Should Real Madrid wish to actually deliver the "huge blow" to Messi and their rivals at Barcelona, they may have to get past the Emir of Qatar.
Many consider him to have reached the very top of that chart, with few players able to match his achievements - with a remarkable roll of honour including nine La Liga titles, four Champions League crowns, five Ballons d'Or and 552 goals for Barca.
"Ney won important trophies here".
"Besides, it would make Madrid stronger than they are".
"I'm not tempted to leave Barca, there is nowhere better than Barca, if I wasn't here I wouldn't be anywhere", Messi, who been at the club since he was 13, told TyC Sport.
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So far the authorities have discovered the children were home-schooled but it is still unclear what the couple did for a living. On Friday, officers arrested Allen, charging him with nine counts of felony torture and six counts of child abuse.
The Egyptian helped Liverpool seal a spot in next season's Champions League, and has an opportunity to win it this season when they face holders Real Madrid in Kiev on May 26.
The Englishman is set to become the youngest Reds player ever to feature in a major European final, and he will be tasked with putting the shackles on the five-time Ballon d'Or victor.
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi is nearly certain to win this year's Golden Shoe* award for the leading goalscorer in league matches from the top division of every European national league. "I do not need to go to another team to prove anything".
Liverpool will have to cope with five-time Ballon d'Or victor and four-time Champions League victor Ronaldo if they are to lift the trophy for a sixth time, though, and 19-year-old Alexander-Arnold admits that it will be an "honour" to face one of the game's all-time greats.
"Cristiano Ronaldo and Dani Carvajal trained alongside their teammates, which meant that Zinedine Zidane had a full squad available to him", Real Madrid said on their website. "It's a weight that we carry and we want to overcome it", he said.