel Messi links
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Ligue 1: 'Any big player is welcome at PSG', new manager Mauricio Pochettino responds to Lionel Messi links

The Argentine was asked several times about Messi at his first press conference since being named coach of PSG, with the Barcelona superstar now free to negotiate with other clubs as his contract runs out in June.

Year in Review 2020: A visual look back at sport and life of athletes in year defined by COVID-19
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Year in Review 2020: A visual look back at sport and life of athletes in year defined by COVID-19

What will you think of when you think of 2020? How will you remember sport in a year defined by the pandemic? Here are 20 moments — captured in images and videos — that encapsulate sport in a year like no other:

'Anyone can achieve greatness if they believe in themselves,' says Lionel Messi after breaking Pele's record
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'Anyone can achieve greatness if they believe in themselves,' says Lionel Messi after breaking Pele's record

It was the 33-year-old Argentine's 749th competitive match for Barca, meaning he has scored a goal every 1.16 games.

LaLiga: Unbeaten Atletico Madrid take top spot; Lionel Messi rescues Barcelona off the bench as Ansu Fati suffers injury
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LaLiga: Unbeaten Atletico Madrid take top spot; Lionel Messi rescues Barcelona off the bench as Ansu Fati suffers injury

While Messi got Barcelona back on track, Joao Felix’s latest double helped Atletico Madrid rise to the top of the league with a convincing 4-0 rout of Cadiz.

New era at Camp Nou brings hope, but no quick fix for Barcelona and Lionel Messi
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New era at Camp Nou brings hope, but no quick fix for Barcelona and Lionel Messi

Barcelona toasted the resignation of Josep Maria Bartomeu as president on Tuesday by beating Juventus 24 hours later in the Champions League. But not everything has changed.

Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo uncertain for showdown against Lionel Messi
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Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo uncertain for showdown against Lionel Messi

Ronaldo tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago while playing with Portugal, and has been in self-isolation since returning to Italy.

LaLiga: Real Madrid twist the knife into Ronald Koeman's Barcelona in 3-1 Clasico win
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LaLiga: Real Madrid twist the knife into Ronald Koeman's Barcelona in 3-1 Clasico win

Real Madrid won the first Clasico of 2020-21 LaLiga season 3-1 at an empty Camp Nou. It is Barcelona's second consecutive league defeat and a third straight winless game.

LaLiga: Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman will miss fans for 1st El Clasico as Barcelona coach
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LaLiga: Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman will miss fans for 1st El Clasico as Barcelona coach

“Not having fans is the worst thing that can happen in a Barça-Madrid match,” Barcelona boss Koeman said.

New manager, Lionel Messi saga, missed targets and transfers: 8 weeks of chaos at Barcelona
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New manager, Lionel Messi saga, missed targets and transfers: 8 weeks of chaos at Barcelona

8 weeks have passed since the humiliation against Bayern Munich and what has been a miserable period for everyone associated with the historic club.

LaLiga: Barcelona says impact of coronavirus pandemic cost the club 238 million euros
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LaLiga: Barcelona says impact of coronavirus pandemic cost the club 238 million euros

Barcelona reported losses of 97 million euros for the 2019-20 season, blaming the deficit on “the effects of COVID-19.”

Lionel Messi attempts to put his dispute with FC Barcelona behind, says it is time for club to unite
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Lionel Messi attempts to put his dispute with FC Barcelona behind, says it is time for club to unite

"After so many disagreements, I would like to put an end to it all. We must unite as Barcelona fans and believe that the best is yet to come," Messi said.

LaLiga: Lionel Messi scores in first game since Barcelona transfer dispute; Luis Suarez nets brace for Atletico Madrid
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LaLiga: Lionel Messi scores in first game since Barcelona transfer dispute; Luis Suarez nets brace for Atletico Madrid

Luis Suarez, whose departure was confirmed on Thursday, marked his Atletico Madrid debut by scoring twice in a 6-1 win over Granada.

Premier League: Subdued Pep Guardiola tight-lipped over move in future for Lionel Messi
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Premier League: Subdued Pep Guardiola tight-lipped over move in future for Lionel Messi

Manchester City would have been the favourites to sign Messi if he had managed to make his way out of Barcelona. Instead, he will stay until the end of his contract that runs until June 2021.

LaLiga: 'Club is always above any player,' says ex-Barcelona coach Luis Enrique on Lionel Messi saga
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LaLiga: 'Club is always above any player,' says ex-Barcelona coach Luis Enrique on Lionel Messi saga

Luis Enrique managed Messi at Barca from 2014 to 2017 and they won the treble together in 2015.

Lionel Messi's father Jorge tells LaLiga his son is free to leave even as footage shows him conceding he could stay
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Lionel Messi's father Jorge tells LaLiga his son is free to leave even as footage shows him conceding he could stay

Messi senior seemingly replied "yes" when asked by a reporter if they had considered the possibility of staying at the club for another season and then leaving for free next year.

Lionel Messi's father Jorge says star forward could stay at Barcelona, suggest reports
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Lionel Messi's father Jorge says star forward could stay at Barcelona, suggest reports

Messi senior seemingly replied "yes" when asked by a reporter if they had considered the possibility of staying at the club for another season and then leaving for free next year, in a video recorded by Spanish TV station Cuatro.

LaLiga: Spain's National Court dismisses fraud case against Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi
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LaLiga: Spain's National Court dismisses fraud case against Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi

Spain's National Court on Monday said it had dismissed a complaint against Barcelona's Lionel Messi filed by a former employee of the Argentine footballer's foundation, who had accused him of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP vs TMC in West Bengal, India-US trade ties, Copa America 2019; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP vs TMC in West Bengal, India-US trade ties, Copa America 2019; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP vs TMC in West Bengal, India-US trade ties, Copa America 2019; today's must-read stories

How the Football Bond Spans the Atlantic
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How the Football Bond Spans the Atlantic

The history and politics of the trans-Atlantic football connection of Argentina and Italy