Messi put in a below-par display.
Pep Guardiola worked with Messi at Barcelona.
Messi scored in a 4-1 win over Espanyol Sunday.
Messi is unpset about press criticism of the national team’s form.
The Ballon d’Or will be awarded in January.
Messi scored to put his side 1-0 up in the first half.
Barcelona faces Manchester City on Tuesday.
Messi was City’s downfall at Camp Nou two weeks ago.
Manchester City plays Barcelona on Tuesday.
Messi has won five Ballon d’Or trophies.
Messi tore a muscle in his groin against Atletico Madrid.
A new video sheds light on the lethal duo’s relationship.
Xavi had suggested Ronaldo was jealous of Lionel Messi.
Messi made his return to action for Argentina on Thursday.
Leandro Paredes has drawn rave reviews for his performances in Italy.
A former Barcelona President thinks he could be forced out.