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Suarez: Messi is the best player in history
The Uruguayan forward was predictably full of praise for Barcelona team-mate after a Clasico victory that came largely thanks to the Argentine.
24.04.2017 09:23:14
This is Messi who decides classic Clasico
Running out of superlatives to describe the Argentine star, his teammate attempted to do so again following the last-gasp 3-2 Clasico win
24.04.2017 09:21:54
Suarez: Messi shows again he is the best in the world
The Argentine was Barcelona's free-kick hero once again against Athletic Club and his Uruguayan team-mate lauded him as the best there is
12.01.2017 09:56:48
Xavi: Ronaldo doesn't deserve Ballon d'Or
The Barca great has questioned the decision Messi is the best player in the world, even if he won fewer trophies than the Ronaldo
14.12.2016 17:53:25
Alves: Messi must ignore critics after Copa loss
The Argentina star announced his international retirement after erring from the spot in Sunday's final, but his long-time team-mate says he must block out negative voices
28.06.2016 21:18:53
Lionel Messi: I am not comparing myself to Cristiano
Messi: The only thing I care about is helping my team and to keep on improving each season.
27.03.2016 17:54:04
Neymar: We trained on this penalty for me, Suarez was near the ball and scored
Lionel Messi passed from the spot to set Luis Suarez up for a third goal, but the Brazilian revealed that they their preparations had ended in him applying the finishing touch
15.02.2016 10:46:49
Meulensteen: Lingard has quick brain like Messi
Former Old Trafford youth coach Meulensteen thinks the 22-year-old Manchester United midfielder can emulate the Barcelona star's style due to his size and intelligence on the ball
03.12.2015 15:04:45
When Messi was El Leo
COMMENT: Before the Barcelona star made the headlines he was another kid dreaming of greatness on the streets of Rosario - Goal visits the place where he took his first steps
03.12.2015 14:22:25
Messi injury: Out for seven to eight weeks
The Argentine is out for seven to eight weeks after suffering ligament damage against Las Palmas on Saturday and his absence represents a huge blow to the team's title hopes
26.09.2015 22:52:18
Enrique: Barcelona players must step up and cover Messi
The Argentina international is set to miss up to two months with knee ligament damage, but his manager has called on his team-mates to step up
26.09.2015 22:51:27
Messi: Pedro deserves Super Cup winner
The Argentine was full of praise for his Barcelona team-mate and admits he does not know what lies ahead for him
12.08.2015 09:47:43
Vitolo: Messi showed why he is the best ever
The Argentine netted two free-kicks and saw another one play a crucial role in Pedro's winner in a thrilling Uefa Super Cup
12.08.2015 09:46:19
Carrasco: Messi better now than he was in 2009
A former Barcelona player believes the 28-year-old is now a more complete forward, capable of hurting teams with his ability to play the final pass
22.07.2015 12:33:38
Messi: There's nothing more painful than losing a final
The Argentina captain has sent a message of thanks to supporters following their Copa America defeat to Chile
07.07.2015 12:39:11
Pastore: I am playing here to make things easier for Leo and for Di Maria
The Argentina midfielder starred in his side's Copa America semi-final rout of Paraguay but says his job is to help get the best out of those around him
03.07.2015 11:39:33
Enrique: I can not wait to see Messi's goal on television
The Spanish boss has suggested that he was not pleased by Neymar's showboating at the end of the fixture as Barcelona moved close to the treble
31.05.2015 10:32:52
Barcelona are champions of La Liga, 23rd league title
Lionel Messi preparing to score as Barcelona beat Atlético Madrid for its seventh title in the last 11 years in the Spanish league’s first division.
