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FC Barcelona News: 11 June 2016; Lionel Messi Scores Hat-Trick, Barcelona to Release Film

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Leo Messi fires Argentina past Panama with second half hat-trick | FC Barcelona
He came, he saw and he conquered. There were two phases to Friday’s Copa America Centenario match – before Messi and after Messi. Argentina were winning 1-0 since the 7th minute thanks to an Otamendi goal, but a side in which Javier Mascherano featured for the ninety minutes had still failed to exert their authority on a Panama side that was playing with ten men after Godoy had been sent off in the first half.

Copa America news: Argentina hat-trick hero Lionel Messi is a monster, says Panama coach -
Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez called Lionel Messi a "monster" after the Argentina captain came off the bench to score a hat-trick in a 5-0 rout at the Copa America Centenario on Friday. Messi came on with half an hour to play at Soldier Field in Chicago, with the Albiceleste leading Panama 1-0 courtesy of Nicolas Otamendi's opener.

Lionel Messi has distinct leadership style - Argentina coach Gerardo Martino - ESPN FC
Argentina coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino defended forward Lionel Messi after Diego Maradona claimed the star lacked the character to be a leader. At a promotional event prior to the European Championships on Thursday in Paris, Maradona told Pele that Messi was "a great person, but he has no personality. He doesn't have the personality to be a leader."

Lionel Messi enjoying 'incredible' Copa America in a 'very special country' | FC Barcelona
Leo Messi is in the United States, and he means business. After sitting out Argentina’s first game at the Copa America Centenario, a 2-1 win against champions Chile, he burst into action on Friday in Chicago with a spectacular hat-trick in a 5-0 rout of Panama.

Luis Suárez and Uruguay knocked out by Venezuela, 1–0 | FC Barcelona
The Uruguay national team were upset by Venezuela on Thursday night, falling 1–0 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, thus mathematically ensuring the South American giants will not be around for the knockout stages.

FC Barcelona statement (10/06/16) | FC Barcelona
The Board of Directors, who met today at the offices of the club, have been informed of the proposed compliance agreement that has been presented by the Legal Services of the Club in reference to the case followed by the Barcelona Courts for the signing of Neymar Jr.

FC Barcelona to release 'We've shown it! The film' | FC Barcelona
Barça TV and the official FC Barcelona website will release the exclusive movie about the team’s double-winning campaign this Sunday. Produced by FC Barcelona’s audiovisual department, "We’ve shown it! The movie of the 2015/16 season" offers 52 minutes of how the season went, from the pre-season tour in the United States until the Copa del Rey final win.

FC Barcelona at the European Championship (Part 1: 1964 to 1992) | FC Barcelona
Eight current Barça players will be appearing at Euro 2016, which kicks off in France this weekend: four for Spain (Iniesta, Sergio, Piqué and Jordi Alba, as well as the departed Marc Bartra) and one each for Germany (Ter Stegen), Croatia (Rakitic), Turkey (Arda Turan) and Belgium (Vermaelen).

FC Barcelona’s Top 10 funniest moments of the 2015/16 season | FC Barcelona
One of the secrets behind so much success at FC Barcelona is that there’s always such a wonderful atmosphere among the first team players. Winning four major titles in one season is not just the result of hard graft on the training ground, sublime skills and intricate tactical planning.

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