Messi's tribute to Maradona was a 'gesture of humility' (1:40)
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Can Real Madrid regroup in time for crucial Shakhtar clash? (1:02)
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What's behind Griezmann's new-found 'sense of liberation'? (1:47)
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Atletico Madrid 'almost flawless' in unbeaten La Liga start (1:10)
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Are Real Sociedad & Villarreal La Liga contenders? (0:46)
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Laporta: I rejected €250m Inter bid for Messi

Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has revealed he turned down a €250 million bid from Inter Milan for Lionel Messi in 2006.

How Simeone is getting the best from Atletico (1:25)
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Zidane scoffs after Hazard injury: Stress no factor

Eden Hazard is facing at least three weeks out in another injury blow that will see the Real Madrid forward miss a series of crucial games.

Laurens: Marcelo is a liability for Real Madrid (1:02)
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Football world pays tribute to Diego Maradona

The footballing world has paid tribute to one of the greatest players of all-time Diego Maradona, who died at the age of 60 on Wednesday.

Hislop: The game of football is in good hands with Messi (0:37)
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Michallik: Barcelona finally shine without depending on Messi (1:47)
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Atletico Madrid 'ruthless' in La Liga amid unbeaten run (1:10)
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Moreno: There is nothing surprising about Real Madrid (1:42)
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