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Oil plummets to 17-year low as broken market drowns in crude

first_imgBrent crude for May declined $1.27, or 5.1 percent, to $23.66 a barrel on the ICE Futures Europe exchange as of 9 a.m. Singapore time after falling to $23.03 earlier. The contract is also set for the worst month on record, down 53 percent in April, and 64 percent lower this quarter.Read also: Jokowi orders ministries to crunch numbers on plunging oil pricesWest Texas Intermediate slid 80 cents, or 3.7 percent, to $20.71 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange after falling to $19.92 in early trading. The contract is down 54 percent this month and 66 percent this quarter.Global oil demand is in freefall and consumption may decline by as much as 20 million barrels a day, according to the International Energy Administration. That is forcing producers worldwide to slash output, while independent trader Trafigura Group expects as much as 1 billion barrels to be sent into storage tanks in the coming months.Topics : Oil slumped to a 17-year low as coronavirus lockdowns cascaded through the world’s largest economies, leaving the market overwhelmed by cratering demand and a ballooning surplus of crude.Futures in London fell as much as 7.6 percent to the lowest since November 2002, while New York crude briefly dipped below US$20 a barrel. Physical oil markets are struggling to store fuel, hit by a double whammy of virus restrictions eroding demand and a damaging war for market share between Saudi Arabia and Russia that has prices on track for the worst quarter on record.The kingdom said on Friday that it hadn’t had any contact with Moscow about output cuts or enlarging the OPEC+ alliance of producers. Russia also doubled down, with Deputy Energy Minister Pavel Sorokin saying oil at $25 a barrel is unpleasant, but not a catastrophe for the nation’s producers. Read also: Medco cuts capex and production over oil price crash“Demand concerns are critical but well known, what really took the market down were the signals we got from Saudi Arabia and Russia that they intend to continue their current path,” said Vivek Dhar, a commodities analyst at Commonwealth Bank of Australia. “Market hopes of a deal have come undone.”OPEC nations aren’t giving support to a request from the group’s president for emergency consultations over tanking prices, according to a delegate. Algeria, which holds the cartel’s rotating presidency, has urged the secretariat to convene a panel but the call has failed to gather the majority backing necessary to go ahead. Riyadh is among those opposing the idea.The world normally uses 100 million barrels of oil day, but forecasters predict as much as a quarter of that has disappeared in just a few weeks. The plunge in consumption is without precedent since a steady flow of oil became essential to the global economy more than a century ago. The great crash of 1929, the twin oil shocks of the 1970s and the global financial crisis don’t come close.last_img read more

Police investigate death of unborn baby after home abortion (UK)

first_imgDaily Mall 23 May 2020Family First Comment: Similar to NZ’s approach“Abortion laws were relaxed due to the coronavirus pandemic, allowing women to take both pills at home. The measures were put in place so women didn’t have to go to a hospital or a clinic. The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (Bpas) runs the ‘pills by the post’ service.”Read more about NZ’s radical new law – LoveThemBoth.nzPolice are investigating after an unborn baby died after its mother took abortion drugs at home while 28 weeks pregnant.The woman was four weeks past the legal termination limit in England and 18 weeks past the ten-week limit for taking the abortion pills at home under new measures.  The baby was stillborn.Abortion laws were relaxed due to the coronavirus pandemic, allowing women to take both pills at home.The measures were put in place so women didn’t have to go to a hospital or a clinic.A Midlands coroner is investigating the 28-week death and police have also been informed, The Sun reported.Women can use these pills up to the 10th week of their pregnancy. The termination limit in the UK is 24 weeks.READ MORE: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8349739/Police-investigate-death-unborn-baby-woman-took-abortion-drugs-home-28-weeks-pregnant.htmllast_img read more

