Champions League

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona shoots towards goal towards during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between FC Barcelona and FC Viktoria Plzen at Camp Nou on October 19, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona won 2-0.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Messi Leads Inaugural Global Soccer Poll

LONDON (AP) — Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world and his Barcelona team is the top-rated club, according to the inaugural AP Global Soccer 10 rankings released Tuesday by The Associated […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–10/30/2012

Chelsea's Ivorian forward Didier Drogba (R) celebrates with the trophy after the UEFA Champions League final football match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Chelsea FC on May 19, 2012 at the Fussball Arena stadium in Munich. Chelsea beat Bayern Munich 4-3 on penalties to win the Champions League. AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL

Chelsea Beats Bayern Munich in Penalty Shootout

MUNICH (AP) — You can’t keep Didier Drogba down. The charismatic striker was at the heart of Chelsea’s unlikely comeback victory in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich on Saturday night, scoring the tying […]

05/19/2012

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish League football match Barcelona vs Malaga at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on May 2, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ JOSEP LAGO

Messi Sets European Record With 68 Goals

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi broke Gerd Mueller’s 39-year-old record for goals in a European club season, scoring a hat trick for Barcelona in a 4-1 win over Malaga on Wednesday night to raise […]

05/02/2012

Lionel Messi of Barcelona reacts during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match between FC Barcelona and Chelsea FC at Camp Nou on April 24, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Messi Makes a Mess of Things for Barcelona

Instead of playing for a third Champions League title in four years, Barcelona is finished while Chelsea lives on, trying to win its first.

04/25/2012

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