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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 4,513 articles about Lionel Messi. Articles 1 to 40:
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde watches on during the La Liga clash against Eibar on May 19, 2019
Ernesto Valverde demands more from Barcelona after Eibar draw
Lionel Messi's brace was not enough to secure victory.
May 19, 22:17
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring against Eibar in La Liga on May 19, 2019
Result: Champions Barcelona end La Liga season with draw at Eibar
Champions Barcelona round off their 2018-19 La Liga campaign with a 2-2 draw at Eibar on Sunday afternoon.
May 19, 17:08
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi just about manages to wriggle away from Joel Matip's pocket enough to score his first against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
How Barcelona could line up against Eibar
Sports Mole looks at how champions Barcelona could line up in Sunday's La Liga clash with Eibar.
May 17, 18:08
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde watches on during his side's match against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Ernesto Valverde refuses to resign as Barcelona boss
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde refuses to step down as head coach of the Spanish champions.
May 13, 12:45
Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti hugs teammate Arturo Vidal during the team's La Liga clash with Getafe on May 12, 2019
Result: Arturo Vidal, Lionel Messi score as Barcelona overcome Getafe
Barcelona record a 2-0 win over Getafe on the penultimate matchday of the 2018-19 La Liga campaign.
May 12, 19:26
Barcelona's Sergi Roberto in action with Getafe's Francisco Portillo on January 6, 2019.
Preview: Barcelona vs. Getafe - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's La Liga clash between Barcelona and Getafe, including team news and predicted lineups.
May 11, 16:33
Lucas Moura celebrates his hat-trick goal as Tottenham Hotspur complete their comeback win against Ajax on May 8, 2019
Champions League Team of the Week - Lucas Moura, Divock Origi, Georginio Wijnaldum
Sports Mole selects its Champions League team of the week from an unforgettable pair of semi-final second legs for Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur.
May 9, 09:01
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Suarez ready to face critics after Barcelona's Champions League exit
The Catalan club surrendered a 3-0 semi-final first-leg lead to lost 4-3 on aggregate to Liverpool.
May 8, 09:51
Liverpool celebrate Divock Origi's winning goal against Barcelona in the Champions League on May 7, 2019.
Result: Magnificent Liverpool thrash Barcelona to reach Champions League final
Liverpool reach the Champions League final with a 4-0 victory over Barcelona at Anfield, with the Merseyside giants successfully overturning a three-goal deficit.
May 7, 21:59
Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Champions League on May 7, 2019.
Live Commentary: Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona (4-3 on aggregate) - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Liverpool overturn a three-goal deficit to beat Barcelona to earn a place in the Champions League final.
May 7, 19:00
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk celebrates scoring against Newcastle on May 4, 2019
Combined XI: Liverpool vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole selects its strongest possible combined XI from the squads of Liverpool and Barcelona ahead of Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg at Anfield.
May 6, 15:00
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi scores an OK free kick against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Preview: Liverpool vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Liverpool's Champions League semi-final second leg against Barcelona, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
May 6, 13:19
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi just about manages to wriggle away from Joel Matip's pocket enough to score his first against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
How Barcelona could line up against Liverpool
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final with Liverpool at Anfield.
May 6, 13:14
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is stretchered off against Newcastle on May 4, 2019
Liverpool team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole rounds up Liverpool's latest injury and suspension news ahead of their Champions League semi-final second leg against Barcelona at Anfield.
May 5, 13:27
Celta Vigo's Iago Aspas celebrates scoring their second goal from the penalty spot with Hugo Mallo
Result: Much-changed Barcelona beaten by Celta Vigo
Ernesto Valverde changed the whole team.
May 4, 22:45
Barcelona GOAT Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Lionel Messi among eight Barcelona players rested for Celta clash
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are among the first-team regulars who will be rested.
May 4, 10:32
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi just about manages to wriggle away from Joel Matip's pocket enough to score his first against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Preview: Celta Vigo vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Celta Vigo and champions Barcelona, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
May 3, 00:08
The best player in the world squares up to Lionel Messi on May 1, 2019
James Milner: 'Barcelona defeat will not derail title challenge'
The 3-0 semi-final first-leg defeat in Barcelona was demoralising.
May 2, 22:42
Barcelona GOAT Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Lionel Messi's remarkable free kick stat compared to Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil
Lionel Messi has now scored eight direct free kicks this season - as many as two of the other top-10 best-paid footballers have goals of any type combined.
May 2, 22:30
Liverpool players celebrate after Fabinho's goal during their win over Newcastle United on December 26, 2018
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Liverpool - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between in-form Newcastle and title-chasing Liverpool, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
May 2, 18:51
Barcelona GOAT Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi reaffirms his status as the greatest of all time
Sports Mole stakes a claim for Lionel Messi to be regarded as the greatest player of all time after bringing up his 600th club goal in style against Liverpool.
