Luis Suarez brings more than just goals to Barcelona attack
Luis Suarez brings more than just goals to Barcelona attack

After a slow start at Barcelona, Luis Suarez now has a strike rate comparable to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, while his selfless style has also helped instill a spirit of camaraderie within their deadly attack.

Five players to look out for in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals

The semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League will take fans on a rollercoaster ride as Europe's four giants try to outsmart each other in two-legged ties. The stakes are high this term for Barcelona who face a Bayern Munich side managed by Catalan legend Pep Guardiola.

Champions League, semi-final: Bayern Munich set to face tough test against Barcelona
Champions League, semi-final: Bayern Munich set to face tough test against Barcelona

At first glance, the Champions League's semi-final between Barcelona and Bayern Munich has been decided before kick-off (May 6 and 12) as teams at present seem to be cruising in different football altitudes.

Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann aims to get better
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann aims to get better

He is only behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the La Liga scoring chart this season but Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann is not overawed at being spoken of in the same breath as the two superstars, saying his aim is to get better than the rest.

Barcelona need 'god-like Messi' to progress in Champions League, says Franz Beckenbauer
Barcelona need 'god-like Messi' to progress in Champions League, says Franz Beckenbauer

Ahead of the high-octane UEFA Champions League semi-final clash between Barcelona and Bayern Munich, Franz Beckenbauer fired first salvo saying “god-like Messi” will need to perform if the Catalans are to progress in the final.

Barcelona front three `unstoppable`: Luis Enrique
Barcelona front three `unstoppable`: Luis Enrique

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique believes his side is impossible to contain when their star attacking trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar are as efficient in front of goal as they were in Tuesday`s 6-0 hammering of Getafe.

Barcelona's 'MSN' trio lead 6-0 rout of Getafe in La Liga
Barcelona's 'MSN' trio lead 6-0 rout of Getafe in La Liga

Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar motored past 100 goals for the season to fire the La Liga leaders to a 6-0 romp at home to Getafe and stretch their advantage over Real Madrid to five points on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar hit century mark
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar hit century mark

Barcelona`s star front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar reached 100 goals in all competitions for the season after all three were on target for the Catalans in the first-half against Getafe on Tuesday.

Messi is God-like: Beckenbauer
Messi is God-like: Beckenbauer

German football legend Franz Beckenbauer on Tuesday labelled Barcelona star Lionel Messi as "God-like" and believes the Spanish team’s hope of success this season rests on his shoulders.

Cristiano Ronaldo would be great anywhere, Lionel Messi wouldn't: Alex Ferguson
Cristiano Ronaldo would be great anywhere, Lionel Messi wouldn't: Alex Ferguson

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson on Sunday said Lionel Messi is purely a Barcelona player but believes Cristiano Ronaldo would be a success anywhere in the world.

La Liga: Neymar, Messi guide 10-man Barca to crucial win
La Liga: Neymar, Messi guide 10-man Barca to crucial win

Neymar and Lionel Messi were on target as Barcelona produced a sensational first-half performance to take a huge step towards the La Liga title with a 2-0 win at local rivals Espanyol on Saturday.

Messi, Suarez among other Barcelona players to undergo dope tests
Messi, Suarez among other Barcelona players to undergo dope tests

A list of 10 players from Spanish football club FC Barcelona including Argentine striker Lionel Messi and Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez underwent drug tests on Friday conducted by European football's governing body, the UEFA, the club said.

Messi can play for Barcelona till his retirement: Club president
Messi can play for Barcelona till his retirement: Club president

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Tuesday said he would like star player Lionel Messi to play for the club until his retirement.

PSG tie not over, claims Luis Suarez
PSG tie not over, claims Luis Suarez

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez insists his side can`t relax when they host Paris Saint-Germain in the second-leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday despite holding a commanding 3-1 lead in the tie.

Real Madrid pay heavy price as title race remains tight
Real Madrid pay heavy price as title race remains tight

 The gap between leaders FC Barcelona and second-placed Real Madrid at the top of La Liga remains just two points after the 32nd round of matches.

Scrappy win huge boost for Barcelona: Luis Enrique
Scrappy win huge boost for Barcelona: Luis Enrique

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique hailed his players efforts despite a far from convincing display in a 2-0 win over Valencia on Saturday.

Lionel Messi nets 400th goal as Barca edge past Valencia
Lionel Messi nets 400th goal as Barca edge past Valencia

Lionel Messi scored the 400th goal of his Barcelona career as the Catalans beat Champions League-chasing Valencia 2-0 to move five points clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga on Saturday.

Would choose Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele
Would choose Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele

Brazilian football legend Pele has said he would pick Argentine forward Lionel Messi over his Portuguese counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo because of the former’s ability to create more opportunities than just score goals.

Champions League: Neymar, Suarez snap PSG's unbeaten streak as Barcelona shine
Champions League: Neymar, Suarez snap PSG's unbeaten streak as Barcelona shine

Barcelona took a big step towards the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday as a goal from Neymar and a Luis Suarez double ended Paris St Germain`s 33-game unbeaten run at home in Europe with a 3-1 win at the Parc des Princes.

Neymar yet to reach physical peak: Clarence Seedorf
Neymar yet to reach physical peak: Clarence Seedorf

Former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf has praised the development of Barcelona forward Neymar and said the Brazilian is yet to reach his physical peak.