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Barcelona vs Mallorca Preview Show (Episode 29)

Photo by Maja Hitij/Bongarts/Getty Images Welcome to our podcast! Welcome to the Barça Blaugranes Podcast! In this episode Renato previews Barcelona?s La Liga match against Mallorca, why they can?t afford to rotate ahead of a less than...
barcelona - 2019-12-06 16:51:44

Luis Suarez tells Barca to sign a new No. 9

Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images The Uruguayan says the club must look to the future Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says the best thing for the club is to bring in a new forward to take over from him as the club?s next...
barcelona - 2019-12-06 08:53:42

How the Ballon d?Or was won: a statistical breakdown

Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images Some stats that explain a historically tight contest Barcelona star Lionel Messi won his sixth Ballon d?Or by a historically small margin over Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk. Messi received 686...
barcelona - 2019-12-06 19:51:58

How will Barca line up against Real Mallorca"

Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images The champions are back in La Liga action Barcelona return to La Liga action at the weekend after a rare midweek without a game and fresh from their late win over Atletico Madrid last time out. Lionel Messi...
barcelona - 2019-12-06 12:51:53

Messi named La Liga?s Player of the Month for November

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images Another day, another award for the GOAT Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has capped another fine week by being named La Liga?s Player of the Month for November. The GOAT, who scooped his sixth...
barcelona - 2019-12-06 16:51:44

Koeman talks about the Barca job again

Photo by Laurens Lindhout/Soccrates/Getty Images The Dutch coach is not ruling anything out Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman has been talking about the possibility of taking over at Barcelona at some point in the future once again. It?s...
barcelona - 2019-12-06 08:53:42

Emerson says he could make Barca switch soon

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The champions have the option to sign the Betis full-back Real Betis full-back Emerson is hoping that he could join up with Barcelona soon and also says he is dreaming of playing with Lionel...
barcelona - 2019-12-06 16:51:44

Ansu Fati will not leave Barcelona on loan, says his father

Photo by Pressinphoto/Icon Sport via Getty Images The 17-year-old signed a new deal this week Ansu Fait?s father said this week that his son doesn?t have intentions of leaving Barcelona this transfer window on loan. Barcelona recently...
barcelona - 2019-12-06 08:53:42

FC Barcelona News; 6 December 2019

Another damp training session | FC BarcelonaA long week of preparations for the LaLiga game against Mallorca (Saturday, 9pm CET, Camp Nou) is approaching its end, and the FC Barcelona first team squad braved the rain that has plagued the...
barcelona - 2019-12-06 16:51:44

Messi is football and football is Messi

Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images The Barcelona captain picked up a sixth Ballon d?Or this week Whenever I look at Lionel Messi, it?s as if I am seeing him for the very first time. It?s as if I?m looking at that young timid boy whose...
barcelona - 2019-12-05 12:51:21

FC Barcelona News: 5 December 2019

Photo by A. Ware/NurPhoto via Getty Images FC Barcelona improves Ansu Fati?s contract and raises his buyout clause | FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona and Ansu Fati have reached an agreement to improve the player?s contract through to 30 June...
barcelona - 2019-12-05 19:51:58

Ansu vows to work ?harder than ever? for first-team chances

Photo by Joan Valls/Urbanandsport /NurPhoto via Getty Images The teenager signed a new and improved deal this week Ansu Fati says he?s willing to work ?harder then ever? to get chances to impress in the Barcelona first team. The...
barcelona - 2019-12-05 08:51:38

Getafe president talks up signing Carles Alena on loan

Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images Signing the midfielder would be ?phenomenal? Getafe president Angel Torres has talked up a loan move for Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena in the January transfer window. The 21-year-old is...
barcelona - 2019-12-05 16:51:27

Coutinho ?100& certain? he made the right decision to join Bayern

Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images The midfielder is on a season-long loan at the German club Philippe Coutinho has said he?s ?100 per cent certain? he made the right decision to leave Barcelona on loan in the summer for Bayern Munich. The...
barcelona - 2019-12-05 16:51:27

Is Ivan Rakitic back in favour at Barca"

Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images Ernesto Valverde has been relying on the Croatian again Ivan Rakitic really does get a raw deal from Barca fans. There, I?ve said it. The Croatian has rarely put a foot wrong but is...
barcelona - 2019-12-05 08:51:38

