Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as Barcelona turned around a 3-1 first-leg deficit to claim the Supercopa with an impressive win over an under-par Sevilla side at the Nou Camp on Saturday.
Five Inter Milan players have been included in the shortlist for the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year Award, though Barcelona's Lionel Messi is favourite to retain the prize he won last year.
Steven Gerrard believes Joe Cole is at least as skilful as Lionel Messi and has tipped his new Liverpool team-mate to pick up to the Player of the Season award.
Lionel Messi admits he was hit hard by Argentina's World Cup exit but insists he is now fully focused on success with Barcelona again.
Arjen Robben has tipped Wesley Sneijder to join Manchester United - and claimed his Netherlands team-mate is better than Lionel Messi.
Lionel Messi says he is amazed Fabio Capello left Theo Walcott out of his England squad and believes he could have made the difference against Germany and Algeria.
Diego Maradona admits he is concerned for Lionel Messi's fitness ahead of Saturday's quarter-final with Germany, but Franz Beckenbauer says it is essential he is marked out of the game.
Werder Bremen general manager Klaus Allofs believes Mesut Ozil has outshined even Lionel Messi at this summer's World Cup.
Argentina's Diego Milito has hit out at Wayne Rooney, claiming it is "laughable" to compare him to Lionel Messi.
Lionel Messi has spoken of his joy at being Argentina captain for the first time after standing in as skipper in his side's 2-0 win over Greece.
Lionel Messi has revealed he would love to see Wayne Rooney join Barcelona and believes he can go down as an all-time great.
Lionel Messi has become the latest Barcelona star to state his admiration for Cesc Fabregas and hopes he will be reunited with his former team-mate this summer.
Lionel Messi has hailed the influence of Diego Maradona and believes that the only thing standing between Argentina and World Cup glory, is Argentina themselves.
Argentina coach Diego Maradona has admitted he would love to see Lionel Messi take the World Cup by storm.
Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain has tagged Spain as favourites to win the World Cup but believes Lionel Messi could yet turn the tables in favour of his side.
FIFA World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has vowed to transform his club performances onto the world stage this summer.