Over $250,000 awarded from RSRF

first_imgRising Sun, IN—The Rising Sun Regional Foundation (RSRF) awarded a total of $250,191 in 21 new grants in the second quarter of 2019.$20,000 to the City of Aurora toward playground equipment for its Powerscape Extra Innings Playground Replacement project at the Aurora ball fields;$1,000 to the Aurora Riverfront Beautification toward the 2019 Red, White & Boom festival;$9,640 to the Batesville Community School Corporation toward its Leveled Literacy Intervention system;$16,500 to the Batesville Fire & Rescue toward the purchase of a mechanical CPR device;$2,678 to the Batesville Youth Football League to seed and aerate a practice field;$18,754 to the Bear Branch Volunteer Fire Department toward the purchase of Self Contained Breathing Apparatus with attached thermal imaging cameras;$27,000 to the Milan Community School Corporation toward upgrades to classroom locks;$5,600 to the Town of Napoleon toward the purchase, installation, and calibration of an ultrasonic flow meter;$20,000 to Ohio County Emergency Management for computers and devices for Ohio County Sheriffs’ and Rising Sun Police Department’s vehicles;$6,000 to the Ohio County Public Library for new public computers;$2,000 to the Ripley County Humane Society toward the purchase of a lawn mower;$11,337 to the City of Rising Sun for the purchase of safety equipment for the police department;$7,000 to Rising Sun Family Medicine toward the replacement of flooring;$23,000 to the Rising Sun Ohio County Community School Corporation for security equipment;2,000 to the Rock Solid Families for incentives for its parenting series, Families Rock;$6,896 to the South Dearborn Community School Corporation toward its Campus Security Initiative;$40,000 to the Sunman Area Life Squad for a manual monitor/defibrillator and auto pulse system;$10,000 to the Tyson Community Advancement Foundation for renovations to the stage area at Tyson Activity Center;$2,400 to the Tyson Library Association toward the installation of an automatic door for the handicap entrance;$9,000 to the Town of Versailles for Pangburn Park improvements; and$9,386 to the Versailles Volunteer Fire Department for a six-position headset.Grant applications for the next grants cycle are due Monday, July 15, 2019, by 4:00 pm. Applications can be downloaded from the RSRF website by clicking here and can be emailed to Jascia Redwine at risingsunregionalfoundation@gmail.com.last_img read more

College Graduation Speaker Pledges to Pay Off Students’ Debt

first_imgSmith, who was given an honorary doctorate during the ceremony, had already announced that he planned to give $1.5 million to the school.He is the founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm that invests in software, data, and technology-driven companies. A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist made a surprise announcement during his commencement speech to graduates of a Georgia college on Sunday morning.Robert F. Smith, this year’s commencement speaker at Morehouse College in Atlanta, says that he is going to provide grants that will wipe out the entire student debt – around $40 million – of this year’s graduating class at the school.The businessman told the nearly 400 graduating seniors at the all-male historically black college, “On behalf of the eight generations of my family that have been in this country, we’re gonna put a little fuel in your bus. This is my class, 2019. And my family is making a grant to eliminate their student loans.”The caveat? Smith says that he expects the recipients to “pay it forward,” and he hopes that “every class has the same opportunity going forward.””My family is going to create a grant to eliminate your student loans!” -Robert F. Smith told the graduating Class of 2019 @RFS_Vista #MorehouseGrad2019 pic.twitter.com/etG8JhVA46— Morehouse College (@Morehouse) May 19, 2019last_img read more