Kluivert says young players who leave for money don?t respect Barca

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Barcelona is the best club for young players to improve Patrick Kluivert returned to Barcelona last year. The Dutchman took over the club?s director of youth football position last summer and has...
barcelona - 2019-12-05 19:51:58

Messi?s mum surprised by sixth Ballon d?Or win

Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images His family thought he?d stop at five Lionel Messi?s mum, Celia Cuccittini, admitted she was surprised to see her son lift the Ballon d?Or for a record sixth time on Monday in Paris. The Barcelona...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 16:51:20

Pep?s dad says he could return to Barcelona

Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images He could head back to the Camp Nou to coach Pep Guardiola?s dad, Valenti, reckons that the Manchester City manager could return to Barcelona to coach at some point in the future. The...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 12:51:46

Pique says his priorities are ?football, football, football?

Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images The defender has responded to recent criticism Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has insisted that he is focused on football amid suggestions he has been distracted by his off-field...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 08:51:54

Revealed: when Lionel Messi first learned he won the Ballon d?Or

Photo by FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP via Getty Images Messi knew well in advance of the actual ceremony ?For real" For real" For real"? That was Lionel Messi?s reaction upon hearing in the middle of November that he had won the 2019 Ballon...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 19:51:10

Van Dijk had a great year, but one individual shone more than others: Messi

Photo by FRANCK FIFE,FABRICE COFFRINI,OLIVIER MORIN,FRED DUFOUR/AFP via Getty Images The sixth Ballon d?Or is deserved even if his team did not win European glory When it comes to the Ballon d?Or, there seems to be, essentially, three...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 16:51:20

FC Barcelona thank Luka Modri? for Ballon d?Or gesture

Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images The Croatian personally handed the trophy to Lionel Messi FC Barcelona has thanked Luka Modri? for not just being present at the Ballon d?Or gala, but personally handing the trophy to Lionel Messi. The...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 08:51:54

FC Barcelona News: 4 December 2019

Photo credit should read NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP via Getty Images Training with Mallorca on the horizon | FC BarcelonaErnesto Valverde?s team returned to training on Wednesday with the La Liga fixture at the weekend in mind and the available...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 16:51:20

Lionel Messi: I was bothered when Ronaldo equalled my Ballon d?Or record

Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images The Argentine is relieved to be ahead once again Lionel Messi has revealed that he was displeased by the fact Cristiano Ronaldo equalled his Ballon d?Or record two years ago when the Portuguese won his...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 08:51:54

Ansu Fati signs contract renewal - report

Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images His new buyout clause stands at 100 million FC Barcelona and Ansu Fati have agreed terms on a renewal, and it?s just a matter of an official announcement at this point, according to...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 19:51:10

Rumors: Rakiti? or Vidal, Todibo out, Lacroix in

Photo by Carlos Sanchez Martinez/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Pick one midfielder to keep, and a change of plans in defense Ivan Rakiti? or Arturo Vidal" The rumor is that one or the other will be leaving this winter transfer...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 16:51:20

Riqui Puig says he must be patient like Xavi & Iniesta at Barca

Photo by Jose Breton/NurPhoto via Getty Images The midfielder wants to wait for opportunities Barcelona youngster Riqui Puig says he needs to be patient, like Andres Iniesta and Xavi were during their time at the club, if he is to succeed...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 08:51:54

BB Podcast: Episode 28

Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images Welcome to our podcast! Welcome to the Barça Blaugranes Podcast! Josh and Renato get together to discuss the great Lionel Messi bagging another Ballon d?Or, another injury for Ousmane Dembele and how it...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 16:51:20

Lionel Messi becomes first to win unprecedented quadruple of awards

Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images Best Playmaker, Golden Shoe, The Best, and Ballon d?Or Lionel Messi capped off a banner individual year in 2019 by winning a record sixth Ballon d?Or, but it?s not the only award he won this year. In...
barcelona - 2019-12-04 08:51:54

Riqui Puig not planning on leaving Barcelona in January

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The midfielder has spoken about his future Riqui Puig says he wants to stay at Barcelona and has no plans to leave the Camp Nou ahead of the January transfer window. There have been rumors Barca...
barcelona - 2019-12-03 08:51:43

FC Barcelona News: 3 December 2019

Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images Lionel Messi crowned 2019 Ballon d?Or winner | Sky SportsMessi was involved in 63 goals in total in the past 12 months for both club and country, including 46 goals and 17 assists as the playmaker...
barcelona - 2019-12-03 16:51:50

