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Barcelona name Messi as new captain

8 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Barcelona have confirmed that Lionel Messi will replace Andres Iniesta as the club's captain for the new season. Iniesta had been the club captain since 2015, when Xavi Hernandez left for Qatar, but he moved to Japanese side Vissel Kobe earlier this summer. Messi, 31, has previously led Barca in Iniesta's absence but will now begin the campaign as the club's outright captain. The forward, Barca's all-time record goalscorer with 552 in all competitions, already wears the armband for the Argentina. Sergio Busquets, meanwhile, will become the club's second captain, a role previously held by...
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Lionel Messi named as first of four Barcelona captains and succeeds Andres Iniesta

8 monthes ago   |   By BBC

Lionel Messi succeeds Andres Iniesta as captain of Barcelona, after the Spaniard ended his 22-year stay at the club to join Japanese side Vissel Kobe in May.
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Barcelona name Lionel Messi new captain to replace Andres Iniesta

8 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Former Barcelona captain Eric Abidal insists the La Liga champions haven't strayed from their philosophy and club's footballing values by signing Arturo Vidal.
After a summer of big signings, including Arturo Vidal and Malcom, the FC crew assess whether Barcelona are early Champions League favourites.
Barcelona have confirmed that Lionel Messi will replace Andres Iniesta as the club's captain for the new season.
Iniesta had been the club captain since 2015, when Xavi Hernandez left for Qatar, but he moved to Japanese side Vissel Kobe earlier this summer.
Messi, 31, has previously led Barca...
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Messi named as new Barcelona captain

Messi named as new Barcelona captain

8 monthes ago   |   By Goal

The Argentina skipper takes over the armband for his club, with Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto forming the new leadership team
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