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    Juventus missing a Messi or Ronaldo figure, says Buffon

    Juventus are not in the top tier of European clubs because they lack a rampant goalscorer like Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, claims veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.The Bianconeri have won three successive Serie A titles but they have failed to impress in Europe during this spell of...
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    Suarez: I came to Barca to score goals, not assist Messi

    Luis Suarez says he came to Barcelona to score goals rather than simply assist Lionel Messi and Neymar.Suarez has struggled on the goalscoring front since his €88 million move from Liverpool this summer and has only netted for Luis Enrique's men on one occasion since making his debut against...
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    Messi and Ronaldo would be worse in Italy - Llorente

    Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo would be worse forwards if they played their football in Serie A, according to Fernando Llorente.Barcelona's Messi became the top La Liga goalscorer of all time last month, while Real Madrid have reaped the rewards of Ronaldo scoring 29 times in 21 matches for...
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    I’m running out of things to write on Messi's hat-trick balls - Rakitic

    Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic claims he is running out of words of praise to write on Lionel Messi's hat-trick balls.The 27-year-old netted three times on Sunday to help Barcelona to a 5-1 derby win over Espanyol, taking his hat-trick tally in La Liga to 21, and Rakitic has hailed his...
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    Scholes: Bored Barcelona and Messi are a ghost of their former selves

    Former Manchester United ace Paul Scholes believes that Barcelona are a "ghost" of the side they were, claiming that Lionel Messi and his team-mates are suffering from "boredom".The Catalans won three consecutive Liga titles, two Copa del Rey crowns, two Champions Leagues and two Fifa Club World...
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    Buffon: Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or but Messi still the best

    Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win this year's Ballon d'Or - but still feels that Lionel Messi is the greatest player on the planet.Fifa announced on Monday that Ronaldo, Messi and Manuel Neuer at the three contenders for the...
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    Don't compare Isco to Messi & Ronaldo, warns Michel

    Former Spain international Michel has warned not to put too much pressure on Real Madrid starlet Isco by comparing him to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.The attacking midfielder has been in sublime form for Madrid in the past few weeks after struggling to impress in his first season at the...
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    Messi's record will stand for 600 years - Guardiola

    Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has voiced his admiration for Barcelona star Lionel Messi and thinks it could take 600 years before someone breaks the Argentine's La Liga goalscoring record.The 27-year-old netted a hat-trick at the weekend to take Telmo Zarra's place in the record books with...