Lionel Messi has agreed to renew his contract with FC Barcelona through 2021 with a one-year option and a €300 million release clause.
SI senior writer Grant Wahl discusses whether FC Barcelona will struggle if Lionel Messi misses significant time with a groin injury.
Lionel Messi's goal at the death gave Barcelona a 3-2 win over Real Madrid at an electric Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, with the visitors blowing open La Liga's title race for the season run-in.
With Lionel Messi slated to return to Barcelona's lineup heading into their Champions League matchup against Borussia Dortmund, SI's Luis Miguel Echegaray highlights what the Spanish giants need to do to compete once again for the UCL title.
After Barcelona's 4-0 loss to Liverpool on Tuesday, fans took to social media to express their displeasure with Lionel Messi's performance. Just how much blame does the Argentine deserve? SI's Luis Miguel Echegaray gives his take.