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Lionel Messi sinks Real Madrid in thriller to keep Barcelona in race

Barcelona's Lionel Messi in action

The very last kick of the clásico could not have been more perfectly executed nor more dramatically delivered, Lionel Messi guiding the ball inside the post to take his team top. It was the 500th goal of his career and few have been more significant. It prompted Luis Enrique to say: “He is the best player in history.”

Neymar won’t leave Barcelona while he is hovering close to the throne

Football Soccer - Brazil v Paraguay - World Cup 2018 Qualifiers

When it comes to pure spectacle most people seem to have preferred the old pre-facelift model José Mourinho. Albeit it has been a few years since we saw that cheerfully acerbic entertainer, back in the days when Mourinho could be bothered to smile, play to the gallery, spook an opponent with his bastardish charm and generally floss, brush, pomade and change out of his pyjamas.