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FC Barcelona News: 24 June 2015; Lionel Messi Celebrates Birthday, Douglas Could Join Sevilla

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#Messi28: Celebrate Lionel Messi's birthday and share it on social media | FC Barcelona
This Wednesday, 24 June, is Lionel Messi's 28th birthday, and to celebrate it we have prepared some special content. Enjoy Messi's birthday by reviewing his best Barça moments in the special section, 'Everything about Leo Messi.'

Messi in six seconds. Which is his best moment? | FC Barcelona
Pick Leo Messi best moment on Vine.

Lionel Messi pictured years Barcelona celebrate birthday - ESPN FC
Lionel Messi is 28 today and Barcelona have been busy ensuring that they don't pull a Manchester City in forgetting one of their stars' birthdays... The Argentine arrived at the Camp Nou in the year 2000 when he was just 13 and has grown into the world's best player, perhaps the best ever. Here is how Barcelona celebrated, with a Vine of their man throughout the years.

Quiz: The private side of Leo Messi | FC Barcelona
To celebrate the Argentinian’s 28th birthday, we’ve prepared 15 questions about his more personal life.

Guardiola 'affection' for Barca president candidate Laporta - ESPN FC
Former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has spoken of his ongoing "affection" for former boss Joan Laporta, but did not openly endorse any candidate in the club's upcoming presidential elections. Laporta was previously Barca club chief from 2003 to 2010, and headed the board which appointed the then inexperienced Guardiola to take over as first-team coach in summer 2008.

Barcelona unveil new away kit inspired by Catalan... - | FOX Soccer Blog
La Liga club Barcelona unveiled their away jersey for the 2015-2016 season, and what a beauty it is. The design is inspired by the Catalan flag, known as the Senyera, and it consists of four red bars on a golden background.

La Real reject Bravo claim | Football Espana
Real Sociedad say there is no substance to legal action taken by Claudio Bravo, who believes he is owed €1.3m from his transfer to Barcelona. It was reported this week that Bravo had sued both his former club for 10% of the fee Barca paid La Real a year ago, some €13m.

Douglas to Sevilla for Denis? | Football Espana
Barcelona could let Douglas go to Sevilla in exchange for Denis Suarez’s early return from his two-year loan spell. Marca report the right-back is liked by Sevilla sporting director Monchi and as Sevilla have lost Aleix Vidal - to Barca - and could lose Diogo, reinforcements in the position are being sought.

AFE, LFP row over League start date | Football Espana
There is disagreement over whether the first round of League games in the 2015-16 season should start on August 15 or August 22. AS reports the LFP wants to kick off the new campaign on August 15 but the players’ union, the AFE, are of the belief that a week later would be better, when temperatures might be cooler.

Las Palmas targeting Sandro | Football Espana
Sandro Ramirez wants Primera football next season and new boys Las Palmas could give the Barcelona youngster his chance in a year-long loan deal. Marca reports interest from the islanders in the young forward who had a taste of La Liga early last season, when Luis Suarez’s suspension saw Luis Enrique call on Sandro and Munir El-Haddadi.

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