Airbnb Sues PB County Over “Unconstitutional” Bed Tax Requirement

first_imgAirbnb executives and Palm Beach County leaders are clashing yet again.The popular vacation rental hosting platform just filed another lawsuit against the county and tax collector Anne Gannon.The suit, filed in the 15th Judicial Circuit Court on Monday, claims that the county’s new vacation rental ordinance violates the Local Option Tourist Development Act and the Florida Constitution. It also says the ordinance’s “unconstitutional and unlawful provisions” will cause Airbnb to “suffer irreparable harm, the extent of which is incalculable.”Palm Beach County’s revised rules for vacation rentals were approved on June 18.Airbnb is disputing a requirement that it provide bed tax information to hosts and collect a valid bed tax account number from them, before listing the property online.The ordinance also requires Airbnb to collect bed taxes and remit them to the vacation rental host, who then gives the bed taxes to the tax collector’s office. The lawsuit states, “Such [bed tax] obligations improperly transform Hosting Platforms and Booking Services into de facto enforcement arms of the Tax Collector.”An Airbnb spokesperson adds, “We are tired of fighting with Tax Collector [Anne] Gannon when we could be supporting her as we do for all of the surrounding counties. We will continue to try and work with the County to find a solution that allows Airbnb to help facilitate tax collection.”Airbnb currently has an agreement with Florida’s revenue department to collect and remit state sales tax. It also has agreements with Broward, Miami-Dade, and 38 other counties to collect and remit bed taxes on behalf of hosts.According to an email from Gannon, “We are constitutional officers and under our oath of office we are obligated to collect taxes under the contract we have with the county. [Airbnb] only want(s) to remit a bulk payment monthly.”The Local Option Act gives counties the ability to impose bed taxes on a “dealer” for vacation rentals or leases. Airbnb believes it should not be subject to those requirements because it is a platform for dealers, rather than an actual dealer of short-term vacation rentals.Five years ago, Gannon sued Airbnb, as well as three other companies, for failing to register dealers and collect or remit bed taxes. Last January, Circuit Judge James Nutt ruled in favor of Airbnb and the other companies. He wrote at the time, “In short, dealers are limited to those engaged in the business of renting, not the business of servicing those in the business of renting.[Airbnb’s and others’] extensive involvement remains confined to the latter.”Airbnb and HomeAway sued Palm Beach County last November, after commissioners approved the first version of vacation rental rules. The separate lawsuits, which have since been combined, state that the regulations violate state and federal law, and that requiring companies to comply with the county’s rules would violate customers’ rights. The case is currently in federal court.last_img read more

