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MADRID Cheap Nike Air Vapormax Flyknit 2018 Blue Black , Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- Leo Messi made footballing history on Saturday night when he scored a hat-trick against Sevilla which made him the highest scorer in the history of the Spanish Football League.

Messi's 252nd, 253rd and 254th goals saw him beat the record set by Telmo Zarra, the legendary Athletic Club Bilbao striker during the 1950's.

Although Messi failed to speak to the press after his record setting display, perhaps because of rumors published about his future at the club earlier in the week, which blew out of all proportion an interview he gave to Argentinean newspaper 'Ole' in which he said you never know what can happen in the future.

The striker was cheered off the pitch in the Camp Nou with around a 100,000 fans chanting his name and later published a message on his 'facebook' site.

""When I scored my first goal in the league Cheap NikeLab Air VaporMax Flyknit Betrue 2017 Blue , I never expected to beat any record, especially the great Telmo Zarra,"" he said.

""Now that dream has been fulfilled thanks to all of those who have helped me over the years and the record is for all of them. It is also for all of those who have supported me and who are no longer here. I still have them in my mind. Thank you,"" he concluded.

Meanwhile Barca coach Luis Enrique added his voice to those praising the striker: ""It is virtually impossible to compare Messi to anyone and we have the good fortune to be able to enjoy him. At this level, the fact we have a player able to do things like this is unique and impossible to repeat,"" he commented.

"   FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the University of Illinois Police Department shows Yingying Zhang.

An American pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to the charge of kidnapping resulting in death of a Chinese scholar.

This has been the first time Brendt Christensen appeared in court after a federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment on Oct. 3 against the 28-year-old Cheap Nike Air Vapormax Flyknit 2018 Grey , accusing him of kidnapping resulting in the death of Zhang Yingying, a visiting Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC).

U.S. Magistrate Judge Eric Long read the main part of the superseding indictment, and Christensen replied that he fully understood the three counts of charges, namely kidnapping resulting in death and two counts of making false statements to FBI agents.

When Christensen entered the courthouse, Zhang's mother tried to grab the defendant while shouting "give me back my daughter." She was escorted out of the court before the hearing began.

Christensen, in grass green prison clothes Cheap Women's Nike Air Vapormax 2018 Pink , sat between his two lawyers, and never looked at the family of the victim despite the mother's cries.

Preliminary hearing will be held on Feb. 12, 2018, and the final ruling of the case will be on Feb. 27, 2018, Judge Long said.

If convicted of the charge Cheap Men's Nike Air Vapormax 2018 Royal Blue , Christensen will face death penalty or mandatory life in prison.

"Suspect pleading not guilty is within our expectation," U.S. lawyer Wang Zhidong, who has been offering legal support to the Zhangs on a voluntary basis, said outside the court.

He believes that the police and prosecutors have enough evidence to prosecute the suspect, but Wang doubted the final ruling can be held on the set date announced by Long, citing the complexity of the case.

Zhang went missing on her way to sign a housing lease on June 9. Investigators later announced that Zhang was kidnapped. Prosecutors alleged that Christensen approached Zhang and lured her into his car.

Law enforcement agents first turned their attention to Christensen after they found his Saturn Astra was the same one Zhang disappeared in Cheap Men's Nike Air VaporMax Black Gold , according to surveillance footage.

Christensen told the FBI that he was at home all day on the day Zhang went missing. He then changed his story, saying that he came across an Asian woman and offered her a ride; however, he let her out of his car after she panicked.

The FBI arrested Christensen on June 30 after catching him on tape pointing out people he described as "ideal victims" during a vigil in Zhang's honor.

  Brendt Christensen, 28, arrested in connection with the disappearance of Yingying Zhang, 26 Cheap Air Vapormax 2018 Men's Nike Black Red , on June 9, 2017, is shown in this booking photo in Champaign, Illinois, U.S., provided July 5 Cheap Women's Nike Air Vapormax 2018 Purple , 2017.

US Secretary of State John Kerry has been given the Legion d'Honneur, France's highest honour, with his French counterpart calling him "the most French of American officials".

At a ceremony in Paris on Saturday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault also said the top US diplomat was a "tireless champion of peace".

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"Francophone, Francophile, you are certainly the most French of American officials" Ayrault said.

Kerry's French heritage and fondness for the country saw him attacked on the presidential campaign trail in 2004, when he was the Democratic candidate running against Republican George W Bush.