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Messi scores twice as Barcelona knock Chelsea out of Champions League

Chelsea went out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage with an error-ridden display against Barcelona. Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg, the visitors fell behind after just 128 seconds in the Nou Camp as Lionel Messi shot through the legs of Thibaut Courtois from a tight angle. Messi then set up Ousmane Dembele to hammer home ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo beats Messi to win fifth Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the fifth Ballon d’Or of his career, equalling Lionel Messi’s record after a season that saw him lead Real Madrid to their 12th Champions League title. The 32-year-old, who moved level with Messi at the top of the all-time Champions League group stage goalscorers leaderboard on Wednesday after helping Madrid to beat Borussia Dortmund, was presented with ...

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Ronaldo beats Messi to win Fifa Best Player award

Cristiano Ronaldo was named the world’s best player at the 2017 Best Fifa Football Awards in London. The Real Madrid and Portugal forward beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Paris St-Germain’s Neymar to the honour. Ronaldo, 32, helped Real to a Champions League-La Liga double in 2016-17. Lieke Martens of Barcelona and the Netherlands won best female player, Real Madrid’s Zinedine ...

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Lionel Messi marries girlfriend in front of teammates

Football, Argentina and Barcelona great, Lionel Messi on Friday night wedded his life-long love and partner, Antonella Roccuzzo in front of family and friends of mainly football stars. Messi, 30, and Roccuzzo, 29, tied the knot in a civil ceremony at a luxury hotel in the heart of Rosario in what has been dubbed “the wedding of the century” in Argentina. ...

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Lionel Messi suspended for four matches

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee – in application of articles 77 a) and 108 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code (FDC) – has reached a decision in relation to the case of Lionel Messi following an incident that occurred during the match between Argentina and Chile on 23 March 2017 as part of the qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup ...

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Late Messi goal earns Barcelona a draw

Lionel Messi scored a sublime last-minute free-kick to salvage a point for Barcelona and deny Villarreal a famous win on Sunday. Nicola Sansone fired the hosts ahead, a low angled finish after ex-Chelsea loan signing Alexandre Pato’s threaded pass. Messi hit a post and Barca were denied a penalty when Bruno handled a shot by the Argentina forward, before Messi’s ...

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Injury rules Messi out for three weeks

Lionel Messi will be out for three weeks after suffering a groin strain in Barcelona’s draw with Atletico Madrid. The striker went off on 59 minutes on Wednesday after a Diego Godin tackle. He was forced to miss Argentina’s World Cup 2018 qualifier against Venezuela earlier this month with a groin injury, but has played in all five La Liga ...

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Fuel supply to improve significantly – BDCs

The Chamber of Bulk Oil Distribution Companies says it expects the fuel shortage situation to improve significantly by the end of Monday. This follows the release of about nine million liters of petrol to retail stations across the country. Citi News’ checks reveal there are still queues at some of the pump stations despite the release of fuel. The Chamber insists ...

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Fuel shortage to hit Ghana in a week – BDCs warns

The Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distribution Companies (BDC), Senyo Hosi has cautioned government to stop subsidizing petroleum products to the detriment of the industry. According to him pricing of petroleum prices is out of the control of the politician. ‘’Is high time we all accept some few things, pricing is out of control of the politician; ...

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