Update on the latest sports

first_img— A group of House Democrats has called for the name of former baseball commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis to be pulled off future Most Valuable Player plaques. It’s an idea endorsed by several players who have won the award. U.S. Reps. Gil Cisneros of California and Cedric Richmond of Louisiana sent a letter signed by 28 members of Congress on Tuesday to Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and the Baseball Writers’ Association of America asking for action. In late June, former NL MVPs Barry Larkin, Mike Schmidt and Terry Pendleton told The Associated Press they would favor removing Landis’ name from the trophy because of concerns over his handling of Black players.NBA-SCHEDULEDoncic’s triple-double sends Mavericks past Kings in OTLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic punctuated a triple-double by making the tiebreaking shot with 1:57 left in overtime Tuesday and leading the Dallas Mavericks past the Sacramento Kings, 114-110.Doncic was sensational, finishing with 34 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and 12 assists. Kristaps Porzingis added 22 points and seven rebounds before fouling out late in regulation. Behind steady goaltending and a dedication to clogging shooting lanes, the Predators snatched the momentum back less than 24 hours before Game 3.Ryan Johansen had a goal and an assist, Juuse Saros stopped 24 shots and the Predators jumped on the Arizona Coyotes early in a 4-2 win on Tuesday to even their Stanley Cup qualifier series. Game 3 is Wednesday.In other NHL action:—Jordan Eberle scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, and the New York Islanders rallied to a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five NHL preliminary round playoff series. Ryan Pulock and Matt Martin also scored, and Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 shots in a game New York overcame a pair of one-goal deficits. Mike Hoffman had a goal and assist and captain Aleksander Barkov also scored for Florida, which is one loss from going one-and-done in the playoffs for a fifth consecutive time. NFL-STAFFORD-FALSE POSITIVE August 4, 2020 Update on the latest sports Gophers star Bateman skips season amid virus worry, goes proMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gophers wide receiver Rashod Bateman has opted out of the 2020 season amid concerns about the coronavirus. He will forgo his remaining two years of eligibility to enter the 2021 NFL draft. Bateman posted a video on Twitter that he narrated in explanation of his decision. The university confirmed his departure, which Bateman called “the hardest decision that I’ve ever had to make in my life.” The native of Tifton, Georgia, totaled 111 receptions, 1,923 yards and 17 touchdowns over two seasons. Bateman was a third team All-American in 2019. He won the Big Ten Conference’s receiver of the year award.DOCTOR-SEXUAL ASSAULT-COACH ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina says he’s one of the players on the team who tested positive for COVID-19. The nine-time All-Star revealed his results in a Spanish-language Instagram post. Soon afterward, the Cardinals issued a release naming six of the players who have tested positive. The others are infielders Paul DeJong, Edmundo Sosa and Rangel Ravelo along with pitchers Junior Fernandez and Kodi Whitley. The outbreak resulted in the postponement of the Cardinals’ scheduled three-game weekend series at Milwaukee as well as a four-game series with Detroit. In other MLB news:— The Atlanta Braves have placed right-hander Mike Soroka on the 45-day injured list following his torn right Achilles tendon and have designated right-hander Chris Rusin for assignment. Soroka was the team’s opening day starter. He had to be helped off the field after suffering his season-ending injury in Monday night’s loss to the New York Mets. Former coach gets 90 days in connection with Nassar caseLANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan State University head gymnastics coach has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for lying to police during an investigation into ex-Olympic and university sports doctor Larry Nassar. Sixty-five-year-old Kathie Klages was found guilty by a jury in February of a felony and a misdemeanor for denying she knew of Nassar’s abuse prior to 2016 when survivors started to come forward publicly. She also was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months probation. Klages said in a tearful statement that she did not remember being told about abuse and apologized to victims if the conversations occurred. Klages is the second person other than Nassar to be convicted of charges related to his serial molestation of young women and girls under the guise of medical treatment. — NFL players who decide to opt out of the coming season must do so by Thursday afternoon. That’s according to a person familiar with the agreement between the league and the players. There also are opt-out provisions for players who experience emergency or extenuating circumstances during the season due to the coronavirus. Another person with direct knowledge of the agreement between the league and the players’ union tells The Associated Press that relief in the 2020 salary cap is being provided to the 32 teams.Among the players who are already opting out:— Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Andrew Billings has opted out of the 2020 season because of coronavirus concerns. Billings signed a one-year free-agent contract with Cleveland in March after spending three seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. The 6-foot-1, 328-pounder was going to give the Browns some size and depth up front. Billings is the third Cleveland player who has chosen not to play, following guard Drew Forbes and tackle Drake Dorbeck. The Browns also placed wide receiver Ja’Marcus Bradley on the reserve/COVID-19 list.