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Neymar, Suarez and Messi kick Arsenal out of Champions League

Suarez celebrating his goal against Arsenal (Image credit: Getty Images)

It was a familiar story at the Camp Nou as Barcelona eased through to a ninth successive UEFA Champions League quarter-final and Arsenal, impressive at times, bowed out in the last 16 yet again. Neymar’s early goal all but ended the tie as a contest, and though Mohamed Elneny’s fabulous strike earned Arsenal parity of the night, Barcelona had the ...

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Neymar’s assets, including yacht and jet, frozen in Brazil

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Brazilian authorities have moved to block assets of Barcelona star Neymar, including a yacht, a jet and several properties in his home nation. The Sao Paulo federal court has started issuing warrants to freeze the assets worth 192 million reals (almost $50m, €45m). Last year, Neymar, his family and related businesses were found guilty of evading 63m reals in Brazil ...

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Rampant Barca rout Celta 6-1


Luis Suarez scored three and Lionel Messi netted a stunning free kick as Barcelona beat a resolute but outclassed Celta Vigo. Messi netted just before the hour mark after Suarez was fouled roughly 30 yards from goal, but Celta had been well worth the draw to that point. Parity was restored when John Guidetti beat Claudio Bravo from 12 yards ...

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Lionel Messi named La Liga’s best player for 2014/2015 season

Lionel Messi gives an acceptance speech after being named La Liga's best player for the sixth time on Monday
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Lionel Messi has again been crowned the Spanish La Liga’s best player for 2014-15 at the gala LFP Awards ceremony in Barcelona on Monday night. It was the sixth time in the awards’ seven-year history that Messi has claimed the top prize, with last year’s winner Cristiano Ronaldo the only other recipient last year. The Argentina maestro claimed the award ...

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Messi scores as Barca hit four past Sociedad

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Barcelona remained four points clear at the top of La Liga after an emphatic win which saw Lionel Messi score his first league goal for two months. Neymar opened the scoring with a composed left-foot finish before Luis Suarez doubled the lead with a brilliant volley before half-time. It was 3-0 shortly after the interval, Neymar scoring his 14th goal ...

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Barça prove supremacy with six-goal rout of Roma

Brothers in joy: Neymar, Messi, Suarez (Image credit: Getty Images)

Barcelona not only won UEFA Champions League Group E but did so with immense panache in a 6-1 demolition of AS Roma. Despite the absence of Andrés Iniesta and Javier Mascherano, the already qualified holders raced into top gear within the first few minutes and two goals in four minutes, from Luis Suárez then Lionel Messi, put them firmly in ...

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Barcelona hit five to go joint top in la Liga

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Neymar scored four times, including two penalties, as Barcelona beat Rayo Vallecano to go level on points with La Liga leaders Real Madrid. Barca recovered from going behind to an early Javi Guerra goal as they won for the second time in four league games. Neymar made up for the absence of the injured Lionel Messi as he was twice ...

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Neymar banned: Striker will miss the rest of Copa America


Brazil striker Neymar will miss the rest of the Copa America after being suspended for four games. The 23-year-old Barcelona forward was shown a red card for clashing with Colombia players following Brazil’s 1-0 defeat in their most recent group game. [contextly_sidebar id=”TjQDEFiKGPsh7xXBg3Mn0VwHyaLmu95t”]He was initially banned for one game, ruling him out of the final group match with Venezuela on ...

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