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Lionel Messi

Born: June 24, 1987 (age 31)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)
Weight: 11st 5lb (72kg)

Hometown: Rosario, Argentina
Nationality: Argentina Argentine

Position: Forward
Team: Barcelona (no. 10)
Lionel Messi
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Career History
Youth2000-2003Barcelona
Senior2004-Barcelona
International2005-Argentina
Sports Mole has 4,217 articles about Lionel Messi. Articles 1 to 40:
Real Betis attacker Joaquin celebrates scoring against Barcelona
Result: Real Betis shock Barcelona at Camp Nou
Real Betis record a 4-3 win over 10-man Barcelona in Sunday's pulsating La Liga clash at Camp Nou.
Nov 11, 17:12
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
Ernesto Valverde: 'No Lionel Messi risk'
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde insists that he has not taken a risk by selecting Lionel Messi in his squad for Sunday's La Liga clash with Real Betis.
Nov 10, 18:35
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring against Real Madrid in El Clasico on October 28, 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Betis - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview of Barcelona's home La Liga game with Real Betis.
Nov 9, 18:12
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on September 29, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Real Betis
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up in Sunday's La Liga clash with Real Betis.
Nov 9, 13:12
Harry Kane celebrates after scoring his second goal of the night in Tottenham Hotspur's win against PSV Eindhoven on November 6, 2018
Thirteen is a lucky number for Champions League hotshot Harry Kane
The Tottenham striker has an excellent goal-scoring record in the European competition.
Nov 7, 13:47
Ernesto Valverde watches on during the Champions League group game between Barcelona and PSV Eindhoven on September 18, 2018
Ernesto Valverde explains Lionel Messi absence
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde 'could not risk' selecting Lionel Messi for Tuesday's Champions League clash with Inter Milan.
Nov 7, 12:42
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after helping his side to victory in the 2018 Champions League final in Kiev
Jorge Mendes backs Cristiano Ronaldo to win Ballon d'Or
The agent of Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo backs his client to win the Ballon d'Or for an unprecedented sixth time this year.
Nov 7, 09:11
Neymar sticks a thumb up during a Brazil training session on October 9, 2018
Martin Montoya: 'Neymar wants Barcelona return'
Paris Saint-Germain attacker Neymar wants to return to Barcelona, claims the Brazilian's former teammate Martin Montoya.
Nov 5, 09:12
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Inter Milan
Sports Mole takes a look at how Barcelona could line up in Tuesday's Champions League clash with Inter Milan.
Nov 4, 14:35
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring against Real Madrid in El Clasico on October 28, 2018
Preview: Inter Milan vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview of Barcelona's trip to Inter Milan in the Champions League.
Nov 4, 14:11
Rafinha celebrates with Philippe Coutinho after opening the scoring for Barcelona in their Champions League tie with Inter Milan on October 24, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Rayo Vallecano
Ahead of Barcelona's La Liga trip to Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, Sports Mole looks at how the Spanish champions could line up.
Nov 1, 17:25
Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring against Real Madrid in El Clasico on October 28, 2018
Preview: Rayo Vallecano vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview of Barcelona's trip to Rayo Vallecano in La Liga.
Nov 1, 15:00
Ousmane Dembele in action for Barcelona in September 2017
Barcelona 'prepared to sell Ousmane Dembele'
Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool are on high alert with the news that Barcelona are reportedly prepared to sell Ousmane Dembele.
Oct 29, 23:35
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring against Real Madrid in El Clasico on October 28, 2018
Result: Luis Suarez scores hat-trick as Barcelona embarrass Real Madrid in El Clasico
Luis Suarez scores a hat-trick as Barcelona thrash Real Madrid 5-1 to move top of La Liga and pile more pressure on under-fire manager Julen Lopetegui.
Oct 28, 17:10
Barcelona players celebrate Luis Suarez's goal in El Clasico against Real Madrid on October 28, 2018
Live Commentary: Barcelona 5-1 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of the first El Clasico of the season as Barcelona hosted Real Madrid at the Camp Nou.
Oct 28, 14:15
General view of Camp Nou, home to Barcelona, taken in May 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the first El Clasico of the season as Barcelona take on Real Madrid.
Oct 26, 16:34
Rafinha celebrates with Philippe Coutinho after opening the scoring for Barcelona in their Champions League tie with Inter Milan on October 24, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Real Madrid
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up in Sunday's El Clasico at home to Real Madrid.
Oct 26, 14:18
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during his side's La Liga clash with Girona on August 26, 2018
Combined XI: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Ahead of Sunday's El Clasico at Camp Nou, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads of Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Oct 26, 13:40
Rafinha celebrates with Philippe Coutinho after opening the scoring for Barcelona in their Champions League tie with Inter Milan on October 24, 2018
Result: Barcelona dig deep to see off Inter Milan at Camp Nou
Barcelona beat Inter Milan 2-0 at Camp Nou to all but book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a few games to spare.
Oct 24, 21:53
Lionel Messi celebrates with Jordi Alba after scoring Barcelona's opening goal against Alaves on August 18, 2018
Jordi Alba: 'Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is irreplaceable'
Barcelona defender Jordi Alba claims that no player is capable of replacing Lionel Messi while he is sidelined with a broken arm.
