Argentina forward Lionel Messi signs new contract with Barcelona through 2018

Published December 18, 2012

| Associated Press

Barcelona says Argentina forward Lionel Messi has signed a new contract through 2018.

Messi, the three-time world player of the year, has scored 90 goals in 2012 — a world record for a calendar year.

Xavi Hernandez and Carles Puyol have also agreed to new deals with the Spanish giant.

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