— Linebacker Skai Moore has become the first Indianapolis Colts player to opt out of playing the 2020 season because of the coronavirus. Moore has been a backup linebacker and special teams player the last two seasons for Indy. He appeared in a total of 10 games over those two seasons. Players who opt out voluntarily will receive a $150,000 stipend. Those who receive a medical opt out will receive $350,000. It was the Mavs’ first victory since arriving at Walt Disney World and allowed them to remain the only NBA to avoid three straight losses this season.In other action:—Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot hit back-to-back 3s to put Brooklyn ahead to stay, and the Nets beat Milwaukee 119-116 to keep the Bucks from clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Luwawu-Cabarrot finished with a career-high 26 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a team-high 16 points playing only the first half for Milwaukee, which now has lost two of three seeding games. —T.J. Warren scored 32 points and Myles Turner added 21 to send the Indiana Pacers past Orlando 120-109 for their third consecutive victory. Warren has topped the 30-point mark in each game at Walt Disney World and tied Jermaine O’Neal’s franchise record for most points in a three-game stretch with 119. Nikola Vucevic had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Magic.— Bam Adebayo had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Miami Heat never trailed in beating the Boston Celtics 111-106. The Heat remained alone in the fourth spot in the Eastern Conference. The Celtics had their lead for the No. 3 seed cut to 1 1/2 games over the Heat. Miami has a game lead on Indiana and improved to 2-1 so far in the seeding games despite Jimmy Butler sitting out with a sore right ankle.center_img Lions say Stafford’s test was a false positiveDETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions removed Matthew Stafford from the COVID-IR list, saying he received a false positive test result — and drawing the ire of the quarterback’s wife toward the NFL.The list was created for players who either test positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with an infected person. Stafford was listed on it Saturday, but the team said Tuesday his testing sequence for the pre-entry period was: negative, negative, false positive — then the next three tests were all negative.The team issued a statement saying Stafford does not have the virus and never did.In other NFL news: Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMLB SCHEDULE-PIRATES-TWINSBerríos, Twins win 5th in row, top Pirates after drone delayMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — José Berríos pitched six strong innings, Nelson Cruz had three hits and the Minnesota Twins beat the Pittsburgh 7-3 Tuesday in a game briefly delayed when an unauthorized drone flew over Target Field. The Twins won their fifth in a row and improved to 9-2 for the second time in the team’s 60-year history. The other was 2001. Pittsburgh lost its fifth straight game and at 2-9 has baseball’s worst winning percentage at .182. The game was delayed for nine minutes in the fifth inning and players were pulled off the field when the drone flew over center field. A few pitchers in the bullpen threw balls at the flying intruder but missed. In other Tuesday action:— Shane Bieber overcame two solo home runs to pitch into the eighth inning, Franmil Reyes hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians snapped a four-game skid with a 4-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. The Indians played their third consecutive game without manager Terry Francona, who continues to undergo tests in Cleveland for a gastrointestinal condition. There is no timetable for his return.— Austin Meadows got two hits after missing the first 10 games of the season with the coronavirus and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped their losing streak at five by beating the Boston Red Sox 5-1. Boston lost its fourth in a row, including a three-game sweep at Yankees Stadium over the weekend, and fell to 3-8 overall. MLB-VIRUS OUTBREAK-CARDINALS-MOLINAMolina among Cardinals who tested positive — The Jacksonville Jaguars have cleared starting quarterback Gardner Minshew from the COVID-19 list. Minshew spent the last two days in mandatory quarantine after being in close contact with someone infected. Safety Andrew Wingard also was activated from the COVID-19 list Tuesday. Minshew, Wingard and receiver Michael Walker are roommates in Jacksonville and have been for more than a year. Walker remains on the list. Jacksonville had an NFL-leading dozen players on the COVID-19 list Monday, with most of them being rookies and second-year players like Minshew, Wingard and Walker. The Jaguars are expected to hold their first training camp practice next Wednesday.In other NFL news: — Six-time Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy has finalized a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With the signing, the Bucs add another offensive playmaker to help Tom Brady with his new team. The 32-year-old McCoy is entering his 12th NFL season. — The New York Giants improved their pass rush by re-signing linebacker Markus Golden. The Giants announced Tuesday the signing on their leader in sacks last season. Golden’s contract is a one-year tender for $5.1 million. Golden had 10 sacks in 2019, more than twice the total of any other Giants defender. The 29-year-old is entering his sixth season.COLLEGE FOOTBALL-MINNESOTA-BATEMAN In NBA news:—Jamal Crawford made his Brooklyn debut and it ended quickly. Crawford hurt his left hamstring in the second quarter of the Nets’ game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday. Crawford had five points and three assists in six minutes off the bench. He got hurt while being guard by Milwaukee’s Khris Middleton, who appeared to step on Crawford’s foot. Crawford immediately started hopping, asked for a sub, went to the bench and the Nets didn’t need long to determine that his day was over.NHL-SCHEDULESaros sharp, Predators even series with 4-2 win over CoyotesEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Nashville Predators stumbled in their postseason opener by falling into an early hole, putting themselves in a must-win situation for Game 2. NASCAR-ILLEGAL TESTNASCAR penalizes Xfinity team for illegal test at DaytonaCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR has fined an Xfinity Series team $50,000 because driver Alex Labbe violated the testing policy for the road course at Daytona International Speedway.NASCAR will race on that configuration for the first time later this month and is not holding any practice sessions before the events. The sanctioning body has said drivers may participate in only one race that weekend in an effort to prevent competitors from gaining experience on the course.In an attempted workaround of the rules, Labbe went to an SCCA event last weekend at Daytona to try to learn the circuit. NASCAR officials caught wind of his presence and ordered Labbe off the track. Associated Press last_img read more

