The Argentina captain delivered a compelling team-talk before Argentina won 4-2 in the penalty shootout, securing their place in the World Cup Final
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Sunday 29 May 2011
A Barcelona side of rare skill, coherence, and imagination showed the better side of football last night when they beat Manchester United 3-1 to win the European Champions League at Wembley.
Sunday 29 May 2011
Barcelona became European champions for the fourth time as they defeated Manchester United 3-1.
Saturday 28 May 2011
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It will take huge, maybe even superhuman, effort in the midfield, but Manchester United do have the means to win. Ji-Sung Park's recent attack-dog performance against Chelsea might be one point of hope. Barça ooze class, of course, but if United are able to frustrate Lionel Messi to any degree, Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez might just plunder the upset victory.
Prediction: Barcelona 1-2 Man United
Friday 27 May 2011
Nemanja Vidic fears Champions League heartbreak for Manchester United if they become obsessed with shackling Lionel Messi in Saturday's final against Barcelona at Wembley.
Thursday 26 May 2011
Wembley will host the Champions League final between Barcelona and Manchester United this Saturday.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Lionel Messi expects a different Manchester United side to the one Barcelona beat in the Champions League final in 2009 as the two teams prepare to meet in the European showpiece at Wembley on Saturday night.
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Last month's unfortunate swearing into the camera incident may yet cause Wayne Rooney even bigger financial problems – many people think this is what cost him a Coca-Cola sponsorship deal – but according to a ranking compiled by Forbes, the Manchester United star remains Britain's highest-earning football star, at least for now. Still, he's only seventh on the Forbes list – his $20m pay is only half the earnings racked up by David Beckham. Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kaka, Ronaldinho and Thierry Henry are all ahead of the England striker too.
Thursday 28 April 2011
Tuesday 19 April 2011
The singles champions at Wimbledon this year will each receive £1.1m, a 10 per cent increase from last year.
Thursday 14 April 2011
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Wednesday 06 April 2011
Thursday 31 March 2011
Leaders Barcelona breathed a sigh of relief today after tests showed that a suspected injury to joint La Liga top scorer Lionel Messi on international duty with Argentina was merely a scare.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
Neymar, the next Brazilian sensation, will be playing in England next summer - whether he signs for a Premier League club or not.
Saturday 12 March 2011
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