18.05.2015 11:39:49
Henry: Lionel Messi just happened
The Argentina international scored twice and laid on an assist for Neymar as Luis Enrique's side ran out comprehensive 3-0 winners over German champions Bayern Munich
07.05.2015 10:12:35
Guardiola: Messi's class was the difference between Barcelona and Bayern
The former Barcelona boss admits his side have been left with an almost impossible task after the Argentine inspired the hosts to a commanding victory
07.05.2015 09:43:54
Pique: Inspired Messi proved Guardiola was right
The Barcelona defender revelled in his team-mate tearing Bayern Munich apart but says his side will still go to Germany with the intention of winning the second leg
07.05.2015 09:42:14
Enrique: Messi isnot only piece of art of Barcelona
The head coach credited Pep Guardiola for sticking to his philosophy but heaped praise on his players for the way they dismantled Bayern in the last 20 minutes
07.05.2015 09:41:35
Messi: I don't have any relationship with Pep Guardiola
The prolific attacker no longer has any special bond with the current Bayern boss, while he has stressed his feud with Luis Enrique has been resolved
05.05.2015 15:56:31
Benatia: No respect for Messi-Suarez-Neymar on pitch
The Morocco international is relishing the battle with Barcelona's forward line as he sets his sights on a spot in the final in Berlin
04.05.2015 16:36:08
Messi: Penalty problems frustrate me
The Barcelona star believes goalkeepers are wising up to his tactics from the spot but concedes his record from 12 yards has not been good enough
14.04.2015 11:01:19
Suarez has last laugh on Madrid as Neymar & Messi misfire
The Uruguayan won the Clasico for Barcelona with a fine finish in the second half to cement his status at the Catalan club as a man for the big occasion
23.03.2015 10:43:28
Madrid miss major opportunity after shackling Messi
The Blancos gave as good as they got for long spells at Camp Nou, but their failure to get something could have lasting repercussions
23.03.2015 10:35:10
Messi: Not long ago I was a disaster
The Argentine has played down his fine form of late but admits that he is feeling confident heading into Sunday's crunch Liga clash with Real Madrid
19.03.2015 10:43:30
Enrique: Messi is the best player in history
The Asturian coach was full of praise for the Argentine attacker after his peerless performance against Manchester City and believes nobody ever can match the in-form forward
19.03.2015 10:43:13
Di Maria: Leo Messi would have no problem working with Jose Mourinho
The Manchester United man could see his compatriot work with his former Real Madrid coach, and also had his say on the comparisons between the Barcelona star and Cristiano Ronaldo
09.02.2015 17:35:21
Aguero to convince Messi to move to Man City
The Barcelona star has been linked with a move away from Camp Nou, and his fellow Argentina international would love him to join him in England at the Premier League champions
03.12.2014 10:39:02
Pedro: Suarez's first goal mean a lot to the team
The Spain international was over the moon with his fellow attackers' successful evening and hopes the Catalans can keep up their fine form
26.11.2014 11:25:55
Messi breaks Champions League record
Barça win! 4-0 over Apoel! Messi with a hat-trick and Luis Suarez with his first goal for Barcelona.
26.11.2014 11:17:36
Xavi: This was our best games of the season
The veteran midfielder says his team-mate fully deserves to have broken La Liga's all-time scoring record, while Sevilla's Vitolo claimed the Argentine "comes from another planet"
23.11.2014 02:20:41
Not necessary to discuss: Messi is the best
The midfielder reserved special praise for the striker but was quick to talk up his side's team ethic after Wednesday's Champions League game
06.11.2014 09:59:39
Del Bosque: Messi can't keep his highest performance forever
The Spain boss refuses to believe that the prolific attacker is in decline following a difficult season and believes he remains a special player
04.09.2014 14:57:50
Messi wins World Cup 2014 Golden Ball
The Barcelona ace finished on the losing side in Sunday's tournament decider in Rio de Janeiro but was nonetheless recognised for his individual excellence in Brazil
14.07.2014 01:27:14
Neymar: Messi deserves to win the World Cup
The Brazil striker has thrown his support behind his Barcelona team-mate, backing him to triumph when Argentina meet Germany in Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana
11.07.2014 10:09:15
Robben: More to Argentina than Messi
The 30-year-old has labelled the Barcelona man a huge player but rejected claims that the Albiceleste are overly reliant upon the four-time Ballon d'Or winner
08.07.2014 19:42:30
Kluivert: Stopping Messi! What about Robben?
