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No One Believes in Barcelona Anymore, But That Doesn’t Bother Lionel Messi

Posted on 9 Sep, 2017, by in Soccer

It’s been almost a decade since Barcelona entered a season as underdogs in the title run. Today, in a 5-0 win over Espanyol, was the first time Los Cules looked like a title team, even if most of it was Lionel Messi taking his ability and execution up a notch, finishing with an effortless hat trick. More

Happy Birthday, Lionel Messi!

Posted on 24 Jun, 2015, by in Soccer

The world’s best footballer, of this era and of all-time (in a majority opinion of those writing about football/soccer on this site), Lionel Messi, is turning 28. What?! He’s 28 … More

Lionel Messi Scores a Hat Trick Without Cheating (Barcelona vs Espanyol)

Posted on 7 Dec, 2014, by in Soccer

Unlike his buddy/rival Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi doesn’t need to dive and cheat his way in order to get a hat trick. He simply has to be himself, and with … More

FC Barcelona – Lionel Messi Back With a Bang

Posted on 9 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

It’s been quite a while since Lionel Messi last played for Barcelona, two months to be exact. All that time out, and it took him less than half an hour to bag himself a brace on his return, showing he’s quite ready for his team’s biggest match of the season this weekend. More

Lionel Messi Scored More Than 43 Teams Last Season

Posted on 24 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Taking into account the top 5 leagues in Europe – Premier League, Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga and Ligue 1, Lionel Messi scored more than 43 different teams last season. He finished with 46 league goals for Barcelona. More

Lionel Messi, All 86 Goals in 2012

Posted on 10 Dec, 2012, by in Soccer

The chase is over, and we can move on to more important things. Gerd Muller no more, Lionel Messi now owns another scoring record. After setting the all-time best in a La Liga season, the history of Barcelona and in one season of Champions League football, Messi now owns the record for most goals in a calendar year, currently setting it at 86. More

FC Barcelona – Lionel Messi Scores More Than Entire Teams

Posted on 5 Dec, 2012, by in Soccer

The scoring machine that is Lionel Messi never ceases to amaze when new numbers and recognition as to how great his achievements are keep coming out. The Barcelona star has scored 21 goals so far this season in 14 matches; that puts him above 44 teams in the top 4 leagues of Europe up to this point. The list will probably be longer at the end of the season. More

Lionel Messi – All 76 Goals in 2012

Posted on 13 Nov, 2012, by in Soccer

One down, only one more to go. By scoring twice on his last match for Barcelona, Lionel Messi reached 76 goals in 2012. Not the all-time record, but good enough for second place, or the best among South American players. More

Lionel Messi Saves Barca With Two Goals (Osasuna vs Barcelona)

Posted on 26 Aug, 2012, by in Soccer

Two matches, four goals. Lionel Messi wasn’t all that great once again; Barcelona were pretty bad for 70 minutes, struggling once again against Osasuna at the very difficult Estadio El Sadar, but their early goal wasn’t enough against Barca who improved during the second half and got a bit of help from the referee. More

Lionel Messi Sets Record For Goals in a Single Season

Posted on 2 May, 2012, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi won’t win another league title or Champions League trophy with Barcelona this season, but it seems he’s closing in on the Pichichi, meanwhile setting a new record for goals scored in a single European season, reaching 68 goals in all competition after his hat trick in the 4-1 win over Malaga. More