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Lionel Messi and the arrival of a great in the March 2007 El Clásico

This feature is part of Virtuoso As we look towards the next El Clásico tussle between Barcelona and Real Madrid, Lionel Messi approaches it as captain of the Blaugrana. The Argentine has…

 “Some days you just sit back and wish it was you.” Sir Alex Ferguson