Brazil’s players react after losing their penalty shoot-out to Paraguay in the Copa América  quarter-final   in Concepción, Chile, June 27, 2015. Photo:  Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Brazil 1 Paraguay 1 (Paraguay win 4-3 on penalties) It was not 7-1. It was not an epic humiliation. It was not a result that will reverberate t(...)

 Barcelona players celebrate with the Champions League trophy after their victory over Juventus in Berlin. Photograph: Ettore Ferrari/EPA

In the last minute of the first half in Berlin, Lionel Messi got the ball on the right and bore down on the Juventus defence. He beat two men on an(...)

Barcelona remain on course for the treble after they beat Atletic Bilbao 3-1 in the Copa del Rey final. Photograph: Afp

Athletic Bilbao 1 Barcelona 3 Lionel Messi scored another wonder goal as Barcelona moved a step closer to completing the treble on Saturday nig(...)

Barcelona’s head coach Luis Enrique: “I have three matches ahead of me and I will talk once the season is over.” Photo: Toni Albir/EPA

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique dismissed questions about whether he will stay on next season, saying he will comment once the current campaign, when the(...)

FC Barcelona’s Argentinian striker Leo Messi jubilates his first goal against Bayern Munich during the Uefa Champions League semifinal first leg match. Photo: Alejandro Garcia/EPA

Perhaps the most striking thing about Lionel Messi’s second goal against Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night was its gentleness. There(...)

Barcelona forward Neymar  scores his second goal during the Champions League quarter-final second leg against  Paris Saint-Germain at the Nou  Camp. Photo: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

Barcelona 2 PSG 0 (Barcelona win 5-1 on agg)Barcelona are in the semi-final of the Champions League for the sixth time in seven years. For Paris Saint(...)

Luis Suarez says he has had to adapt to play alongside Lionel Messi and his new Barcelona team mates. Photo: Albert Gea/Reuters

Luis Suarez will head into Wednesday night’s Champions League quarter-final clash with Paris St Germain admitting he left Liverpool to win European fo(...)

Lionel Messi celebrates scoring his second and Barcelona’s fourth goal with team-mate Luis Suarez  during the La Liga match against Rayo Vallecano  at Camp Nou. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona 6 Rayo Vallecano 1 Lionel Messi broke a Spanish hat-trick record and Luis Suarez struck twice as a rampant Barcelona took over top sp(...)

Luis Suarez, Neymar and Lione Messi were all on the scoresheet for Barcelona as they beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 at the Camp Nou. (Photograph: REUTERS/Albert Gea)

The crisis may not yet be over in Catalonia but it was contained here. Barcelona beat Atlético Madrid for the first time in over a year, with a goal e(...)

Barcelona Lionel Messi: When asked if he thought the Argentinian wants to stay, Enrique replied: “I’m not the right person to answer that.” Photograph: Getty Images

Luis Enrique was still at Barcelona last night. How long for, no one knows, and there were certainly no guarantees, but if they carry on like this (...)