May 2, 16:56
Ousmane Dembele in action for Barcelona on December 2, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Celta Vigo
Ahead of the game between Celta Vigo and Barcelona on Saturday night, Sports Mole looks at how Ernesto Valverde's side could line up in the La Liga fixture.
May 2, 16:00
Barcelona GOAT Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Pochettino: 'Messi is one of the gods of football'
Spurs are trailing 1-0 against Ajax going in to the Champions League semi-final second leg.
May 2, 15:44
Barcelona GOAT Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Gary Lineker 'makes no apologies' for celebrating Messi goal
The BT Sport host was caught on camera celebrating after the Barcelona star's spectacular goal in the Champions League semi-final.
May 2, 14:16
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi scores an OK free kick against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
The greatest free kicks of all time after Lionel Messi's stunner
Messi's 600th career goal for Barcelona against Liverpool was one to savour.
May 2, 13:05
Barcelona GOAT Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Andrew Robertson praises "world-class" Lionel Messi
The Barcelona captain steered his side to a 3-0 Champions League win against Liverpool.
May 2, 12:26
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi just about manages to wriggle away from Joel Matip's pocket enough to score his first against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Champions League Team of the Week - Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Frenkie de Jong
Sports Mole selects its Champions League Team of the Week from the semi-final first legs, including Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Frenkie de Jong.
May 2, 11:11
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk in action during his side's Champions League semi-final first leg against Barcelona on May 1, 2019
Virgil van Dijk: 'Liverpool still believe in Champions League turnaround'
The Reds trail 3-0 after a Lionel Messi masterclass in Barcelona.
May 2, 10:14
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during his side's match against Barcelona on May 1, 2019
Jurgen Klopp looks ahead to "difficult" return leg
Liverpool lost 3-0 in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final.
May 2, 08:14
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during his side's match against Barcelona on May 1, 2019
Jurgen Klopp "completely happy" with Liverpool's performance
The Reds have a mountain to climb in the second leg at Anfield.
May 2, 08:08
Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring for Barcelona on April 16, 2019
Lionel Messi criticises Barcelona fans for Philippe Coutinho treatment
Lionel Messi criticises Barcelona's supporters for their "ugly" treatment of playmaker Philippe Coutinho.
May 1, 23:40
Barcelona GOAT Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi: 'Liverpool tie not over'
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi insists that his side still have work to do in their Champions League semi-final with Liverpool.
May 1, 23:19
Barcelona GOAT Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Lionel Messi's record vs. English clubs as Liverpool become sixth victims
The Argentinian continues his crusade against Premier League teams.
May 1, 22:59
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during his side's match against Barcelona on May 1, 2019
Jurgen Klopp: 'I don't know if Liverpool can play better'
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits that he does not know whether his side can play any better despite falling to a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Barcelona at Camp Nou.
May 1, 22:36
Barcelona players celebrate with Lionel Messi during the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Result: Lionel Messi brace puts Barcelona on brink of final as Liverpool punished
Barcelona beat Liverpool 3-0 at Camp Nou in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie, with Lionel Messi scoring twice in the second half.
May 1, 21:59
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi scores an OK free kick against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Lionel Messi scores 600th goal for Barcelona
Lionel Messi scores his 600th goal for Barcelona with a stunning free kick against Liverpool in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
May 1, 21:45
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Live Commentary: Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Barcelona's 3-0 win over Liverpool, as Lionel Messi struck twice to put Barca on the brink of a place in the final.
May 1, 19:00
Roberto Firmino in Liverpool training on April 30, 2019
Team News: Roberto Firmino on the bench for Liverpool against Barcelona
Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino only makes the bench for his side's Champions League semi-final first leg against Barcelona at Camp Nou.
May 1, 18:59
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp serving facekini during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Huddersfield Town on April 26, 2019
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool fully focussed on Barcelona game'
The Reds are fighting to win the Premier League and Champions League.
May 1, 04:36
Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt pictured in March 2019
Agent of Ajax's Matthijs de Ligt wants him to join Manchester United?
Matthijs de Ligt's agent Mino Raiola allegedly wants the Ajax defender to move to Manchester United during the summer transfer window.
Apr 30, 23:21

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CBarcelona38269390365487
2Atletico MadridAtletico382210655292676
3Real Madrid382151263461768
4Valencia381516751351661
5Getafe381514948351359
6Sevilla381781362471559
7Espanyol381411134850-253
8Athletic Bilbao381314114145-453
9Real Sociedad381311144546-150
10Real Betis38148164452-850
11AlavesAlaves381311143950-1150
12EibarEibar381114134650-447
13Leganes381112153743-645
14Villarreal381014144952-344
15Levante381111165966-744
16Real Valladolid381011173251-1941
17Celta Vigo381011175362-941
RGironaGirona38910193753-1637
RHuesca38712194365-2233
RRayo Vallecano3888224170-2932

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