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Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella believes Lionel Messi is 'best' player in world

SAO PAULO - Normally a reserved man who avoids hype, Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella isn't shy about declaring Lionel Messi to be the best player in the world.Comparing the Argentina captain with Arjen Robben, of the Netherlands, and Brazil's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/argentina-coach-alej
Lionel Messi lifts Argentina past Bosnia in World Cup match

RIO DE JANEIRO - Lionel Messi scored a stunning second-half goal to push staggering Argentina to a 2-1 victory over World Cup debutant Bosnia on Sunday in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-15/lionel-messi-lifts-a
World Cup roundup: Lionel Messi helps Argentina win group, advance to knockout stage

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 in its last World Cup group match on Wednesday, with Lionel Messi and Ahmed Musa scoring two goals each before Marcos Rojo kneed in the winner.Argentina won Group F while Nigeria also advanced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-25/world-cup-roundup-lionel-messi-he
Lionel Messi posts hat trick, becomes Barcelona's all-time leading scorer

BARCELONA, Spain - Lionel Messi set another scoring record by netting a hat trick to lead Barcelona in 7-0 rout of Osasuna in La Liga play Sunday, ensuring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-16/lionel-messi-posts-h
Lionel Messi's injury not as bad as first thought

BARCELONA, Spain - Grimacing in pain after he nearly scored his record-equaling 85th goal of the year, Lionel Messi rolled around on the ground clutching his left knee and thought he might be headed for an extended injury layoff.Instead, his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-12-06/lionel-messis-injury
Lionel Messi, Abby Wambach earn FIFA Player of the Year honors

ZURICH - Lionel Messi became the first four-time winner of the FIFA Player of the Year award after shattering the world record with 91 goals last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-01-07/lionel-messi-abby-wa
Argentina tops Italy without star Lionel Messi

ROME - An Argentina side without Lionel Messi beat Italy 2-1 Wednesday in a friendly match honoring Pope Francis, an avid soccer fan from Argentina.Gonzalo Higuain put...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-08-14/argentina-tops-italy
Rooney scores, but is ejected from Manchester United win

...four goals in three games for third-place Manchester City (3-1-2) to complete a 4-2 win at Hull. LA LIGA: Lionel Messi scored his 400th and 401st goals for club and country and Neymar hit a hat trick as Barcelona thrashed Granada 6-0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-27/rooney-scores-ejecte
Argentina ousts Belgium from World Cup

BRASILIA, Brazil - For once Lionel Messi didn't carry Argentina on his shoulders.He didn't have to.Gonzalo Higuain ended a four-game scoreless streak with an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-05/argentina-ousts-belg
Young stars Neymar, Rodriguez collide in World Cup quarterfinals

...far, enough to be included in discussions about the tournament's best players along with established stars such as Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben.Neymar has been decisive for Brazil, scoring four goals in four matches. Rodriguez has been crucial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-03/young-stars-neymar-r