Messi: What I feel for this club goes beyond any signature

Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images The Barcelona captain looked to the future Lionel Messi offered his thoughts after winning the Ballon d?Or for a record sixth time on Monday in Paris. The Barcelona captain was crowned the...
barcelona - 2019-12-03 08:51:43

Rakitic says it would be a dream to play for Sevilla again

Photo by Rico Brouwer/Soccrates/Getty Images The midfielder has discussed his future again Ivan Rakitic has been asked about his future yet again and seems pretty open to the idea of moving to La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid or former club...
barcelona - 2019-12-03 19:51:30

Lionel Messi wins 2019 Ballon d?Or

Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images The GOAT lands the award for the sixth time Lionel Messi won his sixth Ballon d?Or on Monday, beating Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane to the prestigious trophy as well as Cristiano...
barcelona - 2019-12-03 08:51:43

How the papers reacted to Messi?s sixth Ballon d?Or win

Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images The Barcelona star is making headlines again Lionel Messi is unsurprisingly all over the front pages across Europe on Tuesday after scooping his sixth Ballon d?Or in Paris. The Barcelona captain has...
barcelona - 2019-12-03 12:51:20

Puyol, Ronaldinho and Barca stars congratulate Messi on Ballon d?Or

Photo by Alex Caparros - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images Stars have sent messages to the GOAT on his sixth win Former Barcelona captain Carles Puyol sent a message of thanks to Lionel Messi after he won the Ballon d?Or for a record sixth time...
barcelona - 2019-12-03 08:51:43

Messi?s Ballon d?Or win was by a mere seven points

Photo by Rico Brouwer/Soccrates/Getty Images Virgil van Dijk ran the GOAT close Barcelona?s Lionel Messi was crowned Ballon d?Or winner for the sixth time on Monday. His win came at the expense of Liverpool and Dutch defender Virgil van...
barcelona - 2019-12-03 16:51:50

Remembering each one of Lionel Messi?s six Ballon d?Ors

Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images It?s a record! 2009 After Barcelona?s incredible treble in the 2008-09 season, Messi was a near-unanimous choice for the Ballon d?Or, his first. He got 473 points out of a possible 480. Cristiano...
barcelona - 2019-12-03 08:51:43

MAtS & Messi: Barca?s dream duo

Photo by Rico Brouwer/Soccrates/Getty Images Incredible showing from the duo at the Wanda Where do you even start"! Maybe at the beginning of the game. Atletico were by far the better side in the early stages and for most of the first...
barcelona - 2019-12-02 19:51:26

Three things we learned from Atleti 0-1 Barca

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The champions moved back to the top Messi?s late show bags huge win for Barcelona There were just four minutes of normal time remaining at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday when Lionel Messi...
barcelona - 2019-12-02 12:51:26

Ter Stegen plays down heroics after Barca beat Atleti

Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images The goalkeeper played a starring role on Sunday Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen played down his heroics at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday in his side?s 1-0 win over...
barcelona - 2019-12-02 08:51:28

Rakitic doesn?t understand his situation at Barca

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The midfielder has struggled for game time this season Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic said after Sunday?s win over Atletico Madrid that he doesn?t understand his current situation at the...
barcelona - 2019-12-02 19:51:26

Coutinho would ?love to stay? at Bayern

Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images The Brazilian is on loan from Barcelona Philippe Coutinho seems to be enjoying life on loan at Bayern Munich and has said he would love to stay at the Allianz Arena. The Brazilian joined the German giants...
barcelona - 2019-12-02 08:51:28

Atlético/Barcelona Postgame Show

Photo by Rico Brouwer/Soccrates/Getty Images Discussing Messi, red cards, and MATS! Welcome to the best Barcelona podcast nobody listens to! In today?s episode of the Barça Blaugranes Podcast Renato returns from a Thanksgiving break to...
barcelona - 2019-12-02 19:51:26

Inter Milan respond to Arturo Vidal rumors

Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images Guiseppe Marotta has spoken about the Barcelona midfielder Inter Milan CEO Beppe Marotta has responded to rumors Inter Milan could look to land Arturo Vidal in the January transfer window. Vidal has this...
barcelona - 2019-12-02 08:51:28

Valverde having Messi is a ?huge advantage?

