Lionel Messi's spotless image as the world's greatest footballer has taken a stunning blow with accusations that he cheated on his taxes.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi and his father have been accused by Spanish tax authorities of defrauding the state of more than $5.3-million.
Barcelona's Tito Vilanova expects Lionel Messi to be fit for his side's trip to Atletico Madrid, in hopes to seal their fourth title in five years.
Barcelona has admitted that overturning a 4-0 first-leg defeat to Bayern in the Champions League semifinal depends on the fitness of Lionel Messi.
Barcelona was a city in mourning after Barca's 4-0 meltdown at Bayern Munich in a one-sided Champions League semifinal first leg.
Barcelona needs Lionel Messi to recover in time for their Champions League quarterfinal against Paris Saint-Germain, or they have to resort to Plan B.
Lionel Messi has scored a brilliant brace to help Barcelona beat AC Milan 4-0.
The 25-year-old Lionel Messi has been named the world's best player for the fourth time in a row.
Barcelona's star forward Lionel Messi has beaten a 40-year-old record after scoring his 86th goal in a year in a Real Betis match at the weekend.
Brazil striker Lucas hopes to emulate his idol Lionel Messi when he joins big-spending Paris St Germain next month.
Legendary striker Gerd Mueller's record of 85 goals in a calendar year will stand for a little longer after Barcelona decided to rest Lionel Messi.
Humbled by Celtic in the latest shock result in the Champions League, Barcelona travels to Russia this week to seal a place in the knockout stage.
A day after picking up a Golden Boot awardy, Barcelona's superstar Lionel Messi says he is not a ball hog.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi has been presented with his second Golden Boot award in recognition for scoring the most goals in Europe's domestic leagues.
Barcelona entertain Celtic on Tuesday looking to maintain their winning start to Champions League group G with an in-form Lionel Messi.
Chelsea's defence has begun with a 2-2 draw to Juventus while Lionel Messi rescued Barcelona from Spartak Moscow and Man U edged Galatasaray 1-0.
Andres Iniesta has received the Uefa best player in Europe award after pipping Cristiano Ronaldo and club-mate Lionel Messi in a journalists' poll.
Chelsea have edged through to the Champions League final despite a moment of madness from captain John Terry that saw his exit from the tournament.
Barcelona have beaten Getafe in the Spanish La Liga to go within one point of League leaders Real Madrid, who face Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi has inspired Champions League title holders Barcelona to a fifth successive semifinal appearance after their 3-1 win against AC Milan.