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A top architect wants to build this soccer-ball mansion in homage to Lionel Messi

There aren’t many people with enough wealth and devotion to soccer to commission an extravagant mansion in the shape of a soccer ball. But Luis de Garrido, a celebrated Spanish architect, bet that if he designed such a property to be built in Barcelona, one famed soccer player was sure to bite: …

Soccer

This Messi-Inspired Mansion Looks Like a Giant Soccer Ball

In what will either prove to be a successful sale or a very awkward, unwanted gift, Spanish architect <b>Luis de Garrido</b>—who has previously designed homes for stars like Naomi Campbell—has released designs of a massive soccer-inspired mansion made for FC Barcelona star <b>Lionel Messi</b>. While Messi's …

Architect Designs a Soccer Ball-Shaped House for Famous Footballer Lionel Messi

Taking inspiration from a soccer ball's design, architect Luis de Garrido has designed a fantasy eco-mansion for Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi. …

Architecture

The ‘hyper-competitive’ Toronto home market: I feel like a million bucks

<i>These are stories Report on Business followed this week</i>.<p>Suddenly, I'm a millionaire.<p>A bricks-and-mortar millionaire.<p>Actually, a <i>co</i>-millionaire with the bank that holds our mortgage.<p>But for anyone who asks, like my neighbour down the street who lives in a semi-detached house, I've hit the mark.<p>As The …

Cesc Fábregas would consider moving to Manchester United

Cesc Fábregas would seriously consider a move to Manchester United if Barcelona were to accept the champions' €30m (£26m) bid to take him to Old …

Arsenal Transfer News: Why Gunners Must Act Fast to Land Marouane Fellaini

Despite whispers of imminent moves for the likes of Gonzalo Higuain and Marouane Fellaini, Arsenal are yet to land any major signings so far this transfer window.<p>If the Gunners are genuinely keen on making Everton’s Belgian midfielder part of their plans for next season, they will need to move …