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Lionel Messi Sent A Message To Cristiano Ronaldo This Weekend

Last week, fútbol megastar Cristiano Ronaldo was named the winner of the 2016 Ballon D’or, the award given to the best soccer player in the world. It was the fourth Ballon D’or (Golden Ball) for Ronaldo, who previously won the award in 2008, 2013 and 2014. There’s one player who has more Ballon D’or trophies than Ronaldo: Lionel Messi. A five-time winner of the award, Messi put on a display this past weekend that made many wonder if he should have won the award instead of Ronaldo.

In a match versus Espanyol, Messi showed off the incredible footwork and dribbling ability that has mesmerized fans (and opposing defenders) for years.

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Messi made four Espanyol defenders look like traffic cones:

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Let’s look at that again. In slow motion:

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Even Barcelona coach Luis Enrique, who has seen plenty of Messi, was impressed.

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Messi’s shot was blocked by the goalkeeper, but teammate Luis Suarez was there to slot the ball into the back of the net and make sure Messi’s effort was rewarded.

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Later in the match, Suarez paid back Messi with a well-timed assist:

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And the two embraced each other in celebration.

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Watch the full video here.


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The Shade Being Thrown On Twitter Over This Pop Breakup Is Epic

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The Shade Being Thrown On Twitter Over This Pop Breakup Is Epic

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Rumors of Fifth Harmony’s breakup have long been swirling and this weekend, the news many fans were dreading was finally delivered. In a rather brief statement shared on Twitter, Fifth Harmony announced that Camila Cabello will be leaving the group. Upon hearing the news, Twitter was filled with emotions.

Here is the sub-200-word announcement that was tweeted out by Fifth Harmony.


After 4 and a half years of being together, we have been informed via her representatives that Camila has decided to leave Fifth Harmony. We wish her well.

You Harmonizers have been there with us since the beginning, you’ve supported us, you’ve rejoiced and cried with us, you’ve grown with us, and with your love and support, we will continue on. That being said, we are excited to announce that we will be moving forward with the four of us – Ally Brooke, Normani Kordei, Dinah Jane and Lauren Jauregui for our fans. We are four strong, committed women who will continue with Fifth Harmony as well as our solo endeavors.

We are excited for our future, and we can’t wait for what the new year brings.

Harmonizers, we are in this together. We love you with all of our hearts.

Love,

Ally, Normani, Dinah and Lauren

A few special souls are pointing out the coldness of how Camila broke the news to the group “via her representatives.”

? ☕️ ?

Camila recently posted her own response to the news and it makes everything sound just a little bit shadier.


I was shocked to read the statement the Fifth Harmony account posted without my knowing. The girls were aware of my feeling through the long, much needed conversations about the future that we had during tour. Saying that they were just informed through my representatives that I was “leaving the group” is simply not true. Just like the other girls said in their statement about their plans, I had also planned to continue with my own solo endeavors in the new year but I did not intend to leave things with Fifth Harmony this way. I will continue to root them all on as individuals and as a group. I wish nothing but the best for them, all the success in the world and true happiness.

And it seems like some Harmonizers are feeling the same betrayal that Cabello is expressing.

https://twitter.com/mitcheIIsmoffit/status/810930430941622272


So dirty.

Camila Cabello has been fighting against rumors of a breakup since last year.

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it is our second time at the @billboard #‪BillboardWomenInMusic ‬and the energy in that room is always so powerful. all of us women coming together to celebrate each other and honor each other, our idols speaking of the mountains they had to climb and the demons they had to conquer and fueling us with the inspiration that we need in times of doubt. last night we filled in for a very special woman @meghan_trainor (wishing u a speedy recovery we all missed u so much last night)… and it was an honor to be surrounded by these stories of women that go out every day into the world and ignore anybody that tells them no and that they can't do it and they follow the voice that leads them to their craziest dreams and to that room last night. Very grateful to be there.. and go girls!!! we r magical as hell

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“We’re working on our second album right now. We are in the last few days recording. You’re going to be hearing new music very soon, and that’s that,” Cabello told ET at the end of last year. “Obviously any band, any group, someday is not going to be together anymore. That’s the truth. [Everybody] kind of knows it, whether you say it or not. We’re working on new music for you guys right now — just be happy!”

And the rumors were given new life this year as Cabello gave her solo projects some more attention. She recently appeared on several late night shows to promote her solo single with Machine Gun Kelly.

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I'm the voice inside your head

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So, should fans start reading into Lauren Jauregui’s new single with Marian Hill, “Back To Me”? Seems like she could be the next to leave, but those rumors haven’t started yet.

Some people think the news is pretty funny.


? ? ?

While others are legit mourning the loss of their favorite girl group.


Sorry, girl. Doesn’t look like this is a joke.

There is speculation that this is all a prank orchestrated by Dinah Jane.

https://twitter.com/MaeNameIsEarl/status/810716565045919745


Oh, Dinah. You and your pranks are getting out of hand.

Rumors of Fifth Harmony’s breakup have been circulating for some time, so the news didn’t surprise some people.


We have been hearing this rumor since last year. Though the members tried to tell fans it wasn’t happening, the rumors were getting stronger and stronger.

This seems to be having an impact on people who are still mourning the loss of Zayn Malik from One Direction.


How much sorrow can one heart take?

They have even drawn similarities between the Zayn exit and the Camila exit.


But, legit question, how does one get a job in writing band breakup statements?

RIP Fifth Harmony.


The group just won’t be the same without Camila Cabello.


READ: She’s Already Breaking Charts, And This Is Only Lauren’s First Single Away From Fifth Harmony

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