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Antoine Griezmann seeking Atletico Madrid exit but Barcelona are not interested

Griezmann announced his decision through a documentary in June last year called 'La Decision', a reference to LeBron James' televised announcement in 2010 where he announced he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Miami Heat.
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Gerard Pique: Lionel Messi gives Barcelona another level

Gerard Pique lauded Lionel Messi after his spellbinding performance in Barcelona's 5-1 Champions League win over Lyon, saying he gives them "another level".
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Lionel Messi hails Cristiano Ronaldo after Champions League hat-trick

Lionel Messi saluted Cristiano Ronaldo's efforts from the previous night after producing a superb display of his own in Barcelona's thrashing of Lyon on Wednesday.

Philippe Coutinho refuses to rule out Barcelona exit

Philippe Coutinho has admitted his future may lie away from Barcelona after starring and scoring in a 5-1 victory over Lyon in the Champions League last 16.
Sadio Mane Liverpool

Brilliant Sadio Mane, Messi brace Liverpool, Barca into quarter finals

Sadio Mane scored twice to lead Liverpool into the quarter-finals with a 3-1 win at Bayern Munich.
Ivan Rakitic lifts the ball over Thibaut Courtois for the game’s only goal. Juan Carlos Hidalgo-EPA

Ivan Rakitic gives Barca second “Clasico” win in four days at Real Madrid

La Liga leaders FC Barcelona won a tight and tense “Clasico’’ 1-0 at Real Madrid on Saturday.
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Clement Lenglet: Double Clasico could be pivotal for Barcelona

Clement Lenglet describes it as the fixture that “freezes time” and believes this week’s Clasico double-header could still define the seasons of both his own Barcelona, and Real Madrid.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi is at a separate table compared to the rest of the world and FIFA's Best award is a lie, according to team-mate Jordi Alba.

Luis Milla: Lionel Messi is the difference between Barcelona and Real Madrid

Lionel Messi is the man who represents the only difference in quality between Barcelona and Real Madrid, says former midfielder Luis Milla.
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Concern for misfiring Luis Suarez as goals dry up for Barcelona

The image of a frustrated Lionel Messi with his hands on his hips in Barcelona’s 0-0 Champions League draw in Lyon on Tuesday may reverberate the most around the world, but it is Luis Suarez’s form in front of goal that is causing most concern in Catalonia.
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Lionel Messi hits 30 goals for 11th consecutive season

Lionel Messi scored his 30th goal of the season against Real Valladolid on Saturday to ensure he’s now hit the landmark in each of the last 11 seasons.
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Gerard Pique: Lionel Messi part of new Davis Cup venture

Lionel Messi is one of the investors in the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid later this year, according to FC Barcelona team-mate Gerard Pique.
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Spanish La Liga to sponsor new Davis Cup finals

Spanish football top flight La Liga will sponsor tennis’ Davis Cup finals under the tournament’s new guise led by Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique’s investment group, the ITF announced on Thursday.
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Lionel Messi: Sevilla hammering shows Barca want to win all three titles

Lionel Messi believes Barcelona showed their appetite for the Copa del Rey by blowing away Sevilla 6-1 on Thursday to pull off a brilliant comeback and book their place in the semi-finals.
Barcelona’s French forward Ousmane Dembele (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Spanish League football match between Barcelona and Leganes at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 20, 2019. (Photo by Josep LAGO - AFP)

Ousmane Dembele sparkles but Lionel Messi needed off bench to rescue Barca

Ousmane Dembele gave Barcelona a glimpse into the future but Barcelona still needed Lionel Messi to beat Leganes 3-1 on Sunday and restore their five-point lead at the top of La Liga.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says he will bring an end to his career as soon as he stops enjoying playing football.

Gerard Pique: I’ll retire the day I stop enjoying football

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says he will bring an end to his career as soon as he stops enjoying playing football.
Lionel Messi takes on the defender Erick Cabaco in Barcelona’s 5-0 win away to Levante. Manuel Bruque-EPA

Lionel Messi scores hat trick as Barcelona pummelled Levante 5-0

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick and created another two goals as Barcelona thrashed 10-man Levante to regain a three-point lead at the top of La Liga.
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Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014.
Lucas Moura (centre) celebrates after scoring Tottenham’s equaliser which put them through to the last 16 of the Champions League. Alejandro García-EPA

Late Lucas Moura goal secures remarkable qualification for Tottenham

Tottenham achieved “mission impossible” by qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League, according to manager Mauricio Pochettino.

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NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.