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Lionel Messi

Born: June 24, 1987 (age 32)

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 4,729 articles about Lionel Messi. Articles 1 to 40:
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on September 17, 2019
Lionel Messi pays tributes to teammates after winning record sixth Golden Shoe
The Argentinian registered 51 goals in all competitions for Barca last season.
16:34
Kylian Mbappe scores for PSG on March 31, 2019
Paris Saint-Germain to make Kylian Mbappe world's best-paid player?
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly preparing a new contract for Kylian Mbappe which would make the Frenchman the highest earner in world football.
Oct 14, 19:39
Barcelona's Anssumane Fati celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates on September 14, 2019
Barcelona to hand new deal to Ansu Fati?
Barcelona are allegedly ready to hand a new contract to Ansu Fati after the teenager's impressive start to the campaign.
Oct 14, 09:47
Willian in action for Chelsea on October 2, 2019
Lionel Messi 'does not want Willian at Barcelona'
Lionel Messi urges Barcelona to swerve a move for Chelsea attacker Willian, according to a report.
Oct 12, 20:11
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on September 30, 2019
News Extra: United 'need £300m overhaul', Messi's Neymar fears, Van Dijk "an example"
The latest news snippets from across the footballing world, including Lee Sharpe's brutal assessment of Manchester United, Lionel Messi's admission over Neymar and Ronald Koeman's praise for Virgil van Dijk.
Oct 12, 11:27
Argentina's Lucas Ocampos celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates on October 9, 2019
Preview: Ecuador vs. Argentina - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's international friendly between Ecuador and Argentina, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Oct 11, 22:10
Donyell Malen celebrates scoring for the Netherlands on September 6, 2019
Barcelona enter Donyell Malen race?
PSV Eindhoven attacker Donyell Malen emerges as a reported transfer target for Barcelona.
Oct 11, 13:55
Lautaro Martinez celebrates scoring for Inter Milan on October 2, 2019
Lionel Messi 'pleads with Lautaro Martinez to join Barcelona'
Lionel Messi reportedly contacts Lautaro Martinez in an attempt to convince the Inter Milan forward to join Barcelona.
Oct 11, 13:33
Argentina's Lucas Ocampos celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates on October 9, 2019
Result: Argentina come from two goals down to earn Germany draw
The in-form Bayern Munich forward opened the scoring in a 2-2 draw with Argentina.
Oct 9, 22:53
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on October 2, 2019
Lionel Messi reveals he wanted to leave Barcelona
The Argentina international was found guilty of defrauding the authorities of £3.6million between 2007 and 2009.
Oct 9, 14:55
Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga clash with Granada on September 21, 2019
Lionel Messi confirms desire to retire at Barcelona
Lionel Messi suggests that he has all but decided to end his playing career at Barcelona.
Oct 9, 14:46
Germany manager Joachim Low on March 27, 2018
Injury-hit Germany call up three players for Argentina friendly
Schalke's Suat Serdar and Sebastian Rudy, and Robin Koch of Freiburg have been drafted in.
Oct 8, 18:17
Argentina's Diego Maradona lifts the World Cup trophy after helping his team to the 1986 title
All-time combined XI: Germany vs. Argentina
Sports Mole selects its greatest ever combined XI from the history of Germany and Argentina ahead of the international friendly between the two nations on Wednesday.
Oct 7, 17:00
Germany manager Joachim Low on March 27, 2018
Preview: Germany vs. Argentina - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's international friendly between Germany and Argentina, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Oct 7, 16:15
Ernesto Valverde in charge of Barcelona on October 6, 2019
Ernesto Valverde questions Barcelona's two late red cards
First-half goals from Luis Suarez, Arturo Vidal and Ousmane Dembele put Barca in charge before Lionel Messi added a fourth.
Oct 7, 07:27
Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their first goal against Sevilla on October 6, 2019
Result: Luis Suarez stunner sends nine-man Barcelona en route to Sevilla rout
Suarez opened the scoring in acrobatic fashion in the 27th minute.
Oct 6, 22:31
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action for Arsenal on July 28, 2019
News Extra: Aubameyang hits back, Mkhitaryan concerns, Pulis linked with Millwall
The latest news snippets from across the footballing world, including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's response to a jibe from Borussia Dortmund's chief, injury worries for Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Tony Pulis's links to the Millwall job.
Oct 6, 11:24
Paul Pogba in action for Manchester United on September 25, 2019
Manchester United 'deny Paul Pogba ransom reports'
Manchester United move to deny reports that midfielder Paul Pogba is holding the club to ransom over a new deal.
Oct 6, 09:11
Ernesto Valverde in charge of Barcelona on October 2, 2019
Ernesto Valverde: 'Barcelona are on a good run'
Julen Lopetegui knows Lionel Messi will be out to add to his superb scoring record against Sevilla.
Oct 5, 19:23
Neymar in action for PSG on September 28, 2019
Barcelona consider Antoine Griezmann, Neymar swap?
Barcelona could reportedly offer Paris Saint-Germain the chance to sign Antoine Griezmann in exchange for Neymar next summer.
Oct 4, 19:37
Ernesto Valverde in charge of Barcelona on October 2, 2019
Preview: Barcelona vs. Sevilla – prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's La Liga clash between Barcelona and Sevilla, including team news and predicted lineups.
Oct 4, 18:24
AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma in action during his side's Europa League clash with Arsenal in March 2018
News Extra: Donnarumma 'rejects Milan deal', Mane praises Haaland, Griezmann on "difficult" Messi
The latest news from across the footballing world, including Gianluigi Donnarumma's apparent rejection of a new contract, Sadio Mane's warm words for Erling Braut Haaland and Antoine's Griezmann's honest assessment of his relationship with Lionel Messi.
