Edouard Mendy’s Ballon d’Or is baffling as Chelsea present resolution with hard-fought Brentford derby win

Mohamed Salah plays football like The Matrix and hits Watford wonderfully ‘equal to Lionel Messi’s goals’ as Jurgen Klopp calls Liverpool star the best in the world

Jurgen Klopp “can’t help people who don’t see the quality of Joel Matip” – popular Liverpool star who has his own meme, took a drug test with “depressed” Lionel Messi and has a petition led by Virgil van Dijk to increase his dribbling on FIFA 22

Lionel Messi watches Kylian Mbappe score controversial VAR penalty to save Paris Saint-Germain against Angers with Argentina, Neymar and Angel Di Maria all unavailable

Messi hits ref, saying ‘he’s doing it on purpose’ after Argentina claim 1-0 win over Peru

Lionel Messi hails Emi Martinez as ‘one of the best in the world’ as Aston Villa keeper keeps Luis Suarez at bay in Argentina win

Lionel Messi sets new record Pelé or Diego Maradona couldn’t manage, as Argentina icon becomes first South American player to score 80 international goals

Lionel Messi scores with a stroke of luck at 35 meters as Argentina beats Uruguay 3-0 in World Cup qualifiers

Lionel Messi scores with a stroke of luck at 35 meters as Argentina beats Uruguay 3-0 in World Cup qualifiers

Newcastle’s next manager as Rodgers, Gerrard and Potter all linked, Manchester United blows away as Varane is injured, Juventus plan to sign Pogba – latest football news and transfer rumors

Sebastien Haller left West Ham as club record but now has Champions League scoring record Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Erling Haaland cannot match

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