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The Barcelona captain scored the winner against Atletico Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde admitted having Lionel Messi is a ?huge advantage? after the captain scored a brilliant late goal to beat...
barcelona - 2019-12-02 12:51:26

Atlético 0-1 Barça: Recap

Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP via Getty Images GOAT. Barcelona are back on top in La Liga thanks to a hard-fought 1-0 win over Atlético Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano. Antoine Griezmann was quiet in his first game against Atleti and Barça...
barcelona - 2019-12-02 08:51:28

FC Barcelona News: 2 December 2019

Photo by Rico Brouwer/Soccrates/Getty Images Atlético 0-1 Barça: Wanda win! | FC BarcelonaIt was a fabulous advert for La Liga as a product. It was intense. It was dramatic. Either side could have won, with every minute of this thriller...
barcelona - 2019-12-02 19:51:26

FC Barcelona News: 1 December 2019

Photo by Joan Valls/Urbanandsport /NurPhoto via Getty Images Valverde on Ballon d?Or: Let?s just give it to Messi and the problem is solved! | Goal Ernesto Valverde was asked who should win the Ballon d?Or on Saturday and made his...
barcelona - 2019-12-01 16:50:29

All eyes on Griezmann as Barca head to Atleti

Photo by Pablo Morano/MB Media/Getty Images There?s a big game at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday Barcelona take on Atletico Madrid in La Liga on Sunday in what promises to be a stiff test of the champions? shaky away form and will see...
barcelona - 2019-12-01 12:51:12

Atletico vs Barca: Good time to play Simeone?s side"

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Los Colchoneros have looked vulnerable as of late Following the arrival of talents such as Joao Felix and Kieran Trippier, much hope was instilled at the Wanda Metropolitano for the 2019/20...
barcelona - 2019-12-01 16:50:29

Valverde talks Dembele, Griezmann and Vidal ahead of Atleti

Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images The latest from the Barcelona boss Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde faced the press on Saturday ahead of his team?s clash against Atletico Madrid. Valverde talked about Ousmane Dembele?s injury, Antoine...
barcelona - 2019-12-01 08:51:42

Atlético vs Barça: TV & Streaming, LIVE BLOG!

Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images Join us for another Barcelona La Liga adventure! WELCOME TO THE WANDA METROPOLITANO!!! The only good stadium in the Spanish capital is the home of Atlético Madrid and the site of a giant La Liga match...
barcelona - 2019-12-01 16:50:29

Messi just ?walks and walks? and then he scores - Trippier

Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images The Atletico full-back takes on the GOAT on Sunday Atletico Madrid full-back Kieran Trippier has been full of praise for Lionel Messi ahead of Sunday?s La Liga clash against...
barcelona - 2019-11-30 16:51:04

Dembele set to begin injury rehab in Qatar

Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images The Frenchman will head abroad to start treatment Ousmane Dembele is set to begin treatment on his latest injury on Sunday at the Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in Qatar. Barcelona...
barcelona - 2019-11-30 19:52:17

Messi pleaded with Barca not to give the game away at Liverpool

Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images The GOAT warned of a Roma repeat Barcelona?s 2018-19 Champions League campaign didn?t end in the prettiest of fashions. The club lost to Liverpool in what was one of the most heartbreaking defeats the club...
barcelona - 2019-11-30 08:52:23

FC Barcelona News: 30 November 2019

Photo by Claudio Villa - Inter/Inter via Getty Images Inter says ?No? to Barça for Lautaro but is looking for a replacement ... | Mundo Deportivo Barcelona keep on being linked with Lautaro Martinez but have been told by Inter they do...
barcelona - 2019-11-30 16:51:04

Suarez understands Griezmann?s Barca struggles

Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images The striker says ?it?s not easy? to adjust to life at Barca Luis Suarez has offered some insight into Antoine Griezmann?s start to life at Barcelona and says it takes time for players to adapt to playing...
barcelona - 2019-11-30 08:52:23

FC Barcelona News: 29 November 2019

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Bartomeu, Valverde and Messi celebrate the 120 years of Barça | Mundo Deportivo Barcelona celebrates its 120th birthday on Friday. President Josep Maria Bartomeu, coach Ernesto Valverde and GOAT...
barcelona - 2019-11-29 16:51:37

Barcelona to debut new senyera kit against Atletico

Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images The club will field their fourth kit in the Spanish capital Barcelona have confirmed they will wear their new fourth kit on Sunday against Atletico Madrid at the Wanda...
barcelona - 2019-11-29 08:52:12

Vidal warns Barca he?ll leave if he doesn?t feel important

Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images The midfielder has spoken about his Camp Nou future Arturo Vidal has been talking about his future at Barcelona and admitted he could look to leave if he stops feeling important at the club. The Chile...
barcelona - 2019-11-29 19:52:53

