(CNN)Sometimes, a football great has to be applauded -- even if he has helped put your team to the sword. That is what happened Sunday when Real Betis fans stood and clapped Lionel Messi after the Barcelona star completed a brilliant hattrick in a resounding 4-1 win for the Catalans. The win puts...
Business Insider reports soccer star Lionel Messi was injured after he was challenged by Chris Smalling during a UEFA Champions League match. FC Barcelona was in the north of England for the first leg..
Messi has now scored 41 goals this season, with 32 of them having come in just 29 league games. The Barca star floated in a free-kick in the 71st minute and then delivered a deft finish after being set..
Lionel Messi is on the bench for Barcelona’s LaLiga game away to Deportivo Alaves on Tuesday. Barcelona will be crowned champions this week if they beat Alaves... SoccerNews.com Also reported by •Daily Star