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Styling Messi, Kaepernick & Jay Z: Meet the fashion fairy godmother

Fashion stylist Rachel Johnson gives a makeover to Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and explains how she has styled Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James and Jay Z.WATCH MORE: The artist tattooing LeBron, Rihanna, Hamilton and Henry

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Lionel Messi: Barcelona forward wins Ballon d’Or for record sixth time

Messi is now one Ballon d’Or win ahead of Cristiano RonaldoBarcelona forward Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best player for a record sixth time.It is the 32-year-old Argentine’s first Ballon d’Or since 2015 and comes after he scored 54 times for club and country in 2018-19, in which Barca…

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Messi? Ronaldo? Van Dijk? Men’s Ballon d’Or – contenders & vote for your winner

Luka Modric won last year’s Men’s Ballon d’Or to end 10 years of Messi-Ronaldo dominationBallon d’Or 2019Venue: Theatre du Chatelet, Paris Date: 2 DecemberCoverage: Live text commentary on BBC Sport website and app from 19:30 GMTIt’s time to crown the best player in men’s football for 2019.In a glittering ceremony in Paris on Monday, the…

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Lionel Messi: Argentina forward banned from international football for three months

Messi and Argentina repeatedly criticised the refereeing at the Copa America and the use of VARArgentina captain Lionel Messi has been banned from international football for three months after claiming the Copa America was “corrupt”.Barcelona forward Messi, 32, was sent off in Argentina’s 2-1 third-place play-off win over Chile and later said the “cup was…

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Lionel Messi & Argentina: What next after Copa America red card?

Blame Gonzalo Higuain for Lionel Messi’s lack of international success? The striker has missed some big opportunities over the years.Swap Jorge Burruchaga for Gonzalo Higuain and perhaps one of the doubts about Lionel Messi’s place in the pantheon would have been put to bed years ago.The eternal complaint: that Messi has not won a senior…

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Lionel Messi: Why does Argentina’s captain struggle internationally?

He was too young, too shy, too special. Argentina have always known that Lionel Messi is a rare gem, to be treated with extreme care. But 14 years after his senior international debut, the Albicelestes still haven’t succeeded in bringing out his best. And the clock is ticking. When it comes to representing his native…

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Lionel Messi: Barcelona forward tops Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes

Messi has scored 603 goals in 687 games for BarcelonaBarcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world’s highest paid athlete, earning $127m (£99.8m) in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking.Juventus’s Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo is second on $109m (£85.6m) with Paris St-Germain’s Brazil forward Neymar in third on $105m…

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Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale would not solve Man Utd problems – Rooney

Wayne Rooney won five Premier League titles at Manchester UnitedSigning global stars such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos would not solve the problems at Manchester United, says former captain Wayne Rooney.Rooney, who now plays for MLS team DC United, does not think Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will compete for the…

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Lionel Messi: How do Man Utd stop Barcelona star & what is it like to face him?

I only came up against Lionel Messi once, when I came on to help Manchester United see out our win over Barcelona in the 2008 Champions League semi-finals, but that was enough to find out how difficult it is to stop him.It looks easier when you are watching from the bench but it is a…

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Why Lionel Messi is Pep Guardiola and Man City’s biggest problem – Alan Shearer

Barcelona and Lionel Messi are the biggest reason I don’t think Manchester City will win the quadruple.Looking at the Champions League draw, if Pep Guardiola’s side make the final then I would expect Barca to be their opponents in Madrid, and I don’t think they would beat them.It would be a great game, but any…