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Lionel Messi has won the Pichichi Trophy for the sixth time after finishing the season as La Liga's top scorer with 36 goals.

La Liga top scorer Messi wins record-equalling sixth Pichichi trophy

Lionel Messi has won the Pichichi Trophy for the sixth time after finishing the season as La Liga's top scorer with 36 goals.
Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi receives another award in Barcelona, The Creu de Sant Jordi award it means -The Saint George's Cross award, in English, only 28 people and 15 institutions have received this award, according to Marca.

Lionel Messi earns another award, becomes the 2nd player to win it

Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi receives another award in Barcelona, The Creu de Sant Jordi award it means - The Saint George's Cross award, in English, only 28 people and 15 institutions have received this award, according to Marca.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has broken Jose Mourinho's record of numbers of trophies won as the Catalan manager overtakes the former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager in terms of titles won.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola breaks Jose Mourinho’s record

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has broken Jose Mourinho's record of numbers of trophies won as the Catalan manager overtakes the former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager in terms of titles won.
Paul Ince

Paul Ince: Liverpool won’t win the Premier League title for as long as Pep...

Liverpool have been warned by Paul Ince that they will not win the Premier League title for as long as Pep Guardiola remains in charge of Manchester City.
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette said he was flattered by rumoured interest from Barcelona as he added to mounting speculation a transfer away from Emirates Stadium could be in the offing.

Alexandre Lacazette: Barcelona interest is ‘flattering’

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette said he was flattered by rumoured interest from Barcelona as he added to mounting speculation a transfer away from Emirates Stadium could be in the offing.
Eden Hazard

Chelsea’s Roman Abramovich identifies Eden Hazard’s replacement

Chelsea billionaire owner Roman Abramovich have identified Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho as Eden Hazard’s replacement at Stamford Bridge.
Ernesto Valverde

Ernesto Valverde insists he has Barcelona backing

Ernesto Valverde insists he has the full support of the Barcelona board, even though the aftermath of the shock defeat to Liverpool has left him feeling like Steve McQueen in The Great Escape.
Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp applauds supporters on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on January 30, 2019. – The game finished 1-1. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Jurgen Klopp: Brighton have no pressure, nothing is certain against Manchester City

Jurgen Klopp has asserted that 'nothing is certain' as the final matchday of the Premier League season approaches, with Liverpool trailing Manchester City by a solitary point ahead of Sunday's conclusion to a dramatic title race.
Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino

Jose Mourinho: Jurgen Klopp, Mauricio Pochettino both deserve to win Champions League trophy

Jose Mourinho believes either Jurgen Klopp or Mauricio Pochettino can win the Champions League trophy.
Liverpool completed one of the greatest comebacks in football history, beating Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield and 4-3 on aggregate to reach the Champions League final.

Gerard Houllier: Barcelona were scared by Liverpool and Anfield

Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier believes Barcelona were "scared" by the Anfield atmosphere and the performance it inspired in the Reds on Tuesday.
Guinea international Naby Keita is delighted with Liverpool’s performance after stunning Barcelona 4-0 in the second leg of their Uefa Champions League semi-final at Anfield on Tuesday.

Three lessons learnt from Liverpool-Barcelona match

Liverpool produced one of the most stunning comebacks in Champions League history as Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice to beat Barcelona 4-0 and progress to the final for the second consecutive year 4-3 on aggregate on Tuesday.

Paris Saint-Germain to face Inter Milan in China summer tournament

Paris Saint-Germain will take on Inter Milan in a summer tournament in China before facing Rennes in next season’s curtain-raiser Champions Trophy in Shenzen, the Ligue 1 champions announced on Monday.
Barcelona Lionel Messi

Josep Maria Bartomeu: Lionel Messi will have 10 statues at renovated Camp Nou

Barcelona will pay tribute to Lionel Messi with 10 statues at Camp Nou when the Argentina star hangs up his boots, joked club president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Virgil van Dijk insisted Liverpool were not worried about potentially finishing the season without a trophy after their heavy defeat to Barcelona.

Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool must believe they can overcome Barcelona at Anfield

Virgil van Dijk says he still believes Liverpool can turn around their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona after a 3-0 defeat in the Nou Camp on Tuesday.
Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi to receive prestigious Catalan award

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is to be awarded one Catalonia's highest distinctions, the Creu de Sant Jordi.
Ernesto Valverde

Gaizka Mendieta: Barcelona need to respect Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool

Barcelona need to respect “incredible” Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool side in the Champions League semi-finals, Gaizka Mendieta has warned.
A poster of Spanish conservative People’s Party (PP) leader and candidate for prime minister Pablo Casado hangs outside the PP headquarters in Madrid after Spain held general elections on April 28, 2019. – Spaniards flocked to vote in a tense snap general election that could see the far-right make a dramatic entrance in parliament after more than four decades on the outer margins of politics. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

Spain premier touted as winner of polls marked by far-right emergence

Spain’s socialist prime minister was ahead in last-minute opinion polls Sunday in a tense snap general election likely to see the far-right make a dramatic entrance in parliament after decades on the margins of politics.
And his 600th club goal arrived yesterday, on April 27, 2019 against Inter at the San Siro during his first year at Juventus with the Scudetto already secured

Cristiano Ronaldo hits 600th goal mark as Lionel Messi wins 8th La Liga title

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored the 600th goal of his storied club career, ahead of rival Lionel Messi, who scored 598 for Barcelona.

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Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

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Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

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Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

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Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.