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Messi bottle thrower faces life ban

Valencia will banish a fan who hit Barcelona forward Lionel Messi on the head with a plastic bottle on Sunday for life once they have been identified, the club said.<p>Messi was celebrating Barca's 94th-minute winner with teammates near the corner flag when someone threw the bottle from the stands and …

'Messi' Movie to Hit Spanish Cinemas on New Year's Day

Link to Media<p>The trailer for the Lionel Messi documentary drama has been out for some time, but it is now finally ready to hit cinemas.<p>Simply titled <i>Messi</i>, the film will be released in Spain on New Year's Day, <i>AS</i> confirmed on Twitter.<p>Spain is the first country to get the film on general release, but …

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LA Kings' Voynov pleads not guilty in domestic violence case

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov on Monday pleaded not guilty to felony domestic assault for allegedly attacking his wife in October, the Los Angeles County district attorney said.<p>Los Angeles Kings defender Slava Voynov is shown in this Redondo Beach Police …

Leicester Call in Stick-Wielding Buddhist Monks to Help Them Beat Liverpool

Link to Media<p>Leicester City have not won in eight games, but they have called in some special help to end that record against Liverpool on Tuesday night—stick-wielding Buddhist monks!<p>It sounds ridiculous, but the last time the monks blessed the players, the team enjoyed a famous 5-3 win over …

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Lionel Messi's huge fan club in North Korea

Lionel Messi, it transpires, is hugely popuar in North Korea and would receive a warm welcome if he ever travelled to the secretive Asian country.<p>The news that such an inward-looking country has embraced the Barcelona striker comes as a susprise.<p>But, North Korean football official Han Un-Gyon, a …

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Thierry Henry Questions Ballon D'Or Dominance of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi

Link to Media<p>Arsenal legend Thierry Henry believes the increased focus on goal scoring and star power has led other areas of the sport to get overlooked in recent years. That's why Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have dominated the Ballon d'Or award for the past six years.<p><i>The Guardian</i> passed …

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FBI investigating Qatar World Cup bid

Conservative MP Damian Collins reveals that FBI officers are investigating Qatar's bid for the World Cup<p>FBI officers are investigating the Qatar World Cup bid, a conservative MP has disclosed.<p>Damian Collins, Conservative MP for Folkestone and Hythe, said during a Parliamentary debate on the 2018 …

Robbie Keane wins MLS MVP

The LA Galaxy forward's 19 goals and 14 assists for the MLS Cup finalists was enough for him to earn the league's highest individual honor.<p>Robbie Keane is the 2014 MLS MVP. The LA Galaxy forward was given the award on Wednesday, capping a fabulous year for the Irish international, who has helped …

First one to make eye contact loses!

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Neymar's father accused of pocketing €3million

Former Santos President Luis Alvaro de Oliveira has accused Neymar’s father of pocketing €3million in the deal that took the forward to Barcelona.<p>In an interview with <i>Cadena COPE</i>, De Oliveira claimed Neymar da Silva received the money from Barcelona before the 2011 Club World Cup in Japan.<p>“In full …

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Lionel Messi, Neymar lead Barcelona into Champions League clash vs. Ajax

Barcelona will start without Xavi and Sergio Busquets.<p>Barcelona are heavy favorites against Ajax, and for good reason. They are significantly better than their Eredivisie opponents and are at home.<p>Lionel Messi and Neymar lead the attack, as always, and they will be joined by Pedro up front. Neither …

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3 things we learned from Barcelona's 3-1 win over Ajax

It was comfortable for much of the match then nervy at the end for Barcelona.<p>Barcelona had a bit of a nervy night at the Camp Nou, but came away 3-1 winners over Ajax to keep pace with Paris Saint-Germain in Group F. It was a comfortable night for the Catalans until the 88th minute when Ajax pulled …

Barcelona v Ajax: as it happened

Barcelona vs Ajax, Champions League - News updates, live match report and result from the Nou Camp, Barcelona<p><b>- Project Babb watch terrible Fifa film so you don’t have to<br>- Real Madrid give chilling reminder of Liverpool's decline<br>- Football's largest players: fat flops or chubby champions?</b><p>LATEST<p><i>Send</i> …

Barcelona 2 Ajax 1: comfortable win for Lionel Messi and Co. despite late scare

Barcelona vs Ajax, Champions League: Neymar and Messi combine to sink the Dutch champions at the Nou Camp<p>Lionel Messi drew level with fierce rival Cristiano Ronaldo in the race to become the Champions League's all-time top goalscorer as Barcelona warmed up for El Clasico with a 3-1 victory over …

The Indian Super League gives us our amazing bicycle kick of the day

The Indian Super League is all of nine days old and they already have a crazy bicycle kick goal.<p>Bernard Mendy used to play for Paris Saint-Germain, so playing for Chennaiyin FC may not stack up -- and living in Chennai isn't quite the same as living in Paris -- but he'll always be able to tell …

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When a penalty kick goes hilariously awry

Borja Mayoral is just an innocent 17-year-old playing for Real Madrid in the UEFA Youth League. He didn't mean to become the subject of our laughter. He didn't mean to become a joke.<p>But here we are.<p>HAHAHAHHAHA.

This rainbow flick to lob is one of the best goals you will ever see

Oh. My. Lord.<p>He pulled off a rainbow flick in a real match. A rainbow flick!<p>He chipped the keeper with the outside of his foot from a sharp angle in a real match! A chip with the outside of his foot!<p>Each of those, on their own, would be amazing. But Sint-Truiden's Piotr Parzyszek did both, and he …

Lionel Messi Talks El Clasico, Luis Suarez's Barcelona Debut and Substitutions

Link to Media<p>Lionel Messi is looking forward to linking up with Luis Suarez during Saturday's Clasico fixture with Real Madrid, a match in which the Barcelona star insists a win is more important than his breaking Telmo Zarra's all-time La Liga goalscoring record.<p>Messi is one goal away from …

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