Oct 4, 12:53
A despairing Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte on October 2, 2019
Preview: Inter Milan vs. Juventus - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's top-of-the-table Serie A showdown between leaders Inter Milan and champions Juventus, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Oct 4, 12:05
Mesut Ozil celebrates his equaliser during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace on April 21, 2019
Friday Papers: Mesut Ozil, Christian Eriksen, Serge Gnabry
Mesut Ozil and Christian Eriksen's futures seem to be up in the air.
Oct 4, 08:14
Barcelona GOAT Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi: 'I am still getting started'
Lionel Messi suggests that he 'will only get better', having marked his return from injury by helping Barcelona beat Inter Milan in the Champions League.
Oct 3, 12:39
Bayern Munich's Serge Gnabry celebrates scoring their third goal against Tottenham on October 1, 2019
Champions League Team of the Week - Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah, Serge Gnabry
Sports Mole selects its Champions League team of the week for matchday two of the group stages, including Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah and four-goal Serge Gnabry.
Oct 3, 11:35
Ernesto Valverde in charge of Barcelona on October 2, 2019
Ernesto Valverde hails Barcelona's 'decisiveness' in final third
The Serie A leaders took the lead at the Nou Camp but Barca rallied.
Oct 3, 08:21
Barcelona's Luis Suarez in action with Inter Milan's Stefan de Vrij in the Champions League on October 2, 2019
Result: Luis Suarez nets double as Barcelona beat Inter Milan
Luis Suarez scores twice as Barcelona come from behind to beat Inter Milan 2-1 in Wednesday night's Champions League clash at Camp Nou.
Oct 2, 21:52
Antoine Griezmann and his hair in action during a Barcelona press conference on October 1, 2019
Antoine Griezmann: 'I want to win Champions League with Barcelona'
The France international striker comes up against Serie A leaders Inter Milan at the Nou Camp.
Oct 1, 19:46
Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on September 28, 2019
Preview: Barcelona vs. Inter Milan - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League clash between Barcelona and Inter Milan, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
Oct 1, 08:58
Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga clash with Granada on September 21, 2019
Tensions escalate between Barcelona players and board?
Tension has reportedly escalated between the Barcelona first-team squad and club officials, partly as a result of the club's efforts to re-sign Neymar.
Sep 30, 18:36
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde watches on during his side's match against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Champions League: The key talking points ahead of this week's fixtures
Holders Liverpool will look to bounce back from their defeat at Napoli.
Sep 30, 15:23
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is attended by medical staff after sustaining an injury against Villarreal on September 24, 2019
Lionel Messi in contention for Champions League clash with Inter Milan?
Lionel Messi and Ousmane Dembele both return to Barcelona training and could be in contention to feature in Wednesday's Champions League showdown with Inter Milan.
Sep 30, 14:01
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is attended by medical staff after sustaining an injury against Villarreal on September 24, 2019
How Barcelona could line up against Inter Milan
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up for Wednesday night's Champions League showdown with in-form Inter Milan at the Camp Nou.
Sep 30, 12:56
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde watches on during his side's match against Liverpool on May 1, 2019
Barcelona team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Inter Milan
Sports Mole rounds up Barcelona's latest injury and suspension news ahead of Wednesday's Champions League showdown with Inter Milan.
Sep 30, 11:30
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring for Barcelona on September 28, 2019
Result: 10-man Barcelona win without Lionel Messi
Ernesto Valverde's side are up to second in LaLiga.
Sep 28, 18:16
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is attended by medical staff after sustaining an injury against Villarreal on September 24, 2019
Ernesto Valverde insists Lionel Messi injury is not serious
The Argentina forward was withdrawn at half-time during Barcelona's 2-1 win over Villarreal on Tuesday due to injury.
Sep 27, 20:49
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is attended by medical staff after sustaining an injury against Villarreal on September 24, 2019
FIFA hits back over awards voting process after Messi win
The Argentinian won the vote at the ceremony in Milan on Monday night.
Sep 27, 18:39
Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their fourth goal against Valencia on September 14, 2019
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez 'wants Liverpool return'
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is reportedly increasingly unhappy at the Camp Nou and would be open to a return to former club Liverpool if he leaves the Spanish giants.
Sep 27, 13:38
Harry Kane in action during the Champions League final on June 1, 2019
News Extra: Spurs 'to spend in Jan', Haaland hints at United, Bellerin overwhelmed
The latest news snippets from across the footballing world, including Mauricio Pochettino's hint at January spending, Erling Braut Haaland's praise for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Hector Bellerin's reaction to his comeback.
Sep 27, 08:58

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Real Madrid8530168818
2Barcelona851220101016
3Atletico MadridAtletico843174315
4Granada84221510514
5Real Sociedad8413139413
6Sevilla84131011-113
7Athletic Bilbao833274312
8Valencia83321212012
9Levante83231010011
10Osasuna825177011
11Villarreal83231913611
12Getafe82421212010
13Real Valladolid824278-110
14EibarEibar8233101009
15Celta Vigo823359-49
16Real Betis82331116-59
17AlavesAlaves822459-48
18Mallorca8215612-67
19Espanyol8125414-105
20Leganes8026412-82

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