''I live on Messi street, near crossing with Mascherano''
''I live on Messi street, near crossing with Mascherano''

You will find Lionel Messi street at an intersection with Javier Mascherano if you visit the town of El Chanar in the north-western Argentine province of Tucuman.

Barcelona rest Javier Mascherano for Sevilla clash
Barcelona rest Javier Mascherano for Sevilla clash

Barcelona on Saturday rested Argentine midfielder Javier Mascherano for their league clash with Sevilla but were boosted by the return of defender Jeremy Mathieu.

El Clasico: Real Madrid, Barcelona set to deliver yet another classic
El Clasico: Real Madrid, Barcelona set to deliver yet another classic

In the next couple of hours, sporting world will be taken by a certain El Clasico and the noise emanating from the historic Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Inside the cauldron, possibly two of the greatest clubs in the world – Barcelona and Real Madrid – will try to something more than just winning the game and brownie points.

Barcelona extend contract of Javier Mascherano
Barcelona extend contract of Javier Mascherano

FC Barcelona announced Tuesday that the Spanish football giants have reached an agreement Tuesday to extend the contract of Argentinean midfielder, Javier Mascherano until the summer of 2018.

Javier Mascherano backs Lionel Messi after World Cup disappointment

Javier Mascherano has backed his Argentina team mate Lionel Messi to respond to his World Cup disappointment on the pitch for Barcelona in the new season.

Gerardo Martino vows to keep Argentina in their high position

New Argentina coach Gerardo Martino vowed on Wednesday to keep the World Cup runners-up “where they are and deserve to be”.

World Cup pain will last forever, says Mascherano

Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano said the pain of losing the World Cup final in extra time to Germany on Sunday would live with him forever.

Meet the 10 World Cup footballers shortlisted for 2014 Golden Ball award

The shortlist for the 2014 Golden Ball, the prize awarded to the best player at the World Cup, has been announced by FIFA.

Neymar on World Cup best player shortlist

Brazil`s injured star Neymar is on a shortlist for the World Cup`s best player which also includes seven names from Sunday`s World Cup final between Germany and Argentina.

FIFA World Cup final: Brazil`s Neymar to cheer for Argentina

Brazil forward Neymar has done the unpredictable once again by revealing he will support Brazil`s biggest rivals Argentina in Sunday`s World Cup final against Germany.

Argentina can reach World Cup final, says Mascherano

Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano said Argentina have the ability to reach the final of the FIFA World Cup final.

Mascherano extends Barca contract until 2018

Argentine midfielder Javier Mascherano has extended his contract with Barcelona by two years until June 2018, with the option of a further season, the club announced Saturday.

Messi kept scoreless in Argentina warmup win

Lionel Messi, looking to score his first World Cup goals since 2006 in Brazil this month, went scoreless as Argentina cruised to a 3-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago in a World Cup warmup on Friday.

Barcelona opens door to top league clubs for signing Cesc Fabregas

Barcelona has reportedly opened the transfer door for their striker Cesc Fasbregas to top clubs including Manchester United and Arsenal if they are willing to pay an amount of 45 million pounds for the player.

Barca preparing for `profound changes` after poor season

Barcelona are focusing on a sweeping rebuilding effort after the Catalan giants ended the season without major silverware for the first time in six years and coach Gerardo Martino quit.

Marc Bartra adds to Barca`s defensive woes

Marc Bartra has been ruled out of Barcelona`s visit to Granada on Saturday after picking up a hamstring injury as his side went out of the Champions League at the hands of Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.

Bartra signs new Barca deal

Barcelona defender Marc Bartra has agreed a contract extension that will keep him at the La Liga champions until 2017.

Mascherano buoyed by Messi return

Javier Mascherano has revealed his delight at the impending return of Lionel Messi for Barcelona.

Spain probes promoter of Messi games

Spanish police are investigating the Colombian promoters of charity football events starring Barcelona star Lionel Messi for possible laundering of drug money, sources said Monday.

Lionel Messi in Argentina squad missing four suspended players

Argentina`s injured captain Lionel Messi has been named in a squad missing the suspended Javier Mascherano and Gonzalo Higuain for next month`s World Cup qualifier against South America`s bottom side Paraguay.