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Pele blasting against Messi... again

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Brazilian former star Pele said today that Messi "should be better than Neymar, which he isn't, before him to be compared with Pele".

The retired player said those words in a public event organized by his club Santos, in Brazil. They were celebrating the anniversary of the club.

As we know, Neymar is the most popular footballer in Brazil nowadays.

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Guardiola: Messi has no time to think too much about the penalty kick

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Barcelona's Coach wants everybody to focus on their next rival - Granada. Especially Lionel Messi, who will be in the starting squad. Guardiola says that the argentinian footballer has "no time to think about the penalty he missed against Sevilla".

"He knows that missing that kind of chances is part of the game. He is physically recovering from the match against Sevilla, and will be fit to play against Granada" said Guardiola.

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Lio missed a penalty against Sevilla

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Sevilla's goalkeeper Javi Varas had one of the best games of his career against Barcelona. He stopped Lionel Messi's penalty kick just a few second before the end of the match, and helped Sevilla get a 0-0 draw against Guardiola's team.

Barcelona dominated most of the actions at the Camp Nou but Varas was superb the whole match. In fact, he was named the man of the match after the 90 minutes.

Barcelona fell to the second place of the Spanish "Liga" after this result.

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Lio scores a double against Racing Santander

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Lionel Messi returned from Venezuela and Guardiola ordered him to play for Barcelona as soon as he arrived. The result: a 3-0 win over Racing Santander, with two goals netted by the argentinian footballer.

Xavi Hernandez scored the third goal and Andres Iniesta proved to be the other great genius in the squad. He seems to be fully recovered from his last injury and was the perfect complement for Messi last saturday.

After the game, there was the same sensation among the rivals. Pedro Munitis said that "defeating Barcelona is mission impossible".

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Venezuela beat Argentina for the first time in history

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The South American Qualifiers for the World Cup are no longer the same. Venezuela defeated Argentina 1-0 against all odds. Having Lio Messi, Higuain and Di Maria was not enough for Argentina to stop the surprising "Vinotinto" team.

The only goal of the match was netted by Fernando Amorebieta, who plays for the Spanish Club Athletic Bilbao. Amorebieta headed a corner kick executed by the Venezuelan star Juan Arango.

Coach Cesar Farias was wise enough to stop Messi with a strong defensive line, using fresh players that did not take part of the first game against Ecuador.

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Wallpaper: Real Madrid 0 - Barcelona 2

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Lionel Messi scored a double in the Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid. Celebrate with Lio, save these wallpapers now! To get them, choose your resolution and click on the image to expand it. Then, right click on it and select "save image as".

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