Deportivo showed spirit and drew level through Lucas Perez and Emre Colak, but Messi's two late goals sealed Barca's win, while also confirming that Deportivo join Malaga and Las Palmas in being relegated to the Spanish second division (Liga 123).
Fighting back tears, he made the announcement in front of players, staff and media but two notable figures, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were not present.
Barca doubled their lead in style in the 38th minute when Suarez lofted an exquisite outside-of-the-boot pass in the path of the onrushing Messi to side-foot home on the volley.
Messi now has 32 league goals, more than anyone else in Europe's major leagues, and has also contributed 12 assists this campaign. We know how hard it is to win it and we have to appreciate it and celebrate it.
"I'm very happy, we feel so much joy after winning this league", the Argentine told Barcelona's television channel.
"We have not lost a lot of matches, just one in the Copa del Rey and unfortunately one in the Champions League".
Fittingly, it was a hat trick by Lionel Messi that helped Barcelona secure its 25th Spanish league title.
Not only did it take place in the middle of a long weekend, when many locals leave the city, but Barca fans are still reeling from their shock elimination by Roma in the Champions League quarter-finals.
The LaLiga crown means Barca send out Andres Iniesta, who is ending his 22-year association with the club at the end of the season, with a double. "We've had some tough times and we've overcome everything without losing, which is unbelievable".
"To finish the season with these feelings before the World Cup and with another adventure ahead, I wish it were eternal".
Going unbeaten will be one hell of an achievement but it's certainly not going to be easy with the latest El Clasico on the horizon. Obviously Barca miss his creativity, but they look like a more cohesive unit now under Valverde.
Valverde was relieved to finally clinch the title and said his team deserved their success.
Hamas deputy chief Khalil al-Hayya on Saturday said the PA had orchestrated the attack in order "to kill reconciliation". Israel says it is aiming only at instigators, and accuses Hamas of using civilians for cover to carry out attacks.
Seattle's offense became very pedestrian when they lost their power running game after Marshawn Lynch retired two seasons ago. In the process, Penny seized his opportunity and vaulted himself into a first-round selection in the 2018 NFL Draft .
Tillman (1-4) struck out five and walked two on 98 pitches to get Baltimore its second win in 13 games. Bryant is hitting.319 with two homers, seven doubles, 11 RBIs, and 1.003 OPS in 19 games this season.
Meanwhile, Jubeir reiterated the need for more sanctions to be imposed on Iran due to its support for terrorism and missiles. Pompeo replied, "You're an incredibly important partner, [and] occupy a special place in my heart too".
Russian forward Andrei Svechnikov is the top-ranked North American prospect after playing for Barrie of the Ontario Hockey League. The Sabres have picked first overall twice previously taking Pierre Turgeon in 1987 and selecting Gilbert Perreault in 1970.
Thousands are concentrated in poor neighborhoods in south Tel Aviv, an area that has become known as "Little Africa". On Tuesday, Netanyahu tweeted that he would prepare to reopen Israeli detention facilities for the migrants.
The dossier included some salacious details that of activies Trump allegedly engaged in on that trip, a claim Trump has denied. The interview was called "unhinged", "rambling" and "disastrous" on social media.
The fire broke out on the middle floors of the 33-storey Trump International Hotel and Tower in Baku on Saturday afternoon. A fire had broken out in the Trump Tower building, with firefighters responding at the scene, witnesses told Sputnik.
Gerrard is still mulling over the Rangers job and Benitez has offered to be a sounding board if he wants to contact him. According to The Scottish Sun , Rangers have agreed a deal to sign Burnley midfielder Scott Arfield .
Without Witten, who has spent his entire 15-year career with the Cowboys, tight end is now a position of need for Dallas. His success came in his junior and senior seasons after a hard sophomore year where he struggled with drops.
But some of his more memorable moments came as a junior in two contests that would reshape the 2016 season for Penn State. It is possible that Rudolph will be the Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback by the 2020 season.
After topping 3 percent in the second and third quarters of 2016, economic growth slipped to 2.9 percent in the fourth quarter. Wages and salaries were up 2.7 percent in the 12 months through March compared to 2.5 percent in the year to December.
British Home Secretary Resigns Amid Immigration Scandal
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Bellator 198 Results: Fedor Emelianenko Knocks Frank Mir Out
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Trump prepares for his own meeting with Kim Jong
Actually, I have to tell you, these groups are actually a pretty common sight in Seoul , especially on the weekends. He also tweeted that " things are going very well , time and location" of meeting with Kim are being set.
NFL Draft: Hayden Hurst is lone Round 1 tight end
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