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Lionel Messi (Photo by Luis ACOSTA / AFP)

Messi rescues Argentina

A Lionel Messi penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay on Wednesday as the two-time world champions once again struggled at the Copa…

Lionel Messi is the sport's highest-paid athlete according to an annual survey by Forbes (AFP Photo/Andres LARROVERE / MANILA BULLETIN)

Messi is sports world’s highest earner: Forbes

By Agence France-Presse Lionel Messi was the world's highest-paid athlete over the past year, Forbes reported on Tuesday in its annual sporting rich list. Barcelona…

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates with Barcelona's Spanish midfielder Sergi Roberto (R) (LLUIS GENE / AFP)

Messi reaches milestone as Barca nears final

BARCELONA (AFP) ― Lionel Messi left Liverpool needing a miracle to reach their second Champions League final in as many years as his brace helped…

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi with the La Liga trophy (LLUIS GENE / AFP)

Messi fires Barca to eighth La Liga title

Lionel Messi clinched an eighth La Liga title for Barcelona in 11 seasons on Saturday as he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win…

Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP)

Messi advances, Ronaldo exits

BARCELONA (AFP) ― Lionel Messi pounced on two Manchester United mistakes to score twice and end their hopes of another Camp Nou comeback as Barcelona…

Argentina's forward Lionel Messi (L) gestures next to assistant coach Lionel Scaloni (JUAN MABROMATA / AFP)

Messi returns for Argentina

Lionel Messi was named in the Argentina squad Thursday for the first time since the World Cup, ending a self-imposed eight month exile. Interim coach…