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Messi sends Afghan 'plastic shirt boy' a signed jersey

Murtaza Ahmadi, who became an internet hit after wearing makeshift Messi shirt, receives a surprise from his hero.

Messi sends Afghan 'plastic shirt boy' a signed jersey

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Messi bags fifth Ballon d'Or award

Argentina and Barcelona footballer voted world's best player ahead of Ronaldo and Neymar.

Messi bags fifth Ballon d'Or award

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Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar on Ballon d'Or shortlist

La Liga trio to vie for football's World Player of the Year Award that will be announced in January.

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Ronaldo, Messi headline Ballon d'Or shortlist

Real Madrid's record-breaking striker Ronaldo looking for his third consecutive World Player of the Year award.

Ronaldo, Messi headline Ballon d'Or shortlist

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Messi cleared in Barcelona tax fraud case

Footballer cleared of wrongdoing but prosecutors seek 18-month prison sentence for his father.

Messi cleared in Barcelona tax fraud case

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Barca win but injured Messi ruled out for two months

Suarez scores a brace but Messi injured in win over Las Palmas; Real Madrid held while Villareal go top of La Liga.

Barca win but injured Messi ruled out for two months

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Messi's double takes Barcelona back to the top

Striker scores a penalty and misses another but Barcelona maintain perfect start to La Liga.

Messi's double takes Barcelona back to the top

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Barcelona survive Sevilla fightback to win Super Cup

Messi scores two but Sevilla recover from three goals down to take game into extra-time before Pedro''s winner.

Barcelona survive Sevilla fightback to win Super Cup

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Copa America: Argentina edge out Uruguay

Aguero's header takes his side joint top of the group ahead of final round match.

Copa America: Argentina edge out Uruguay

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Barcelona reach Champions League final

Spanish side loses at Bayern Munich in semi-final second-leg but advances on aggregate.

Barcelona reach Champions League final

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Messi's magic helps Barcelona overpower Bayern

Late brace and a goal from Neymar seals 3-0 win in the Champions League semi-final first-leg.

Messi's magic helps Barcelona overpower Bayern

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Messi's Barca beats Guardiola's Bayern 3-0 in CL semi

Lionel Messi scores two goals and sets up Neymar to add another in injury time in 3-0 win in the first leg of semis.

Messi's Barca beats Guardiola's Bayern 3-0 in CL semi

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Messi reaches landmark as Barca stay on course

Messi scores his 400th goal for the club as Barcelona beat Valencia while Real Madrid maintain pursuit with win.

Messi reaches landmark as Barca stay on course

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Barcelona knock Manchester City out of Champions League

Spanish club win the last-16 tie 3-1 on aggregate to advance to the quarter-finals.

Barcelona knock Manchester City out of Champions League

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Barcelona go top after Messi's record hat-trick

Striker scores 32nd hat-trick for the Spanish club as Barcelona go one point clear of Real Madrid.

Barcelona go top after Messi's record hat-trick