The playmaker has always been key for Barcelona, but this time he took it to another level by taking on even more responsibility after the departure of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain.
Barcelona claimed their 25th La Liga title on Sunday as a Lionel Messi hat-trick secured a thrilling 4-2 victory at Deportivo La Coruna that wrapped up the league with four matches to spare. "We know how hard it is to win the league".
"I'm very happy to have won this title", Messi said. The move allowed Messi to float across the attack and the midfield more freely and made him even more risky.
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The Board received a presentation around regulations and sanctioning of events including domestic T20 leagues and player release. Meanwhile, Richardson said, "This set of meetings has seen some significant decisions made for the long term good of the game".
It was the ninth league title for Messi, allowing him to surpass the record he shared with Xavi Hernandez.
Guillem Balague has revealed why Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi was not at Andres Iniesta's press conference where the Spaniard announced his exit from his childhood club after 22 years with many of his teammates in attendance. Having lost the previous league season, the encounter was an opportunity for the Catalan club to wipe the triumphant smirk off their rivals' faces.
As is customary at such games, the Barcelona players donned celebratory t-shirts in the wake of the match. "We've had some tough times and we've overcome everything without losing, which is unbelievable".
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Bayern have it all to do at the Santiago Bernabeu after wasting several chances in last week's 2-1 first-leg loss in Munich. Real Madrid: Dani Carvajal suffered a hamstring injury in the first leg and is unlikely to feature tomorrow.
Madrid have faltered badly in the league this season, trailing 15 points behind.
Earlier on Sunday, Kevin Gameiro scored a second-half penalty just seven minutes after Fernando Torres had missed a spot-kick as Atletico Madrid claimed a 1-0 win at Alaves.
Barcelona failed in its attempt to win the treble when it was eliminated by Roma in the Champions League quarterfinals. Messi was far from his best in the 3-0 loss in Italy.
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Zarif argued that, in the accord, Iran made a much stronger pledge than most realize. Iran nuclear deal sanction waiver is also going to end on May 12.
"That was an unexpected result in view of our shape".
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