The Netherlands assistant coach believes his side's semi-final with Argentina will be a fantastic match, with both teams possessing stars who can decide a match
06.07.2014 19:09:37
Messi: We can only win as a team, I am just part of this
Lionel Messi says team's hopes of World Cup glory are not dependent on him
01.07.2014 15:40:05
Zannetti: This is the Messi's World Cup
The former Argentina international believes the Barcelona star has matured and could lead Alejandro Sabella's side to their first major trophy since Copa America 1993
24.06.2014 17:48:56
Messi: My goal was a relief
The forward scored what proved to be the decisive goal in La Albiceleste's 2-1 victory over Bosnia & Herzegovina, with Alejandro Sabella changing his tactics at half-time
16.06.2014 09:48:38
Man-marking Messi is impossible
The former Paris Saint-Germain striker thought about tailoring his tactics to meet the challenge of the Argentina striker - but decided it was unfair on his players
16.06.2014 09:46:24
Hierro: Messi won't end up in hospital
The former Spain defender does not think the Argentina star will become the latest in a long list of casualties for some of the world's finest players this summer
13.06.2014 23:56:03
Xavi: No-one better than Barcelona
The midfielder has hailed his side's form so far this season, as well as insisting that Lionel Messi will get back to his brilliant best once he is over his injury problems
16.11.2013 12:18:25
Messi working hard to recover from hamstring injury
The Argentina international says he is disappointed to be sidelined but is working "full-time" to recover from his hamstring problem and has thanked fans for their support
13.11.2013 09:55:46
Xavi: Barcelona will miss Messi magic
The midfielder says the Catalans will struggle to replace the Argentine ace, who has been sidelined for up to eight weeks with a hamstring injury
12.11.2013 15:32:55
Wenger claims that Ronaldo has overtaken Messi
The Arsenal manager feels the Real Madrid star has made a phenomenal start to the season and believes that he now has the edge over his Barcelona rival
12.11.2013 15:31:32
Messi out for up to two months
The Argentine suffered a hamstring tear against Betis on Sunday and now faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines, while Cesc Fabregas has pulled out of the Spain squad due to injury
11.11.2013 16:56:45
Martino: Messi injury can never be an excuse
The Argentine limped off after 21 minutes at Betis on Sunday and set the alarm bells ringing once again with what is already his third injury of the season
11.11.2013 11:18:11
Fabregas: Messi should take time out
The former Arsenal midfielder believes his Argentine team-mate must rest to recover from his latest injury to avoid it potentially ruining his season
11.11.2013 11:17:32
Pique: Ronaldo fuelled by Messi rivalry
The 26-year-old admits he admires his former Manchester United team-mate's ambition and claimed Barcelona are "a poor club" when compared to Real Madrid's spending policy
09.11.2013 10:38:13
Neymar: Messi is a true great
The Brazil international has hailed his team-mate's performance on Wednesday and the efforts of the side as a whole
07.11.2013 15:16:00
Messi: Injury problems have had a negative impact on my form
The forward is hopeful his physical problems are now behind him after his return to goalscoring ways on Wednesday evening
07.11.2013 11:01:02
Messi played phenomenally well, said Martino
The Argentine coach has hailed the attacker's display on Tuesday and feels the Catalans are obligated to win their group
07.11.2013 10:14:59
Pedro: Messi goals on the horizon
The Spain international says there is no reason to worry about his team-mate and is pleased to see Alexis Sanchez shine
04.11.2013 15:52:30
Alexis: Leo is in the same form as always
The Chilean has defended his Barcelona team-mate as he continues to struggle for goals and admits he was thrilled to score the winner against a spirited Espanyol side
02.11.2013 12:55:11
Martino delight at Sanchez rebirth
The winger has now scored two goals in the space of a week and looks a rejuvenated figure after two disappointing campaigns at Camp Nou
02.11.2013 12:40:47
Stoichkov: Messi looks tired
The Bulgarian thinks the forward's international duties are affecting his form, while he was not impressed with Real Madrid in the Clasico
30.10.2013 18:06:45
Goal readers back Ribery for Ballon d'Or
The France star secured nearly 40 per cent of the votes, beating Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic as your favourite for the game's top individual gong
27.10.2013 17:44:04
Martino and Neymar leave Ancelotti in the shade
The two coaches both made tweaks to their usual systems in a bid to gain the upper hand but it was the Argentine who ultimately prevailed to heap more pressure on the Bernabeu boss
27.10.2013 14:48:31