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Messi statue ‘decapitated’ in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES: Vandals in Buenos Aires destroyed a statue of Argentine superstar Lionel Messi, leaving the sculpture of the five-time Ballon d'Or winner without its head or torso on Tuesday. "The statue of Lionel Messi fell victim to an…

Ronaldo caps dream year with fourth Ballon d’Or

PARIS: Cristiano Ronaldo called it "a dream come true again" as he won his fourth Ballon d'Or on Monday to get one over his nemesis Lionel Messi for the title of best player in the world. It was the perfect ending to another fantastic…

Messi widely tipped to regain Ballon d’Or

ZURICH: Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is targeting an unprecedented fifth Ballon d'Or award in Zurich on Monday, with the Argentine heavily favoured to reclaim the prize from three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

Messi admits he could leave Barcelona

ZURICH: Lionel Messi saw arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo beat him to the Ballon d'Or in Zurich Monday and then reignited speculation over his own future by saying: "I don't know where I'll be next year."