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Top 5 most valuable footballers when they were only aged 18

FEATURED COLUMNIST<p>Top 5 / Top 10<p>66.81K // 29 Mar 2016, 21:17 IST<p>Youth talents are always prioritised at top clubs across Europe and it comes as no …

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Some Egyptians Are Not Flattered by Messi's Offer to Donate His Shoes to Charity | VICE News

Soccer megastar Lionel Messi has lots of fans in Egypt. He's appeared in immensely popular Arabic-language KFC and Pepsi commercials, and youngsters wearing his jerseys are easy to spot around Cairo.<p>But the Barcelona forward's appearance on the Egyptian TV show "Yes, I'm Famous," over the weekend …

Barcelona are no longer Lionel Messi-dependent - Jordi Cardoner

Barcelona vice president Jordi Cardoner said the team are no longer reliant on superstar Lionel Messi, but that does not mean the club have started …

Argentina v Bolivia Betting: Messi & Co. to complete a routine win

With the visitors having the continent's worst away record, our tipster is backing Tata Martino's men to have few problems in claiming a win against La Verde in Cordoba<p>They may not have put in a completely convincing performance yet, but slowly Argentina's World Cup qualifying campaign is getting …

Argentina vs. Bolivia: Date, Time, TV Info, Live Stream for World Cup Qualifying

Argentina will look to continue their surge up the 2018 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL qualifying table on Tuesday, when they host Bolivia on Matchday 6.<p>The Albiceleste suffered a nightmare start to qualification but beat Copa America winners Chile in their last outing, and in Bolivia, they'll come …

El Clasico: 'Mini Lionel Messi' scores stunning free-kick in U12 clash

<b>(CNN) —</b> For any Barcelona fans concerned about life after Lionel Messi, fear not: the club may just have found his heir.<p>Toni Caravaca, now dubbed 'Mini Messi', scored an impressive long-range free-kick in Sunday's under 12 "El Clasico" match that his first team namesake would have been proud …

Lionel Messi Criticised for Donating Football Boots to Egyptian Charity

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is facing criticism for donating a pair of football boots to an Egyptian charity after a recent interview with MBC's Mona El-Sharkawy.<p>As reported by <i>Sport</i>, shoes are regarded as "unclean objects" in Arab countries, and some Egyptians took offence to the gesture. A …

Soccer Superstar Leo Messi Under Fire in Egypt for Donating Shoes to Charity

Lionel “Leo” Messi. Photo: Wikipedia/Christopher Johnson.<p>Soccer superstar Lionel “Leo” Messi inadvertently caused outrage in Egypt on Monday when he …

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Legends World Cup: Messi vs. Ronaldo

Ahead of the duo clashing at Camp Nou on Saturday when Barcelona hosts Real Madrid, who will come out on top in a semifinal showdown of their own?<p>The Legends World Cup nears its climax in a heavyweight clash between two Clasico rivals: Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano …

Comparing Lionel Messi's Role for Argentina vs. Role for Barcelona

Lionel Messi is as important for the Argentina national side as he is for Barcelona, that much is obvious.<p>That he plays the two differing roles as well as each other, maps out his versatility and genius on the pitch.<p>Indeed, there can't be too many cases of a footballer being called up by his …