Sid Lowe

Sid Lowe

Sid Lowe

 

Back where it all began

Sid Lowe

Pep Guardiola was not lying all those years ago when he told Cesc Fabregas that he would one day wear Barcelona's No.4 shirt.

The X factor

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Barcelona -- and Spain -- playmaker Xavi tells Sid Lowe about his football education, Cesc Fabregas and why Paul Scholes is the best midfielder

Messi the magnificent

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The football world is running out of superlatives to describe the mesmerising skills of Barcelona's Lionel Messi, writes Sid Lowe.

A Galaxy far, far away

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As David Beckham leaves Real Madrid amidst the club's presidential Star Wars, Ramón Calderón's presidency hangs in the balance. He won an election last year on the narrowest of margins after postal votes were suspended by a court ruling because of serious irregularities. However, the embargo on those thousands of votes will soon be lifted by a Madrid judge.