Tottenham qualify for last 16 as late Moura goal earns draw at Barca
Tottenham came back from the brink in the Champions League on Tuesday as Lucas Moura's late equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw against Barcelona and sent them through to the last 16.
'Try something new, come to Italy,' Ronaldo urges Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo has urged long-time rival Lionel Messi to be more like him and push his limits by challenging himself in another league than Spain.
Messi’s fifth place in Ballon d’Or ‘absurd’, declares Barca boss
Lionel Messi finishing fifth in this year’s Ballon d’Or vote was “absurd”, says Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde.
Ballon d'Or 2018 - all the nominees
All the nominees for the 2018 Ballon d'Or, ahead of Monday's ceremony in Paris:
Messi ready as Barca drop Dembele
Ernesto Valverde has indicated Lionel Messi and Samuel Umtiti are both ready to return for Barcelona against Real Betis on Sunday but Ousmane Dembele has been dropped. Messi has been out since breaking his arm against Sevilla on October 20 while Umtiti has been nursing a knee problem and has not played since September 26.
Mbappe tells AFP: Ronaldo, Messi still best but won't win Ballon d'Or
Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe told AFP on Thursday that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi remain football's greatest players but that his own World Cup heroics could help crown him the 2018 Ballon d'Or winner.
Injured Messi out of Barca's clash at Inter
Lionel Messi was left out of Barcelona's Champions League clash at Inter Milan on Tuesday as the Group B leaders aim to qualify for the last 16. Messi is recovering from a broken arm suffered last month, and Barca boss Ernesto Valverde has opted to leave the superstar attacker out of the match at the…
Barca's support cast show their worth as Messi nears return against Inter
Lionel Messi could make an earlier return than expected against Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday but Barcelona have hardly missed him.
Barca include Messi in squad to face Inter Milan
Lionel Messi has been included in Barcelona's travelling squad to face Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday. Messi broke his arm during Barca's win over Sevilla on October 20, with the club predicting he would be out for three weeks.
‘I don’t know if Messi will be on Ballon d’Or podium this time’
Cristiano Ronaldo admits he has plenty of contenders capable of taking his Ballon D’Or crown this year, but doesn’t believe Lionel Messi is one of them. The Juventus striker is looking to claim his third title in a row, and what would a record-breaking sixth for an individual. He is currently tied on five with…