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FC Barcelona News: 15 June 2011; Messi Plays in Charity Match, Cesc Happy at Arsenal

Messi scored twice in the charity match
Messi scored twice in the charity match

Messi on target in Zanetti charity match | Soccerway
Lionel Messi and a host of Argentina's top footballers joined forces for a charity match organised by Javier Zanetti on Sunday. Zanetti, captain of Inter Milan, called in his famous friends in support of his charity Pupi Foundation, which provides for impoverished children in Argentina.

Guardiola's Barça break barriers | FCBarcelona
This season, in addition to continuing to fill the cabinet with more trophies, has served to break down some barriers that until now had been insurmountable for this Barça team. Winning at grounds like Espanyol or Valencia are two examples.

Barcelona's Jeffren: I will decide future after European Under-21 Championships | Goal
"To be honest, I do not like to see my name mentioned in the papers day after day. I do not read any papers at the moment, because all that matters right now is the national team. My future becomes an issue again when I return to Barcelona after the competition," Jeffren said to EFE.

Fabregas: I'm happy at Arsenal | ESPN
"I am an Arsenal player. I have been very happy for eight years and I am very happy. I am not thinking about football right now, just about my holidays," Fabregas said, currently on a break in Ibiza with Barcelona stars Carles Puyol and Gerard Pique.

Thiago Silva stays with Milan | ESPN
His agent Paulo Tonietto told Gazzetta dello Sport: "Thiago Silva is happy at Milan. He only recently signed a new long-term contract. Had he wanted to leave, he would not have extended his contract with Milan until June 2016.

Neymar denies deal with Madrid | Eurosport
It was suggested on Tuesday that Madrid had won the race to sign the Brazil international, who at 19 is regarded as one of global football's most promising talents. However, despite further interest from Chelsea, Neymar insists he is committed to Santos and has had no offers to leave the club.

Raul denied Real Madrid return | Eurosport
Spanish striker Raul will not travel with Schalke 04 to his old club Real Madrid after their friendly game planned for August was called off. Schalke had accepted the invitation for a game at the Bernabeu stadium but said they could not find a date that suited both teams' trainings schedule and other obligations.

Milan rule out Kaka return | Sky Sports
Speculation has surfaced the Brazil international could move back to the San Siro this summer following a troubled spell with Madrid during which injuries and form have hindered his career. But Galliani has poured cold water on those rumours by claiming a deal for the 29-year-old would not be possible.

Valencia pounce for Parejo | Sky Sports
Valencia have signed former Spain Under-21 international Dani Parejo from Getafe on a five-year contract. Los Che are believed to have paid €5million (just over £4.4million) for the 22-year-old, with reserve goalkeeper Miguel Angel Moya moving the other way on a season-long loan as part of the deal.

Malaga set to sign Nacho Monreal from Osasuna on Wednesday | Goal
The Primera Division club confirmed the transfer on their official website and added that the left-back will undergo a medical test on Wednesday. The 25-year-old will then be officially unveiled as a Malaga player. Reports in the Spanish media suggest that Malaga will pay Osasuna around €6 million as transfer fee for the Spaniard.

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