Edward Slocum

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Angry Lionel Messi Shows He's Fired Up for Barcelona Sextuple Challenge

CAMP NOU, BARCELONA — Lionel Messi did something he hasn't done before on Wednesday night against Roma. Not his well-taken goal, drilled home from the edge of the box after some fine interplay between Luis Suarez, Neymar and Dani Alves. We've seen that already, countless times.<p>No, rewind back from …

Soccer

Debate: Who was greater - Pirlo or Xavi?

The two finest midfielders of a generation meet for one last time at the highest level on Saturday, but which one of the two was the better player over the course of their career?<p>By Ben Hayward & Kris Voakes<p>Andrea Pirlo and Xavi are two of a dying breed. Midfielders more about technique than …

'Messi and Ronaldo could not be the best here' - meet Noel Ott, beach soccer's rising star

The 21-year-old, compared to the world's greatest footballers, is set to be the leading light in his event at this summer's inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan<p>When thinking of beach soccer, the glorious stretches of sand in Brazil, or the Mediterranean coast, spring more easily to mind …

2 Potential Heirs to Juventus Great Andrea Pirlo's Throne

With Xavi having announced his intention to leave Europe at the end of the season and Paul Scholes having already taken up a media role, Andrea Pirlo remains the last great midfielder of his generation still plying his trade at the highest level.<p>The 36-year-old has been at the top of the …

Soccer

Barcelona's Lionel Messi treated for vomiting problem - report

A doctor from the Italian town of Sacile is reported to have helped Barcelona star Lionel Messi to cure his vomiting problem.<p>Messi, 27, was in the …

The next Lionel Messi? 10 stars of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup

Supporters in New Zealand could witness the emergence of football's next superstar when Argentina, Brazil and Germany's best young talent take centre stage later this year.<p>Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, Thierry Henry, Ronaldinho, Arjen Robben, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Aguero, Alexis Sanchez, James …

4 Reasons Why Video Game Consoles Will Never Die

Sledgehammer Games/Activision<p>Ubisoft<p>Ashley Gilbertson for TIME<p>The Creative Assembly<p>Ubisoft<p>Ubisoft<p>Bungie<p>Nintendo<p>Sucker Punch …