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Neymar: “Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are still on a different level”

We already got used to see Neymar's humble side pretty much ever since he started his football career in Brazil. This past weekend, the 22-year old forward gave us another proof of how respectful he is towards some of the best players in the world, by stating that he doesn't believe he has many chances of winning the FIFA Ballon d'Or while his Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi and the Real Madrid forward Cris ...

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Neymar Jr is not alone – The rising stars of Brazilian football

The reputation of Brazilian football has been given a serious blow after the national team’s dismal showing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Even though Brazil was widely considered to be the favourites to win the tournament and lift the trophy for a historic sixth time, their chances of victory didn’t stand a chance against the might of the German team. Brazil was ignominiously eliminated in the semi-finals aft ...

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Neymar’s Ballon d’Or votes went for Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mascherano

During an interview granted to Globo TV (a Brazilian media), Neymar has revealed that he had voted for Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Javier Mascherano, for the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or award. While Messi's vote was more than natural to happen since the two have been playing together in Barcelona since the summer of 2013, it was his choice to deliver Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo some points as well tha ...

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Barcelona 3-1 PSG: Through and on the top spot of the group

Full-time: Barcelona 3-1 PSG Goals: Messi (19'), Neymar (42'), Suarez (77') Match date: December 10, 2014 Stadium: Camp Nou Competition: UEFA Champions League Barcelona line-up: Ter Stegen, Mathieu, Bartra, Piqué, Mascherano, Busquets, Iniesta, Pedro, Neymar, Lionel Messi, Suárez. The first spot of the UEFA Champions League Group F was on the line at the Camp Nou this Wednesday night and Barcelona didn't le ...

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Barcelona 5-1 Espanyol: An unstoppable Messi does it again!

Full-time: Barcelona 5-1 Espanyol Goals: Lionel Messi (45', 50', 81'); Piqué (53'), Pedro (78') Match date: December 7, 2014 Stadium: Camp Nou Competition: La Liga Barcelona line-up: Bravo, Jordi Alba, Mascherano, Piqué, Daniel Alves, Rakitic, Busquets, Xavi, Neymar, Lionel Messi, Suárez. The Catalan derby took place this Sunday afternoon at the Camp Nou, as Barcelona hosted and crushed their city rivals Es ...

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Valencia 0-1 Barcelona: Busquets rescues a crucial win!

Full-time: Valencia 0-1 Barcelona Goals: Serio Busquets (94') Match date: November 30, 2014 Stadium: Mestalla Competition: La Liga Barcelona line-up: Bravo, Jordi Alba, Mathieu, Piqué, Daniel Alves, Mascherano, Busquets, Xavi, Neymar, Lionel Messi, Suárez. Barcelona managed to rescue the 3 points against Valencia in the Mestalla this Sunday night, but they've only got to do it in the very last minute of the ...

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APOEL 0-4 Barcelona: Neymar rests and Messi sets a new record

Full-time: APOEL 0-4 Barcelona Goals: Suárez (27'), Messi (37', 58', 86') Match date: November 25, 2014 Stadium: GSP Stadium Competition: UEFA Champions League Barcelona line-up: Bravo, Jordi Alba, Bartra, Piqué, Daniel Alves, Mascherano, Rakitic, Rafinha, Pedro, Lionel Messi, Suárez. Coming into this Tuesday's night game with their passage already assured, Barcelona took on APOEL and easily beat them by 0- ...

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Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla: The day Messi finally became La Liga’s top scorer ever

Full-time: Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla Goals: Messi (21', 72', 77'), Neymar (48'), Rakitic (64') Match date: November 22, 2014 Stadium: Camp Nou Competition: La Liga Barcelona line-up: Bravo, Jordi Alba, Mathieu, Piqué, Daniel Alves, Busquets, Rakitic, Xavi, Neymar, Lionel Messi, Suárez. The return from the international break didn't bring any unpleasant surprise for Barcelona, as the Blaugranas hosted and demoli ...

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Messi, Suarez and Neymar ‚Äď Where do they all fit in?

An attacking trident of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar, on paper at least, looks like a fantasy football line up and has the potential to wreak havoc across Europe. Barcelona have made this potent strike force a reality after signing Suarez for an astronomical fee over the summer, but despite such a wealth of talent, Luis Enrique has his work cut out trying to turn them into a cohesive unit and to jus ...

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Austria 1-2 Brazil: Authority established in Europe

Full-time: Austria 1-2 Brazil Goals: David Luiz (61'), Firmino (83') Match date: November 18, 2014 Stadium: Ernst-Happel-Stadion Competition: Friendly International Brazil line-up: Diego Alves, Danilo, Miranda, David Luiz, Filipe Luis, Fernandinho, Luiz Gustavo, Willian, Oscar, Neymar, Luiz Adriano. Dunga decided to line up the exact same starting eleven that had played against Turkey in Istanbul 4 days ago ...

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