Messi has skippered the Blaugrana on numerous occasions before having been the official vice-captain since 2015, but will now lead the Liga champions out on a permanent basis.
Sergio Busquets becomes vice-captain, subsequently to be followed by Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto ready to deputise upon the aforementioned players' absence.
Messi, Barca's all-time top goalscorer, has been a vice-captain since 2015.
Why Man United's Hierarchy Vetoed Jose Mourinho's Targets The Ivorian worldwide was signed by Mourinho for £30m in 2016 and fans consider him to be the best centre-back at the club. Leicester City reportedly wanted close to £75m and, despite Mourinho's protests, the Man United chiefs elected to pass.
Samsung finally unveils its much-anticipated Galaxy Watch Available in 42mm and 46mm sizes, it has a 360×360 AMOLED display that's scratch resistant and is water-resistant up to 5ATM. In the US , the Galaxy Watch LTE version will be available through AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon as well as at Samsung.
Australia's most populous state entirely in drought The new rules will increase culling quotas and more shooters to operate under a single license, a government press release states. Australia's most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), is now entirely in drought , officials have confirmed.
It's the first time centre-back Pique, who returned to the club from Manchester United in 2008, has held one of the roles.
It is the first time since the 2014/2015 season that all the club's four captains have come through the club's famous La Masia youth academy.
Roberto takes over as the fourth captain, filling the gap left by Messi's global team-mate Javier Mascherano following his move to Hebei China Fortune in January.
The midfielder, who is now 26, has been at the club since 2006 and has made over 200 first team appearances since making his debut in 2010 under Pep Guardiola.
The team says tight end Manasseh Garner, a long shot to make the roster, is out for the season with an ACL injury. "Speak for Yourself" host Jason Whitlock on the fallout from the NFL national anthem protests.
The league has also agreed to a multiyear partnership with Zignia Live to play future games over the next several years in Mexico. Both of the Brooklyn Nets' games in Mexico City previous year against the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat aired on ESPN.
She did have the advantage being born into a super successful reality TV family that laid the groundwork for literally every opportunity she's had. "And I don't know, the whole thing is really... it's like such an awesome experience".
The Drake performance that was scheduled to happen tonight at the Sprint Center has been rescheduled to happen on Sunday. That tour, dubbed Aubrey & The Three Amigos Live, was originally scheduled to kick off at the end of July.
And for what it's worth, we just can't wait to see what awesome upgrades Barry is going to get with his season 5 suit. After the photo was leaked, some fans got really nasty about how it looked, and more over, how he looked in the suit.
Britain has said it will arrest Assange if he leaves the embassy as he skipped bail in order to take refuge in the building. Assange has been residing as an asylee at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for the last six years.
Off the coast of Mexico, meanwhile, Hurricane John lumbered toward the Baja California peninsula as a Category Two storm. The National Weather Service says the system will continue to weaken in the coming days as it moves westward.
I tried to put one more word beginning with the letter "m" in the Overwatch Sumner Games 2018 headline, but ran out of room. The seasonal sporting event started on August 9, 2018, and it will continue until August 30, 2018.
Now, one lucky customer will join the ranks of the McGold Card holders, and it's easier than ever before, now in mobile form. Each time they use Mobile Order & Pay to order, they will gain another entry.
The Sports Direct chief added: "This is a massive step forward and further enhances our strategy of elevation across the group". Like other retailers, House of Fraser has been stung by soaring costs and falling consumer spending power.
NASA ready for trip to the sun
The spacecraft and its suite of delicate instruments will be protected from the sun's extreme heat by a carbon fiber heat shield . These disturbances can also create complications as we attempt to send astronauts and spacecraft farther away from the Earth.
Ullrich arrested for attack on prostitute
Former Tour de France victor Jan Ullrich has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a prostitute in Frankfurt, police say. Officials say the woman suffered injuries in the attack and Ullrich could be charged with assault or attempted murder.
Perseid meteor shower: how to see shooting stars this weekend
The Perseids are so-called because the point from which they appear, known as the radiant, lies in the constellation of Perseus. The annual show is the result of Earth's proximity to the "gritty" debris of Comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle, Boyle said in a release.
Global team gives medication to sick killer whale at sea
J50 is the sick whale that a team of experts are hoping to save by giving her antibiotics or feeding her live salmon at sea. Depending on the conditions, the team could gather samples and treat J50 with antibiotics on the same day, he said.
Why Hyderabad was chosen by IKEA for its first India store
Soon after its opening, a wave of enthusiastic people went out to explore the new store which has a 1,000-seater restaurant. At the groundbreaking ceremony in March, officials announced that the furniture superstore was expected to open Summer 2019.
Dez Bryant won't call John Dorsey back
Bryant also noted on Twitter: "I played with a broken foot before based of emotions, trying to satisfy the fans". He went on to tweet he would be taking a visit to Cleveland next week.