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Messi – Barcelona will be my only club in Europe
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Messi – Barcelona will be my only club in Europe

Lionel Messi has revealed he is very sure that Barcelona will be the only club he represents in Europe. The Argentine is preparing for another World Cup with Argentina and says his only chance to play for Newell's Old Boys in his homeland appeals to him when his club footballing career begins to wind down. He spent time with the club based in Rosario before making the move to Barcelona as a teenager and came through the club's 'C' and 'B' teams on his rise to stardom.   READ: Guardiola hails Chelsea target Sarri as one of the best   "I'm increasingly sure that in Europe, Barcelona will be my only club," Messi said in an interview with Argentine television station El Trece. "I always said I wanted to play in Argentine football one day, I don't know if it will hap...
Two exciting PL sides in the 2017/18 UCL quarters. No coincidence!
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Two exciting PL sides in the 2017/18 UCL quarters. No coincidence!

  Football has been fun and will always be fun. The 2017/2018 UEFA Champions League has been nothing short of exciting, and more excitement awaits from the upcoming draws to be held as well as the potential crackers that will emerge from the draws. But basically, we'll be more focused on the adventures of the Premier League sides as well as their impact so far in this season's UCL competition. It's no news that only 2 teams from the Premier League will be participating in the quarter-finals of the UCL as the other 3 have been eliminated by opponents who proved to be superior after the proceedings of the UCL night encounters. Liverpool and Manchester City will be England's hope of making any significant impact in the 2017/2018 UCL competition. Who would have thought that the Prem...
FIFA President – Messi is extraordinary but yet to win a World Cup
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FIFA President – Messi is extraordinary but yet to win a World Cup

  FIFA president Gianni Infantino has opined that Lionel Messi must be a World Cup winner before he can attain the status of the greatest player of all time. The president also went on to draw comparisons between Lionel Messi and Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, stating that the latter secured a World Cup win for his country whilst attaining great status at club level. READ: Kante set to miss Crystal Palace game for Chelsea “Messi is extraordinary but he is yet to win a World Cup,” Infantino said in the course of an interview with newspaper La Nacion. “There are lots of amazing players who never won the World Cup and that is what made Diego so special in football – winning major titles for both club and country. “Messi may be there (in Russia) and we may see...
Awesome football facts you had no idea about
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Awesome football facts you had no idea about

   A look into some awesome football facts every now and then could bring about some excitement. The article below throws light on some football facts you may not be familiar with   There is a record of the highest number of goals scored by one football player in the calendar year and it belongs to Lionel Messi.  Actually, there are two records, one official and one unofficial. The official one is 91 goals made by Lionel Messi in 2012. Those goals are a product of his combined game in FC Barcelona and for the Argentinean national team. The unofficial title is claimed by Pele in 1959 and that number is almost double. We are talking about 127 goals in one calendar year, but FIFA doesn’t want to acknowledge this amazing number as the record. Why? We have no idea. ...