Alena loan would make him a better player, says Kluivert

Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images The midfielder could leave Barcelona in January Barcelona sporting director Patrick Kluivert has been talking about the possibility of Carles Alena leaving on loan and feels a move could make...
barcelona - 2019-11-29 12:52:00

Oblak explains why he loves playing against Messi

Photo by Sonia Canada/Getty Images The champions face Atletico Madrid on Sunday Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak has been explaining why he loves playing Barcelona and Lionel Messi ahead of Sunday?s clash at the Wanda...
barcelona - 2019-11-29 16:51:37

Report: Dembele may need surgery to cure injury problems

The Frenchman could miss the next three months Ousmane Dembele?s injury problems keep on making news, and there are reports he may need to undergo surgery which would rule him out for three months. AS report that the Frenchman has suffered...
barcelona - 2019-11-29 08:52:12

Barcelona confirm Dembele out for 10 weeks

It?s bad news for the Frenchman Barcelona confirmed on Friday that Ousmane Dembele will miss the next 10 weeks after picking up a hamstring injury against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League. The forward lasted only 25 minutes of the...
barcelona - 2019-11-29 19:52:53

Dani Olmo edging closer to Barcelona move - report

Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images The young winger could be returning next season Barcelona feel they have the signing of Dani Olmo ?under control,? according to Mundo Deportivo. Olmo played in the Barcelona academy for...
barcelona - 2019-11-29 08:52:12

Three reasons why David Villa was a cut above the rest

Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP via Getty Images The ex-Barcelona striker is set to hang up his boots David Villa has announced he is set to retire from football and the world is nothing but grateful to the Spaniard for his...
barcelona - 2019-11-29 12:52:00

Suarez: Doctors must find a solution to Dembele?s injuries

Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images The Frenchman picked up another problem against Dortmund Luis Suarez urged Barcelona?s doctors to find a solution to Ousmane Dembele?s ongoing injury problems after Wednesday?s 3-1 win over Borussia...
barcelona - 2019-11-28 16:51:35

Barça vs BVB: LIVE BLOG!

Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images Join us for another Barcelona Champions League adventure! FULL-TIME, Barcelona 3-1 Dortmund: Barça played well in the first half and managed the game in the second, and Messi was a monster again. Great...
barcelona - 2019-11-28 08:51:22

Ousmane Dembélé will reportedly miss rest of the year including el Clásico

Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images The extent of the injury is not yet fully known Ousmane Dembélé will not play until 2020, missing el Clásico, according to Diario AS. While tests are still to be done to confirm...
barcelona - 2019-11-28 19:52:03

Messi ?not normal? against Dortmund - Ter Stegen

Photo by Eric Alonso/MB Media/Getty Images The goalkeeper praised the GOAT on his 700th Barcelona appearance Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen was full of praise for Lionel Messi after his performance in the team?s 3-1 win over...
barcelona - 2019-11-28 08:51:22

Here?s how Barcelona can qualify for the UEFA Champions League knockouts

Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images The easiest way" Win. FC Barcelona can win their group and qualify for the UEFA Champions League knockouts today with a win against Borussia Dortmund. That?s the easiest way for the Catalans to...
barcelona - 2019-11-28 08:51:22

Barça 3-1 BVB: Recap

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Group winners! Barcelona have won Group F and will play in the knockout stages of the 2019-20 season of the Champions League thanks to a big 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund at Camp Nou. Barça...
barcelona - 2019-11-28 08:51:22

El Pistolero is still firing for Barcelona

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Luis Suarez not yet a busted flush Before this match kicked off, supporters had already rounded on Ernesto Valverde because of his team selection. The absences of Arthur and Antoine Griezmann...
barcelona - 2019-11-28 12:52:45

FC Barcelona News: 28 November 2019

Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images Ernesto Valverde hails Messi-Griezmann partnership | Football Espana Ernesto Valverde was pretty happy with Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann?s growing relationship and says the duo will only get better...
barcelona - 2019-11-28 16:51:35

Kai Havertz prefers Barcelona to Real Madrid - report

Photo by Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Getty Images The young German star has many of the biggest clubs in the world on alert Kai Havertz has a ?free choice? on who to join next year, according to Sport Bild. The 20-year-old Bayer Leverkusen...
barcelona - 2019-11-28 08:51:22
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