The Early Lead: Barcelona


Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Lionel Messi out two-to-three weeks for Barcelona

He’ll also miss two of Argentina’s World Cup qualifiers with a thigh injury.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:31 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Lionel Messi, Soccer

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Lionel Messi back in the gym after injury scare

Barcelona's coach and Lionel Messi deny that he was playing in a meaningless game because he's gunning to break the record for goals in a calendar year.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:44 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Lionel Messi

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Champions League: Celtic stuns Barcelona and Rod Stewart cries

Celtic's stunning 2-1 win over Barcelona brought out the waterworks from at least one longtime supporter.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:02 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Celtic, Champions League, International Soccer, Soccer