Oct 23, 18:33
Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona on September 29, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Inter Milan
Ahead of Wednesday evening's Champions League clash between Barcelona and Inter Milan at Camp Nou, Sports Mole looks at how the home side could line up.
Oct 22, 15:13
General view of Camp Nou, home to Barcelona, taken in May 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Inter Milan - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the Champions League tie between Barcelona and Inter Milan at Camp Nou.
Oct 22, 14:43
Mauricio Pochettino watches on during the Champions League group game between Inter Milan and Tottenham Hotspur on September 18, 2018
Preview: PSV Eindhoven vs. Tottenham Hotspur - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Wednesday's Champions League clash between PSV Eindhoven and Tottenham Hotspur.
Oct 22, 13:00
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on September 29, 2018
Gerard Pique: 'We will deal with Lionel Messi absence'
Gerard Pique insists that Barcelona "have enough cover" for Lionel Messi as the Argentine prepares to spend three weeks on the sidelines.
Oct 21, 12:28
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on September 29, 2018
Lionel Messi ruled out for three weeks with fractured arm
Tests reveal that Lionel Messi fractured his arm in Barcelona's 4-2 win against Sevilla, ruling the Argentine forward out of action for the next three weeks.
Oct 20, 23:03
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on September 29, 2018
Result: Lionel Messi injured in Barcelona win
Lionel Messi picks up a potentially serious injury to his right arm in Barcelona's 4-2 win over Sevilla at Camp Nou on Saturday night.
Oct 20, 21:52
Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring the opening goal in his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Sevilla
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up in Saturday's La Liga clash with Sevilla.
Oct 18, 12:55
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Sevilla - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview of Saturday's La Liga clash between Barcelona and Sevilla.
Oct 18, 11:28
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
Paul Scholes believes even Lionel Messi would struggle at Manchester United
The former United and England midfielder has been a frequent and vocal critic of his old club.
Oct 16, 23:23
Brazil forward Neymar carries the ball while surrounded by Argentina players during the international friendly between the two sides on October 16, 2018
Result: Miranda scores stoppage-time winner as Brazil beat rivals Argentina
Miranda scores a 93rd-minute winner to fire Brazil to a 1-0 win over South American rivals Argentina in Saudi Arabia.
Oct 16, 21:04
Paulo Dybala in action for Juventus on September 26, 2018
How Argentina could line up against Brazil
Sports Mole looks at how Argentina could line up against Brazil for their derby in Saudi Arabia, without the likes of Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain.
Oct 15, 12:22
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on September 29, 2018
Barcelona plan new deal for Lionel Messi?
Barcelona are reportedly already planning a new contract for forward Lionel Messi, despite the Argentine still having just under three years remaining on his deal.
Oct 13, 10:02
Chelsea's Eden Hazard arrives for their game with Huddersfield Town on August 11, 2018
Real Madrid squad 'welcome Eden Hazard comments'
Real Madrid's first-team squad are reportedly desperate for Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard to join the club.
Oct 12, 19:07
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets with Lionel Messi after his side's Spanish Super Cup win in August 2018
Sergio Busquets: 'We were the better team'
Sergio Busquets insists that Barcelona "were the better team" in Sunday's La Liga clash with Valencia, which finished 1-1.
Oct 8, 10:03
Ernesto Valverde in charge of Barcelona on May 6, 2018
Result: Barcelona held to draw by Valencia
Barcelona fail to move back to the top of La Liga after being held to a 1-1 draw by Valencia in Sunday's fixture at the Mestalla.
Oct 7, 21:39
Ernesto Valverde watches on during the Champions League group game between Barcelona and PSV Eindhoven on September 18, 2018
Live Commentary: Valencia 1-1 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Valencia deny Barcelona the chance to return to the top of La Liga by registering a 1-1 draw in Sunday's fixture.
Oct 7, 18:45
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
Preview: Valencia vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday's La Liga clash between Valencia and champions Barcelona, including team news, predicted XIs and a full match preview.
Oct 6, 12:38
Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona on September 29, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Valencia
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up against Valencia as the Spanish champions look to end a three-match winless streak in La Liga.
Oct 5, 17:41
Generic view inside Wembley on August 5, 2018
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Cardiff City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the Premier League meeting between Tottenham Hotspur and Cardiff City.
Oct 4, 14:07
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
Champions League Team of the Week - Lionel Messi, Neymar, Paulo Dybala
Sports Mole selects its Champions League team of the week for matchday two, including three hat-trick heroes and two-goal Lionel Messi.
Oct 4, 11:27

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona1273234181624
2Sevilla1272324141023
3Atletico MadridAtletico12651168823
4AlavesAlaves127231712523
5Espanyol126331610621
6Real Madrid126242016420
7Real Valladolid1245399017
8Levante125251819-117
9GironaGirona124531314-117
10Real Sociedad124441514116
11Getafe124441110116
12Real Betis124441215-316
13EibarEibar124351218-615
14Celta Vigo123542220214
15Valencia1228289-114
16Villarreal122551113-211
17Athletic Bilbao121741319-610
18Leganes12246916-710
19Rayo Vallecano121471425-117
20Huesca121381025-156

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