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FC Barcelona News: 28 May 2016; Lionel Messi Injures Back in Argentina Friendly, Domenico Berardi Seen in Barcelona

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Lionel Messi leaves Argentina friendly vs Honduras with back injury - ESPN FC
Lionel Messi was taken off in the second half of Argentina's 1-0 friendly defeat of Honduras on Friday with a bruised lower back. The Barcelona star collapsed on the ground after a knee to his torso and was seen holding his back as he gingerly walked off the field in the 64th minute.

Sergio Busquets to extend contract with FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Sergio Busquets are set to renew his contract for five seasons, until 30 June 2021. The agreement will include an incentive option for a two-year extension, based on the number of appearances he makes. The contract will have a €200 million buyout clause and will be signed in the coming days.

Sergio Busquets proud to be appreciated at FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
“I’m really pleased that we’ve reached an agreement” he says. “The club also did its part and I feel highly appreciated here. I feel great at the best club in the world and hope things stay that way. I hope injuries are kind to me and that I can continue to help make this club even greater still.”

Every Sergio Busquets goal for FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Basel, 22 October 2008. That night in the northwest of Switzerland was a special one for Sergio Busquets. That was the night of his Champions League debut. Not only that but he scored a goal, his first ever for FC Barcelona. He’s scored eleven more since then, three in the UCL, seven in the league and one at the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi.

Ten key stats from Sergio Busquets' time with FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Sergio Busquets and FC Barcelona reached an agreement on Friday to extend the player’s contract, which was due to end in 2019, until 2021, with the option to extend it through to 2023. The midfielder has developed to become a central element of the Barça game-plan and this is a fitting moment to take a look back at ten key points from his career so far:

Pelé: 'If I could choose today, I'd play for FC Barcelona' | FC Barcelona
Brazilian football legend Pelé has spoken out in praise of FC Barcelona after the club won a historic second consecutive league and cup double. “If I could choose what team to play for right now it would have to be Barça” he said at the presentation of the new movie Pelé: Birth of a Legend. “It’s because the players have such fun together. A player might be very good, but he needs the support of his team-mates, and the ones at Barça are the ones I like the most.”

Berardi spotted in Barcelona? | Football Espana
Links between Barcelona and Domenico Berardi have intensified after the Sassuolo forward reportedly visited Catalonia last week. According to Mundo Deportivo, Berardi recently spent a few days in Barcelona and remains in contact with executives of the Catalan club, who could now be about to fight Juventus for the attacker.

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