Grant-Stuart upsets strong field to cop 19th P&P Insurance cycling crown

first_imgGUYANA’S only para-cyclist Walter Grant-Stuart produced a brilliant piece of cycling yesterday, to upset a field of Guyana’s top cyclists in the feature 35-lap Schoolboys and Invitational event of the 19th annual P&P Insurance 11-race cycling meet.Riding under overcast conditions at the inner circuit of the National Park, Grant-Stuart stuck with the peloton in the initial stages and eventually broke away with Michael Anthony, National champion Jamual John and Romello Crawford.Known for explosive finishes, Grant-Stuart came up clutch down the back end, as he left Anthony and company in the dust to cross the finish line in one hour 17 minutes 5 seconds without an opponent in sight.Anthony had to settle for second while Crawford finished third. Last year’s winner of the event, John, had to settle for fourth place this time around while Curtis ‘Chappy’ Dey and Christopher ‘Chicken Legs’ Griffith were fifth and sixth respectively.Closing out the top 10 were Briton John, Paul DeNobrega, Paul Choo Wee Nam and Andre ‘Padlock’ Greene in that exact order.Meanwhile Segun Hubbard came out on top in the Veterans event with Sherwin Sampson crossing the finish line first in the Juveniles race.The cycling meet was sponsored by the P&P Insurance Company for the 19th year and was organised by National cycling coach Hassan Mohamed.last_img read more

Bolt rates Beijing grind-out win over Gatlin as one of toughest races ever

first_imgRETIRED Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt has listed the 2015 Beijing World Championships 100m struggle against American Justin Gatlin as one of his toughest ever races.Heading into the championships, Bolt, who was recovering from injury, was short on fitness with many doubting his capacity to hit top gear.It would have taken a brave man to bet against the Jamaica sprint king but some were convinced an upset was on the cards as the American had looked imperious. Heading into the event, Gatlin had dominated opponents all season to put together a 28-race win streak.“I was totally not the favourite this time, I could tell that,” Bolt said in an interview with India media outlet Power Sportz.“This was the first time Justin Gatlin was going to have me chasing after him (wearing favourite tag). But, when I knew he was nervous was when I went into the warm-up area and he was talking to me. That was strange, he never speaks to me.So, it clicked to me that he was nervous as well because this was the first time we were ever going to compete and he was favourite.”In the end, Bolt only just came past a faltering Gatlin at the death to snatch victory by one-hundredth of a second. Well short of his best, but good enough for gold.“I happy but you couldn’t see it on my face because it was so much pressure that came off me. I just thought, thank you. For me, that was one of the hardest races I’ve run in my life.”last_img read more

Messi Signs New Barcelona Deal To 2021 With €700m

first_imgBarcelona and Lionel Messi signed on Saturday morning a new contract that will keep the Argentinian superstar at the Club through the 2020/21 season. The buyout clause was set at €700m. Thus, by the time the new deal expires, the 30-year-old striker will have spent 17 years with the first team.Lionel Messi joined Barça back in 2000 as a 13-year-old, arriving from Newell’s Old Boys. After impressing throughout the various youth categories, he made his first team debut at just 16 years of age in a friendly against FC Porto, before making his official debut the following season against Espanyol at age 17. Shortly after, he scored his first senior goal with a clever lob against Albacete at the Camp Nou.The rest is history. Leo Messi has since gone on to break just about every record and has become the greatest player in history with a staggering numbers of goals, titles, records, and individual and team awards. Now, at 30 years of age, Messi is in his 14th season with the first team and, with his new deal, will be dressed in blaugrana for at least 17 seasons in total. Messi has conquered just about everything, having racked up eight La Liga titles, four Champions Leagues, five Copas del Rey, seven Spanish Super Cups, three European Super Cups, and three Club World Cups. His 30 titles are tied with teammate Andrés Iniesta for most in Club history.Individually, he has won the Ballon d’Or award five times, more than any other Player in the history of the game, four Pichichi awards as the top scorer in the Spanish First Division, and four Golden Shoes as the top domestic scorer in Europe. Messi’s fourth Golden Shoe was officially handed over to him—by his friend and teammate, Luis Suárez—on Friday.Throughout his career at Barça, the Argentinian No.10 has scored 523 goals in 602 games and is both the Club’s and La Liga’s all-time leading goalscorer.But Messi isn’t stopping there—the Argentinian is off to one of the best season starts of his career and still has a lot more to give, which is music to the ears of all Barça fans who will get to continue marveling at his greatness. And he’ll be doing it dressed in blaugrana. Thus, the story continues.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more