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The Barcelona striker rates his team-mate Lionel Messi higher

A fan ends up walking straight into a concrete pillar

Neymar and Lionel Messi mobbed on arrival in Munich as fans try to take selfies with Barcelona stars - and one walks straight into a pillar

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Tim Nicot dead: Belgium footballer suffers cardiac arrest just two weeks after Gregory Mertens died in similar circumstances

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Ajax players walk on to pitch with their mums to celebrate Mother's Day

Dutch team make gesture ahead of Eredivisie match

Gareth Bale with Cristiano Ronaldo

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Marseille midfielder Andre Ayew

Andre Ayew has a new dream – to join a Premier League club

Marseille winger wants to challenge himself with a move to England

West Ham Manager Sam Allardyce

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Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

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Menstrual Hygiene Day: The strange ideas people once had about periods

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Is bridge becoming hip?

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'Ben Stokes gives everything – he’s rubbing off on us all'

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As the health of blogger Raif Badawi worsens in prison, his wife urges EU governments to put pressure on the Saudi Arabian royal family to allow her husband to join his family in Canada