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Barca reaches knockout stage despite draw

Soccer Nov 7, 2018

Barca reaches knockout stage despite draw

Lionel Messi once again watched from the sidelines and Barcelona's attack struggled without him as the Spanish side drew 1-1 at Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday despite dominating for large periods of the match. The result nevertheless meant Barcelona became the first ...

Barcelona back in lead but loses Lionel Messi to injury

Soccer Oct 21, 2018

Barcelona back in lead but loses Lionel Messi to injury

Lionel Messi is expected to be out for three weeks with a fractured right arm, but his last pre-injury contribution was to help send Barcelona back to the top of La Liga on Saturday. Messi scored and then went off injured as Barca beat Sevilla ...

Soccer Oct 17, 2018

Barcelona announce 2019 summer tour to Asia

Barcelona plan to visit China and Japan as part of a pre-season tour to Asia next summer, the club announced on Tuesday. After consecutive years travelling to the United States for the International Champions Cup, Barca will return to Asia for the first time since ...

Soccer Sep 19, 2018

Lionel Messi scores hat trick as Barcelona routs PSV Eindhoven

If the World Cup had given the impression that Lionel Messi was slipping down soccer's pecking order, the Argentine star made it clear he remains at the top of his game. Messi scored a record eighth Champions League hat trick on Tuesday in Barcelona's 4-0 ...

Lionel Messi named Barcelona's new captain

Soccer Aug 11, 2018

Lionel Messi named Barcelona's new captain

Lionel Messi was named as Barcelona's captain on Friday following the departure of long-serving midfielder Andres Iniesta, while defenders Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto were named new vice captains. Messi, Barca's all-time top scorer, has been a vice-captain since 2015 and takes the club's armband ...

Vissel Kobe's Andres Iniesta arrives in Japan

Soccer / J. League Jul 18, 2018

Vissel Kobe's Andres Iniesta arrives in Japan

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta was greeted by around 300 fans as he arrived at Kansai International Airport on Wednesday to join his new team Vissel Kobe in the J. League. The signing of the 34-year-old, who is believed to have inked a multiyear deal with ...